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Location: Salemi, United States
Season Dates: June 16, 2014 - June 30, 2014
Application Deadline: April 1, 2014
Affiliation: Northern Illinois University
Project Director: Dr. Michael J. Kolb, Northern Illinois University
Explore the rich archaeological past of ancient Sicily, uncovering the ancient Iron Age, Greek, Roman, and Medieval remains beneath modern Salemi, Sicily. Live and excavate in a city which is over 2500 years old while learning to excavate stratigraphically and discovering artifacts from the past. Student participation is organized by Northern Illinois University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Study Abroad Office. Contact Professor Michael J. Kolb (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Study Abroad Office (email@example.com) for details.
Period(s) of Occupation: Iron Age, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Modern
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 weeks
Minimum Age: 18
Room and Board Arrangements
Students will reside in a dormitory with four to six students per room, along with shared bath and toilet facilities. Meals per week are provided throughout the period of residency (outstanding evening meals are provided by local Sicilian cooks). Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks, etc.) are not included in the program cost.
Name of institution offering credit: Northern Illinois University
Number of credits offered: 3-6
NIU Study Abroad Office
Williston Hall 417
DeKalb, IL 60115