2020 University of Oklahoma Field School at Spiro, Oklahoma

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Location: Spiro, OK 74959, USA

Season: May 11, 2020 to July 3, 2020

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

Deadline Type: Rolling


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

University of Oklahoma

Project Director:
Patrick Livingood, co-director

Project Description:

Learn how to conduct archaeological investigations at the world famous site of Spiro* in eastern Oklahoma and earn eight credit hours.
What: Learn the basics of archaeological investigation and artifact analysis and participate in important research at the site of Spiro (AD 950-1450)*.

Who: The class is open to all undergraduates 18 or older. Students will enroll in ANTH 3930 (Five credit hours) and ANTH 3933 (Three credit hours).

When: The fieldwork will occur May 11 to June 12 and the lab work will take place in Norman June 15 to July 3. Class will take place M-F during all weeks and students will be free on the weekends.

For more information and an application visit our website or contact Patrick Livingood at Openings still available. Sponsored by the OU College of Arts and Sciences and OK Archaeological Survey.

Period(s) of Occupation: Mississippian Period, Arkansas Valley

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 5 or 8 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No field experience required.

Room and Board Arrangements:
TBD $200-750

Academic Credit:
8 credit hours through University of Oklahoma

Contact Information:

Patrick Livingood

521 Dale Tower




United States

Phone: (405) 397-0215

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