Fieldwork

Shickluna Shipyard Project

COVID-19 NOTICE: Please be sure to reach out to the project contact to find out the status of their upcoming season. Many projects have cancelled fieldwork for 2020 and the information below may not reflect that.

Location: St. Catharines, ON, Canada

Season: July 13, 2020 to August 16, 2020

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020

Deadline Type: Contact for Details

Website: https://brocku.ca/humanities/history/programs/archaeology-fieldschool/

Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:
No

Affiliation:
Brock University

Project Director:
Dr. Kimberly Monk

Project Description:

This course provides practical experience in historical archaeology field methods, including but not limited to site survey, excavation, recording, and laboratory procedures. Fieldwork will be complemented by lectures, workshops and a field trip, offering additional instruction on material culture, historic landscapes, and archival sources. Our field school will focus on archaeological study of an important Great Lakes shipyard, occupied between 1827 and 1901.

The project website will be relaunched in mid-March.

Period(s) of Occupation: Historical (1800-1930)

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 5 weeks for credit. 3 weeks minimum for audit.

Minimum Age: 21

Experience Required: No field experience required. Permission of the instructor and two references are required for enrollment.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Brock University has summer housing options on a first-come, first-serve basis. More information at: https://brocku.ca/residence/spring-summer/#fees

Academic Credit:
HIST 3M60: Fieldschool in Local Historical Archaeology (1.0 credit)

Contact Information:


Kimberly Monk

573 Glenridge Avenure

St. Catharines

Ontario

Canada

shipyard@brocku.ca

Phone: (905) 688-5550

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