anthropology Field School


Come dig with us this summer!

ANTHROPOLOGY (ANT 200/IND 288)
6 weeks - 6 credit hours

June 6—July 15, 2021
Noble-Wieting site, north of Heyworth, IL

Learn:

  • methods used by Modern Archaeologists
  • background research
  • remote sensing
  • mapping
  • excavation
  • material analysis
  • preservation
  • reporting

WEEKS 1
Students will meet three evenings (3 hours each) at Parkland College, Room D151, for hands-on lab sessions about the field project and site, the prehistory of east central Illinois, the archaeological process, and basic field methods.

WEEKS 2-5
Students will conduct excavations at the Noble-Wieting site, a 700-year-old Native American village site located north of Heyworth, Illinois. Students will be performing fieldwork five days a week, 8 hours a day, during this period. 

WEEKS 6
Students will meet three evenings (3 hours each) at Parkland College, Room D151, to wash, sort, and identify artifacts and to learn and practice artifact analytical methods. 

REGISTER NOW

Questions? Email bskousen@parkland.edu