Field Schools

Fiji

Fiji

Anthropology Term Abroad in Fiji – Fall term odd numbered years Faculty Organizer: Karen Brison (Anthropology); brisonk@union.edu X6673 In fall of odd numbered years, Prof. Brison will take ten students to the Pacific Island nation of Fiji. The term is open to students of all majors. The term will introduce students to the process of doing anthropological research, and the cultures of Pacific Islands, as well as giving them a hands-on experience in schools. Fiji, as a developing Pacific Island country, offers a strong local cultural setting while at the same time giving ample material...

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Jaipur, India

Jaipur, India

Anthropology Term Abroad in Jaipur, India – Winter Term 2017 Faculty Organizer: Jeffery Witsoe (Anthropology); witsoej@union.edu, X8376   In January 2017, Union college is planning to offer a faculty-led anthropology term abroad in India…the most diverse, complex and vibrant democracy. The term will be open to students of all majors, and will introduce them to the process of doing anthropological research, and the cultures of North Indian state of Rajasthan. This will also provide students hands-on experience in local NGOs, schools and community-based development projects....

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Palau

Palau

Anthropology Term Abroad in Palau – Alternate destination for Fiji term abroad Faculty Organizer: Karen Brison (Anthropology); brisonk@union.edu X6673 Occasionally, the anthropology term abroad usually held in Fiji will relocate to another Pacific society, Palau, Micronesia. The term is open to students of all majors. The term will introduce students to the process of doing anthropological research, and the cultures of Pacific Islands, as well as giving students hands-on experience in local organizations such as museums, cultural preservation societies, and schools. There are no...

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