Monticello – University of Virginia
Archaeological Field School
The Archaeology of Chesapeake Slavery and Landscape
Six-week session: June 6 – July 15, 2022
The Monticello-UVA Field School is an intensive six-week course in archaeological field and laboratory methods, offering six undergraduate or graduate credits through UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.
The Field School offers unique opportunities to:
► Participate in the entire archaeological research process, including survey, excavation, field recording, artifact processing, and analysis.
► Interact with and learn from collaborating scholars in a variety of fields including digital archaeology, archaeological data analysis, palynology, paleoethnobotany, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology, dendrochronology, forest ecology, and history.
► Contribute to cutting-edge interdisciplinary research into the lost world of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Plantation.
Monticello will offer successful applicants half-tuition scholarships. Since space is limited to twelve students, please be sure to have all application materials submitted by deadline: April 9, 2022.