2005 Summer Field School // MIRA: Multimedia Interdisciplinary Research in Anthropology
A collaborative and comparative study of tourism destinations and cultures
WHEN: Summer 2005: July 10– August 17, 2005
WHERE: Mérida, Chichén Itzá, and the Maya Riviera (Playa del Carmen), México
WHAT: Students learn, design, and conduct interdisciplinary research on topics: Tourism, Urbanism, Migration, Development, Cultural Ecology, Globalization, Consumption, and Identity. In addition to subject matter – students learn visual ethnography and design for fieldwork presentation.
HOUSING: Posadas (family run hotels and/or hostels)
CREDITS: 9 credits for 3 courses in Anthropology and Art/Design (contact program faculty to discuss how this will fit into your degree requirements)
LANGUAGE: Conversational Spanish Required. European languages a bonus (German, Italian, French)
COST: $3,300. Covers tuition, lodging, breakfast and lunch, project related transportation, planned program excursions, and some course materials.
COURSES (3 credits each)
Tourism Cultures & Ethnography
MIRA Fieldwork Methodologies
Art & Design Research of Tourism Cultures
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