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Archaeology Field School Coming May 2024

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An Archaeology Field School (Anthropology 490G) will be offered through the University of Louisiana at Lafayette during the Summer 2024 Intersession, May 13 – 31, 2024.
A follow-up lab and records course (Anth 499G) is scheduled for July 1 – 26, 2024.

  • The field school will be held at a Woodland period site (16GR591) in Kisatchie National Forest, Catahoula Ranger District, Grant Parish, Louisiana.
  • Learn scientific techniques of archaeological excavation and site investigation while participating in applied research.
  • Lodging and local transportation to sites will be provided for the field school.
  • A limited number of paid field school student assistant internships will be available.
  • Earn undergraduate, graduate-level, or transfer credit in Anth 490G.
  • Field school participants are encouraged to also enroll in the lab (Anth 499G), to be held in the Louisiana Public Archaeology Lab at UL Lafayette (lodging not provided).
  • Enrollment will be limited, so apply early!

For information on admission options and enrollment, go online to:
or email:

For more information on the Archaeology Field School, or to apply, email:
Erlend M. Johnson, Ph.D., Project Director, at or
Mark A. Rees, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, at