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OSEA Ethnography Field School, 4/5 Week Calendar

Schedule of Activities
Specific activities can change for each year. Note however that the dates and times of arrival do not change. Students must take these times of arrival and departure into consideration when planning their trips and flights. On the OSEA travel information pages you can find out about travel times and bus schedules to/from Piste to airports in order to make appropriate travel plans.

Arrival Day Arrival by 12pm on-site in OSEA in Piste
Orientation Meeting at 1pm, group lunch, move to Homestays
Orientation, Homestay Families, Shopping for Hammocks
Week 1 Seminar on Research Project
Training Workshops in Ethnographic Methods
Student Project Design and Development

Ethnography Research
Week 2 Ethnography Workshops
(student focused discussions of their successes and frustrations in their research process)
Ethnography Research
Week 3 Ethnography Workshops & Research Conference
(formal presentation of student projects to date; development of analytical-interpretative frame)
Ethnography Research
Week 4

Ethnography Workshop &
Writing Up Student Ethnography, including lab work to prepare research portfolio & write-up ethnography

Ethnography Reesarch
Writing Up Research Project


Week 5

Final Group Meeting and De-Briefing

Departures FROM Pisté AFTER 12 Noon
[Calculate 3hrs minimum to get to Cancun Airport by Taxi or 2hrs to get to Merida Airport by Taxi]

Completion of Student Portfolios and Submission of Final Projects

NOTE: Specific locations and dates for Program Field Excursions are open to on-site modification during the Field School.



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