Summer Field School in Ethnography
MIRA: Multimedia Interdisciplinary Research
A collaborative and comparative study of tourism destinations and cultures
$3,575 for 9 credits, 2006
Program Costs Include:
All lodging except during mid-program break, breakfasts and lunches
during week and during weekends (unless participant travels off-location
during weekend). Travel in Yucatan for program purposes between Mérida,
Pisté, and Playa for program purposes is included. Entrance
fees to Chichén Itzá and Tulum are included. A major
portion of the reading materials is covered and provided in electronic
format; however, not all course readings are included such as books
that must be purchased before arrival and reading materials that must be purchased on-site.
Lodging and Meals. Costs are based on Shared Rooms in family run hotels
and posadas ("pensiones"). OSEA has a tradition of working
with Luz en Yucatán (Mérida), Posada Olalde (Pisté)
and Hotel Casa Tucan (Playa del Carmen). Program changes in lodging
and meals are susceptible to last minutes changes. Meals and eating
arrangements vary according to location. Breakfasts items are purchased
and consumed in the posada with use of kitchen/kitchenette service.
Lunchs are taken with family-run loncherias and are the main meal
of the day.. Meals are based on traditional Yucatecan diets with lunch
as the main meal of the day.
Transcripts: Participants receive an official transcripts from OSEA
and the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán for nine credits
of upper level or graduate course work in three courses.
Expenses Not Included
and regional travel to and from Mérida, Yucatán for
program start and end dates
expenses, personal supplies, books, and some course materials
and activities during mid-program break
health insurance (requiered for participation)
research equipment and supplies necessary for program participation
Application Process, 2006
Students may apply online through our online application. See our
Apply section for complete Application
information. Enrollment is limited to 15 participants.
We recommend applying early to secure your participation in the program
Early Application Deadline is April 10,
2006.Applications are accepted on rolling basis of first come,
first served until enrollment is filled. Completed applications are
processed within 7 working days of receipt of all materials, including
application fee. The OSEA Application fee is
$32 and may be submitted online.
Late Applications: Late applications are accepted on a rolling basis
from April 11 through June 2, 2006.
A formal letter of acceptance is provided which can be used to request
funding from third-party sources to support participation in the OSEA
program. Please direct any questions, or to determine your suitability for
the program, to OSEA's Director, Dr.