Archaeological Field School in Crete

Practicum in archaeological fieldwork and finds processing. Introduces students to archaeological excavation in Greece through “hands-on” experience. Students assist field archaeologists and various specialists (e.g., surveyors, palaeoethnobotanists, conservators, etc.). Required service work alongside local villagers, members of local and regional cultural groups, and researchers on conservation and field preservation activities.

Conversational Egyptian Arabic

This course aims to develop speaking and reading proficiency level in conversational Egyptian Arabic within a cultural context including idiomatic expressions, social interaction, and understanding of customs, and holiday traditions. Students will visit local Arab/ Egyptian cultural associations, religious sites and families and develop profiles of local Egyptians and their journeys through interviews and discussion sessions.