RESOURCES IN CLASSICS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS





Archaeological Excavations of All Types
and Various Other Interesting Postings of Classical Persuasion


W.F. ALBRIGHT INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH (AIAR) Jerusalem

Annually offers a number of fellowships to study art, art history or architecture in the Middle East. More information on these and other fellowships and applications forms are available on their website: (http://www.aiar.org/deadlines.html). These include Kress and Fulbright fellowships.

AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME CLASSICAL SUMMER SCHOOL

Annual. "The Classical Summer School of the American Academy in Rome offers teachers and graduate students the opportunity of learning about the development of Rome through site and museum visits." See the Web site for more information.

AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME SUMMER PROGRAM IN ARCHAEOLOGY

Go to "Summer Programs" link. Annual, usually June-July. "The seven-week course teaches selected participants the objectives and methods of archaeology through instruction and hands-on experience in active archaeological research. The program is divided into two parts: three weeks in residence at the American Academy for lectures and the opportunity to study the monuments and sources offered by Rome itself, and four weeks on-site at an archaeological excavation." For more details, see the Web site.

THE AMERICAN CENTER OF ORIENTAL RESEARCH (AMMAN)

Several pre-doctoral archaeological and related area fellowships are offered, mostly for work in Jordan. Also offers "a summer intensive Arabic language institute handled through CAORC." For more information please see the Web site.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA

Their famous collection of fieldwork opportunities all over the world. Check with each for details on credit, cost, etc.

ARCHAEOLOGY ON THE NET

Also a database of "fieldwork opportunities." Listings are in strict alphabetical order, rather than by countries or regions. [Lots of pop-up ads.]

ARCHEOSPAIN

Archaelogy programs at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels in Spain.

THE BRITISH ACADEMY: OVERSEAS INSTITUTES AND SOCIETIES

Links to "eleven institutions engaged in academic research and fieldwork overseas, which are located in the Mediterranean region, the Near and Middle East, South and South-East Asia and East Africa...Archaeology has usually been perceived by most of the institutions and their scholarly constituencies as their core activity, but all have a wide spread of interests in other disciplines."

CENTER FOR AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY

The Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, Illinois sometimes has summer positions available. Open to undergraduates as well as graduate students. See the Web site for more information.

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF ARCHITECTURE/ARCHAEOLOGY: CSA

This is a large collection "...devoted to advancing the use of digital technologies in the service of architectural history, archaeology, and related disciplines." Not just excavation opportunities.

CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGIAL EXCAVATIONS

From About.com. This is a database of worldwide opportunities in digs.

CYPRUS AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

"The Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) in Nicosia, Cyprus, welcomes scholars and students specializing in archaeology, history, and culture of Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean. CAAIR is located in central Nicosia close to the Cyprus Mueum, major libraries, and the main business and commercial district. The institute has hostel accommodations and excellent research facilities. For information on CAARI see [the Web site above].

POGGIO COLLA FIELD SCHOOL

June 25-July 29. Annual. "The Mugello Valley Archaeological Project and Poggio Colla Field School center on the excavation of Poggio Colla, an Etruscan settlement site in the Mugello near the modern town of Vicchio, about twenty miles northeast of Florence, Italy." See the Web site for details.

POMPEII FIELD SCHOOL BLOG

An annual summer program. "We are pleased to announce the first season of a Field School related o a new research project, Social Hierarchy in Pompeii. This will investigate the inter-relations of the wide spectrum of urban society represented in Insula V, 2 at Pompeii." For more information, check the Web site.

SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY

"...an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas."

TEL DOR, ISRAEL EXCAVATIONS

Offered every summer. Check the Web site.



Other Postings of a Classical Persuasion




A MISCELLANY OF SUMMER CLASSICS COURSES

SUMMER COURSES IN THE CLASSICS

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CLASSICS

BAYLOR IN ITALY: ROME, ETRURIA, PAESTUM, CAPRI, AND POMPEII

July 5 - August 8 2012. Offered every summer. Program details: check their new, improved Web site.

The Web site has an online application form and additional details.

INTERNATIONAL GREEK & LATIN SUMMER SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK, IRELAND

June 25 - August 16 2012. "The course is highly intensive, offering nearly two years of instruction over an 8 week period. It is aimed primarily at postgraduates in any discipline who require knowledge of either language for further study." See the Web site or contact Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics, University College Cork, Ireland. E-mail: (v.janssens@ucc.ie)

CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK LATIN/GREEK INSTITUTE

See the very poorly designed Web site for dates of programs and other information.

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY STUDY ABROAD TO GREECE

5 June-10 July 2011. Offered every year. Professor Timothy F. Winters, Director. "Austin Peay offers the opportunity for a unique program of study in Greece. Our program offers a look at Greece which is not solely focused on the ancient world, but includes much that is modern. Our goal is to introduce you to a complex country which has a rich ancient heritage, as well as a thriving modern culture." For more information and application forms, please visit the Web site.





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Pre-doctoral fellowships in many areas related to classics and archaeology

Graduate Student Symposia in Classics and Archeology

Support for Study Abroad

Do you have or know of a summer Classics program to be listed here? Let me know...
Adrienne DeAngelis (acd@efn.org)