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New Spring Semester Course to Include Trip to St. Vincent
The course is ES 491/591: Industrial Archaeology (CRN 24478). It will be offered on Thursdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The course is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.
Download a flyer with information about the course.
Students who register for the course will:
– Document the history of the sugar mill industry on St. Vincent through an archaeological assessment trip during spring break.
– Learn about the history, culture, and economy of St. Vincent in order to gain a historical perspective on the roles that technology and industry have on development.
– Assist in the planning and development of a national museum to preserve the history and heritage of the island.
Students will be traveling to St. Vincent during spring break to perform the field work associated with the course. The cost of the trip is $1,500 and includes plane fare, in-country ground transportation, ocean front housing, and food (except when eating out). The course is limited to 10 students who will be traveling to St. Vincent.
If you would like to take the class, please send a two-paragraph summary as to why you are interested in the course to Dr. David Pines at email@example.com.