Coastal Ecuador Ethnography Field School
Manabí Province Ecuador
Phone+1 561.297.3233
General Description / Special Programs

Summer
June 27 - August 9, 2020


This program provides students with an opportunity to learn about village life in a coastal 
Ecuadorian village. The emphasis is on putting anthropological methods and theories into practice 
through participation in a supervised fieldwork setting. Participants have the latitude to focus 
their studies on topics that they find interesting in the field, although it is encouraged that 
students find topics that are meaningful to the local community. In past years, students have 
focused on some of the following topics and produced fine studies: women's roles, agriculture, 
fishing, perceptions of diabetes, education, health and disease, childbirth, nutrition, 
development, and masculinity. There is still plenty of wo

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