Field School Orientation 2018

JFS 2018 Field School Orientation Meetings

All Meetings are on Fridays at 2 PM in Buller Hall Room 215 (Conference Room)

  • January 19: JFS Informational Meeting
  • January 26: Karak; Introduction to JFS
  • February 2: Amman; Schedule and Times, MPP Sites
  • February 9: Dead Sea; Geography of the Holy Land
  • February 16: Jerash-Gerasa; Ancient History of Jordan
  • February 23: Jordan River; Modern History of Jordan
  • March 2 (No Meeting)
  • March 9: Madaba; Introduction to Islam
  • March 16 (No Meeting, Spring Break)
  • March 23 (No Meeting, Spring Break)
  • March 30: Ajlun; Introduction to Archaeology
  • April 6: Machaerus; Living in Jordan
  • April 13: Mount Nebo; Israel and Introduction to Jerusalem
  • April 20: Petra; Packing Instructions—Clothing and Personal Items
  • April 27: Shobak; Field Excavation Methodology and Instructions
  • May 4: Umm Qais-Gadera; Final Instructions
  • June 17: Departure Date!

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