ARCHY 465: Public Archaeology
University of Washington—Autumn 2009
Classroom: Savery 156
Meeting times: Tues, Thurs. 11:30 AM-1:20 PM
Course Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/plape/pubarchaut09/pubarch465.htm
Instructor: Peter V. Lape
Office: Denny 140
Office hours: Thursdays 3-4 PM or by appointment
Office phone: 206-685-9364
This course is an examination of archaeology as practiced, regulated, represented and paid for in the world outside of academia. We will review the development of cultural resource management (CRM) laws in the context of other social changes in the US and internationally, investigate archaeology job opportunities outside of academia, as well as look at how the public (or publics) knows about, supports or opposes, and pays for archaeology.
By the end of the quarter, you should have gained the following:
Course requirements: (see Assignments and Due Dates page for details):
Class members will be graded on the following terms:
25% class participation
20% law quiz
25% position paper
30% public archaeology project proposal (including panel presentation)
Other things you should know about the class:
The following books will be available for purchase at the University Book Store and will also be on reserve at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Additional readings will be available electronically on the Schedule and Readings page.
King, Thomas F
2008 Cultural Resource Laws and Practice: An introductory guide, third edition. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press.
2009 Breaking Ground: The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe And The Unearthing Of Tse-whit-zen Village
Seattle: U. Washington Press.