Quidi Vidi 6020 Field Research Methods Schedule (Tentative)

Sept. 6: Overview of the course, introduction to the research topic

Sept. 8: Quidi Vidi reception

Sept. 9: John Mannion: The Cultural Landscape of Quidi Vidi

Sept. 10: Gerald Pocius: Observation and description techniques and practices; ethics

Sept. 11: Dale Jarvis: Project Planning; Brian Ricks: Photography: The Perspective of the Professional

Sept.  12: Guha Shankar: Sound Recording techniques, Interviewing and Sound-Recording practice

Sept. 13: Guha Shankar:  Introduction to Documentary photography; Documentary photography practice

Sept. 14: Guha Shankar: Archival procedures: overview; Archival procedures: organizing field data

Sept. 16: Ed Chappell: Introduction to Building Documentation: Equipment and Strategies

Sept. 17: Ed Chappell: Building Elevations and Details

Sept. 18: Ed Chappell: Working on your own buildings

Sept. 19: Ed Chappell: Completing field sheets

Sept. 20: Ed Chappell: Discussion of findings and the finished drawing

Sept.  23-26: Conducting fieldwork, archiving labeling, recording logs

Sept.  27: Creating the presentation for the community

Sept. 28: Afternoon presentation to the community, evening supper, entertainment



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