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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CSULB Summer Session Program Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship
Program Description:
Program Dates:  June 28 - July 15, 2019

Course:  ANTH 440: Ethnographic Field School in China

Approximate Travel Cost: $1500 + $180 for Visa (includes accommodations, meals, local transportation, Chinese visa, excursions, and airfare) 

Tuition:  $945

Insurance:  $85

Course Description:  This three week course offers students an opportunity to engage in visual anthropological projects – including ethnographic film, virtual and augmented reality – that document the struggle to preserve cultural heritage among the Yao Minority Peoples in the mountains of southern China. Student-led production teams will collaborate on VR, AR and film-based oral history projects that will be featured in area National Minority museums, as well as in film festivals and online platforms in the U.S. The course will be taught by Professor Scott Wilson and Professor Steven Rousso-Schindler of the Anthropology Department at CSULB.

For a flyer with full details, click here:  2019_China_Wuhan.png

June 28 to 29:   Orientation, Class and Training at CSULB
June 30th:  Fly LAX to Beijing 
July 1st:  Tour Beijing
July 2nd:  Tour Beijing
July 3rd:  Tour Beijing
July 4th:  Free Day in Beijing
July 5th:  Depart for Wuhan (fly)
July 5th through July 14th:   
South Central University for Nationalities (SCUN)
5 Days in Yao Autonomous Region, Guandong Province
July 15th:  Depart Wuhan for Los Angeles

This is a CSULB short-term, faculty-led study abroad course.
For more information contact: Professor Scott Wilson at or Professor Steven Rousso-Schindler

Open to all majors (as well as staff, faculty, alumni,
and community members on a space available basis).
Faculty permission required.

ASI-CSULB Study Abroad Scholarship
A limited number of $750 scholarships are available for short-term, study abroad programs.
Click here for more information and to apply for the scholarships.
Deadline to apply for scholarship: March 11, 2019

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/30/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 03/20/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.