The Maya Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/rss.xml en Special Feature Film Ixcanul http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/special-feature-film-ixcanul <p> <img alt="" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Fill_Body/images/ixcanul_mc_website.png" /></p><p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/special-feature-film-ixcanul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maya Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:36:27 +0000 ar9766 693 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso Registration http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/registration-0 <h3 class="rtecenter"> <img alt="Aztec brazier rim" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Fill_Body/images/aztec_brazier_rim_3.jpg" /></h3><p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/registration-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maya Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:01:12 +0000 ar9766 679 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso The Art History Collection: hidden objects http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/art-history-collection-hidden-objects <div style="float:left; width:304px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="moche art collection" class="imagecache-Half_Body_Left" src="/meso/es/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Half_Body_Left/images/aahc-19-2.jpg" /><br /> <span class="caption Half_Body_Left">Featured in the new book &quot;The Collections&quot; by UT Press: Item #180, Modeled human forearm &amp; leg, Peru, <span>Moche</span>, Early Intermediate</span></div> <p> Beyond the galleries, deep behind the closed doors of UT&rsquo;s hallowed halls, you might stumble upon hidden brains. Or vintage Chanel. Or an eggbeater patented in 1868.</p> <p> &ldquo;The secret life of objects at UT,&rdquo; <span>Andr&eacute;e</span> <span>Bober</span> calls it, and she should know: She&rsquo;s spent the last 11 years sifting through 170 million of them.</p> <p> Director of <a href="http://landmarks.utexas.edu/">UT&rsquo;s Landmarks</a> public art program by day, author and artifact wrangler by night, <span>Bober</span> is the editor of The Collections, a first-of-its-kind sweeping guide to 80 fascinating collections and archives found across the Forty Acres. Often tucked away from the public eye, their holdings feature irreplaceable relics and specimens radical in range&mdash;from the Gutenberg Bible to freshwater algae samples to the emerald green curtain dress worn by Scarlett O&rsquo;Hara in Gone with the Wind.</p> <p style="clear:both"> &nbsp;<a href="http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2016/01/the-collections/" rel="nofollow">The <span>Alcalde</span>&nbsp;article: The Collections</a></p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue. February 9 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/art-history-collection-hidden-objects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:31:37 +0000 Pfb55 672 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso Ruta Maya Coffee Sponsors The Maya Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/ruta-maya-coffee-sponsors-maya-meetings <p> <img alt="Ruta Maya Coffee" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/meso/es/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Fill_Body/images/ruta-maya-trademark-organic-logo_0.png" /></p> <p> We are proud to announce the wonderful news that <a href="http://rutamaya.net" rel="nofollow"><span>Ruta</span> Maya Coffee Company</a> has once again offered its support for The <span>Mesoamerica</span> Center and the 2017 Maya Meetings! We have an impressive line-up of workshops and symposium talks, made possible by the endorsement of <a href="http://rutamaya.net" rel="nofollow"><span>Ruta</span> Maya Coffee</a>. We are thankful for our Austin neighbors who brings us coffee from the lands of <span>Mesoamerica</span>, and support our Maya Meetings programs for scholarly and public audiences.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed. October 19 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/ruta-maya-coffee-sponsors-maya-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:55:31 +0000 Pfb55 667 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso Our Sponsors http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/our-sponsors <h4> <img alt="" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Fill_Body/images/ruta-maya-trademark-organic-logo.png" /><a href="http://rutamaya.net" rel="nofollow"></a></h4><p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/our-sponsors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maya Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:28:56 +0000 Pfb55 666 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso Registration is open for The 2016 Maya Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/registration-open-2016-maya-meetings <p> <img alt="Maya Meetings 2016 Symposium information" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/meso/es/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Fill_Body/images/symposium_2016.jpg" /></p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri. September 11 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/registration-open-2016-maya-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:07:52 +0000 Pfb55 661 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso Preliminary Notes on Two Recently Discovered Inscriptions from La Corona, Guatemala http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/preliminary-notes-two-recently-discovered-inscriptions-la-corona-guatemala <div style="float:left; width:200px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="La Corona Element" class="imagecache-Med_Thumbnail_Left" src="/meso/es/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Med_Thumbnail_Left/images/crn-element-55-200dpi.jpg" /></div> <p> <span>Archaeologists</span> with the La Corona Regional <span>Archaeological</span> Project in Guatemala announced significant hieroglyphic finds during a press conference at the National Palace in Guatemala City. &nbsp;Dr. David Stuart is La Corona Project main <span>epigrapher</span>, where the <span>maya</span> monument was unearth. Read Dr. Stuart article on the findings.</p> <p> <a href="https://decipherment.wordpress.com/2015/07/17/preliminary-notes-on-two-recently-discovered-inscriptions-from-la-corona-guatemala/" rel="nofollow">Notes on the recently discovered inscriptions in Guatemala.</a></p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon. July 20 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/preliminary-notes-two-recently-discovered-inscriptions-la-corona-guatemala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Casa Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:15:43 +0000 Pfb55 642 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso New Publication Initiative at the Mesoamerican Center http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/new-publication-initiative-mesoamerican-center <div style="float:left; width:200px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="New Publicatio cover" class="imagecache-Med_Thumbnail_Left" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Med_Thumbnail_Left/images/new_publication.jpeg" /></div> <p> The <span>Mesoamerica</span>&nbsp;Center is excited to be involved in the production of two important monograph series in the fields of ancient American <span>archaeology</span> and art history,<a href="http://www.precolumbia.org/bearc/CAAS/ancient_america.html" rel="nofollow"> Ancient America </a>and <a href="http://www.precolumbia.org/bearc/CMR/reports.html" rel="nofollow">Research Reports on Ancient Maya Writing</a>. Both publications have a long and venerable history in <span>Mesoamerican</span> studies, and have been the source of a number of path-breaking works over the past three decades. Appearing this summer is Ancient America 13, <em>The Fall of the Great Celestial Bird: A Master Myth in Early Classic Central Mexico</em> by <span>Jesper</span> Nielsen and <span>Christophe</span> <span>Helmke</span>, both of the University of Copenhagen.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue. June 30 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/new-publication-initiative-mesoamerican-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Casa Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:52:34 +0000 Pfb55 639 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso New releases from UT Press http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/new-releases-ut-press <div style="float:left; width:200px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="book releases cover" class="imagecache-Med_Thumbnail_Left" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Med_Thumbnail_Left/images/book_release.png" /></div> <p> Summer is sizzling! Check out the new and upcoming&nbsp;releases from The University of Texas Press. Great books to make summer a breeze!</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sun. July 5 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/new-releases-ut-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Casa Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:09:32 +0000 Pfb55 637 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso Submit papers for The 2016 Maya Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/submit-papers-2016-maya-meetings <div style="float:left; width:200px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="Dos Pilas" class="imagecache-Med_Thumbnail_Left" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Med_Thumbnail_Left/images/dos_pilas_toponym.jpg" /></div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <a href="/maya/2016-maya-meetings" rel="nofollow">The 2016 Maya Meetings</a> ( January 12-16, 2016) will explore the <span>archaeology</span> and history of the lower <span>R&iacute;o</span>&nbsp;<span>Pasi&oacute;n</span> region, focusing on the sites&nbsp;of <span>Seibal</span>, Dos <span>Pilas</span>, <span>Aguateca</span> and others.</p> <p> Research over several decades has shown this distinctive area as a key &ldquo;hot spot&rdquo; of turmoil during the Classic period &ndash; an area of conflict, alliance-building, and ever-changing political structure. No previous large conference has ever focused on this important area, so the presentations and discussions will be break new ground, weaving together information form <span>archaeological</span> projects old and new.</p> <p> Following our new format, The Maya Meetings symposium now devotes time to our special theme and a will also devote time to papers touching on all aspects of Maya <span>archaeology</span>, culture and history. We invite submissions from anyone who is interested in presenting.</p> <p> Submission page is now closed.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon. July 6 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/submit-papers-2016-maya-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:09:47 +0000 Pfb55 636 at http://utmesoamerica.org/meso