Casa Herrera https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/maya/rss.xml en The new Mesoamerica Meetings https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/feature/new-mesoamerica-meetings <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-slide-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/meso/feature/new-mesoamerica-meetings" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/homepage_slide_flat.jpg" alt="The Mesoamerica Meetings logo" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slide-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> <a href="/news/new-era-our-annual-meetings" rel="nofollow">As we enter our third <em>k&#39;atun</em>, our annual meetings embark on an exciting new direction: learn about The Mesoamerica Meetings!</a></p> </div> </div> </div> ! Maya Casa Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:42:16 +0000 ar9766 702 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso Preliminary Notes on Two Recently Discovered Inscriptions from La Corona, Guatemala https://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="/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="https://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 https://utmesoamerica.org/meso Casa Herrera Summer Programs Update https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/casa-herrera-summer-programs-update <div style="float:left; width:200px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="Study Abroad 2015 students" class="imagecache-Med_Thumbnail_Left" src="/es/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Med_Thumbnail_Left/images/dsc05667.jpg" /></div> <p> This summer, Casa Herrera has had the privilege of hosting various academic events, public activities, and student groups! From Study Abroad Program sessions to Mayan Language Institute and archaeological&nbsp;lectures, it&#39;s been a summer of great activities at Casa Herrera!</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="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/casa-herrera-summer-programs-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Casa Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:05:29 +0000 Pfb55 641 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso Holy week Art Program https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/holy-week-art-program <div style="float:left; width:200px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="Student pose in front of alfombra" class="imagecache-Med_Thumbnail_Left" src="/es/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Med_Thumbnail_Left/images/img_3181.jpg" /></div> <p> During the 2015 Spring semester, Professor Jason Urban and Leslie <span>Mutchler</span> accompanied a small group of students from the Department of Art and Art History to take part in <span>Semana</span> Santa by designing and creating an eight by twenty-foot <span>Alfombra</span>, or sawdust carpet for the Holy Week processions.</p> <p> Throughout this ten-day trip, anchored at <a href="http://www.utmesoamerica.org/casa" rel="nofollow">Casa Herrera</a>, students heard lectures about <span>Semana</span> Santa, the culture and customs of Guatemala, took field-trips to a textile factory, the <span>Capuchinas</span> Convent, and San Juan <span>Comalapa</span> to see hand-painted murals. This time spent together, away from home and typical American creature comforts allowed our students to form long-lasting friendships and gain valuable cultural perspective.</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">Thu. April 30 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/holy-week-art-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Casa Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:10:05 +0000 Pfb55 640 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso New Publication Initiative at the Mesoamerican Center https://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="https://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 https://utmesoamerica.org/meso New releases from UT Press https://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="https://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 https://utmesoamerica.org/meso New Archaeological Discoveries in Guatemala https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/new-archaeological-discoveries-guatemala <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/meso/news/new-archaeological-discoveries-guatemala" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/unknown-1.jpeg" alt="David Stuart on the field" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In May Prof. David Stuart conducted fieldwork at two <span>archaeological</span> sites in northern Guatemala, helping to document important Maya monuments and sculptures discovered by colleagues from Tulane University.</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">Thu. July 2 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/new-archaeological-discoveries-guatemala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Casa Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:12:42 +0000 Pfb55 635 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso Casa Herrera Holy Week "Alfombras" Trip https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/casa-herrera-holy-week-alfombras-trip <p> <img alt="Holy Week Flyer" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Fill_Body/images/alfombra2postcardnew.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">Thu. October 23 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> ! Casa Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:34:42 +0000 Pfb55 628 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso Travel Report: Within Tikal's Reach https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/travel-report-within-tikal-s-reach <div style="float:left; width:304px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="Dr. Astrid Runggaldier on the field" class="imagecache-Half_Body_Left" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Half_Body_Left/images/d0fg0mbi7ab8hozwnalypjznp5ncmkhlzradjaesnai_0.jpg" /><br /> &nbsp;</div> <p> This summer a small team, led by Dr. Astrid Runggaldier, set out on a Mesoamerica Center expedition. The group visited several sites in the Tikal region and wanted to locate the settlement of El Zapote, first reported by Ian Graham in 1974.<br /> <br /> This pilot study was funded by a research grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/index.php">UT&rsquo;s Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies</a>. Its aims were to ground-check the best location and potential for developing a long-term project, provide training and research opportunities for graduate students, and enrich undergraduate courses at UT with original research.</p> <p> This region has contributed important recent discoveries and developments in Preclassic and Early Classic studies as well as demonstrates the interaction between Maya and Central Mexican peoples.</p> <p> </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 5 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/travel-report-within-tikal-s-reach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Maya Casa Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:33:24 +0000 Pfb55 619 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso Dr. Julia Guernsey wins Outstanding Teaching Award https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/dr-julia-guernsey-wins-outstanding-teaching-award <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/meso/news/dr-julia-guernsey-wins-outstanding-teaching-award" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/tikal_by_bettye_nowlin_1.jpg" alt="Dr. Julia Guernsey" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div> The Mesoamerica Center congratulates Dr. Julia Guernsey, affiliated faculty of our center, for the Outstanding Teaching Award. The award&#39;s program is one of the nation&rsquo;s largest monetary teaching recognition programs in higher education, honoring outstanding performance in the classroom and dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction.</div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu. August 21 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/news/dr-julia-guernsey-wins-outstanding-teaching-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Casa Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:54 +0000 Pfb55 607 at https://utmesoamerica.org/meso