The Mesoamerica Center http://utmesoamerica.org/maya/rss.xml en The new Mesoamerica Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/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="/feature/new-mesoamerica-meetings" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="http://utmesoamerica.org/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 http://utmesoamerica.org The 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-3 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-3" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="http://utmesoamerica.org/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/_dsc6874a_copia.jpg" alt="El Zotz ceramic vessel" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Please join us for the last talk of the semester in the 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series!<br /> Friday April 28th, 4-5 PM, DFA 2.204</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/event/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-3">The Mesoamerica Center Events</a> </div> </div> </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. April 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:35:44 +0000 ar9766 699 at http://utmesoamerica.org The 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-2 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-2" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="http://utmesoamerica.org/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/thumbnail.jpg" alt="West Mexico figure" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Please join us for the April talk in the 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series!</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/event/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-2">The Mesoamerica Center Events</a> </div> </div> </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">Mon. April 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:28:49 +0000 ar9766 697 at http://utmesoamerica.org The 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-1 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-1" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="http://utmesoamerica.org/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/calendar_stone_sm.jpg" alt="Aztec calendar stone" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Please join us for the March talk in the 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series!<br /> </p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://utmesoamerica.org/event/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-1">The Mesoamerica Center Events</a> </div> </div> </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. March 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:21:54 +0000 ar9766 695 at http://utmesoamerica.org The 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-0" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="http://utmesoamerica.org/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/images/xunantunich_at_night_sm_copy.jpg" alt="Xunantunich Castillo" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Please join us for the December talk of the 2016-2017 <span>Mesoamerica</span> Center Colloquium Series!</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://utmesoamerica.org/meso/event/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series">The Mesoamerica Center Events</a> </div> </div> </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">Mon. November 28 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:03:29 +0000 ar9766 684 at http://utmesoamerica.org The 2016-2017 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnail"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left imagecache-linked imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left_linked"><img src="http://utmesoamerica.org/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Sm_Thumbnail_Left/tmp/unknown-1.png" alt="Yucatan barrels of rum" title="" width="70" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-Sm_Thumbnail_Left"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Please join us for the November talk of the 2016-2017 <span>Mesoamerica</span> Center Colloquium Series!</p><div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/event/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series-0">The Mesoamerica Center Events</a> </div> </div> </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">Wed. November 9 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/news/2016-2017-mesoamerica-center-colloquium-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:43:28 +0000 ar9766 682 at http://utmesoamerica.org The Art History Collection: hidden objects http://utmesoamerica.org/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="/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/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 Ruta Maya Coffee Sponsors The Maya Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/news/ruta-maya-coffee-sponsors-maya-meetings <p> <img alt="Ruta Maya Coffee" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/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/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 Celebrate International Archaeology Day at UT! http://utmesoamerica.org/event/celebrate-international-archaeology-day-ut <div style="float:left; width:304px; margin-bottom:1em"> <img alt="Archaeology Day" class="imagecache-Half_Body_Left" src="/sites/files/meso/imagecache/Half_Body_Left/images/archday.jpg" /><br /> &nbsp;</div> <p> Would you like to learn more about how <span>archaeologists</span> work with pottery, excavate burials, and find sites through satellite images? Participate in the annual celebration of International <span>Archaeology</span> Day with events and activities for the general public organized by The <span>Mesoamerica</span> Center in the Department of Art and Art History and the Anthropology Department Graduate Student Organization. Events are designed for children (<span>K6</span>), teenagers (<span>K6-12</span>), and adults. All activities are free, but require registration as we have a limited number of spaces!</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link2"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> DFA Building </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-time"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date and Time:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">10/17/2015 - <span class="date-display-start">2:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">4:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-admission"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Admission:&nbsp;</div> Free and Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://utmesoamerica.org/event/celebrate-international-archaeology-day-ut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ! Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:15:49 +0000 Pfb55 662 at http://utmesoamerica.org Registration is open for The 2016 Maya Meetings http://utmesoamerica.org/news/registration-open-2016-maya-meetings <p> <img alt="Maya Meetings 2016 Symposium information" class="imagecache-Fill_Body" src="/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/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