2nd Annual Tulane Maya Symposium and Workshop 2003
and Towns of the Ancient Maya North in Classic Times
Kiuic Northern Lowlands, Yucatan, Mexico
Tulane University has a long history of archaeological research in the Northern Maya Lowlands. We invite you to join archaeologists and specialists in hieroglyphic decipherment for a series of lectures, discussions, and workshops focusing on recent discoveries about the Classic Period (A.D. 250-900) of this area.
The Tulane Maya Symposium
and Workshop will begin with a keynote address on the evening of Friday,
October 31st, which is free and open to the public. Saturday's events
include a series of lectures from preeminent scholars in the fields of
Maya archaeology and epigraphy whose research focuses on Classic Period
sites located in the Northern Lowlands of the Yucatán Peninsula.
Sunday, November 2nd features workshops at both beginning and advanced
levels for those interested in exploring Maya hieroglyphic texts or other
topics ranging from astronomy to Maya calendrics. All events will take
place on the campus of Tulane University. Click here
for a campus map.
Please join us for the keynote address by Dr. George E. Stuart on Friday evening, and be sure to make time on Friday afternoon for a guided tour of the collections gallery of the Middle American Research Institute. Tours will be offered at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Each tour will be limited to 15 people, so please register early. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis.
of the Middle American Research Institute Gallery (2:00 and 3:30 PM)
*Please note that titles
and speakers are subject to change. Changes will be posted to the website,
but notices will not be mailed to registrants.
In November 2002, scholars, students, and those interested in learning more about ancient Maya culture gathered on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans for a fascinating weekend full of new discoveries and fruitful discussion on Archaeology, Astronomy, and Texts from the Northern Maya Lowlands. Click here to take a retrospective look at last year's symposium and workshop.