BEC goes to the 12th Annual Maya at the Playa

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireNews & Events

The 12th Annual Maya at the Playa — co-organized by BEC board member Mat Saunders and BEC George Stuart Residential Scholar Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire — took place from September 20-23 in Palm Coast, FL.  This year, the conference focussed on Caves and the Underworld. Presentations included reports on recent research led in cave systems from across the Maya world, including those of … Read More

Inaugural George Stuart Residential Scholars Appointed

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireNews & Events

The Boundary End Center is delighted to announce that Mary Kate Kelly and Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire have been appointed as the inaugural George Stuart Residential Scholars for the Fall and Spring Semesters of the 2018-19 academic year. Mary Kate Kelly (M.A., B.A.) is a Ph.D. Candidate in Linguistic Anthropology at Tulane University, where her advisor is Dr. Marc Zender. Her doctoral … Read More

Valladolid Mayor and Yucatan Team meets at BEC

John DaigleAutoPost, News & Events

  A 17-person delegation including leaders from Yucatan visited BEC in mid-October. It was led by the current Municipal President (Mayor) of Valladolid, Alpha Alejandra Tavera Escalante and staff from the Ayuntamiento de Valladolid. Asheville Sisters Cities, Inc. organized and hosted the visit from one of the Maya sister cities, Valladolid, Yucatan. The delegation included members of the Asheville Sister … Read More