Nelda Issa Marengo Camacho is the New George Stuart Residential Scholar

John DaigleNews & Events, Resident Scholars

Nelda Issa Marengo Camacho is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside

The Boundary End Archaeology Research Center is delighted to announce that our 2021 George Stuart Residential Scholar, Nelda Issa Marengo Camacho, will be arriving at our residential library in January. Nelda Issa Marengo Camacho is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside, where she also obtained her MA. Nelda is from Mexico, where she earned her … Read More

Free Virtual Lecture – Trade, Recruitment, and Rebellion: Native Mediation of the Pardo Expedition into the Carolina’s and East Tennessee -1566-1568.

John DaigleLive Stream, Moore Lecture, News & Events

David Moore assists Warren Wilson College students in archaeology lab.

Our next Virtual Lecture on the Ancient Americas will occur on January 13, 2021 at 6pm EST, and feature Dr. David Moore (Warren Wilson College)  Here’s the YouTube live stream link  How did Native peoples receive and interact with Spanish colonizers in the mid-16th century? Contrary to popular narratives, Native peoples were not passive victims of Spanish colonization. Instead, Native … Read More

Virtual Lecture by Dr. Richard Diehl

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireLive Stream, News & Events

Here’s the YouTube Link for an instant replay of this lecture.  Dr. Richard “Dick” Diehl honors the public archaeology mission of Dr. George Stuart by presenting the next Boundary End Virtual Lecture on July 15, 2020, at 6pm Eastern Time. The lecture, entitled La Mojarra, Veracruz: Stones, Scripts, and Failed Dreams of Glory, will be presented on YouTube Live, … Read More

After the Entrada – a free, live stream lecture by Dr. David Stuart May 27

John DaigleLive Stream, News & Events

After the Entrada: The Memory of Teotihuacan among the Late Classic Maya You can watch a replay here: Dr. David Stuart presented a free live-streamed lecture on YouTube, May 27. The “Entrada” of 378 CE stands as one of the major events of ancient Mesoamerican history, when a new political order was established at the central Maya capital of Tikal by … Read More

New Opportunity! Call for Applications: 2020-2021 George Stuart Residential Scholar(s)

John DaigleNews & Events

For complete details: please download the Call for 2020 – 2021 Applications PDF. The Boundary End Center (BEC) is seeking candidates to become the 2020-21 George Stuart Residential Scholars for the 2020-21 academic year. BEC accepts candidates for either one or two semester-long residencies. The Fall residency spans September 1-December 30. The Spring residency spans January 1-May 30. Summer residencies (June … Read More

Maya on the Mountain set for April 13-15, 2020

John DaigleNews & Events

Registration is now open! Boundary End Center is delighted to announce a Hieroglyphic Workshop – Maya on the Mountain: the Lords of Tiho’ – led by David Stuart on April 13-15. Dr. Stuart will cover the monuments and inscriptions of Dzibilchaltun and Western Yucatan. His father, George Stuart, did much of the mapping and early drawings of the site’s architecture … Read More

Dr. Jill Jordan joins BEC as George Stuart Residential Scholar

John DaigleNews & Events

Dr. Jill Jordan looking up from excavation.

Boundary End Center announces the appointment of Dr. Jillian M. Jordan as a George Stuart Residential Scholar. Jill is an archaeologist who recently received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of New Mexico. Her research focuses on how people acquire and transmit knowledge, and the relationships between interaction networks and spatial/social boundaries. At the BEC, Jill is working on … Read More

Maya on the Mountain held at BEC

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireNews & Events

The Maya on the Mountain hieroglyphic workshop, led by David Stuart, was held at the Boundary End Center from April 22-24. The workshop was a great success, and brought 12 “glyphers” to the teaching facility and library of BEC for a productive time investigating the inscriptions of the Classic Maya site of Cobá. Along with George Stuart Residential Scholar Mary … Read More

A Public Workshop Held at BEC

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireNews & Events

This past Saturday, over 40 members of the Asheville community visited the Boundary End Center for an introductory workshop on the “Archaeology and Writing System of the  Ancient Maya”. The workshop was a success, and we had the pleasure to work with a wide spectrum of people, from a local school kid, to neighboring lifelong learners, and faculty members of … Read More