Dr. Ryan Clasby joins BEARC as George Stuart Residential Scholar this Fall

John DaigleNews & Events

This coming Fall, Dr. Ryan Clasby will join BEARC as a George Stuart Residential Scholar, according to Dr. Maxime Lamoureux St-Hilaire, president of the BEARC Board of Directors. Beyond advancing his research projects, Dr. Clasby will organize and curate the BEARC library resources and promote the center’s research mission and publications. Also welcoming Ryan are Dr. David Stuart and Dr. … 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

Major book donation by the Institute of Maya Studies

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireNews & Events

The Institute of Maya Studies of Miami, FL, has recently donated their entire library to BEC. This book donation, which fills three entire columns of our expanding library, is portrayed above. The members of IMS had been accumulating this library for decades, and we at the BEC are grateful that they chose us as the right home for their many volumes. … Read More

A Public Workshop at BEC on March 30

Maxime Lamoureux St-HilaireNews & Events

In collaboration with Sister Cities Asheville: San Cristobal de la Casas, we are glad to announce an upcoming workshop on March 30, from 1-4pm: An Introduction to Ancient Maya Archaeology and Hieroglyphic writing by Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire, Ph.D.George Stuart Residential Scholar, Boundary End CenterAdjunct Visiting Professor, UNC-Asheville&Mary Kate Kelly, M.A.George Stuart Residential Scholar, Boundary End CenterPh.D. Candidate, Tulane University Come learn … Read More