Time, Space and History on the Aztec Sun Stone – Livestream August 18

John DaigleNews & Events

<See Spanish translation below> Boundary End Center is sponsoring a livestream lecture by Dr. David Stuart: “Time, Space and History on the Aztec Sun Stone”. It will be on YouTube Thursday, August 18 at 6 pm Eastern. Stuart will offer a new vision of the monument that goes beyond the well-established solar interpretations, placing it in a specific historical and physical context. The … Read More

NEW! Research Reports on Ancient Maya Writing

John DaigleNews & Events

In 1984 George Stuart began a series of short publications focused on the decipherment of Maya hieroglyphs. These reports reflecting the burgeoning progress in “cracking the code” during those years. They were typically short contributions, designed to fill a need outside the normal scope of archaeology journals such as American Antiquity (more specialized peer-review journals such as Ancient Meosamerica or … Read More

New, Flexible Residencies at Boundary End

John DaigleNews & Events

Boundary End offers short-term opportunities for scholars, artists and other creative individuals to reside and work at Boundary End. These usually involve topics related to its core mission in the study of the ancient Americas, and allow access to the library and workspaces of the center. There are two types of residencies. Boundary End Residencies range from a few days … Read More

BEARC Receives an American Rescue Plan Humanities Grant for 2021-22

John DaigleNews & Events

We are excited to announce that Boundary End Archaeology Research Center was awarded an American Rescue Plan Humanities Grant from North Carolina Humanities, a statewide nonprofit and state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in September 2021. We are grateful to be among the organizations selected to receive this grant funding designed to help nonprofit organizations sustain their operations and public … Read More

Ricardo Basurto and Hannah Abrahamson named George Stuart Residential Scholars

John DaigleNews & Events

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ricardo T. Basurto and Hannah R. Abrahamson as George Stuart Residential Scholars for the whole academic year, 2021-2022. Ricardo and Hannah will follow the prolific contributions of Nelda Issa Marengo Camacho and Ashuni Emmanuel Romero Butrón, the outgoing GSRS scholars. Beyond advancing their research projects, Ricardo and Hannah will dedicate time to … Read More

How Writing Came to Northern Yucatan

John DaigleNews & Events

How the Yukatecan language and its written form may have derived from an early Ch’olan script was the subject of June’s Boundary End Archaeology Research Center virtual lecture.  It was presented by Tulane’s noted epigrapher and Associate Professor, Dr. Marc Zender. *Please see Abstract and Biography below.)  The YouTube link is https://youtu.be/R5XuYnoGa3Q You can also see this and many other video … Read More

2021-2022 George Stuart Residential Scholar – Call for Applications

John DaigleNews & Events, Resident Scholars

The Boundary End Archaeology Research Center (BEARC) is seeking candidates to become the 2021-22 George Stuart Residential Scholar(s) (GSRS) for the academic year. Candidates may apply for either one or two semester-long residencies, but two semester-long residencies are preferred. The Fall residency spans September 1-December 30. The Spring residency spans January 1-May 30. BEARC is a research center and residential … Read More

Assembling the World’s Most Difficult Puzzle: The Broken Maya Murals of San Bartolo, Guatemala

John DaigleHurst Lecture, News & Events

Dr. Heather Hurst presented BEARC’s Virtual Lecture on YouTube February 24, 2020).  https://youtu.be/eKUyBfMXzq0 NEW! – Check out an excellent new San Bartolo – Xultun website with lots of details referred to in Heather’s lecture https://www.xultun.org/ “We are excited to have Heather present this incredible story as part of our Virtual Lecture Series on YouTube,” said Maxime Lamoureux St-Hilaire, BEARC’s president. Abstract: … Read More

Ashuni Romero awarded 2021 George Stuart Residential Scholarship

John DaigleNews & Events

The Boundary End Archaeology Research Center is delighted to announce it has awarded a second 2021 George Stuart Residential Scholarship (GSRS) to Ashuni Emmanuel Romero Butrón. Along with the first 2021 GSRS, Nelda Issa Marengo, Ashuni is using the BEARC library collection to complete his research and will be contributing to the center’s science outreach mission. Ashuni Romero is a … Read More

2021-2022 George Stuart Residential Scholar(s) ~ Call for Applications

John DaigleNews & Events

  The Boundary End Archaeology Research Center (BEARC) is seeking candidates to become the 2021-22 George Stuart Residential Scholar(s) (GSRS) for the academic year. Candidates may apply for either one or two semester-long residencies, but two semester-long residencies are preferred. The Fall residency spans September 1-December 30. The Spring residency spans January 1-May 30. BEARC is a research center and … Read More