Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Registration is Now Open for the 2018 Maya Symposium K-16 Teacher Workshop

March 9th, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

New Orleans Museum of Art
One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, LA

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, in collaboration with the Middle American Research Institute, will present a teacher workshop in conjunction with the 15th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium on March 9, 2018. The K-16 Educator Workshop will focus on a basic introduction to the archaeology and culture of the Maya for the K-16 classroom. The central topic this year is Political Organization of the Maya, relevant the the warfare theme of the Symposium. The workshop includes a tour of NOMA’s Art of the Americas exhibit.

This year’s Maya Symposium is titled The Blood Pooled, the Heads Piled Up: How the Maya Waged War. Since 2002, the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University has hosted a weekend of talks and workshops dedicated to the study of the Maya civilization of Mexico and Central America. This yearly meeting has called upon scholars from a wide spectrum of specialties—archaeology, art history, cultural anthropology, epigraphy, history, and linguistics—to elucidate the many facets of this fascinating Mesoamerican culture. In developing a broad approach to the subject matter, the conference aims to draw the interest of a wide ranging group of people—from the expert to the beginner. This year, the

Registration for K – 12 educators is now open.

The 2018 Maya Symposium Program is now available.

For more information, visit the Tulane Maya Symposium homepage.

Mesoamerica + People
Stephen A. Nelson
Associate Professor - Earth & Environmental Science