Welcome! The University of Houston is proud to host the 4th Annual South-Central Conference on Mesoamerica. The conference provides a venue for scholars, students, and the interested public from across the region to share ideas, information, and interpretations. The conference is free and open to the public, and we hope you will join us.
The Conference Program with paper abstracts in now available for downloading
A link to a restaurant guide is here http://goo.gl/NGMYOk
Parking Information can be found here and downloaded http://goo.gl/KcMOvl
November 1- 3, 2013
The conference will begin on the afternoon of Friday, November 1 and conclude on Sunday afternoon. This year, the meetings will feature Dr. Christopher Poole as keynote speaker, sponsored by the El Paso Corporation Lecture Series, a reception before the keynote speaker, and papers presented by scholars and students of Mesoamerica.
A special thanks is extended to the Karbach Brewing Co. for their generous donation of beer for our keynote speaker reception.
We will also be having F. Kent Reilly III presenting a lecture examining the origin of pictoral writing in Mesoamerica at 6:00 PM in Auditorium 1, of Agnes Arnold Bldg. A flyer for it can be found here and it is listed in the Schedule and program as well.Click here to download the flyer for the talk!
The conference organizers are Dr. Rex Koontz, Professor of Art History, Dr. Randolph Widmer, Associate Professor of Archaeology, and Dr Rebecca Storey. Please feel free to email us with any questions!
The School of Art, the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies, El Paso Energy Corporation Lecture Series, and Humanities Texas
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