The Mesoamerica Center aims to facilitate knowledge, learning and understanding about the ancient indigenous cultures and peoples of what is now Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador through education, research, and exchange. The center's primary focus is on the arts, language, and archeology of Mesoamerican civilization. It aims to foster communication among many academic units on campus, highlighting the interdisciplinary strengths of faculty and students at the university. The center also oversees the annual Mesoamerica Meetings (previously The Maya Meetings), a premier academic conference and symposium on Mesoamerican culture, as well as Casa Herrera, a research and teaching facility in the heart of the city of Antigua, Guatemala.
Join Professor Astrid Runggaldier and Program Coordinator Milady Casco in the third of four Info Sessions about the "Ancient & Colonial Heritage in Latin America: Cultural Treasures of the Maya" Maymester in Guatemala and Belize. Learn more about the program, how to apply, and how to receive funding.