Department of Geography and the Environment

Geography and LLILAS Faculty Lecture at Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington D.C.

Tue, September 12, 2017
Geography and LLILAS Faculty Lecture at Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington D.C.
L-R: Symposium Presenters Profs. John McNeill (History & SFS, Georgetown U.), Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach & Timothy Beach (UT Austin, GRG/LLILAS) at the Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington D.C.

On 8 September 2017, Professors Timothy Beach and Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach presented their research in two invited lectures in “Maya Peoples Making History: Founding a Civilization, Adapting to Empire, Engaging Capitalism, Migrating with Globalization.” The all-day-symposium was sponsored by The Georgetown University Americas Initiative and Center for Latin American Studies, and The Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington D.C. Their presentations were "Sensing a Revolution in Ancient Maya Studies: Leveraging Airborne Imagery and Other Proxies of the Past“ (Luzzadder-Beach) and “Environmental History of the Maya from Soils, Ecology, and Airborne Mapping” (Beach). More about the event may be found here:

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/3d5948bc060240a9e1772f787/files/50c532ac-23a6-44dc-ab91-f56ad00b9127/AI.MCI.MayaFlier.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

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