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Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

David Stuart, professor of art history at The University of Texas at Austin, has deciphered the second known reference in Maya culture to the so-called “end date” of December 21, 2012. Stuart says the reference does not predict the end of time but rather, was intended to promote continuity during a time of crisis. Stuart…   » Continue Reading

New Research Center in Antigua, Guatemala Expands University of Texas at Austin’s Latin American Research

The Department of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has introduced Casa Herrera, a new research, conference and teaching facility in Antigua, Guatemala, that will enable the department to expand its Mesoamerica Center.