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The Development of Maya Writing

  • 12 Feb 2013
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Kit Carson Electric - 118 Cruz Alta Rd, Taos

Date: February 12, 2013

Talk: The Development of Maya Writing: Methodological and Theoretical Issues.

Speaker: Dr. Arzapalo

Location: Kit Carson Electric - 118 Cruz Alta Rd, Taos


            Prof. Dr. Arzápalo holds a Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Cologne in the Federal Republic of Germany (1972) and has carried out post-graduate studies at the Universities of Pennsylvania and Indiana in the  United States, the University of Alberta in Canada, and at the Universidad de la República in Uruguay.  He has given 155 seminars and courses in Mexico and abroad, and some 70 presentations on topics  within his fields of study.  Prof.  Arzápalo has organized 24 national and international academic meetings and has given more than 70 papers at academic congresses held in North America, Europe, Asia and Mexico.  He has directed a large number of B.A. and M.A. theses and doctoral dissertations as well.  He is a member of the European Academy of Science, Art and the Humanities (since 1989), of  the Mexican Academy  of Sciences  (since 1994), and forms part of the National Roster of Researchers in Mexico (since 1985), the Mexican Association of Anthropologists (since 1987), and has served as its president from 1993-1995.  Prof. Arzápalo is also a member of the Latin American Association of Linguistics and Philology, where he is the coordinator of the Committee on Amerindian Linguistics.  In addition, he is also a member of the Editorial Committee of ALFAL’s  journal  Lingüística and of other editorial boards of scientific publications in Israel, Argentina, Mexico, Chile and the United 

Dinner Plans ?

Join other TAS members and our speaker at the Trading Post.  Dinner at 5PM

Call Anna Walter at 758-8696 or email annabeth3004@gmail.com. 

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