Mesoamerica Through Its Literature

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Start:
October 26, 2012 @ 11:00 am
End:
October 26, 2012 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Contact:
UNC Global
Phone:
+1.919.962.0299
ingrid.smith@unc.edu
Venue:
Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone:
+1.919.962.3765
Address:
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200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Emilio del Valle Escalante

Emilio del Valle Escalante

In this open class, Emilio del Valle Escalante leads a discussion of how contemporary Maya conceive the end of the Long Count Maya calendar and represent it in current literature. Particular focus is placed on Gaspar Pedro González’s (Maya Q’anjob’al) novel, 13 B’aktun. del Valle Escalante (Maya K’iche’, Guatemala) is associate professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. This open class is hosted in conjunction with the “13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012” symposium.

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Multimedia
Poster: 13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012
Brochure: 13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012

Resources
Symposium Website
News Article
: UNC Global News (August 2012)
News Article: UNC News Services (September 2012)

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