Project Websites

  • The Beza Mahafaly Lemur Biology Project: This award winning multi-media site is designed to provide a better understanding of current lemur conservation research being carried out by Michelle Sauther.
  • Ceren: Ceren is an ancient Maya agricultural village in Central America that was buried by volcanic ash 1400 years ago. Ceren is a UN World Heritage site. Discovered in 1978 by Payson Sheets, it is under excavation and study. Ceren offers exciting opportunities to study household archaeology. The website uses computer models, movies, QTVR, Shockwave and Java to display and describe material from Ceren.
    • Report of the 2009 Maya Agriculture Project, South of Joya de Ceren, El Salvador PDF
    • Proyecto Agricultura Maya Al Sur De Joya De Ceren, El Salvador. Temporada 2009 PDF
  • Transnational Discourses of Islamic Community Conference: This conference critically analyzed the content and appeal of the notion of a global Islamic community of faith through an explicitly comparative and interdisciplinary approach. Through scholarship situated in a diverse mix of national, cultural and historical settings, this conference analyzed the allure of the concept of a global Islamic community at the margins of and outside of the Middle East. The project included faculty from multiple disciplines on the University of Colorado campus and a selection of esteemed outside scholars. The conference was organized by Ruth Mas and Carla Jones, and was funded by an Innovative Seed Grant from the University of Colorado, and by the Center for Asian Studies.
  • Graduate Student Conferences: Graduate student conferences are planned, organized, and presented by graduate students in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. They are two-day interdisciplinary conferences with a wide range of global topics. They are attended by professionals and students from both inside and outside the university.