On July 26, the National University of Trujillo, Peru, honored Gary Urton with a presentation of the university’s publication of the Spanish translation of his recently published book, Inka History in Knots: Reading Khipus as Primary Sources (University of Texas Press, 2017). Later in the evening, the university honored him with an ‘honoris causa’ ceremony, awarding him an honorary doctorate from the National University of Trujillo.
Rowan Flad on his first full season of excavations in the Gansu Province aimed at advancing understanding of how early Chinese settlements adapted new technologies, grew, and interacted with one another.
Congratulations to Marisa Houlahan, Jennifer Kim, Ari Korotkin, and Joyce Zhou, who were among the 67 undergraduates awarded the Hoopes Prize in 2017.
The Hoopes Prize seeks to “recognize, promote, honor, and reward excellence in the work of undergraduates and their capabilities and skills in any subject,” and is considered to be one of the highest academic commendations that Harvard University gives to undergraduates.
Gary Urton and Eduardo Neves were recently awarded $71,000 from the Lemann Brazil Research Fund at Harvard for research and a field school, in summer, 2018, entitled: The Black Earth and Radial Villages of Acre, Brazil: Explorations of a Continent-Wide Landscape Paradigm.