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The Maryland Language Science Center's Guatemala Field Station is proud to sponsor FAMLi 5 (the 5th conference on Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics), which will take place Aug. 10-11, 2018 in Antigua, Guatemala at Cooperación Española.

The first group of language scientists from UMD has arrived in Guatemala for a month of Mayan language study and research.  Throughout June, they will be taking intensive classes in Kaqchikel, staying with Kaqchikel-speaking host families, working on language research projects and observing the work of healthcare non-profit Wuqu’ Kawoq / Maya Health Alliance.

Applications for the Summer 2019 Field School are now open.


Deadline March 11th 2019.

Applications are open for the Kaqchikel Online Language School, a two week class taking place August 2nd-13th, 2021. Apply by July 9th!

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