Announcing New AFAR Publications

The AFAR program is excited to introduce new handbooks to acquaint students and volunteers with each archaeological site. The publications for Belize, Spain, Portugal and Greece took just under four months to create, with Davidson Day students serving as part of the editorial staff.

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Sherri Johnson
EXPLORING THE NORTHERN YUCATAN AT THE NINTH ANNUAL M@L, April 25-28

Maya at the Lago is an inclusive conference that brings together members of the public, lifelong learners, pre-collegiate students to listen and interact with established and young scholars of all things Maya. The event is centered on Davidson Day School, 20 min north of Charlotte – an easy 10-minute stroll from the nearby conference hotel, the Davidson Homewood Suite. The conference includes hands-on workshops on hieroglyphic writing (both introductory and advanced), along with interactive lectures and fun social gatherings.

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Sherri Johnson
At AFAR, It’s One Big Family

AFAR recently welcomed it’s first grandson into the family of friends and colleagues, who do more than simply stay in touch. Among the many job and college recommendation letters written, there are as many texts, with birthday wishes, condolences for losses and congratulations for reaching milestones. It’s part of the reason that AFAR boasts an 87% return rate. 

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Sherri Johnson