The Maya at the Lago Conference (M@L) is a four-day "Everything Maya" event that's comprised of lectures, forums, and workshops. M@L is an inclusive conference that brings together members of the public, lifelong learners, college and pre-collegiate students to listen and interact with established and young scholars. M@L is co-organized by Dr. Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire (Davidson College, Anthropology Department) and Mat Saunders (Davidson Day School).

The theme of the 2021, 10th Annual M@L is Community-Engaged Archaeology and Anthropology. Maya archaeology is at the forefront of community-minded and anthropologically rooted research. This conference will feature the research of archaeologists, anthropologists, and linguists who are themselves Maya or who are working closely with distinct Maya communities in both the lowland and highland regions of Southeastern Mesoamerica. Scholars from Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and the USA will present their research and how they collaborate with the communities who hosts their projects. In addition, this year’s conference will celebrate the career and achievements of Dr. Patricia McAnany (UNC-CH), the Executive Director of the InHerit Nonprofit which is dedicated to community-engaged research

More information about the schedule, program, along with the Zoom Links to the conference events may be found on the conference's website.