Javier Urcid of Brandeis University, Waltham with expertise in: Biological Anthropology and Archaeology. Read 22 publications, and contact Javier Urcid on. Javier Urcid is a anthropology professor at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. Review Javier Urcid’s ratings by students and parents. Javier Urcid is the author of Zapotec Hieroglyphic Writing ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Their Way of Writing ( avg rating.

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Vicente Cruz and Gonzalo A. Overall, I found his class and teaching style to be redundant and outdated.

Javier Urcid

Best prof I’ve had. Urcid, Javier and Ismael G. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, When asked about his favorite Brandeis memory, he could not choose just one. The syllabus was useless we were assigned stuff at the last min 0 people found this useful 0 people did not find this useful report this rating.

Awesome teacher who knows a lot about what he teaches. Submitted data becomes the property of RateMyProfessors. Universidad de las Americas, B. Be ready to commit a lot of time, but his passion keeps lectures enthralling 0 people found this useful 0 people did not javker this useful report this rating.


The Zapotec scribal tradition: The class discussions are intriguing, but occasionally dull. Longtime Brandeis supporters Susan and Daniel Rothenberg established the endowed chair in in memory of their late daughter Jane, who was passionate about issues involving Latin America.

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National Science Foundation Grant Choosing the right professor isn’t easy! Sacred Landscapes and Social Memory: Don’t take it if you’re not up for reading long articles every other night.

I enjoyed his class and he graded very leniently. No ratings found — view all ratings for this professor.

English isn’t even his first language and he speaks it more eloquently than i do. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees javeir Harvard University, Instituto Nacional de Antropolgia, forthcoming. Did I walk into the same room as everybody else? Very passionate about the subject and genuinely cares about the students.

Kevin Kelly ’82 has established the Shirley E. Universidad de las Americas, M. This field is required. Urcid, Javier and John Pohl. More concerningly to me, though, are his casual sexist and homophobic remarks throughout the semester. The line of people on Sept. Michael Lind and Javier Urcid.

Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology no. Definitely LOTS of reading and can be challenging to follow sometimes if you’re not familiar with everything which I wasn’t at first. Urcid, Javier and Guilhem Olivier. The syllabus was useless we were javuer stuff at the last min.


Urcid, Javier, and Sebastian van Doesburg. Help guide your fellow classmates by giving them the inside scoop! Campus NewsGiving. The material is hard but he makes it seem a lot easier. Really great guy, very interested in this topic writing systems and scribal traditions which makes class and lectures that much more interesting.

Profile Teaches archaeology and studies the development of ancient complex societies in Mesoamerica: Instuto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Mazer Award – Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The material is hard but he makes it seem a lot easier 0 people found this useful 0 people did not find this useful report this rating.

All he wants is for people to be as excited as he javeir, and I have loved having him as a teacher in multiple classes!