2017–2018 Lectures

Please note, event information will be posted as it becomes available.

Thursday, September 14, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
Migration or Imitation? The Anomalous Appearance of Maya-Style Murals at the Central Mexican Site of Cacaxtla
Andrew D. Turner, Postdoctoral Associate in the Art of the Ancient Americas, Yale University Art Gallery

Thursday, October 26, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
Cosmic Order and Inka Rule
Terence N. D’Altroy, Loubat Professor of American Archaeology and Director of the Center for Archaeology, Columbia University

Thursday, November 9, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
Touch and Tactility in Ancient Maya Art
Megan O’Neil, Associate Curator in the Art of the Ancient Americas, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Wednesday, December 13, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
The Archipelago and the Arc of Time: Continuities across 2,000 Years of Pre-Columbian Caribbean Art
Lawrence Waldron, Assistant Adjunct Professor, City University of New York
NOTE: This event takes place on a Wednesday evening

Thursday, February 15, 2018—6:00 PM
From the Heart of the Andes: On Creating Golden Kingdoms
Joanne Pillsbury, Andrall E. Pearson Curator of Ancient American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thursday, March 8, 2018—6:00 PM
Entangled Tesserae: Looking at Classic Maya Political Society
Simon Martin, Senior Research Specialist, University of Pennsylvania Museum

Thursday, April 12, 2018—6:00 PM
Images in a World without Words: Questioning the Canon in Moche Studies
Sarahh Scher, Visiting Lecturer, Salem State University

NOTE: All lectures take place at the Institute of Fine Arts–NYU, 1 East 78th Street, New York City