2019–2020 Lectures

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Thursday, September 12, 2019—6:00 PM (event info)
American Pompeii: A Collection at the AMNH and the Archaeology of the Antigua Guatemala Valley
Oswaldo Chinchilla, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Yale University

Friday, October 18, 2019—6:00 PM (event info)
This Tortilla Is My Body: The Last Supper in Eighteenth-Century Nahuatl Passion Plays
Louise M. Burkhart, Professor of Anthropology, University at Albany–SUNY

Thursday, December 12, 2019—6:00 PM (event info)
What was Chavín? New Perspectives from the Edge of the Andean World
Michelle Young, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, Yale University; Pre-Columbian Studies Junior Fellow, Dumbarton Oaks

Thursday, January 30, 2020—6:00 PM (event info)
Andean Textile Traditions: Materials, Materiality, and Culture
Elena Phipps, Lecturer, World Arts and Culture, UCLA; Senior Museum Scholar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thursday, March 5, 2020—6:00 PM (event info)
Smoothing the Path for Rough Stones: The Arensberg Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
Ellen Hoobler, William B. Ziff, Jr. Associate Curator of the Art of the Americas, Walters Art Museum

Friday, April 17, 2020—6:00 PM (event info)
Metonymy in Mesoamerican Art
Andrew Finegold, Assistant Professor of Visual Culture of the Ancient Americas, University of Illinois at Chicago

*NOTE: All lectures take place at the Institute of Fine Arts–NYU, 1 E. 78th Street, NYC