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Sarah Clayton–NYC AIA Lecture on Teotihuacan

April 26, 6:30 PM “The End of Teotihuacan: Perspectives on Urban Life, Collapse, and Regeneration from beyond the Ancient Metropolis” Sarah Clayton abstract: The first millennium CE witnessed the growth and decline of Teotihuacan, one of North America’s earliest major … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Splitstoser, Pre-Columbian Society of the University of Pennsylvania Museum

“Twisted Records: Wari-style Khipus and What We Might Know about Them Jeffrey Splitstoser, PhD, The George Washington University April 8, 1:30 PM Abstract: The Wari created the first South American empire, ca. 600–1000 CE, and they ran it with an … Continue reading

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Yale Archaeology Brown Bag–Rob Rosenswig

Friday, April 7th, at 12:00 P.M. A joint Maya Series and Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture. The lecture will take place in 51 Hillhouse Ave., Rm 101, Yale University. Robert Rosenswig, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University at Albany–SUNY, will … Continue reading

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Pre-Columbian Society of DC April Lecture

“History and Histories of the Popol Wuj: A Reappraisal of the Origin and Purpose of a Mesoamerican Literary Masterpiece” Frauke Sachse, PhD, University of Bonn April 7, 6:45 PM Abstract: The Popol Wuj is widely acknowledged to be the most … Continue reading

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PCSNY March Lecture—Jeffrey Quilter

The Pre-Columbian Society of New York invites you to join us for our March lecture: Tales of the Moche Kings and Queens: The Lords and Ladies of the Northern Deserts of Peru Jeffrey Quilter, William and Muriel Seabury Howells Director, Peabody Museum … Continue reading

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Simon Martin February 9th Lecture cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances we are cancelling tonight’s presentation by Simon Martin. Please stay warm and safe.

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PCSNY October Lecture–Barbara Mundy

Barbara E. Mundy Department of Art History, Fordham University The Fate of the Sacred Book of the Ancient Americas Unknown artist, The Destruction of Idols (detail), ca. 1575-1582, from Diego Muñoz Camargo, Descripción de la ciudad y provincia de Tlaxcala, Ms … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Schedule of Speakers

It is our great pleasure to announce the Fall 2016 lecture program of the Pre-Columbian Society of New York (PCSNY), featuring groundbreaking research by established and emerging scholars working in all areas of the Pre-Columbian Americas: Thursday, September 8, 2016—6:00 … Continue reading

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2015–2016 Lectures

For the inaugural season of the Pre-Columbian Society of New York lecture series (2015–2016), we featured the following presentations: Thursday, September 10, 2015–6:00 PM Tradition and Invention in the Deity Images of the Florentine Codex Eloise Quiñones, Professor Emerita of … Continue reading

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Book Raffle

As an incentive to join the PCSNY during our initial membership drive, we will be holding a raffle during our April 29th Launch Party. All paid members in attendance will have the opportunity to win one of the books pictured … Continue reading

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