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PCSNY March Lecture – Simon Martin (POSTPONED)

March 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

POSTPONED: The Pre-Columbian Society of New York regrets to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances our March lecture scheduled for Thursday, March 8th, has been postponed. The announcement of an alternative date will follow. Thank you for your understanding.

Entangled Tesserae: Looking at Classic Maya Political Society
Simon Martin
Associate Curator and Keeper of Collections
University of Pennsylvania Museum

For almost five decades Mayanists have sought an answer to one of the most important but elusive of questions in the field: how were the great cities of the Classic Maya organized politically? Although many of the disagreements have now been put to rest, every advance in our understanding has only brought us fresh challenges, as we seek to know not just the where, when, and who, but the how and why. Thus, progress is to be measured not in the accumulation of historical particulars, but in how well we can use that data to divine the principles of a political philosophy.

6 PM in the Lecture Hall
The Institute of Fine Arts–NYU

1 East 78th Street, New York City

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
RSVP Institute of Fine Arts

Lecture will be followed by a reception in the Loeb Room


March 8, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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NYU Institute of Fine Arts
1 E. 78th St.
New York, NY 10075 United States
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