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March 2018

Lecture at The Met – Joanne Pillsbury (The Met)

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium), 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Imperial Radiance: Luxury Arts from the Lands of the Incas and the Aztecs Joanne Pillsbury, Andrall E. Pearson Curator, Department of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas Friday, March 2, 2018 6:00–7:00 P.M. The Met Fifth Avenue (The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium) Free with museum admission EVENT WEBSITE An in-depth exploration of the exhibition Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas. Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

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Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, D.C. Lecture – Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire (Tulane)

March 2 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles Sumner School, 17th & M Streets, N.W.
Washington, DC, 20036 United States
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The Context of Hieroglyphic Monuments at the Later Classic Maya Court of La Corona Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire, PhD candidate, Tulane University Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, D.C. Lecture Friday, March 2, 2018 Refreshments at 6:45 PM / Lecture at 7:15 PM Charles Sumner School, 17th & M Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. The study of Classic Maya civilization is now historical archaeology. Ideologically-rich texts from media such as carved monuments and painted vases contain fascinating data that have become crucial in broadening our…

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AIA–New York Society Lecture – John Kantner (UNF)

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Dalton School (Goldman Library), 108 E. 89th Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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A Tale of Two Pilgrimage Centers: Chaco and Nasca John Kantner, Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, University of North Florida An AIA–New York Society / Brush National Lecture Refreshments at 6:00 PM / Lecture at 6:30 PM Goldman Library, The Dalton School, 108 E. 89th Street (Photo ID is required for entry) One thousand years ago, a monumental religious center emerged in Chaco Canyon that soon grew to dominate the cultural landscape of the…

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PCSNY March Lecture – Simon Martin (POSTPONED)

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

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AIA–Baltimore Society Lecture – Ellen Hoobler (Walters Art Museum)

March 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Johns Hopkins University (Gilman Hall, Room 50)

Of Software and Ceramics: 3D Digital Modeling and Visual Narrative at Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico Ellen Hoobler, Assistant Curator, Walters Art Museum AIA–Baltimore Society Lecture Friday, March 9, 2018 Refreshments at 4:30 PM / Lecture at 5:00 PM The Johns Hopkins University (Gilman Hall, Room 50), Baltimore, MD Dr. Ellen Hoobler (Walters Art Museum) will present a lecture entitled Of software and ceramics:  3D Digital Modeling and Visual Narrative at Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico. Light refreshments will be served at 4:30 pm,…

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Pre-Columbian Society at UPenn Lecture – Thomas H. Guderjan (UT-Tyler)

March 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Penn Museum (Philadelphia) – Room 345

How the Use of LIDAR Survey Impacts the Understanding of Production Systems and Land Tenure at a Site in Belize Thomas H. Guderjan, Professor of Anthropology and Chair, Department of Social Sciences; and Director, Center for Social Science Research, University of Texas at Tyler The Pre-Columbian Society at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology March Lecture Saturday, March 10, 2018 Lecture at 1:30 PM Room 345 http://www.precolumbian.org/nextmeeting.HTM

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Sunday at The Met – Golden Kingdoms: Forests of Jade

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium), 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Sunday at The Met—Golden Kingdoms: Forests of Jade Sunday, March 25, 2018 2:00–3:30 PM The Met Fifth Avenue (The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium) Free with Museum admission EVENT WEBSITE Joanne Pillsbury, Andrall E. Pearson Curator of Ancient American Art, Department of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Met James Doyle, Assistant Curator, Department of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Met Laura Filloy, archaeologist David Stuart, Mayanist Curators and archaeologists discuss the expression of royal power in…

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NY Academy of Sciences Lecture – Rosemary Joyce (UC Berkeley)

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wenner-Gren Foundation, 470 Park Ave South, 8th Floor
New York, NY United States
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Is Extreme Inequality Inevitable?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the 99 Percent Rosemary Joyce, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California Berkeley Monday, March 26, 2018 Wenner-Gren Foundation, 470 Park Ave South, 8th Floor, New York, USA Lectures begin at 6:30 PM and are free and open to the public Buffet dinner at 5:45 PM. ($20 contribution for dinner guests/free for students). https://www.nyas.org/events/2018/is-extreme-inequality-inevitable-what-archaeology-can-tell-us-about-the-99-percent/ In many people’s minds archaeology is about the search for kings and queens, for treasure and…

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April 2018

PCSNY April Lecture – Sarahh Scher

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
NYU Institute of Fine Arts, 1 E. 78th St.
New York, NY 10075 United States
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Images in a World without Words: Questioning the Canon in Moche Studies Sarahh Scher Visiting Lecturer Salem State University As the scholarship on Moche art expands, it is becoming clear that only a small group of artworks is most often used to interpret Moche culture. These works were selected for the most part prior to the proliferation of scientific excavation, due to their rich imagery, which holds out the promise of usefulness in interpreting a culture that does not have…

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Artists on Artworks – Teresita Fernández on Golden Kingdoms (The Met)

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium), 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Artists on Artworks: Teresita Fernández on Golden Kingdoms Thursday / April 12 6:30–7:30 P.M. Free with museum admission EVENT WEBSITE Explore the art and culture of the Incas, the Aztecs, and their predecessors through the lens of contemporary artist Teresita Fernández. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas. Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers. At The Met Fifth Avenue - The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

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