2021-2022 Lecture Series

Note: We will continue hosting virtual presentations for Fall 2021. In 2022 we resume our in-person lecture series at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts. We require advanced registration for both virtual and  in-person presentations. Please reserve you place by clinking the “more information” links below
Monday, September 13, 2021—6:00 PM VIRTUAL (more info)
Connecting the Dots: Tracing Teotihuacan’s Imperial Presence in Early Classic Mesoamerica
Jesper Nielsen, Associate Professor and Head of Studies, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021—6:00 PM  VIRTUAL (more info)
Gobernantes de piedra: A Reinterpretation of Postclassic Huastec Sculptures
Kim Richter. Senior Research Specialist, Getty Research Institute.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021—6:00 PM  VIRTUAL (more info)
The Power and Agency of Corporal Animal Forms: Ritualized Animals from Copan, Honduras
Nawa Sugiyama, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA
Wednesday, February 9, 2022—6:00 PM  (event info)
Storytelling in the Round:
Architectural Form and Motif in Paracas Sculptural Ceramics
Lisa DeLeonardis, Austen-Stokes Professor in the Art of the Ancient Americas, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of the History of Art
Tuesday, March 8, 2022—6:00 PM 
A Society of Kings: Deciphering Classic Maya Politics
Simon Martin, Associate Curator and Keeper, Penn Museum and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
Monday, April 11, 2022—6:00 PM
Recovering the Floral Fragrance of Ancient Maya Ritual: Pollen Evidence from Copan, Honduras (event info)
Cameron L. McNeil, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Lehman College, CUNY