2016–2017 Lectures

For the second season of the Pre-Columbian Society of New York lecture series (2016–2017), we featured the following presentations:

Thursday, September 8, 2016—6:00 PM (event info)
Ancient Architecture in the Mississippi Valley: Monumentality Seen and Unseen

Anna Blume, Professor of the History of Art, State University of New York, FIT

Thursday, October 13, 2016—6:00 PM (event info)
The Fate of the Sacred Book of the Ancient Americas
Barbara E. Mundy, Chair and Professor, Department of Art History and Music, Fordham University

Thursday, November 10, 2016—6:00 PM (event info)
A Group of Inka Miniatures in Gold and Silver from the Far South Coast of Peru
Heidi King, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, The Cooper Union; formerly of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thursday, December 8, 2016—6:00 PM (event info)
To Have and to Hold: Captive Bodies and Captive Power in Ancient Maya Art
Caitlin Earley, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

Thursday, February 9, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
Entangled Tesserae: Looking at Classic Maya Political Society
Simon Martin, Associate Curator, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Thursday, March 9, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
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 of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University

Thursday, April 13, 2017—6:00 PM (event info)
Were They Enslaved? Maya Figurines from Jaina and Beyond
Mary E. Miller, Sterling Professor of History of Art, Senior Director of the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Yale University

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