2019–2020 Lectures

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Thursday, September 12, 2019—6:00 PM (event info)
Oswaldo Chinchilla, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Yale University
American Pompeii: A Collection at the AMNH and the Archaeology of the Antigua Guatemala Valley

Friday, October 18, 2019—6:00 PM (event info)
Louise M. Burkhart, Professor of Anthropology, University at Albany–SUNY
This Tortilla Is My Body: The Last Supper in Eighteenth-Century Nahuatl Passion Plays

Thursday, December 12, 2019—6:00 PM (event info)
Michelle Young, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, Yale University; Pre-Columbian Studies Junior Fellow, Dumbarton Oaks
What was Chavín? New Perspectives from the Edge of the Andean World

Thursday, January 30, 2020—6:00 PM (event info)
Elena Phipps, Lecturer, World Arts and Culture, UCLA; Senior Museum Scholar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Andean Textile Traditions: Materials, Materiality, and Culture

Thursday, March 5, 2020—6:00 PM
Ellen Hoobler, William B. Ziff, Jr. Associate Curator of the Art of the Americas, Walters Art Museum
Smoothing the Path for Rough Stones: The Formation and Disposition of the Arensburg Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, ca. 1910–1950

Friday, April 17, 2020—6:00 PM (event info)
Andrew Finegold, Assistant Professor of Visual Culture of the Ancient Americas, University of Illinois at Chicago
Metonymy in Mesoamerican Art

NOTE: All lectures take place at the Institute of Fine Arts–NYU, 1 E. 78th Street, NYC