2019–2020 Lectures

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

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

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

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

Thursday, March 5, 2020—6:00 PM (event info)
Smoothing the Path for Rough Stones: The Arensberg Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
Ellen Hoobler, William B. Ziff, Jr. Associate Curator of the Art of the Americas, Walters Art Museum

POSTPONED (date TBD) (event info)
Metonymy in Mesoamerican Art
Andrew Finegold, Assistant Professor of Visual Culture of the Ancient Americas, University of Illinois at Chicago

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