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March 2018

Columbia University Seminar (AOA) Lecture – Oswaldo Chinchilla (Mar. 1)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
832 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Columbia University Seminar on the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas lecture The Bleeding Conch Vase: New Insights on Sexuality in Ancient Maya Art Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos, Yale University March 1, 2018 | Schermerhorn 832 6:00 wine and cheese 6:30 presentation NOTE: Seating is extremely limited. RSVP to Sophia Ariel Merkin (sam2192@columbia.edu)

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Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, D.C. – March lecture

March 2 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm

http://www.pcswdc.org/events/ Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, D.C. Friday, March 2, 2018 6:45–8:30 PM The Context of Hieroglyphic Monuments at the Later Classic Maya Court of La Corona by Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire, PhD candidate, Tulane University. This meeting will be held at the Charles Sumner School, 17th & M Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. The meeting starts with refreshments at 6:45 pm and the lecture begins at 7:15 pm The study of Classic Maya civilization is now historical archaeology. Ideologically-rich texts from media such as…

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PCSNY March Lecture—Simon Martin

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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Entangled Tesserae: Looking at Classic Maya Political Society Simon Martin 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 great cities of the Classic Maya organized politically? Although many of the disagreements have now been put to rest, every advance in our understanding has only brought us fresh challenges, as we seek to know not just the where, when, 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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