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PCSNY April 25 Lecture-Javier Urcid

Institute of Fine Arts–NYU 1 E. 78th Street, New York

Coloring the Script of Teotihuacan Javier Urcid, Professor in Anthropology, and Jane's Chair in Latin American Studies, Brandeis University Rollout drawing of a Teotihuacan painted jar. Image courtesy of Javier Urcid. Abstract. It has long been recognized that Teotihuacan was … Continue reading

PCSNY March 11 Lecture-Darryl Wilkinson

Institute of Fine Arts–NYU 1 E. 78th Street, New York

Lowland Empire: Rethinking the Inca Presence in Western Amazonia Darryl Wilkinson, Assistant Professor of Religion, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire An Inca terrace at the royal estate of Choquequirao, Apurímac Valley, Peru. Abstract. We typically imagine the Incas as a highland … Continue reading

PCSNY February 5 Lecture-Allison Caplan

Institute of Fine Arts–NYU 1 E. 78th Street, New York

De/Materializing Self: Nahua Precious Insignia and the Experiential Body Allison Caplan, Assistant Professor in the History of Art, Yale University, Connecticut Quetzal feather headdress, detail. Nahua (Aztec), circa 900-1520 CE, 116 x 175 cm, feathers, gold, textile. Weltmuseum, Vienna, 10,402. … Continue reading