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April 2015

PCSNY Reception

April 29, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fordham University – Lincoln Center Campus, 113 W. 60th St., Room #708
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Fordham University – Lincoln Center Campus 113 W. 60th Street (at Columbus Avenue), Room #708 This event celebrates the official public launch of the Pre-Columbian Society of New York (PCSNY). Come enjoy sparkling wine and light snacks in the company of other scholars and enthusiasts of the Pre-Columbian Americas. There will be opportunity to discuss any questions or suggestions you might have for the Society. There will also be a raffle of a selection of excellent books on Pre-Columbian topics, which…

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October 2015

PCSNY October Lecture

October 15, 2015 @ 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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The following lecture will take place at 6 pm on Thursday, October 15th in the Lecture Hall of the Institute of Fine Arts, 1 East 78th Street at Fifth Avenue. A reception with wine and cheese will follow in the Loeb Room. RSVP to info@pcsny.org Amanda Gannaway Lecturer in Discipline, Dept. of Art History & Archaeology, Columbia University "Wendell Bennett and the Search for Middle Chimu" In the spring of 1936 American archaeologist Wendell Bennett spent roughly eight weeks in the Lambayeque Valley…

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November 2015

Save the (Maya) Date – A Workshop and Lecture on the Correlation Problem

November 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway (at 121st St.)
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Dr. Geraldine Patrick Encina (Scholar-in-Residence, Union Theological Seminary) Mesoamerican timekeeping has long engrossed scholars, and a central point of interest in this field has been the correlation of indigenous and European calendars. With regard to the Maya Long Count, the Goodman-Martínez-Thompson (GMT) correlation is the most widely accepted solution. A final sticking point remains, however: the lack of an identified means to account for the drift of the tropical year across the haab’ (365-day calendar). Given the clear importance of…

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September 2021

PCSNY September 13 Lecture- Jesper Nielsen

September 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Institute of Fine Arts–NYU, 1 East 78th Street
New York, New York 10075
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Connecting the Dots: Teotihuacan's Imperial Presence in Early Classic Mesoamerica, c A.D. 350-550 Jesper Nielsen  Associate Professor and Head of Studies, Department of Cross Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen One of the striding Teotihuacan warriors represented in the polychromatic murals from the site of El Rosario (Queretaro). The mural program has fundamentally changed our view on Teotihuacan’s imperial expansion to the north (photo © Proyecto Arqueológico El Rosario). In this talk, I discuss current knowledge of what may…

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