The Institute for Mesoamerican Studies regularly hosts guest lectures related to interests of the university and local community.
September 28: Emiliana Cruz (University of Mass, Amherst) flyer, The Oaxaca Workshop on Tone for Speaker-Linguists of Mesoamerican Languages: A New Model for Linguistic Recruitment and Training.
November 9: Gubidcha Matus (Mexican Solidarity Network), Justice Now! The Indigenous Struggle for Human Rights in Chiapas, Mexico.
December 7: Dr. Jim Aimers (SUNY Geneseo), Maya Collapse Thoeries. 3:30 p.m.
December 11: Timothy J. Smith (Princeton University Fellow), Voting in a Time of Violence: Indifference and Being within the Indigenous Electorate of Guatemala. Note that this talk is on a Tuesday afternoon at 3:00pm in Humanities 354.
February 8: Honduran and Haitian Garment Workers Speak Out Against Sweatshop Conditions. 3pm, Humanities 354.
April 26: Charles Golden (Brandeis University), Matters of Trust: The Growth and Collapse of Classic Maya Dynastic Polities. 3pm, Humanities 190.
The Department of Anthropology, University at Albany also hosts two other lecture series: NutMeg: The Northeast Mesoamerican Epigrapy Group (contact John Justeson at
Justeson@gmail.com for information, http://www.albany.edu/ims/imsevents.html) Archaeology Institute of America Lecture Series (contact Stuart Swiny at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information).
In addition, the Anthropology Department also hosts the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, which sponsors events and activities throughout the year (http://www.albany.edu/cemhd/).
Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are Friday at 3:00.
The Institute for Mesoamerican Studies
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