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FedEx Global Education Center Room 2008

September 2012

Ancient and Living Maya Through the Photographic Lens

September 18, 2012 @ 12:00 am - December 14, 2012 @ 11:55 pm

Exhibition Reception: October 26, 2012 | 5:30 p.m. This exhibition includes twenty large photographic images of Maya peoples and sites taken by National Geographic staff members while on assignment. Dating from the 1950s through the 1980s, the photographs are from the collection of George E. Stuart (UNC Ph.D. 1975), former National Geographic archaeologist. Lowland and highland Maya garments and textiles from the same period are also part of the display. This exhibition is hosted in conjunction with the “13 Bak’tun:…

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January 2016

Lives in Transit: Economies of Intimacy, Violence and Care along Central American Migrant Routes in Mexico with Wendy Vogt – Cultural Anthropologist and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

January 21, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Wendy Vogt is a cultural anthropologist whose research addresses the intersections between migration, violence and human rights in Latin America and the United States. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and affiliate faculty member in Global and International Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Her most recent publications include articles in American Ethnologist and Antipode and she is currently preparing a book manuscript based on her long-term research with Central American transit migrants and humanitarian aid shelters in…

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