Andean Connections: Culture and Nature Through Time

Begin at the Boca Raton Museum of Art touring the immersive Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru exhibition and then spend the day exploring Andean culture at FAU:

• Keynote lecture by Peruvian archeologist, professor and author Henry Tantaleán. Delivered virtually.

• Keynote lecture by Northwestern University professor of anthropology Mary Weismantel discussing her book Playing with Things: Engaging the Moche Sex Pots. Delivered virtually.

• Music and dance performance by traditional Andean performers Kuyayky

• Panel of FAU scholars’ research on the greater Andean Region: “The Manteño Civilization of Coastal Ecuador,” Valentina Martinez; “Ancient Andes in Colonial Spanish Literature,” Michael J. Horswell; “Andean roots of 20th Century Salasacan Culture,” Rachel Corr; “Contemporary Manabi Culture,” Michael Harris.

• FAU-Smithsonian Exhibition: The Great Inka Road: Engineering and Empire. The exhibition will be on display in the Schmidt Center Gallery Public Space from Friday, Nov. 19 through Saturday, Feb. 26.

Free and open to the public. To reserve free tickets for the symposium, visit www.fauevents.com.

To purchase tickets to the exhibition and symposium, visit tinyurl.com/exhibitionandsymposium.

Lunch will be available for sale.

For symposium information, email mharris@.fau.edu. Presented by FAU’s Department of Anthropology, University Galleries and the Americas Initiative.

Saturday, January 22 at 11:00am to 4:00pm

University Theatre, FAU Boca Raton

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