TALK: Community, Royalty, and Artistry in Ancient Mexico

An upcoming lecture at Sewanee on September 26: This presentation will describe the role of artists in ancient Mexico from the earliest known societies to the sumptuous courtly arts of thriving city-states such as those of the Maya and the Aztec. Archaeologists see only traces of most ancient villages that were teeming with life across the landscapeContinue reading “TALK: Community, Royalty, and Artistry in Ancient Mexico”

BOOK: Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics – May 2017

My book will come out in 2017 with Cambridge University Press. Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics ISBN: 9781107145375 From the Press: Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics highlights the dramatic changes in the relationship of ancient Maya peoples to the landscape and to each other in the Preclassic period (c.2000Continue reading “BOOK: Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics – May 2017”