New Maya Perspectives

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Start:
October 25, 2012 @ 5:30 pm
End:
October 25, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Contact:
UNC Global
Phone:
+1.919.962.0299
ingrid.smith@unc.edu
Venue:
Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone:
+1.919.962.3765
Address:
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200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Victor Montejo

Internationally recognized author Victor Montejo addresses the role of native scholars and activists in the renewal of the Maya world, by exploring Maya cycles of time through a native exegesis of the sacred Ki’che’ text the Popol Vuh.

A reception and viewing of the exhibition Ancient and Living Maya in the 19th and 20th Centuries: Archaeological Discovery, Literary Voice and Political Struggle precede the lecture, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

This is the keynote lecture for the symposium “13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012.”

Montejo (Maya Pop’ti, Guatemala) is Emeritus Professor of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis.

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Multimedia
Video: New Maya Perspectives with Victor Montejo
Poster: 13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012
Photos: Keynote Lecture

Resources
Symposium Website
News Article
: UNC Global News (August 2012)
News Article: UNC News Services (September 2012)

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