Casualties of Heritage Distancing: Children, Ch’orti’ Indigeneity, and the Copán Archaeoscape

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Start:
March 25, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
End:
March 25, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Greenlaw Hall, Donovan Lounge
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Chapel Hill , 27514 United States
Professor Patricia A. McAnany

Professor Patricia A. McAnany

Professor Patricia A. McAnany of the anthropology department and Shoshaunna Parks, the co-director of the Maya Area Cultural Heritage Initiative in the research labs of archaeology at UNC-Chapel Hill will give a lecture called “Casualties of Heritage Distancing: Children, Ch’orti’ Indigeneity, and the Copán Archaeoscape.”

Kenan Eminent Professor of Anthropology, McAnany is a Maya archaeologist who has conducted field research and cultural heritage programs throughout the Maya region. Her professional interests include the intersection of ritual and economy, ancestor veneration, the creation and abandonment of place, and the cross threading of cultural heritage with indigenous identities. She founded the Maya Area Cultural Heritage Initiative and co-founded InHerit: Indigenous Heritage Passed to Present.

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