Penn Museum Scholars Lunch Lecture Series
Memory, Power And Heritage Among The Maya Of Belize
Richard M. Leventhal, Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Curator, American Section and Founder and Director of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center.
This presentation examines the nature of the past among the ancient and modern Maya of Belize. The ancient Maya site of Xunantunich will be discussed along with the connection between the ancient sites of southern Belize and the local modern Maya and the national government of Belize.
Guests are welcome to bring their lunch.