This month, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM hosts a variety free events open to the public. The world–renowned Maxwell Museum analyzes the history of humankind and its many cultures with an emphasis on Southwestern history.
Friday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. the museum hosts “Mexico at the Hour of Combat: Sabino Osuna’s photographs of the Mexican Revolution.” The exhibit contains Osuna’s collection of 427 glass negatives depicting the Mexican Revolution from 1910 to 1914.
The Journal of Anthropological Research will host a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 in room 163 titled Hard Times in Dry Lands: Apocalypse in the Ancient Southwest or Business as Usual.” Debra Martin, Lincy professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, will present the fall 2015 JAR lecture.”
In addition, the lecture will include a specialized seminar on Friday, Sept. 25, at 12 p.m. in room 248 titled “Bodies as Battlefields: Culturally-Sanctioned and Gendered Forms of Violence in Ancient America.” This seminar explores violence against women as an institutionalized from of social control.
Maxwell hosts a symposium on Friday, Sept. 25, from 1:30 to 6 p.m., called “Talkin’ Bout a Revolution: The Mexican Revolution outside of a national context.” The event will include a panel discussion by Mexico scholars with keynote speakers Leila Dueñas-Flores and Carol Y. Vigil.
To learn more about the Maxwell Museum and its upcoming events, visit the website: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.