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March 2015
Enrique Lamadrid in Okinawa Colloquium
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 12:00 pm, Free Las Morismas de Santiago y San Juan: Conquest, Re-Conquest, De-Conquest in Choreographic Cultural Memory in the Americas Enrique Lamadrid, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Spanish, University of New Mexico For five centuries, the native and mestizo peoples of the Americas have dramatized their political and cultural struggles in festival and ritual display. Utilizing victory and morality plays, ritual dance, and even contemporary fiesta parades, the Indo-Hispanic peoples contribute to a global conversation about the limits of empire in our own times.
April 2015
Patricia Crown Colloquium
Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:00 pm, Free A Tale of Two Species: How Chocolate and Macaws became Prestige Items in Mesoamerica, the American Southwest, and Europe Patricia Crown, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of New Mexico Far from their tropical home of Mesoamerica, chocolate and macaws spread through Europe, becoming status symbols of the European elite. How did a plant and a bird become prestige items in so many different cultures?
Psychology of Patriarchy Colloquium
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 12:00 pm, Free Understanding Patriarchal Beliefs and Practices Cross-Culturally: Advanced Seminar Chairs Holly Mathews, Chair, Professor, Department of Anthropology, East Carolina University; Adriana Manago, Chair, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Western Washington University How do patriarchal beliefs and practices take hold psychologically across a range of societies and what are the reasons women sometimes adhere or accommodate to ideologies that oppress and disenfranchise them while at other times they resist and subvert them?

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