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VIRTUAL - The Obsidian Mirror: Literature and Archaeology in Mexico
October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
This is an online event, MA.
Sponsored by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Mexican authors Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, José Emilio Pacheco, Salvador Novo, Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, and Rosario Castellanos, among others, have sought to use language to explore and recover the links between Mexico’s Indigenous peoples and its contemporary society. Focusing on Mexico’s pre-Hispanic past, author and journalist Juan Villoro will explore the intimate and evocative relationships among literature, archaeology, and culture.
Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, the Harvard Divinity School, the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.