Intensive thesis tutorial "Mesoamerican art and ritual"

On 3 November 2016, the thesis tutorial "Mesoamerican art and ritual" will start, intended for MA and RMA students specialising in Heritage of Indigenous Peoples and/or Archaeology of the Americas with a main interest in Mesoamerica.

This thesis tutorial is a project group realising practical exercises in iconographical interpretation (mainly of ancient Mexican pictorial manuscripts and related visual art) with methodological and theoretical discussions.

Tutor/coordinator: prof. dr. Maarten Jansen.

Start: 3 November 2016
Time: blocks 2 and 3, Thursdays 10.30 (sharp!) - 12.45 hrs in Van Steenis B209 (‘Mesoamerican Room’).

Background literature:
* Jansen, Maarten E.R.G.N. & G. Aurora Pérez Jiménez
2011    The Mixtec Pictorial Manuscripts. Time, Agency and Memory in Ancient Mexico. E.J. Brill, Leiden / Boston [especially: chapter V];
* Jansen, Maarten E.R.G.N.
2012    The Ancient Mexican Books of Time: Interpretive developments and prospects. Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 43/44: 77-94. Leiden University.


Last Modified: 04-10-2016