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Braunstein Symposium Conference Agenda

Saturday, January 17, 2009

8:30 to 9 a.m. Registration
9 to 9:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pam Miller (College of Eastern Utah)
Fremont Figurines of Utah with a Special Emphasis on the Pilling Figurines
Kelley Hays-Gilpin (Northern Arizona University) Three Figurine Traditions in Northern Arizona and New Mexico: Gender and Gestures
11:30 a.m. to noon Break
Noon to 1 p.m. Christine VanPool (University of Missouri) Women of the Sun: Southwestern Effigies and the Cosmology of Femininity
1 to 2 p.m. Lunch — served in exhibit hall
2 to 4 p.m. Kata Faust (University of California, Riverside)
Effigy Head Vessels and Celestial Symbolism in Ancient Huastec Art and Thought
Rosemary A. Joyce (University of California, Berkeley) Patterns of Identity: Group Membership in Honduran Formative Figurines
4 to 4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Julia Hendon (Gettysburg College)
The Marriage Figurines of Western Honduras: Style, Context, and Meaning
Ann Cyphers (National Autonomous University of Mexico) Face to Face, Head to Head: Exploring the Significance of Olmec Figurines
6:30 to 8 p.m. Evening Reception

Sunday, January 18, 2009

8:30 to 11:30 a.m. John E. Clark (Brigham Young University)
Covering Their Nakedness: Early Mesoamerican Figurines and Clothing
Gerardo Gutiérrez (Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social)
An Exploration of Nahualism and an Olmec Transformation Figurine From Guerrero, Mexico
Erin Sears (University of Kentucky, Lexington) The High Road or the Low Road? Late Classic Maya Figurines Within the Alta Verapaz-Petén Regions, Guatemala
11:30 a.m. to noon Break
Noon to 1 p.m. Lisa Overholtzer (Northwestern University) Molding Materiality and Producing Place: The Life Histories of Ceramic Figurines at Postclassic Xaltocan, Mexico
1 to 2 p.m. Lunch — served in exhibit hall
2 to 3 p.m. Symposium Wrap-Up
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