|Film Description:||Annual Maya Symposium - Joanne Baron|
Voices of the Past: Maya Research Today
Scholars, first-time visitors, enthusiasts, and lovers of all things Maya are invited to take part in a full day of special Maya-related programming. Guests hear from experts, including Curator Richard Leventhal and Associate Curator and Keeper Simon Martin, one of the world's leading scholars on ancient Maya glyph writing—both of the Penn Museum's American Section—as well as scholars and students specializing in a variety of pre-Columbian disciplines. Topics of discussion range from ancient environmental issues, to historic excavation sites, to the future of Maya heritage.
Join us on first Wednesdays at 6:00 pm from October 2021 through June 2022 for our "Great Revolutionaries" lecture series.