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Program Information

Program name: Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica: the Olmecs, Zapotecs, Mayans and Aztecs of Mexico and Central America
Program category: History
Media- Photography
Multicultural- Native American
Program length: one hour
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: 30-40
Program description: Long before the arrival of the Europeans, the native peoples of the Americas created impressive urban civilizations characterized by such advancements as the invention of writing and mathematics, a calendar system very different from the western Gregorian calendar, the construction of huge cities replete with massive temples and pyramids, complex political states, and a pantheon of gods often thirsty for human blood and sacrifice. Anthropologist-Photographer Barry Kass' excellent photographs and descriptions will take the audience on a journey of exploration to the ancient Mesoamerican civilizations of the Olmecs, Zapotecs, Mayans and the Aztecs. We will visit such famous sites as Chichen Itza, Palenque, and Teotihucan in Mexico, Copan in Honduras, Altun Ha in Belize, and Tikal in Guatemala.
Space/special requirements: Presentation room and screen.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: I am willing to meet the budget requirements of the host institution, within the fee range indicated above.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Southeastern
Program last updated: 01/19/2013
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: Anthropologist and Photographer Barry Kass
Performer name: Barry Kass
Phone: 845 733-1830
Mailing address: S. U. N. Y. Orange, Dept. of Behavioral Sciences, 115 South St., Middletown, NY 10940
Middletown, NY 10940
E-mail address: barry.kass@sunyorange.edu
Website: http://www.imagesofanthropology.com
   
Previous appearances at: New City Library, Suffern Library, Patterson Library, Greenwood Lake Library, Alfred Wisner Library in Warwick
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016

 

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