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Guest Lecture: "Cosmos and Rulership Materialized at the Pyramids of Teotihuacan", by Saburo Sugiyama

December 2, 2017, 10:00 am11:00 am
Teotihuacan photos courtesy of Saburo Sugiyama

Images courtesy of Saburo Sugiyama

Koret Auditorium

Saburo Sugiyama is currently Professor of Aichi Prefectural University in Japan, and also serves as Research Professor for Arizona State University. He carried out  intensive research at the Feathered Serpent Pyramid, the Moon Pyramid, the Sun Pyramid, and, currently, the Plaza of the Columns complex at Teotihuacan, as well as Maya cities like Palenque, Becan, Cacaxtla and several sites in Guerrero, in addition to the Major Temple of the Aztec Kingdom. He has published more than 100 books or articles in journals and received several awards and honors including the "H.B. Nicholson Award for Excellence in Mesoamerican Studies," from Moses Mesoamerican Archive and the Peabody Museum of Harvard University; a Research Award from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; and “Commendation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs” from the Japanese government. His research interests include Mesoamerican urbanism, monuments, symbolism, and, recently, theories of Cognitive Archaeology.

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This program is free after museum general admission.


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