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A Minority Report: Daughter Preference, Matriliny, and Ethnicity in Southwest China at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

January 26, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
China is often characterized as strongly patriarchal, with strong preferences for sons and extremely male-biased sex ratios. Yet China is also home to a diverse group of ethnic minorities who vary in kinship and in preferences, the Mosuo (Na) of Southwest China dubbed ‘China’s last matrilineal’ society and as the world’s ‘only society without fathers or husbands’. See More
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A Minority Report: Daughter Preference, Matriliny, and Ethnicity in Southwest China by Siobhán M. Mattison at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

January 26, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
China is often characterized as strongly patriarchal, with strong preferences for sons and extremely male-biased sex ratios. Yet China is also home to a diverse group of ethnic minorities who vary in kinship and in preferences, the Mosuo (Na) of Southwest China dubbed ‘China’s last matrilineal’ society and as the world’s ‘only society without fathers or husbands’.See More
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Cross Currents: China Exports and the World Responds at Maxwell Museum 500 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131, United States

September 30, 2016 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Many things we use every day, from coffee mugs to iPhones, come from China. The pattern began more than 2,000 years ago, when the Han dynasty promoted the “Silk Road” through central Asia. Cross Currents: China Exports and the World Responds, follows “China’s” trade routes from Asiatic long-distance sea in the first millennium to European nobility of the 13th and 20th century Los Angeles. The exhibition highlights China’s porcelain exports and marketing savvy, responding to heightened interest…See More
Sep 23, 2016
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Passport to People: Silk Road Journey Through China! at Maxwell Museum 500 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131, United States

September 24, 2016 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Strap on your walking shoes and load up the camels; we're going to China!  Join us for an exploration of China, past and present.   Ever wonder why we call our dishes "China," what Chinese writing means, and how shadow puppets work?  We'll explore the Earth, Fire, and Life exhibition, try Chinese calligraphy, put on shadow…See More
Sep 16, 2016
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Global Culture and Ceramics By: Sin-ying Ho at Maxwell Museum

September 15, 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
Contemporary artist Sin-ying Ho will give a gallery talk: Global Culture and Ceramic Art, Thursday, September 15 at 4pm. See “Temptation” a search for bliss, delight, and content on display in the Earth, Fire, & Life exhibition. “Temptation” combines hand painted cobalt pigment, traditional Chinese Flowers painting and the silhouettes of Adam and Eve covered with symbols, signs, and language of the free market. …See More
Sep 7, 2016
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Global Culture and Ceramics By: Sin-ying Ho at Maxwell Museum

September 15, 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
Contemporary artist Sin-ying Ho will give a gallery talk: Global Culture and Ceramic Art, Thursday, September 15 at 4pm. See “Temptation” a search for bliss, delight, and content on display in the Earth, Fire, & Life exhibition. “Temptation” combines hand painted cobalt pigment, traditional Chinese Flowers painting and the silhouettes of Adam and Eve covered with symbols, signs, and language of the free market. …See More
Sep 7, 2016
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Ancestors Lecture: “The Red Lady of El Mirón Cave”: 19,000 year-old Magdalenian Burial in Northern S at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology University of New Mexico

January 28, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Nearing the conclusion of two decades of excavation in El Mirón Cave in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain, Lawrence Guy Straus, his colleague Manuel González Morales and their students discovered the partial skeleton of an adult woman.  Named the “Red Lady of El Mirón Cave”, her body and bones as well as the burial layer sediments were carefully coated with red ochre that contained sparkling hematite crystals. The Red Lady was 35 to 40 years old, of average stature, apparently healthy and…See More
Jan 8, 2016
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"“The Red Lady of El Mirón Cave”: 19,000 year-old Magdalenian Burial in Northern Spain by Lawrence Guy Straus, Jan. 28, 7:30 at the Maxwell"
Jan 8, 2016

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UNM Campus, Albuquerque, NM
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The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, the oldest public museum in Albuquerque (established in 1932 by Edgar Lee Hewett himself!) and the only museum in the state dedicated to the whole of human history and the human cultural experience.
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Anthropology
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http://www.unm.edu/~Maxwell/
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