Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, DC
John F. Schwaller
schwallr at selway.umt.edu
Fri Jun 23 15:27:12 UTC 2000
The Pre-Columbian Society of Washington, DC will hold a one-day seminar
"Are we Having Fun Yet? Pleasurable Activities in Ancient America"
Satuday, September 16
US Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
The scheduled speakers include:
Jeffrey Quilter, "At Work, Rest, or Play? The Question of Leisure in
Susan Today Evans, "'Mid Pleasures and Palaces: Aztec Nobles at Home and at
Jill Leslie McKeever-Furst, "Compulsory Play: The Leisure Activities of
Aztec Children and Youths"
Warren DeBoer, "Of Dice and Women: Gambling and Exchange in Native North
Karl Taube, "American Gladiators: Competitive Combat in Ancient Mesoamerica"
Justin Kerr, "A Good Times was had by all: Fun and Games among the Ancient
For further information contact the Society:
11104 Bucknell Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20902-4432
Leisure at ancientamerica.net
John Frederick Schwaller schwallr at selway.umt.edu
Associate Provost 406-243-4722
The University of Montana FAX 406-243-5937
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