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Lecture: Urbanization and Daily Life at Teotihuacan
Lecture: Urbanization and Daily Life at Teotihuacan
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Second session in a three part lecture series with archeologists, art historians, and curators who have worked extensively on the site and whose artifacts can been in Teotihuacan: City of Fire, City of Fire.

David M. Carballo (Director of Archeology Program, Boston University) and Michael E. Smith (Professor of Anthropology, School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University) will each present 30-minute lectures on their research and provideinsight to the daily lives of those living at Teotihuacan.
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David M. Carballo is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Archaeology Program at Boston University. He has conducted fieldwork in Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Peru, and the US with research interests in issues such as urbanism, households, politicalorganization, and religious traditions. Recent books include Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico and Cooperation and Collective Action: Archaeological Perspectives. He is currently involved in two active research projects at Teotihuacan at Tlajingain the city's periphery and at Plaza of the Columns in the city center.

Dr. Michael E. Smith, Ph.D., is Professor of Archaeology at Arizona State University and Director of the ASU Teotihuacan Research Laboratory in Mexico. A renowned expert on the Aztecs, Mesoamerican cultures, and ancient cities, Smith has published 13 booksand over 150 scholarly articles and has directed several excavation projects in Mexico. His prize-winning book, At Home with the Aztecs: An Archaeologist Uncovers their Daily Life (2016), communicates the excitement of archaeology in Mexico for a broad audience. He is now writing, Urban Life in the Distant Past: Archaeology and Comparative Urbanism.

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