Beyond Machu Pichu

Anthropology Museum to present Peruvian art, dance, music during free April 27 performance

Experience the music and dance traditions of Peru during a free performance scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Conexión Comunidad, 637 N. 11th St. in DeKalb. The Peruvian Folk Dance Center of Chicago will perform traditional dances in concert with

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Part of a map of the Andes Mountains

Archaeologists to gather this weekend at NIU for forum on Andean, Amazonian ethnohistory

NIU will host the 41st annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory this weekend. The meeting will take place Saturday, Feb. 23, and Sunday, Feb. 24, in Cole Hall, recently remodeled to include the NIU Anthropology Museum. In conjunction

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Bronze drum (Burma/Mayanmar), NIU Burma Art Collection

‘Music for the Divine’ spotlights traditions, musical instruments of Burma, Buddhists

As a part of the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Southeast Asian Exhibition Suite, “Music for the Divine” showcases Burmese traditions and musical instruments ranging from those used in Buddhist rituals, traditional royal court ceremonies and contemporary multi-ethnic expressions. This exhibition will run

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NIU will host international workshop on models of nature in primary food producers worldwide

NIU will host a two-day international workshop early next month examining the cultural models of nature and the environment held by primary food producers worldwide. Department of Anthropology professor Giovanni Bennardo, organizer of the event, said results of the workshop will be

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