A Peruvian Inca in Emperor Shōwa's Court

In 1958, Japan undertook its first archaeological excavation outside Asia; the Scientific Expedition to Nuclear America made path-breaking contributions to scholarly understanding of the origins of civilization in Peru. On Monday, April 8 at 11:00am in the CAS Conference Room, CAS (formerly IBS 3), 1424 Broadway, Miriam Kingsberg, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of History will explore the ways in which archaeologists and the media collaborated to transform the unlikely topic of pre-Columbian history into an enduring public obsession.

April 2, 2013 • CAS Events • casevent@colorado.edu