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Changing paradigms in Maya archaeology to be discussed at Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture; Photos of India on display

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

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Media Contact: Sue Stevens

ARLINGTON - Dr. Arlen Chase, Pegasus Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida, will present “25 Years of Research at Caracol, Belize: Changing Paradigms in Maya Anthropology” at the Ben and Trudy Termini Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture 2008 at The University of Texas at Arlington. Chase will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the auditorium of the School of Architecture, 601 W. Nedderman Drive.

The lecture will be preceded by a wine and cheese reception at 6 p.m. in the foyer. The event is free and open to the public.The India Photo Exhibit will be on display in the Architecture Gallery during the reception. The exhibit is a series of photographs taken by Robert Arnett during his travels through India. Arnett presented a slide presentation of his work at UT Arlington in December 2006 and later received grants from Sathya and Nandini Rangaswamy of Frisco and the Indian American EducationFoundation in Seattle enabling the donation of the photo exhibit to the anthropology program. Visit for more information on Arnett’s work.

The exhibit will be on display from April 2–18. The Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture is sponsored by Drs. Ben and Trudy Termini, the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Anthropology Club and the UT Arlington chapter of Lambda Alpha. Call (817) 272-2661 for more information. A map is available at


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