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Ancient Nights Trilogy

After Dark

The Nocturnal Urban Landscape and Lightscape of Ancient Cities

Ancient Maya Nights, Anthropology News

Nancy Gonlin's article, Ancient Maya Nights, is featured in the November/December 2022 issue of Anthropology NewsAfter Dark”.

Archaeology of the Night

Life After Dark in the Ancient World

Nancy Gonlin on Nocturne

Nancy Gonlin, coeditor of all three books in the Ancient Nights Trilogy (Archaeology of the Night, Night and Darkness in Ancient Mesoamerica, and After Dark) was a featured guest on Nocturne- a hybrid form of audio storytelling that blends elements of documentary, fiction and sound-art produced by Vanessa Lowe.

Nightways, by Vanessa Lowe on May 22, 2023. Until fairly recently, there was no distinct focus on the archeology of the night. Lacking a specific nighttime lens through which to view relics from the past, archeologists had been missing an opportunity to capture a whole complete portrait of ancient people’s lives. It was kind of like painting a picture and filling in only half the canvas.

Nights of Yore: Life After Dark in the Ancient World

Nights of Yore: Life After Dark in the Ancient World. Wednesday, April 3, 2024 11 am PDT | 12 pm MDT | 1 pm CST | 2 pm EDT | 7 pm BST | 20h CEST

Join UPC authors Nan Gonlin, April Nowell and Eva Baxter for "Nights of Yore: Life After Dark in the Ancient World," a free and live one-hour web panel from 24HourNation! April 3, noon Mountain Time: register here

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