Virtual Lecture | Mediating the “Islamic” in Contemporary Art (Part 3 of 3)
The MFAH presents a three-part series of lectures on the arts and cultures of the Ancient Near East and Islamic lands. Specialists from the field of Islamic art give talks on pre-Islamic, early Islamic, and later Islamic periods.
“Mediating the ‘Islamic’ in Contemporary Art: A Reflection on Terminology and New Encounters”
(Part 3 of 3) Speaker: Nada Shabout, professor of art history and coordinator of the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Initiative at the University of North Texas in Denton.
Live via Zoom / Saturday, May 15, 2021
This lecture receives generous funding from the Levant Foundation and the Humanities Research Center at Rice University, in partnership with Art of the Islamic Worlds at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.