"How Modern was made 'Islamic': Recruiting a category for late 20th-century architecture in the Middle East"

  • 612 Schermherhorn Hall, Columbia University


Esra Akcan, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Cornell University

This lecture is part of a series called "'Islamic' Art: Disrupting Unity and Discerning Ruptures," which addresses the historiography of the field "Islamic Art" by scoring the particular moments of ruptures that fractured its foundation.

Organized by Avinoam Shalem, Riggio Professor of the History of the Arts of Islam, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University

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Sponsored by the Department of Art History and Archaeology in collaboration with the Middle East Institute.