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Abbey Stockstill Lecture – The Mountains and the Red City: Identity in the Landscape of Almohad Marrakesh
The Mountains and the Red City: Identity in the Landscape of Almohad Marrakesh
Abbey Stockstill Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University
Abbey Stockstill is completing her dissertation at Harvard University on The Mountains, the Mosque, and the Red City: Abd al-Mu’min and the Almohad Legacy of Marrakesh. Her interests place Marrakesh as a meeting point of the Mediterranean (both North Africa and Iberia) and Sub-Saharan Africa in the period 1000-1500, and incorporate a number of other interests, from performance and ceremonial to technological transmission.
Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5:15pm ARTS Seminar Room 333
Devotion, Space, and Authority in Early Modern Iran and Deccan India Peyvand Firouzeh, Ph.D. Cambridge University Peyvand Firouzeh received her PhD from Cambridge University in 2016. Her work links early modern Persia and India, and aims to break down the traditional distinc-tion between the Islamic and the Indic. More specifically, she looks at Sufism as an element of elite patronage that transcended this larger region, revising a longstanding idea that Sufism was antithetical to elite political ideology. She is completing…Find out more »
Building Sustainable Careers: Lesser-Known Paths
Brooke Devenney Director of Individual Giving Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Brooke Devenney, Director of Individual Giving at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), will discuss how a Master of Arts in Art History at the University of California, Riverside has benefitted her as a fundraising professional in the arts. Her presentation will focus on her experiences working at the Palm Springs Art Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and MOCA. As a lesser-known career path for art history students, fundraising can be a very rewarding way to combine a love of art history with a sustainable career in art museums.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 4:30pm in ARTS 333Find out more »
Exile involves anything that precludes a person from inhabiting or experiencing a condition of establishment. Thus, exile can be self- or externally-imposed, natural or voluntary, and come about for a wide variety of reasons such as: politics, ecology, economics, safety, ideology, sexuality, religion, or expatriation for study/work/security purposes. Although exile often has negative connotations, it can also be liberating for some individuals, particularly if they were established in a place or manner that prevented them from expressing their true selves…Find out more »
Art History Undergraduate Welcome 2018 Please RSVP by Monday October 15 to ArtHistory@ucr.eduFind out more »
Visiting Lecture – Chiara Seidl, Communication and Innovation: Alfred Stieglitz and his European Heritage
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