AMCA Panel at CAA 2019 | AMCA | Association for Modern + Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran + Turkey

AMCA Panel at CAA 2019

The Artist and the Allegory: Locating “the Feminine” in Modern Arab Art


Wednesday, February 13, 2019: 10:30am-12:00pm
New York Hilton Midtown – 2nd Floor – Bryant Suite


Panel Chairs: Alessandra Amin, PhD Candidate, Department of Art History, UCLA and Nisa Ari, PhD Candidate, Department of the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art and Architecture, MIT
Panel Discussant: Dr. Jessica Gerschultz, Assistant Professor, Department of African and African-American Studies, University of Kansas


Two Arab Female Photographers in Conversation: Karimeh Abboud in Palestine and Marie el-Khazen in Lebanon
Yasmine Nachabe Taan, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Lebanese American University


Beyond Umm Al-Dunya: New Representations of Fellaha Women in Egyptian Modern Art
Sarah Dwider, PhD Student, Department of Art History, Northwestern University


Love in the Time of Arafat: Sexuality and Political Engagement in Prewar Beirut
Alessandra Amin, PhD Candidate, Department of Art History, UCLA