AMCA congratulates Professor Salah M. Hassan, who has been named CAA’s 2021 Annual Conference Distinguished Scholar. Dr. Hassan is the Goldwin Smith Professor of African and African Diaspora Art History and Visual Culture in the Department of Africana Studies and Research Center, as well as in the Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, and also serves as Director of the Institute for Comparative Modernities at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. Hassan is also the Director of The Africa Institute, Sharjah, UAE. Dr. Hassan’s pathbreaking work has been invaluable to the field of modern and contemporary art in the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey. Please read more about his distinguished career: https://www.collegeart.org/news/2020/11/20/2021-distinguished-scholar-salah-m-hassan/
Dr. Hassan will be featured at CAA’s Distinguished Scholar session on a panel that will include Chika Okeke-Agulu (Princeton University); Elizabeth Giorgis (University of Addis Ababa); and Iftikhar Dadi (Cornell University). The live online Q&A will be held Thursday, February 11, 2021, 10:30-11:15 am EST.