Friday, November 12/ 10am – 1pm EST / 6pm – 9pm AST
10 – 11:05am EST / 6 – 7:05pm AST
Amanda Boetzkes, Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, University of Guelph. Presentation title: Behind the Sun: The Theater of Oil Expenditure. Presentation followed by audience questions and moderated conversation.
11:15am – 1pm EST / 7:15 – 9pm AST
Panel presentations followed by audience questions and moderated conversation.
Elizabeth Rauh, Assistant Professor of Modern Art and Visual Cultures, American University in Cairo. Presentation title: Iridescent Modernism: The Troubling Artistic Legacy of Pearl Diving in the Persian Gulf.
Pamela Karimi, Associate Professor, Art Education, Art History and Media Studies, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Presentation title: Survival by Design: Oil Crisis, the Middle East, and the US Quest for Lunar Settlements.
Michelle Apotsos, Associate Professor of Art, Williams College. Presentation title: “The Earth is a Masjid”: Tanzania’s First Eco-Mosque as Environmental Advocate.
Nisa Ari, Beinecke Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art. Presentation title: Wasteland/Promise land/Homeland: Painting “Flora Palaestina” Before the Nakba.