H-AMCA is a network devoted to the study of modern and contemporary art from the Arab world, Iran, and Turkey. We aim to create a network of interested scholars and organizations to enable historians and other scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests, and to promote scholarly cooperation between both persons and organizations.

Recent Content

ANN: The Substantial Motion Research Network

The Substantial Motion Research Network is delighted to make our existence known to the public.

We are an international network of artists and scholars interested in cross-cultural exploration of digital media and philosophy. We come together around shared interests in media archaeology, non-Western aesthetics for media art, international contemporary art, media theory, and connections between Islamic and Western art and philosophy.

ANN: AMCA Panel at CAA 2019 (13 Feb, 10:30am-12pm)

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