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

Author: 
Kareem Estefan, Carin Kuoni, Laura Raicovich, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Wolff

Wolff on Estefan and Kuoni and Raicovich, 'Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production'

Kareem Estefan, Carin Kuoni, Laura Raicovich, eds. Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production. New York: OR Books, 2017. 273 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-944869-43-4.

Reviewed by Rebecca Wolff (UCLA) Published on H-AMCA (March, 2018) Commissioned by Alessandra Amin (UCLA)

CFP: AMCA Sponsored Session at CAA 2019 (15 April 2018)

The Association for Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey (AMCA) may sponsor a session at next year’s CAA Annual Conference, to be held in New York City, February 13-16, 2019. We are currently seeking session proposals from our members. Proposals are encouraged for Complete Sessions (which include the individual presenters/papers), though this is not necessary.

ANN: Interview with Sarah C. Johnson, winner of the 2018 Rhonda A. Saad Prize, by Sarah Rogers

Dear AMCA Members, 

Please find an interview with Sarah Johnson, winner of the 2018 Rhonda A. Saad Prize, conducted by Sarah Rogers on AMCA's website. Sarah discusses her research and winning paper, entitled “Impure Time: Archaeology, Hafidh Druby (1914-1991), and the persistence of representational art in mid-twentieth century Iraq (1940-1980).” The link to Sarah's interview may be found at: http://amcainternational.org/interview-with-sarah-johnson/. 

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