ANN: Modernism and Islam: The case of Iraq (Seville, July 16th – 20th 2018)

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World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies

Seville, July 16th – 20th 2018

For full program: http://wocmes2018seville.org/web/images/doc/programme/final-programme.pdf

PA-114. Modernism and Islam: The case of Iraq. Sponsored by The International Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies (IACIS) in Collaboration with the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab world, Iran and Turkey (AMCA).Organised by Tareq Ismael, International Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies (IACIS) and International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES).

July 17th, 2018

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Room: 108 Grados 

Chair: Nada Shabout, University of North Texas.

Nada Shabout, University of North Texas: 'Jewad Selim: Performing continuity in art'.

Saleem Al-Bahloly, Johns Hopkins University: 'The turn to Islamic mysticism after the Ba'ath coup of 1963'.

Elizabeth Rauh, University of Michigan: 'The colored horizons of Karbala: Rafa Nasiri and contemporary printmaking in 1960s Iraq'.

Tiffany Floyd, Columbia University: 'The time of violence: Faisal Laibi Sahi’s The War, tragedy of Karbala and the aesthetic transcendence of suffering'.