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Mohammed Chebaa Composition. 1967. Diptych, acrylic on canvas. 59 1/16 × 78" (150 × 200 cm). Fondation Nationale des Musées du Maroc

Middle Eastern Studies Program Presents

Friday, April 6, 2018
Found in Translation: Archiving Modern Arab Art
Olin LC 118
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sarah Rogers and Dina Ramadan
10:00 am – 11:30 am      Session I: Viewing the Exhibition                                    
11:30 am – 1:00 pm        Session II: Accounting for the June 1967 War
In these workshops students will be reading and discussing primary documents in translation, in relation to artistic production from the period. Primary documents will include exhibition guest-book entries from the early 1930s, exhibition reviews from the 1950s, and an artistic manifesto written in response to the June 1967 Wa, as well as artists’ interviews and roundtables. All readings will be in English and will be sent to students in advance.
Students can participate in one or both workshops. Please register by emailing Dina Ramadan and state which session you wish to join.
This event is cosponsored by the Center for Curatorial Studies, the Human Rights Project, and the Art History program.

For more information, call 845-758-6822, or e-mail

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Olin LC 118