Rose Muravchick, a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Graduate Assistant at Penn’s Center for Ancient Studies specializes in the study of Islamic textile arts. She will discuss the pervasive presence of decorative textiles within the visual culture of the Islamic world and beyond.
Part of the Arts and Islamic Culture Lecture Series. This lecture series will offer a multifaceted view of the arts in Islamic culture, illustrating the wide range of Islamic art and architecture, and the understanding of visual imagery in diverse Muslim contexts.
Penn Museum's International Classroom Program is proud to partner with Camden County College's Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility, The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) and the Penn Middle East Center in offering this program.
Free and open to the public. Course Number: IDY-209-68.