Yael Rice received her Ph.D. in History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011, and is currently the Five College Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Art at Amherst College and Hampshire College. She specializes in the arts of Iran and South Asia, with particular interests in the arts of the book, portraiture, and depictions of dreams. This richly illustrated talk will explore how Qur'an manuscripts were made and used during the first centuries of Islam.
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.