Spring 2021 Course Highlight: AH 440/779 “Art & Power in the Arab World”

This course considers the use of art and architecture as an expression of power in the Arab world, from the seventh century to the present. Beginning with the establishment of the caliphate and ending with the arts of revolution following the Arab Spring, we will investigate the shifting role of art and architecture in the quest for political dominance. Prof. Jennifer Pruitt will be teaching AH 440/779: Art & Power in the Arab World MW 2:30–3:45pm this spring 2021 semester.