Uzma Z. Rizvi is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Urban Studies in the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Rizvi's work spans topics of Archaeology, Anthropology, Urban Studies, and Critical and Visual Studies. In this talk she will be looking at contemporary Iraq and the effects of war on a contemporary city landscape, reformulating the ways in which we understand the construction of national heritage.
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.