USM Art Galleries Gorham and Portland

Persian Conversations

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Carolyn Eyler
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5008
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Persian Conversations

Join Pamela Karimi and Reza Jalali for a conversation on the politics and poetics of Iranian culture reflected in the USM Art Gallery’s Persian Visions exhibition.  The conversation will be moderated by Carolyn Eyler, USM Director of Exhibitions and Programs.

Pamela Karimi is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She is the author of "Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era" (2013).

Reza Jalali is an Iranian-American educator, Coordinator of USM Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and co-host of the first Maine interfaith trip to Israel and Palestine. 

This event is organized in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. 

Visiting Artist Talk: Anne Harris

Anne Harris Redrobe

Friday, April 24 at 12 p.m.

Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham campus

Free and open to the public

Anne Harris is a figurative painter who finds her way to spectral worlds where webs of meaning, identities, lineages, and histories mesmerize rather than add up. Her presentation will include visual examples of her past and current work.

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