November 17 – Museums at Noon presentation

Museums at Noon presentation by Amanda Respess (PhD candidate, Anthropology and History)

“Narrative and Nationalism: Islamic Science in American Museum Practice”

This talk examines the historical context of the acquisition of Islamicate scientific objects and their inclusion in American collections and exhibitions, which have offered a variety of narrative techniques in order to assign meanings to them while on display.

November 17 at 12:00 pm, UM Museum of Art auditorium

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