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