Modernism in Beirut: The Politics of Postwar Abstraction

When 24 Mar 2020
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Where Silver Center, Room 300
32 Waverly Pl
New York, NY 10003
United States

Beirut was the artistic and intellectual hub of the Arab world in the 1950s and ’60s. In this talk, Robyn Creswell, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Yale University, will situate Beiruti modernism within a wider landscape of Cold War politics, aesthetic abstraction, and Arab intellectual history.

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