Faculty Mentoring Workshop on Art and Cultural Studies Karachi January 9 - 14, 2017


The Faculty Mentoring Workshop on Art and Cultural Studies aims at developing critical skills for faculty in the fields of visual arts. Through focusing on cultural and visual analysis, the sessions will develop an understanding of history to reflect on the current state of society with a range of perspectives on global art, architecture and urbanism.

The workshop was conducted by:

Dr. Iftikhar Dadi, Associate Professor, Department of History of Art, Cornell University, USA. Dr. Dadi is a critically acclaimed researcher on modern and contemporary art and has written and contributed towards numerous publications, some of which include; Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asia (2010), the monograph Anwar Jalal Shemza (2015) and Lines of Control (2012)

Dr. William Glover, Associate Professor at the Department of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr Glover's research interests include South Asian colonial and post-colonial urban and cultural history, social theory, and the material culture of built environments. He is the author of Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City (2008) which won the 2008 American Institute of Pakistan Studies Junior Book Award.

Dr. Kamran Asdar Ali, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Middle East Studies and Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and Director of the South Asia Institute. Dr Asdar Ali is the author of Planning the Family in Egypt: New Bodies, New Selves (2002), Surkh Salam-Communist politics and activism in Pakistan from 1947-1972 (2016) and has co-edited Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa (2008) and Comparing Cities: Middle East and South Asia (2009).

Dr. Yasufumi Nakamori, Associate Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Dr. Nakamori is currently the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s museum curator of photography and new media. Dr. Nakamori is also an associate curator at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, where he organized the exhibition “For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979” in 2016.


Maliha Naveed, Karachi

Omer Wasim, Karachi

Sadia Salim, Karachi

Uzma Noor, Karachi

Waheeda Baloch, Jamshoro

Muhammad Umer Rehman, Karachi

Mariyam Nizam, Karachi

Anushka Rustomji, Lahore

Mahwish Rasool, Karachi

Zohaib Zuby, Karachi

Amna Chaudhry, Karachi

Tazeen Hussain, Karachi

Qazi Fazli Azeem, Karachi

Muhammad Ashraf, Lahore

Faculty Mentoring Workshop 2017, Karachi

Monday, January 9, 2017 - Saturday, January 14, 2017


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