DAVID ROXBURGH at Seattle University
Saturday University Islam Across Asia: Art Practices/Cultural Politics Lecture Series, presented by the GARDNER CENTER FOR ASIAN ART AND IDEAS, in partnership with the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON JACKSON SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, SEATTLE UNIVERSITY and ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY.
This morning the new year’s Saturday University morning lecture series with a timely theme, in a new location, owing to renovation of the Seattle Asian Art Museum, continues. Piggott Auditorium in Piggott Hall on the very central Seattle University campus is the locale for this spring’s lecture series featuring scholars, artists, and others who will discuss aspects of Islam’s central role and presence in Asian art and culture. Today’s speaker is David Roxburgh, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal professor of Islamic art history at Harvard. His lecture subject is “Master Calligrapher Sultan ‘Ali Mashhadi: The Art and Culture of Herat in the late 15th Century.”
Please see www.seattleartmuseum.org or call 206.654.3210 for information on series and individual lecture tickets and their purchase. Piggott Auditorium is centrally located on the Seattle University campus, 901 -12th Avenue.