HIAA Online Workshop: Applying for Academic Jobs
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Hala Auji recently joined Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts in Richmond as the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair for Islamic Art. Previously she was at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Her research explores the visual dimensions of modernity in the eastern Mediterranean, including print culture, book history, and museum practices. She is the author of Printing Arab Modernity: Book Culture and the American Press in Nineteenth Century Beirut (Brill, 2016), and currently serves as the HIAA Board's International Representative.
Finbarr Barry Flood is director of Silsila: Center for Material Histories and William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities at the Institute of Fine Arts and Department of Art History, New York University. His most recent publications include Technologies de dévotion dans les arts de l’islam: pèlerins, reliques, copies (Musée du Louvre/Hazan, 2019) and Archives of Flotsam – Objects and Early Globalism, co-written with Beate Fricke, University of Bern, to be published by Princeton University Press.
Marcus Milwright is professor and department chair in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies, University of Victoria. He has created the Crafts of Syria and Crafts of Iraq websites. His books include: Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology (Edinburgh, 2017); and The Queen of Sheba’s Gift: A History of the True Balsam of Matarea (Edinburgh, 2021).