The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents
2017-19 Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
Art historian and curator, Carol Solomon is a 2017-2019 Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. Her research focuses on issues of postcolonial identity and the nexus of art, politics, and society in North Africa and the North African diaspora. She has published, lectured internationally, and organized numerous exhibitions, including The Third Space (2008), Mapping Identity(2010); and Memory, Place, Desire: Contemporary Art of the Maghreb and the Maghrebi Diaspora (2014). She was a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow in Morocco and Tunisia (2012-2013) and in Morocco (2016-2018). In 2009, she was one of the inaugural recipients of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize, awarded annually in Dubai to international curators and artists from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. From 2002 to 2008, she was Curator of European Art at the Mead Art Museum, Amherst College. Dr. Solomon has taught art history at McGill University, Amherst College, the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), Smith College, and Haverford College.
ORGANIZER: Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies