PAMELA KARIMI: Biography
Pamela Karimi is Assistant Professor of Art History. She earned her PhD in history and theory of art and architecture from MIT in 2009. Her primary field of research is art, architecture, and visual culture of the modern Middle East. In addition to teaching classes related to her area of research, she offers courses on contemporary visual culture, gender and architecture, and methods and theories of art history. Before joining the Art History faculty at UMass Dartmouth, Dr. Karimi taught at Brandeis University, NYU, Wellesley College, and Lawrenceville School. Her articles, reviews, and interviews have appeared in Persica, Perspecta, International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, The Art Journal, Thresholds, Bidoun, The Arab Studies Journal, CAA Reviews, and The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. A recipient of fellowships from the American Council of University Women, Social Science Research Council, and the American Council of Learned Societies, Karimi is now preparing her first monograph Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era (Routledge, 2013). Professor Karimi is the editor of H-AMCA, the online network of the Association of Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey and serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.
- Modern and contemporary art and theory | Art and architecture of the Middle East (7th c.-21st c.) | Gender and visual culture.
- Survey of Islamic Art and Architecture
- Studies in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture
- Gender, Domesticity, and Consumer Culture in Contemporary Art
- Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Art
- Theory and Method of Art History
- Iranian Cinema