Middle East Studies

Pamela Karimi

Professor of History of Art and Architecture, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Pamela Karimi is a Professor of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She is the author of Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran and Alternative Iran: Contemporary Art and Critical Spatial Practice. Since the onset of the 'Woman, Life, Freedom' uprising, Karimi has written numerous articles underscoring the pivotal role of art in the movement. She is now completing a book about the impact of art on the women's liberation movement in Iran. This presentation and discussion draws from this ongoing research, while also marking the anniversary of the uprising in September 2022.