Dina A. Ramadan
Dina A Ramadan is Continuing Associate Professor of Human Rights & Middle Eastern Studies at Bard College and Faculty at the Center for Curatorial Studies. She teaches courses on modern and contemporary cultural production from the Middle East, as well as decolonial movements and migration. She received her PhD from the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University and was a EUME postdoctoral fellow at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien from 2013-14. She has contributed to Art Journal, Arab Studies Journal, Journal of Visual Culture, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Review of Middle East Studies and Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art and is currently completing a manuscript entitled The Education of Taste: Art, Aesthetics, and Subject Formation in Colonial Egypt (Edinburgh University Press). Her writing has also appeared in art-agenda, ArtReview, Art Papers and The Brooklyn Rail. A senior editor of Arab Studies Journal, she guest-edited the Spring 2010 themed issue on the visual arts. She is a founding member of the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey (AMCA) and is currently a member of the “Mapping Art Histories in the Arab World, Turkey & Iran” team, a project funded by the Getty Foundation.