Lecturer Takes a Closer Look at Islamic Art

The University of Texas at Arlington welcomes Michael Barry, lecturer in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University, for the UT Arlington Department of Art and Art History’s Islamic Art and Culture Forum Nov. 3.

The forum begins at 6 p.m. in the School of Architecture, Auditorium 204, 601 W. Nedderman Drive. The event is free and open to the public.

Barry will share the significance of royal symbols including crowns and scepters, and thrones guarded by twin heraldic beasts like lions or dragons. He will discuss the importance of these symbols to several imperial powers across multiple time periods.

READ MORE at www.uta.edu.

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