Renata Holod

Professor, Department of the History of Art

Ph.D. (1972) Harvard University

Museum Experience: “From the Two Pens Line & Color in Islamic Art” guest curator at Williams College Museum of Art, October-December 2002; “Line & Letter: Studying a 16th Century Shirazi Manuscript” exhibition at Rare Book Gallery, Van Pelt Library, March-May 2005

Office Location: 
301 Jaffe Building
Phone: 
215-898-8714
Research Interests: 

Archeological and archival survey of the Island of Jerba, Tunisia; Vision & gaze in the study of the visual culture of Islamic civilization: Long term inquiry into the history of art and optics

Courses Taught: 

Introduction to the Visual Culture of the Islamic World; Islamic City: City & Its Building Ensembles