NEH logo
[Return to Query]

Products for Grant EH-50442-14

EH-50442-14
The Alhambra and Spain's Islamic Past
D. Ruggles, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=EH-50442-14

The Alhambra and Its Gardens: Reflections of the Past (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: The Alhambra and Its Gardens: Reflections of the Past
Abstract: Museum lecture on the Alhambra palace and its gardens, to accompany an exhibition on the same theme.
Author: D. Fairchild Ruggles
Date: 08/10/2016
Location: Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Beyond Vision: Embodied Senses in Islamic Gardens (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Beyond Vision: Embodied Senses in Islamic Gardens
Abstract: The talk -- the Norman and Roselea Goldberg Lecture in the Department of History of Art -- explored the sensory perception and ephemerality of the gardens of Islamic Spain as discernible in poetry, painting, and the gardens themselves.
Author: D. Fairchiuld Ruggles
Date: 03/31/2016
Location: Vanderbilt University, Nashville

Water and the Transformation of the Early Islamic Landscape (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Water and the Transformation of the Early Islamic Landscape
Abstract: Delivered for the Environment, Ecology and Islam series, the lecture explained how early Islamic gardens emerged from environmental conditions that demanded careful management of water.
Author: D. Fairchild Ruggles
Date: 04/01/2016
Location: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Sound and Scent in Andalusian Gardens (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Sound and Scent in Andalusian Gardens
Abstract: Delivered for the Al-Bustan series "Words Adorned," this was a lecture about the senses in Andalusian gardens, specifically the ephemeral senses of sound and scent, as recorded in words in poetry and in images in a very few manuscripts and objects, and of course in the remaining gardens at the Alhambra, Madinat al-Zahra, and the Mosque of Cordoba.
Author: D. Fairchild Ruggles
Date: 11/03/2016
Location: Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Celebrating Islam in the Architectural Monuments of Modern Spain (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Celebrating Islam in the Architectural Monuments of Modern Spain
Abstract: An examination of how modern stewards of cultural heritage care for and interpret monuments of the past--specifically the Great Mosque of Cordoba and the Alhambra Palace in Spain.
Author: D. Fairchild Ruggles
Date: 01/06/2016
Location: University of Education, Bandung, Indonesia


Permalink: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/products.aspx?gn=EH-50442-14