In the wake of the white-supremacist terrorism of August 11-13, we wish to highlight and paraphrase some of the comments of Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts and Sciences:
Be assured that the Art Department remains a space where all can pursue the dialogue that counters the lies of racism, anti-semitism, homophobia, and nativism.
We are prepared to stand up for and support those who have been singled out as targets for hatred. The courage of free thought opposing cowardice and bigotry endures and persists here despite violence.



Publications

Everyday Luxuries: Art and Objects in Ottoman Constantinople, 1600-1800 in conjunction with the National Museums of Berlin and the Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence, (Berlin and Dortmund: National Museums and Verlag Kettler).

Review, The Bazaar and the Islamic City, ed. Ibrahim Gharipour (Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2012), International Journal of Turkish Studies, 21, 2015, pp. 148-50.

"A Material Culture: Ottoman Velvets and their Owners, 1600-1750," Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World, 31, 2014, pp. 151-72.

"Ottoman Hil'at: Between Commodity and Charisma," in Frontiers of the Ottoman Imagination: Festschrift for Rhoads Murphey, ed. Marios Hadjianastasios, 2014 (Leiden and Boston: Brill), pp. 111-38.

"Ottoman Velvets circa 1730: Quality and Market Demand," Shangri La Working Papers in Islamic Art, 4, 2012, (Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art), pp. 1-31.

"The Historiography of Ottoman Velvets, 2011-1572: Scholars, Consumers, Producers," Journal of Art Historiography (Special Edition on Islamic Art), 6, June 2012, pp. 1-25.

"Little-Known Ottoman Block-printed Textiles in the Oxford Ashmolean Museum," 13th Annual International Congress of Turkish Art, eds Géza Dávid and Ibolya Gerelyes, 2010 (Budapest: National Museum of Hungary), pp. 593-608.

"The Localisation of the Global: Ottoman Silk and Silk Weaving, 1600-1790," in Threads of Global Desire: Silk in the Pre-modern World, eds Luca Molà and Dagmar Schäfer, forthcoming late 2016 (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

"Ali Paşa and his Stuff: An Ottoman Household in the Capital and the Provinces," in Ottoman Consumption Studies, Global and Local: In Memory of Donald Quataert, eds Suriaya Faroqhi and Elif Akçetin, forthcoming late 2016 (Leiden and Boston: Brill).

"Consuming in the City: Goods, Services, and Leisure for Sale," in Early Modern Istanbul, eds Çiğdem Kafescioğlu and Shirine Hamadeh, Brill Companions to European History, forthcoming 2017.