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Liberal Arts

Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

A New Museum in Lebanon Raises Questions About Archaeological Looting

Abdul-Salam Subhi Taha | 31 May 2019

Experts acknowledge the “noble intentions” of the privately owned Nabu Museum north of Beirut, but a debate also simmers over items in its collection that came from Iraq.

Arts & Culture Internationalization Liberal Arts

Arab Artists at the World’s Premier Art Event: ‘Art in an Era of Lies’

Heba Elkayal | 17 May 2019

The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

An Artist Claims Her Place With Sculptural Statements

Heba Elkayal | 22 Mar 2019

The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

The British Museum Offers a Revelatory New Look at Islam and Art

Heba Elkayal | 22 Feb 2019

The institution’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery focuses on how Islam influenced the aesthetic designs of everyday objects across the Islamic world.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

A Century of Arab Art, Compressed Into a Book

Ursula Lindsey | 25 May 2018

A new volume in an acclaimed series delves into the movements and debates that shaped modern art in the Arab world.

Critical Thinking Extremism Liberal Arts

Two Caliphates Fall: Mosul Survives

Omar Mohammed | 15 Mar 2018

The Iraqi historian who reported from Mosul on the ISIS occupation tells the story of how his home city outlived both Ottoman rule and the self-styled caliphate of Da’esh.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Catalogue Reveals Pioneering Egyptian Painter’s Legacy

Ursula Lindsey | 11 Sep 2017

Mahmoud Said’s oeuvre reflects an engagement with beauty, heritage, and national identity that remains relevant today.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Liberal Arts

A Palestinian Student: Transformed by a Liberal Education

Asma' Jawabreh | 24 Apr 2015

A Palestinian student talks about her experience with liberal education.

Critical Thinking Liberal Arts Profiles

A Conversation With the New AUC Provost: Rebuilding the Basics

Sarah Lynch | 10 Oct 2014

Mahmoud El-Gamal talks about how he hopes to strengthen the core of liberal arts education at the American University in Cairo.

Critical Thinking Liberal Arts Politics

“The Greatest Adventure the Arab World Has Experienced”

Rami Khouri | 31 May 2014

At the American University of Beirut’s graduation, Rami Khouri, journalist and academic, spoke stirringly about what has happened in the last four years in the Arab world.




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