Anis Makdisi Program in Literature(AMPL)
Anis Makdisi Program 
The Anis K. Makdisi Program in Literature promotes and supports an interdisciplinary dialogue and an openness to different cultural forms and traditions in the study of literature, in keeping with the approaches elaborated in the work of Anis K. Makdisi. The aim of this transformative program is to encourage and develop literary and humanistic studies at  AUB and to foster intellectual exchange among members of different departments, their students, and visiting scholars.
News and Events 


International Workshop

in collaboration with

The Islamic Manuscript Association,

Thesaurus Islamicus, Jafet Library and CAMES

'Codicology of Islamic Manuscripts'

20-24 April 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm (Jafet Library)



in association with SOAM, CAMES

'Philistine Aesthetics'

20 April 2015 - 6:00 pm (Hostler)


International Conference

in association with CAMES, SOAM

'Social Thought &Theory in the MENA Region:

Comparative Methods in Studying

Religion & Society'

25-26 April 2015 (9am-7pm)

Issam Fares Bldg. (main auditorium)




in association with

CRVP, Red Oak, Mahdi Amel Foundation

'Marx, Mroueh, Mahdi'

5-7 May 2015 - 6.30 pm (Bathish)


Memorial Lecture

'Scripture, Poetry, and the Making of a Community:

Reading the Qur'an as a Literary Text'

Angelika Neuwirth

20 May 2015 - 6.00 pm (College Hall B1)


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