Welcome to American University of Beirut's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research. CASAR is dedicated to increasing international understanding primarily by increasing knowledge of the United States in the Middle East. CASAR pursues this goal through interdisciplinary teaching and research in American Studies -- focusing through a broad range of issues including the historical, cultural, and political issues -- and through outreach efforts such as conferences and public lectures. The Center's efforts are continuously evolving. It currently offers a Minor in American Studies and a MA in Transnational American Studies. For more information about CASAR and its activities, please select one of the categories on the left.
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CASAR has concluded its event for Academic year 2016-2017. We will begin a new lecture series starting September 2017.
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American University of Beirut / CASARPO Box: 11-0236 Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon
Tel: (961)1 374374, ext 4195
Fax: (961)1 744461