American University of Beirut

Department of Fine Arts and Art History

Chairperson:Sadek, Walid
Professor:Dahdah, Farès; Sadek, Walid
Associate Professors:Esanu, Octavian
Assistant Professors:Hammond, Joseph
Senior Lecturers:Kurani, David
Garo El Khoury, Joelle; Hassoun, Lina; Raad, Joanna; Schell, Sarah Elizabeth
Abrahamian, Panos; Al-Amine, Gheith; Badran, Rayya; Bou Rjeily, Lucien; Chalabi, Fares; Dib, Mansour; Gorra, Paul; Harb, Nazha; Khcheich, Rima; Maalouf, Maya; Nader, Myrna; Sabbah, Yasmina; Youssef, Jad; Youssef, Shawki
Artist in Residence:Kahwagi, Bassam​

MA in Art History and Curating

The general requirements for graduate study can be found in the Admissions section of the catalogue.

Students are required to successfully complete 30 credit hours for graduation: 12 credits of core concentration in AHIS (AHIS 301, AHIS 311, AHIS 302, AHIS 325); 6 credits of core electives in AHIS; 6 credits of general electives; and 6 credits for the graduation thesis or exhibition.

Students who choose to specialize in Art History are required to submit a research-based argumentative art history or theory thesis for graduation. Students who specialize in Curating are required to submit a curatorial research paper and organize an exhibition in collaboration with art institutions and art spaces in Lebanon of the student’s choosing.

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