American University of Beirut

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The Rada & Mutaz Sawaf Center for Arab Comics Studies at The American University of Beirut

cordially invites you to the Annual Comics Symposium

DRAWING INVISIBLE LINES AND HISTORICAL TIMELINES

with international & regional speakers
Paul Gravett | Powerpaola | Ganzeer |Georges Khoury (Jad) | Dr. Eszter Szep

April Friday 28th 2023 | 1:00 - 5:00 pm
at the Architecture & Design Lecture Hall
Dar al Handasa Architecture & Design Building ,  AUB
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LINA GHAIBEH
Founding Director, the Rada & Mutaz Sawaf Center for Arab Comics Studies at the American University of Beirut
Associate Professor, Architecture and Graphic Design Department, MSFEA, AUB
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PAUL GRAVETT | UK
Author & Historian Specializing in International Comics Art
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GANZEER | Egypt
Artist, Author and Designer
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GEORGES KHOURY (JAD) | Lebanon
Comics Artist and Critic
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POWER PAOLA | Columbia/lives in Argentina
Artist, cartoonist and illustrator
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EZSTER SZEP | Hungary
Comics scholar, educator, and curator
Title of talk: Comics and the Body​

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The annual symposium serves as a gathering point for the comics and scholarly community at large, with the goal of promoting the study and analysis of comics from the region, expanding the debate surrounding the language of this medium distinct to this area and to encourage the publication of artistic and scholarly works on comics. The symposium gathers international and regional academics and researchers from various disciplines, as well as acclaimed comics and graphic artists and practitioners in the field, in addition to faculty, students and comics enthusiasts.​​​​

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