American University of Beirut

Artist / Writer in Residence

​​​​An established artist/writer-in-residence program will enhance the artistic and creative literary environment for faculty and students at AUB, encouraging the development of creative ideas, visions, and practices. ​CAH will invite at least one prominent artist or writer from the region to serve in-residence for a period of two to four weeks. The residency will support the artist/writer in pursuing his/her own creative work in AUB’s thriving academic milieu. They will provide discussion sessions with students, faculty and members of the local art community by delivering a public performance/exhibition/ lecture/reading, and supervising the design and running of one intensive crash-course or workshop. The artist/writer-in-residence will open new discourse, showcase the dynamic dimension of culture, and serve as an example of the viability of careers in the arts and humanities for AUB students.

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