Anis Makdisi Program in Literature
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    Looking back at Earth: Ahead of the Apollo 11 Manned Moon Landing: Political Activism in the Wake of May 1968
    by Dr. Fawwaz Traboulsi
    April 4, 2019, 3:30pm, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs Auditorium

    ‚ÄčThe Anis Makdisi Program in Literature promotes and supports interdisciplinary dialogues with an openness to different cultural forms and traditions in the study of literature and the humanities, in keeping with the approaches elaborated in the work of the scholar Anis K. Makdisi. The aim of this transformative program is to encourage and develop literary and humanistic studies at  the American University of Beirut, and to foster intellectual exchanges among members of different departments, their students, and visiting scholars, along with outreach activities in partnership with various academic and cultural institutions in Lebanon and abroad.