American Univesity of Beirut

Roseanne Khalaf

Roseanne Saad Khalaf, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing.
Ph.D (The University of Leicester, 2001); MA (Simmons College); BA (AUB).

Roseanne Saad Khalaf is Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at the American University of Beirut (AUB). In 1998, Khalaf designed and taught the first creative writing courses at AUB. She is the author and editor of eight books, among them: Transit Beirut, a 2003 collection of literary snapshots from today’s Beirut, Hikayat: Short Stories by Lebanese Women (2006), and most recently, Arab Society and Culture (2009), and Arab Youth: Social Mobilization in Times of Risk (2011), both co-edited with Samir Khalaf.  Currently, she is conducting a narrative study on the views of Arab youth. Her experience spans creative, academic and editorial work in Lebanon as well as in the US and UK.

Courses she has taught include:

ENGL 254C-1 Beirut: Writing the City
ENGL 253   Critical Review Writing
ENGL 252   Creative Non-Fiction​
ENGL 249   Advanced Fiction
ENGL 238   Advanced Academic Writing 
ENGL 237   Advanced Non-Academic Writing
ENGL 236   Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 204   Advanced Academic English
ENGL 203   Academic English 
PPS 1         ​Narrative and Medicine in the Medical School

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