American Univesity of Beirut

The Mu'taz and Rada Sawwaf Arab Comics Initiative
  • ​About Us

    The Mu'taz and Rada Sawwaf Arab Comics Initiative is an academic body for the study of Arab Comics at the American University of Beirut under the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture. It aims to elevate and facilitate the interdisciplinary research of Arab comics, promote the production, scholarship and teaching of comics, and develop and maintain a repository of Arab comics literature. The initiative is hoped to eventually develop into an Arab Comics Center that ​would act as a hub for the study of this Arabic cultural heritage and a platform for the interdisciplinary inquiry and specialized teaching of this art form.


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