American Univesity of Beirut

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

    The Mu'taz and Rada Sawwaf Arabic Comics Initiative is an academic body for the study of Arabic 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 Arabic comics, promote the production, scholarship and teaching of comics, and develop and maintain a repository of Arabic comics literature. The initiative is hoped to eventually develop into an Arabic 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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