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dc.contributor Mejcher-Atassi, Sonja
dc.contributor Majzoub, Raafat
dc.contributor Roush, Paula
dc.contributor Auji, Hala
dc.contributor AbiFares, Huda Smitshuijzen
dc.contributor Elmir, Nathalie
dc.coverage.spatial BY en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-07T10:39:38Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-07T10:39:38Z
dc.date.copyright 2019 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10570
dc.description.abstract While Middle Eastern art and architecture studies have proliferated as areas of scholarly investigation and discussion, perspectives on graphic design and visual communication of the Middle East remains a greatly untapped area of examination. Challenges reside and particularly extend from archives or the lack thereof. Is there a particular archival research method for writing graphic design research in the region? How can one write a history of regional printing practices with the limited archival documents? Is there a particular research method for writing graphic design history in the region? These are a few questions that are addressed at the The Archive: Visual Culture in the Middle East symposium. Jointly organized by Professor Yasmine Nachabe Taan and Professor Melissa Plourde Khoury, the symposium emerges as the Lebanese American University launches a new course “Graphic Design in the Middle East” to build knowledge and become its own form of archived material. While further contributing to opportunities for research, and teaching related material to Middle Eastern graphic design and visual communication, the symposium, that will take place annually, brings together scholars, authors, designers, researchers and thinkers to engage in fruitful discussions building upon current collections of information and investigate untapped research areas. This knowledge would hence, extend beyond and be distinct from more conventional studies on Western design canons. Panel I (11 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.) Writing Cultural History Based on Archival Material and Imaginaries - Dr. Sonja Mejcher-Atassi A Critique of Storytelling - Prof. Raafat Majzoub Torn, Folded, Curled: Orphan Photographs Sourced from the Arab Image Foundation - Prof. Paula Roush Panel II (2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Vying for Readers? The Disparate Aesthetics of Maqmat Publications - Dr. Hala Auji Arabic Book Design, a History in Progress - Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares Content, Context, Form: Portal 9, a Multidisciplinary Approach to Arabic Publishing - Nathalie Elmir en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title The archive en_US
dc.type Events en_US
dc.title.subtitle visual culture in the Middle East en_US
dc.event.creator The Graphic Design Department en_US
dc.date.from 2019-04-05
dc.date.to 2019-04-05
dc.event.description Symposium en_US
dc.event.department Economics en_US
dc.event.school SAS en_US


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