Loulwa Kalache '12 & Ibrahim Mikati
150th Calendar of Events
05 Sep 2016
The Opening Ceremony for the 2016-17 academic year will be held at Assembly Hall on Monday, September 5, 2016 at 12:00 noon.
25 Sep 2016
'Darwin, AUB and the Arab World'
September 25-27, 2016
On the occasion of the University's 150th anniversary, this conference, sponsored by the Provost, the Dean of FAS, CASAR, CAH and the Theater Initiative, will examine AUB's pivotal role in the introduction and dissemination of the ideas of Charles Darwin in the Arab and Islamic worlds, including the famous 19th-century Lewis affair at AUB. Renowned international scholars from the fields of medicine, history, anthropology, biology, astronomy, theater and literature will discuss the ongoing significance of Darwin and his ideas in the contemporary world, and the conference will feature several special theatrical events.
28 Sep 2016
FAFS conference on Well-being: Healthy Earth, Healthy Food, Healthy People
The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences presents this special conference to celebrate the 150th anniversary of AUB. The program includes an opening ceremony, students and alumni exhibit and activities, live entertainment, and more.
End date: Sep. 30, 2016
06 Oct 2016
'Moonadilat: Dramatic Re-enactments of Historical Speeches by Women at AUB'
Directed by Sahar Assaf
As part of the celebration of AUB’s 150th anniversary, the Theater Initiative, in collaboration with the Center for Arts and Humanities (Mellon Grant), present Moonadilat, dramatic re-enactments of historical speeches by May Ziadeh, Anbara Salam and Wadad Cortas. The project will offer insight into AUB’s role as a leading institution for culture, liberal thought and empowerment in the region, and the role of facilities such as Assembly Hall and West Hall in advancing culture and education.
06 Oct 2016
"Evidence-Based Nursing in an Interdisciplinary Era" conference
Conference with international, regional, national and AUB speakers addressing major developments in nursing education, research, and practice. So far, 12 deans & scientists from the US, Australia, Europe among others have accepted to join us for the conference. A gala dinner will be held on October 8.
End date: 8 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
International Sports Tournament
American Universities and Colleges from the region and Europe competing in futsal, volleyball, handball, track and Field, swimming, tennis and table tennis.
24 Oct 2016
AUB through the Wars exhibitAUB through the Wars is a three-part exhibit recounting the story of how AUB survived the tough days of WWI, WWII and the Lebanese Civil War. It features photos, documents, letters, diaries, posters, pamphlets, and oral history interviews from our archival collections.
01 Dec 2016
World premiere of first translation and adaptation of Shakespeare's 'King Lear'
On occasion of AUB’s 150th anniversary and as part of worldwide celebration of 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Theater Initiative at AUB will present world premiere of first translation and adaptation of Shakespeare's "King Lear" into colloquial Lebanese Arabic. Lear, which is set in 19th-century Mount Lebanon, will open at Masrah al-Madina in Beirut, on December 1 till 18, at 8:30pm, and will feature celebrated Lebanese theater artists Roger Assaf and Nicolas Daniel. "Lear" is a professional production by AUB and Tahweel Ensemble Theater.