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Nayla Tamraz

Nayla Tamraz is a writer, curator, researcher and professor of Literature and Art History at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, where she was also Chair of the French Literature Department from 2008 to 2017. In 2010 she created the MA Art Criticism and Curatorial Studies programme, which she directs. Her current research explores issues related to the comparative theory and aesthetics of literature and art, and has led her to explore themes of history, memory and narratives in literature and art in post-war Lebanon. Her research investigates the relationship between poetics and politics, as well as representations of spaces and territories.

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