Author: Lara Mekkawi

Lara Mekkawi is a writer, editor, and instructor of English. With an MA in English Literature and an interest in Cosmopolitanism and World Literature, Lara studies the complicated connotations behind being a part of the world. She currently teaches English and World Literature at AUB.

The World through a Lens: Jamal Saidi on the Power of Photography

  Photography can be a powerful tool capable of narrating a story, distorting an image,.

Millennials in Lebanon: Stuck and Unstuck in Time

From the Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, to Generation Z, society has been.

Stitching Palestine: Resistance Comes In Many Forms

Twelve patterns, twelve regions, twelve women, twelve stories. Stitching Palestine is a documentary directed by Carol Mansour.

#MeToo: The Surprising Reveal that Victims of Sexual Assault are Actually People You Know

  What started as another Twitter call for activism became a viral confession of sexual.

Review of 36 Abbas Street, Haifa: Home is Hope

On a dark stage, a foreign melody plays; its distinct nationalistic undertones sound original and.

Rasheed: The Importance of Remembering Our Martyrs

It’s a rare occasion for my dad to invite me to the movies; to go.