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Sami Khatib

Sami Khatib

is Professor of Visual Arts at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and member of the Mellon Foundation research group “Extimacies: Critical Theory from the Global South.” He is also a founding member of the Beirut Institute for Critical Analysis and Research (BICAR). Before joining AUC, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the German Research Council (DFG) research training group “Cultures of Critique” at Leuphana University Lüneburg. His ongoing research project “Aesthetics of the Sensuous-Supra-Sensuous” examines the aesthetic scope and political relevance of Marx’s discovery of the commodity form. Prior appointments include a Mellon postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Arts and Humanities at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and visiting professorships at the Department of Fine Arts and Art History at AUB and at the Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (2017).
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