Is it time to leave Lebanon? The question, posed with renewed urgency after Beirut’s port explosion, is as old as the country itself, writes Dr. Sara Mourad, who returned in 2016 after seven years abroad.
Sara Mourad is an assistant professor of media studies at the American University of Beirut. She is interested in questions of deviance and dissidence in contemporary Arab media and public cultures. Her research is published in a number of academic journals, and her writings have appeared in Jadaliyya, Legal Agenda, Megaphone, Daraj, and Rusted Radishes.