The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) is the home to the core disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and arts at AUC. HUSS comprises 10 departments: Applied Linguistics, Arab and Islamic Civilizations, Arts, Educational Studies, English and Comparative Literature, History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology. Contact HUSS departments.

Upcoming Events

14 May

The Visual Arts Program Presents: LIQUID GAZE - Senior Projects Exhibition 2022

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM AUC Tahrir Square
LIQUID GAZE - Senior Projects Exhibition 2022 The opening is on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 at 5:00 pm at Tahrir Culture Center (TCC). The gallery is open daily from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. The exhibition is running from May 14th to June 25th. Due to Covid-19, seats are limited, and entrance is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Proof of vaccination is a must upon entry. Waiting for yo...
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19 May

Arab Music Night

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Enjoy classical Arab music performed by the AUC Arab Music Ensemble and students of Arab Theory II.
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Student Research Sheds Light on Egypt's Online Communities

Creating more connections between AUC and the local community, Emiko Stock, assistant professor of anthropology, tasked two of her classes last fall — Introduction to Digital Ethnography and Anthropology and Film— to conduct digital ethnographies of Egypt’s online communities and groups of creators in the country.<

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Amr Adly

Amr Adly Awarded for Innovative Book Exploring Egypt’s Fraught Market-Making Efforts

Amr Adly, assistant professor in AUC’s Department of Political Science, uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine the interrelationship between politics, society and economic development in Egypt and th

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Dubai Design Week

AUC Graphic Design Grads Shine at Dubai Design Week's MENA Grad Show

From applications that support dementia patients and promote the upcycling of biodegradable materials to anti-air pollution kits and a board game that educates players on internet privacy, four fresh graduates from AUC showcased their work on the international stage at Dubai Design Week's MENA Grad Show.

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Departments Contact List

HUSS is available to support you and answer your questions Sunday through Thursday 9 am- 3 pm. Kindly find below each individual department contact information.

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A History of World Egyptology

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Book Cover in STEM in Science Education

STEM in Science Education and S in STEM

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A History of Arab Graphic Design

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Egypt 1919: The Revolution in Literature and Film

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Kingship, Power, and Legitimacy in Ancient Egypt

Kingship, Power, And Legitimacy in Ancient Egypt

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Western Theatre in Global Contexts, Directing and Teaching Culturally Inclusive Drama Around the World

Western Theatre in Global Contexts

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Language of Tomorrow

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HUSS in Motion

Tracing the Past

Dive into the research of Bernard O'Kane and explore Cairo's rich history through the ornamental stucco found within its mosques and other Islamic architecture.

HUSS Outreach Takes Ancient Games Play to Local Schools

In collaboration with the Egyptology program this tour presented Ancient Games, an original play about the death and resurrection myth of Osiris and Isis. 

Ancient Games and Set in Stone

AUC students will perform the one-act plays, Ancient Games and Set in Stone, an original play written by AUC students and alumni, is touring Cairo schools and will be watched by more than 1,000 students.

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School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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