The role of women has become a central theme following the January 25 popular uprising. Tens of thousands of women participated in the protests, dozens were killed; dozens more were briefly incarcerated.
How society views women came into full focus when the "virginity tests" scandal made headlines.
Samira Ibrahim, one of the female protesters who had to endure a "virginity test", filed a case against the military, which eventually resulted in the acquittal of the doctor who performed the tests.
The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Department is offering students a chance to travel to London this June to see the plays of William Shakespeare and visit the sites that saw them come to life in the 16th Century.
Six students have already signed up for the course.
The plays are from different genres penned by the famous bard, including history, tragedy and comedy.
The old are too scared to risk what they believe to be stability and the young are not ready to compromise or let anyone subdue their political zeal. This generation gap and lack of a proper forum where people can discuss their views is one of the reasons the latest calls for civil disobedience were ignored in some quarters.
"Egypt is suffering because old and young people have different opinions concerning the revolution and do not listen to each other," Chair of the Department of Economics at AUC, Ahmed Kamal, said in the open discussion he led on Monday, February 19.