The Cultural Committee at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences organized a talk by the Jordanian novelist Ziad Mahafdah. His Excellency Professor AbudlRahim Sabouni, the Vice Chancellor of Alhosn University, attended the lecture along with the Acting Dean of the Faculty Dr. Saleh Al Nusairat, and a host of professors, staff and students. In his opening remarks, Dr. Teirab Alshareef, the Head of the Cultural Committee expressed the Faculty’s gratitude to Professor Sabouni for his unfaltering support for such special cultural activities and thanked Mr. Mahafdah for accepting the invitation to deliver a talk at Alhosn University. Mr. Mahafdah presented his personal experience in an eloquent and succinct style. He talked about how the world has changed in the past few years and how novelists can benefit from these changes. He also discussed the importance of creating an environment that nurtures creativity in the educational institutions to help students develop their skills and embark on writing projects. The talk was followed by a question and answer session. At the end of the event, Professor Sabouni awarded Mr. Mahafdah the American Corner Plaque as a token of gratitude.