Publications and Activities

Publications (2014 – 2016)

Literature Department 

Dr. Wafa’a Al Khadra

“NoamiShihab Nye’s Neo- and Post-Romanticism: The Mystique of Separate and Hybrid Landscapes.”  Dirasat, Human and Social Sciences, Volume 41, Supplement. 2, 2014.

“Anne Bradstreet’s Romantic Precedence”.  Journal of Modern Languages and Literature at Yarmouk University.

"Al-Ghitani’sZayniBarakat: History as Narrative". The European Scientific Journal, ESJ.  October edition vol.11, No.28, No.29 and No.30.

Euro-Med Ministerial Conclusions on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society: Impact in Jordan.  European Union Publication/

Dr. Akram Al Deek

Writing Displacement: the Politics of Home and Identity in Contemporary English Fiction (2016) Palgrave Macmillan: London and New York.


Translation Department

Dr. Taroub Khayat

Political Communication in the Age of Dissemination:  Media Constructions of Hezbollah (2016) London: Peter Lang


Activities (2014 – 2016)

Dr. Wafaa Al Khadra

Euro-Med Women’s Rights Conference on MINISTERIAL CONCLUSIONS TO GENDER EQUALITY POLICY MAKING IN THE EURO-MED REGION  28-29 November 2016 Beirut, Lebanon.

Expert group meeting on "Beyond Parliamentary Representation: Women Participation" held in the UN House on 15 - 16 December.

Conference and retreat on Gender Equality in the Arab World Post the Arab Uprisings, scheduled  March 3 and 4, 2017 at AUB.

Participation in an international delegation to the sixty-first session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW61). UNCSW61 held at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.!

Dr. Akram Al Deek

Feb. 2017 – present: Judge and Master of Ceremony for Readers’ Writing Competition for Youths in Amman.

Oct. 2015 – present: Co-curator of Writers in Amman, a group of writers who meet on monthly basis.

September, 2014 –Feb, 2015: Life is Elsewhere (a series of workshops on the politics of home and identity, combined with film screenings and discussions) at Darat Al Funun; Amman, Jordan.

Editor-in-Chief of the AUM Magazine, Oct. 2015 – present.

Working on a book that studies the impact of graffiti and street art in Amman: March,       2017 : ongoing.

Looking for a publication for my semi-autobiographical memoir, The Eucalyptus Tree: episodes of displersals (2016).

Dr. Celine Kamheye

My review of Alan Jacobs’ book, The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, was published in The Reading Matrix, Vol. 15 / 1, April 2015, pp. 293-295,

I peer reviewed an article which was later published in Arab World English Journal Vol. 6/1,  pp. 378-396. The article is titled: The Effect of Vocabulary learning Strategies on Academic Achievements of Pre-University Libyan EFL Learners, by Salma HM Khalifa.