Department of Languages and Literature

Department of Languages and Literature

Department of Languages and Literature

 

Overview

The Department of Languages and Literature provides a strong foundation in the English language so that students develop their communicative competence academically and in their profession. The general education courses offered by the department in composition, literature, communication, and image and film studies stress the integrative approach to knowledge through the coalescence of content that includes world cultures, aesthetic appreciation, and practical application. The objectives of the department combine the development of oral and written skills, critical thinking and analyses, argument and persuasion, and creative and aesthetic expression. The Bachelor of Arts in English Language with concentrations in Translation, Teaching of English, and Literature provides a broad introduction to content and theories not only in English, but allows application in other linguistic contexts, especially within a comparative framework, to equip graduates in a variety of career options. The department also offers a minor in practical translation.

Programs
Faculty & Staff

Dr. Khaledah Yousef Ghareeb Al Mansoori

Department Chair, Assistant Professor - Linguistics, Languages & Literature Department

Office: C48  /  Phone: Ext. 1196


Prof. Steven Zani

Dean - Office of Academic Support Services / Professor – English and Modern Languages

Office: Bldg. A-G01  /  Phone: Ext. 1235
 


Prof. Kamal Abdel-Malek

Professor – English, Arabic and Translation Studies, Languages & Literature Department

Office: C23  /  Phone: Ext. 1166


Dr. Imed Louhichi

Assistant Professor- Applied Linguistics, Languages & Literature Department

Office: Bldg. C-40  /  Phone: Ext. 1146


Dr. Sanaa Benmessaoud

Assistant Professor - Translation and Comparative Studies, Languages & Literature Department

Office: Bldg. C-43  /  Phone: Ext. 1145


Ms. Nausheen Shafiq

Instructor – English for Speakers of Other Languages, Languages & Literature Department

Office: Bldg. C-6  /  Phone: Ext. 1129


Ms. Jill Manoukian

Instructor - English Language, Languages & Literature Department

Office: Bldg. C-22  /  Phone: Ext. 1201


Ms. Kathryn Swift

Visiting instructor - English Language, Languages & Literature Department

Office: C30  /  Phone: Ext. 1160


Ms. Manal Smaoui

Adjunct Instructor - French, Languages & Literature Department

Office: Bldg. C-29  /  Phone: Ext. 1181



Contact

Dr. Khaledah Yousef Ghareeb Al Mansoori

Department Chair, Assistant Professor - Linguistics, Languages & Literature Department

Office: C48  /  Phone: Ext. 1196



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