Faculty Events

Department of Geography celebrating GISDay with high-school students

The Department of Geography celebrated the GISDay with collaboration with InforGraph and SurveyTEQ by inviting 29 10th graders to teach them about GIS and the geoinformatics and its roles in many disciplines. Dr.Reem Al-Kharouf, the head of the department, spoke to the participants and welcomed them. She stated that this event is a good example of the cooperation between the University and local community. She advised these students to major in applied sciences such as...

Workshop at the Department of English for Graduate Students

The Department of English has organized a workshop titled “Finding Your Research Path in Linguistics”. The workshop, which was presented by Dr. Osama Omari, aims at making the graduate students at the department more aware of the standard methods of research in theoretical and experimental linguistics. Part of the goal was also to provide students with some tips and strategies in how to write a good thesis proposal, especially as many of them are about to start working on their thesis...

Students from the Department of Modern Languages participated in The Goncourt (A global literary contest) in Beirut

Students at the Department of Modern Languages took part in the global literary contest—The Goncourt Prize (French: Le prix Goncourt) —recently held in Beirut. The contest was organized by the Middle East office of Francophone University Association (French: Agence universitaire de la Francophonie) for the year 2015. Dr. Batool Muheisen—the contest's coordinator at the Department of Foreign Languages—indicated that the award is interested in French Literature and is given by Goncourt Academy to...

Talk in the Department of English Language and Literature

Invited by the Department of English Language and Literature at Yarmouk University, Dr. Richmond Eustis, a visiting Fulbright Professor, gave a talk titled "Ecocriticism: A View of the Pastoral in American Literature."

Dr. Eustis explained that Ecocriticism is still a new field in Literary and Cultural Criticism. According to him, Ecocriticism focuses on studying the place, environment, nature and land in different literary and cultural texts. Besides using class, gender, ethnicity,...

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