Faculty News

Seminar : Slam Poetry Reading

The department of English Language and Literature in cooperation with the American Embassy in Amman hosted Slam Poetry seminar done by the African American poet, Alysia Harris, the American Award-Winning Slam Poet.

Alysia Harris shared her experience as an African-American poet, explaining that Slam Poetry as an emerging genre which contributes to raising awareness about universal human values and social issues.

Moreover, she stated that Slam...

Seminar in the Department of English Language and Literature

 

In collaboration with the US Embassy in Amman, the Department of English at Yarmouk University hosted a group of American authors who gave a talk about their experience as creative writers. Cate Dicharry, an American novelist, shared her experience with the audience. She explained how she developed as a writer and what processes she goes through as she is writing her novels. She mentioned that her reading shaped and help her writing a lot. As a Youth...

The Dept of Modern Languages Ranked Second Place in an International Contest

THe Department of Modern Languages ranked the second place in The Goncourt Literary Contest recently held in Beirut, 2016 . The contest, “The East Choice," was organized by the Middle East Office of Francophone University Association (French: Agence universitaire de la Francophonie) for the year 2016. Sarah Masa’deh critiqued and analyzed the novel, Quiet Song, written by Laila Sulimani. Dr. Batool Muheisen—the contest's coordinator at the Department of Modern Languages —...

Dr. Jawarneh Lecturing in a German University

"Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) in Germany hosted Dr. Rana N. Jawarneh, from Yarmouk University, Department of Geography, as part of Erasmus+ exchange program between Yarmouk University and Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) in Germany. Dr. Rana was a guest lecturer at the Geography institute at FAU for one week. During her stay there, she lectured on Geographic Information Science, and she did a presentation on her research projects. Besides meeting with prospective...

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