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Name: Fatma Hassan Taher
Address: School of Linguistics and Translation
Badr University in Cairo (BUC)
Cairo, Egypt
Mobile: 002- 010-0 24 22 921
E-mail: fatma.taher@buc.edu.eg
Nationality: Egypt

Personal Profile
I started my career in 1989, at Cairo University, Faculty of Arts, Department of English as an English Language Instructor. Between 1991- 1994 I got my M.A., In African Literature written in English, applying Feminism theory on works by female and male authors. Between the years 2000- 2004 I finished my PH.D In African American Literature, where upon I was appointed as Assistant professor at Misr University for Science and Technology.  I carried out research tasks and activities till I was promoted as Associate professor of English Literature. All through the past number of years, I have had a long teaching and researching experience in many Universities and educational Institutions in Egypt and many European Countries.  I have also supervised many translation projects, attended a number of international and national conferences and workshops in the academic field and Education Quality Assurance as well as Human Development.

Education and Qualifications
2004    Ph.D. University of Menoufia, Faculty of Arts,
Department of English.
Thesis: From Chaos to Order: A Study in Maya Angelou’s Novels, A Feminist approach.
1994        M.A. University of Mansoure, Faculty of Arts,
Department of English.
Thesis: The Image of Woman in Four African Novels Written in English.
1989        B.A. Cairo University, Faculty of Arts,
Department of English Language and Literature.

Work Experience (most recent first)
2015- Now       Badr University in Cairo (BUC)
Associate Professor of English Literature,
Head of the Department of English,
Vice Dean of the School of Linguistics and Translation

2011-2015        Misr University for Science and Technology,
Associate Professor of English Literature
2004-2011    Misr University for Science and Technology.
Assistant  Professor of English Literature.
Responsible for teaching Literature to student majoring in English Language and Literature.
1993- 2004      Mansoura University, Faculty of Arts,
Department of English, Lecturer.
Responsible for teaching English Literature to undergraduate        Students majoring in English language and literature.

1990-1993              Cairo University, Department of English,
Language Instructor.
Responsible for teaching English language to undergraduate         Students. (ESP)

Part Time jobs:
2007-2009     Faculty of Languages and Translation, Imam University
Assistant Professor of English Literature
–    Responsible for teaching Literature to student majoring in English Language and Literature

–    Supervisor of three Translation projects

1998- 2000        Cairo Academy for Computer Studies
Lecturer of English Language
Responsible for teaching English language to undergraduate         Students. (ESP)

1994-1998      Faculty for Girls Education, Saudi Arabia
Lecturer of English Literature
Responsible for teaching Literature to student majoring in English Language and Literature

List of Publications
I.    Scientific Publications:
1.    The Image of Women in Four African Novels: Efuru by Flora Nwapa (1966), The Beautiful Ones are not yet Born by Armah (1968), The Joys of Motherhood by Emecheta (1979) and Devil on the Cross by Ngugi (1982).  English Department, Faculty of Arts, Mansoura University 1994
2.    From Chaos to Order: A Study on Selected works by Maya Angelou. Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Menoufia University 2004.

II.    Published Papers:

1.    Of Mimicry and Menace: A Reading of Naipaul’s The Mimic Men and Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea. Fatma Hassan Taher. Cairo Studies in English, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University. January, 2008: 21-40.

2.    The Fear of Being Invisible: A Post-Modern Reading of Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude.  Fatma Hassan Taher. The Journal of the Faculty of Languages and Translation, Al-Azhar University. Vol. 2: 97-120, July, 2009.

3.    Re-thinking The Imperial Encounter: A Comparative Reading of Sonalla Ibrahim’s Americanly and John Updike’s Terrorist. Fatma Hassan Taher. Fikr Wa Ibda’,Al-Adab Editions: 1-39, February, 2010.

4.    Rewriting The ‘Subject’: Self-Actualization In Al-Shaykh’s Women Of Sand And Myrrh And Atwood’s Cat’s Eye. Fatma Hassan Taher. The paper was read and presented in The tenth International Symposium of Comparative Literature. Cairo University, December 2010. Published in Fikr Wa Ibda’,Rabetat Al-Adab Al-Hadeeth: 1-39, December 2010.

5.    A Mercy: The Impact of Interpersonal Relationships on Female Identity, Formation and Survival. Fatma Taher, The Journal of Humanities, Common Grounds Publishers, Spain 2011. The International Journal of the Humanities. Volume 9, 2011, ISSN 1447-9508
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6.    The Perpetual Silence in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy; An Emblem of the Female Suffering. Fatma Taher, The Proceedings of The Said and the Unsaid Conference, University of Vlore, Albania.

7.     Hoda Barakat’s Tiller of The Waters and The Stone of Laughter: A Reflection on Gender and Sexism in Times of Wars. Fatma H. Taher Pertanika.  JSSH Special Issue arising for the 7th MICCOLAC 2012.

8.    The Independent State of Tahrir Square: The Creativity of The Oppressed. Fikr Wa Ibda’ Vol. 76, June 2013.

9.    Who are we? Memories of Death that live and shape our lives. Fatma H. Taher. Published in the Proceeding of The International European Conference on Arts and Humanities ECAH, 2013,  ISSN: 2188-1111.

10.    Transnationalism and Identity: A Cultural Approach to the concept of the ‘’Ummah’’ in Islam. Fatma Taher.  THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CULTURAL STUDIES, 2014. ISSN: 2327-0055
www.thehumanities.com

11.    Restoring The Past: The Immigrant’s Experience in Abinader’s Children of The Roojme: A Family’s Journey from Lebanon. Fatma Taher. Published in The Proceedings of The International Conference of Translation, Literature and Langue, Faculty of Arts-Helwan University.
12.    The Culture of Exile and Narratives of Resistance: A Study of Munif’s Cities of Salt and Naipaul’s The Middle Passage. Fatma Taher. Review of European Studies. URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/res.v8n3p

III.    Conferences

    Presenter and speaker in Connections and Ruptures: America and the Middle East: An Interdisciplinary Conference. 6-9 January 2010. Beirut, Lebanon.

    A One day symposium on Translation, Gender and Knowledge Production. The American University in Cairo. May 9, 2010.

    Presenter and speaker in Women’s Memory-Work: Gendered Dilemmas of Social Transformation. 24-26 August 2010. Limerick, Ireland.

    Presenter and speaker in The Said and the Unsaid: The First International Conference On Language, Literature And Cultural Studies. 11-13 September 2010. Vlore, Albania.

    Presenter and speaker in “The Marginalized”: The Tenth International Symposium on Comparative Literature. Department of English Language and Literature, Cairo University. December 7-9, 2010. Cairo, Egypt.

    Presenter and Speaker in the UPM International Conference, Malaysia, 7th MICCOLAC, July, 2012.

    Presenter and Speaker in “The Creativity Conference”: The 11th International Symposium on Comparative Literature. Department of English Language and Literature, Cairo University. November, 2012.

    Presenter and Speaker in The International European Conference on Arts and Humanities ECAH, Brighton, England, June, 2013.

    Presenter and Speaker in12th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities and the New Directions in the Humanities knowledge community . Madrid, Spain. June 2014.

    Presenter and Speaker in “The Culture of Resistance”: The 12th International Symposium on Comparative Literature. Department of English Language and Literature, Cairo University. November, 2014.

    Presenter and Speaker in “The International Conference of Translation, Language and Literature”. Faculty of Arts- Helwan University. 7-8 December 2015

Activities
First: Administrative activities:
•    Vice Dean of the School of Linguistics and Translation,and Head of the English Department,  Badr University in Cairo (BUC). September 2015- Present.

•    Chair person of the Department of English, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology. September -December 2014.

•    Vice chairman of  The Department of English, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology. March 2014- till Present.

•    General Coordinator, Department of English, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University. 2013- Present time

•    Rapporteur of the Commission of Academic Advising, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology. 2012- Present time.

•    Responsible for writing self-study, Department of English Language, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology. 2011- Present.

•    Member of the Exams’ Committee, Department of English Language, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology.

Second: Courses I taught
Comparative Literature (Lit 330)
Creative Writing (Lit 401)
Literary Criticism (Lit E 310)
Practical Criticism (Lit E 210)
Readings In English Literature (Lit E 230)
Introduction to English Literature (Lit E 220)
Study Skills (Lang125)
Translation (Trans 101)
Writing I (Ling 101)
Writing II (Ling 201)
Methods of Research (Res 311)

Third: Academic Advising
•    General Advisor of the Academic Advising Committee Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology. 2012-2014.
•    Academic Advising Coordinator, Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology. 2012-2014.
•     Academic advisor of a number of  students in the Academic Advising Program.

Fourth: workshops and training courses (Attendance or Participation)

    Workshop on “Program Evaluation and Assessment”. Imam Mohamed Bin Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (May,2008)

    Workshop on “Course Specification and Course Description” Imam Mohamed Bin Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (February, 2009)

    Speaker and organizer of the Accreditation workshop entitled
“How to write a Course Description”. Misr University for Science and Technology, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation. (August, 2009)
    Institutional Self Study for Higher Education Institutes. NAQAAE, held in Misr University for Science and Technology. (February, 2010)

    External Reviewer for Higher Education Institutes, NAQAAE, held in Misr University for Science and Technology. (April, 2010)

     “Strategic Planning for Higher Education Institutes”, NAQAAE held in Misr University for Science and Technology. (May, 2010)

    Speaker and organizer  of the  workshop entitled  “Concepts and Terminology in Accreditation.” Misr University for Science and Technology, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation. (December, 2010)

    Trainer of a number of workshops for Staff assistants and Faculty members in the Career Development Center (CDC), Misr University for Science and Technology. (2013-2015)

Fifth:  Training courses in the FLDC courses, Cairo University
•    Training course on the Ethics of Scientific Research, 11-13 April 2011.

•    Examination and Student Evaluation systems for Instructors, 18-20 April 2011.

•    Effective Presentation Skills, 26-28, April 2011.

•    Quality Standards in the Educational Process May 9 to 11, 2011.

•    Communication skills and  multiple learning Methods  May 16 to 18, 2011.

•    The use of Technology in education May 16 to 18, 2011.

•    Training of Trainers (TOT1) May 2014.

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