Who Is She
Professor of Linguistics
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Contact information / Work
The American University in Cairo
English Language Institute
AUC Avenue, New Cairo
Ph.D. Linguistics (Syntax), Cairo University, 1988
M.A. Linguistics/TEFL, University College of North Wales, Bangor, UK, 1981
Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics, Cairo University, 1978
B.A. English, English Department, Cairo University, 1976
Has taken a number of courses.
Syntax (Generative Grammar)
September 2009 – Present: ELI Director and Chair of the TEFL Program, AUC
December 2003 – August 2006: Professor of Linguistics, English Department, Cairo University.
Chair of Committee and consultant for several projects within the Ministry of Education (Egypt) including curriculum review and development.
Honorary office and memberships:
Is a member of several associations including: the Linguistic Society of America; EgypTesol; and the International Pragmatic Association (IPrA)
Productions and works:
Has a number of publications to her name, including:Agameya, A. 2009. The Expression of Discourse Stance in Formal Spoken English: The Uses and Functions of It … that Sentences. Paper submitted to the Journal of Pragmatics;
Agameya, A. 2008. The Subject. Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (EALL). Brill Academic Publishers; Agameya, A. 2007.
The Expression of Discourse Stance in Formal Spoken English: The Uses and Functions of It … that Sentences. Paper presented at the 10th International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), Gothenburg, Sweden.
Has given several lectures at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University, Sweden, in November 2009
Recieved a number of grants and fellowships, such as: the Faculty Research Grant from AUC; Summer Enrichment Grant from the Fulbright Commission in Cairo; and Grant-in-Aid from The British Council