Who Is She

Marie-Thérèse Abdel-Messih
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Personal information

Professor of Literature
Marie-Thérèse Abdel-Messih

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Languages

Arabic
English
French
Spanish

Contact information / Work

Kuwait University
Department of English, Faculty of Arts
Kuwait
Kuwait

Education

PhD, Department of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1983
Licenciatura con Tesina, Faculty of Filology, Department of English, Complutense University of Madrid, 1978
MA, Department of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1974
BA, Department of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1970

Competences

English and Comparative Literature
Literary Theory
European Thought
Aesthetics

Work history

Jobs: 
Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Kuwait University, 2007-present
Chairperson, Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 2007
Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 2000-2007
Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1995-2000
Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1984-1995
Honorary office and memberships: 
Member, The International Advisory Board & Associate Editors CLCWeb, Comparative Literature & Culture. Purdue University.
Member of Board of Trustees, International Arab Fiction Prize
Member, The American Comparative Literature Association
Member, The Egyptian Society of Comparative Literature
Member, The Egyptian Writer's Union
Member, International Comparative Literature Association
Productions and works: 
National Culture: International or Global Options, Cairo: Merit, 2008; GEBO 2009.
Visual and Verbal Cultural Representations, Cairo: Supreme Council for Culture, 2002
Transcultural Reading of Literature, Cairo: General Organisation for Cultural Palaces, 1997

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