The Department of English organized Taking Risks With Stories by Melvin Burgess ; Moderator: Professor Tariq Mehmood.
Monday, December 15, 2014 The Department of English organized a lecture by Catherine Hansen on“Saran Alexandrian and Lebanese Surrealism”.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 The Department of English launched Rusted Radishes in its third issue.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 The Department of english, AHI and the Asfari Institute organized a lecture on Narratives Of Hope: Palestine in Literature with Ibrahim Nasrallah, Rania Masri, Amal Kaawash,Tariq Mehmood and Abo Gabi.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Professor Anke Al-Bataineh, PhD candidate in Sociolinguistics, at INALCO, Paris presented a talk entitled ‘Parental Ideas of Multilingualism and School Choice: Implications for Language Diversity’ hosted by the Department of English and the Center for Language Research and Teaching.
Thursday, November 2o, 2014 Reading & Book Launch of Zeina Hashem Beck's To Live in Autumn
Monday, October 27,2014Richard Cook, Senior Quantity Surveyor at the Office of Project Management and Contracts, Dar Al-Handasah, gave a lecture to ENGL 206 students and faculty on technical communication in the workspace.
Monday, October 27 ,2014A talk by professor Tariq Mehmood 'South-South narratives of enlightenment, hope and resistance: Reflections on the Afro-Asian Writer's Association'
Rula Baalbaki is stepping down from the helm of Communication Skills. Starting September 2012, the director will be Professor Lisa Arnold.
May 16, 2012 Professor Christiane Schlote, Associate from the University of Zurich, presented a talk entitled "From Wandsworth to the West End: British Asian Theatre in the Post-Millennium" .
May 8, 2012Dr. Alexandra Schultheis Moore and Dr. Alexander Hartwiger gave a lecture entitled “Cultural Encounters and Human Rights in Globally-Networked Learning”. The event was sponsored by CASAR and the Department of English.
April 30, 2012Professor Saree Makdisi, Professor of English and Comparative Literature from University of California, Los Angeles, gave a public lecture called "Occidentalism." It was co-sponsored by English, CVSP, CAMES and CASAR.
April 26, 2012The Department of English and the Communication Skills Program organized "A Celebration of Student Writing" in West Hall Common Room. Students enrolled in Communication Skills courses had the opportunity to showcase their work of the completed semester.
April 19, 2012Selma Dabbagh, a Palestinian-British author, presented a talk about her new novel Out of It. The author addressed the issue of craft and content and their relationship to each other for her in the writing of her novel. She talked about her background and its influence on her writing. On craft she explored several questions, like did she start from a theme or characters; how does she craft characters; how does she plan, plot and outline; where does she write and how does write? On content she addressed what she thinks is the relationship of the content to the above, how does it affect the development of her writing and does she have readership in mind when she writes and if so, who?
March 12, 2012Rula Baalbaki and David Wrisley of the department and undergraduate translation student Lara Bou Ghanem contributed to the literary event “Al-Kitaba fi al-Thawrat (Writing in a Time of Revolutions)” with translations from Arabic into English and simultaneous readings of literary works by Kamal al-Riyahi, Khaled Khalife, Nadia al-Kowkabany and Ali al-Jallawi.