Dr. Tarek Shamma's Bio

Dr. Tarek Shamma's Bio

Tarek Shamma is an assistant professor at the Translation and Interpreting Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. He received his PhD in translation and comparative literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2006. He has published on translation, comparative literature, and intercultural communication. He serves on the Advisory Board of The Translator: Studies in Intercultural Communication, St. Jerome, and on the Editorial Board of FORUM: International Journal of Interpretation and Translation, John Benjamins. He is the author of Translation and the Manipulation of Difference, St. Jerome in 2009.

Research Interests

literary translation; translation and culture; translation history

Experiences

2007-present. Assistant Professor in Translation. Translation Studies Department, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

2006-2007. Assistant Professor in Translation. English Department, Abu Dhabi University, Alain, United Arab Emirates.

2004-2007. Instructor and consultant in Arabic/English translation (online courses). New York University, New York.

2004-2005. Instructor in Arabic/English Translation, State University of New York at Binghamton.

Education

2006. PhD in Comparative Literature and Translation, State University of New York at Binghamton.

2000. MA in Comparative Literature and Translation, State University of New York at Binghamton.

2000. Certificate in Arabic/English Translation, State University of New York at Binghamton.

1996. Postgraduate Diploma in English Literature, Tishreen University Lattakia, Syria.

1994. BA in English Literature, Tishreen University Latakia, Syria.

A Selection Of Dr. Tarek Shamma's Publications

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