Dr. Amer Al-Adwan's Bio

Dr. Amer Al-Adwan's Bio

Dr. Amer Al-Adwan: is an Assistant Professor of Audiovisual Translation in the Translation and Interpreting Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. He received his BA in English Language and Literature from Yarmouk University, Jordan in 2003, and his MA in Applied Translation in 2005 from the University of Exeter, UK. He also obtained his doctorate in Translation and Intercultural Studies from the University of Manchester in 2009. He worked for few international institutions, including BBC Arabic and Aljazeera English as a translator and a subtitler. His research interests focus on audiovisual translation, discourse analysis, intercultural studies, politeness theory and media translation.

Research Interests

My research interests focus on audiovisual translation, discourse analysis, intercultural studies, politeness theory, the translation of humor and media translation.

Experiences

1. 2009 September/ 2014 August  ; Assistant Professor of Translation Studies (Full time); Department of English Language and Translation; Applied Science University.

2.  2009 September/ 2014 August  ; Assistant Professor of Translation Studies (Part time); Department of English Language and Literature; Jordan University. 

Education

1. 1999; General Secondary Education Certificate Examination; Faisal II College; (Amman/Jordan).

2. 2003; BA English Language and Literature; Yarmouk University; (Irbid/Jordan).

3. 2005; MA Applied Translation; University of Exeter; (Exeter/UK).

4. 2009; PhD Translation and Intercultural Studies; University of Manchester; (Manchester/UK).

A Selection Of Dr. Amer Al-Adwan's Publications

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