Asmahan Sallah
Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Laurentide 3221
  • Phone: (262) 472-5052
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  • Department(s): Languages & Literatures
Asmahan Sallah


Ph.D. English, Texas A&M University, 2010

M.A. English, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas, 2003

Postgraduate diploma in Semitics, Aleppo University, 1997

Postgraduate diploma in linguistics, Aleppo University, 1994

B.A. English, Aleppo University, 1993



20th and 21st Century American Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, African American Literature, Post-Colonial Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, Literary Theory, American Modernism, Postmodernism, Science Fiction, Feminist and Women Writers



What Happened to Antara.  Walid Ikhlassi.  Trans. Asmahan Sallah and Chris Ellery.  University of Texas at Austin, Center of Middle Eastern Studies, 2004.

“The Left Eye.”  Review.  Asmahan Sallah.  Of Scott Davis’ The Road from Damascus published in the Summer 2001 issue of Al Jadid Magazine

“The Coat of the Heretic.”  Trans. Asmahan Sallah.  Bertold Brecht.  Magazine of Foreign Literatures.  Damascus, Syria 1991.

“The Mean Old Woman.”  Trans. Asmahan Sallah.  Bertold Brecht.  Magazine of Foreign Literatures.  Damascus, Syria 1990.



“Discourse on Reason as anti-Secularism Argument during the Arab Renaissance.”  British Association for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Manchester, Britain, 2009.

“Intersections between Spirituality and Teaching.”  Conference on College Teaching, Wakonse Foundation, Camp Miniwanca, Michigan, 2007.

“Birth of a Nation in Walid Ikhlassi’s What Happened to Antara.”  American Comparative Literature Association, San Marcos, California, 2003.

“Filled with the Gladness of Living: Glimpses from Arabic Culture.”  Angelo State University Writers Conference, San Angelo, Texas, 2003. 

“The Cheek and Other Poems.”  Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Conference.  University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 2002.


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