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    Marilyn Durham
    Department Chair
    Phone: (262) 472-5050
    Location: Laurentide 3207

    Peter Hoff
    Foreign Language Coordinator
    Phone: (262) 472-1591
    Location: Laurentide 3110

    Mary Orval
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1036
    Location: Laurentide 3209

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    Asmahan Sallah, Assistant Professor

    Office location: Laurentide 3221
    Phone: (262) 472-5052


    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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