Mohammed Metwally Profile;

Mohammed Metwally
Assistant Professor in Arabic Language
College of Arts and Humanities


Name: Mohammed Metwally
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Arabic Language
College: College of Arts and Humanities
Email: mohammed.metwally@asu.edu.om
Phone: +96879090695 Ext. 1198


Employments to Date

2020 – Now: Associate Professor in Arabic literature at the College of Arts and Humanities, A'sharqiyah University, Sultanate of Oman.

2015 - Now: Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the Department of Rhetoric, Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University.

2009 - 2015: Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Rhetoric, Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University.

2005 - 2009: Demonstrator at the Department of Rhetoric, Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University.

2004 - 2005: Linguist at the arf Information Technology Company – Egypt.

Conferences and Presentations

2019: Participating in the 7th Cairo International forum for Arab Novelist Creativity held at the Supreme Council of Culture on 20: 24 April 2019 and giving a lecture on Arabic Epistolary Novel.

2018: Participating in the international conference “Jews in Eastern Literature” at “Centre of Oriental Studies, Cairo University” 18 Sep. 2018, and presenting a research on “The Nobel Jew: Reading in the transformation of the Jewish image in Modern Arab novel.

2018: Participating in the 13th EURAMAL Conference, “European Association for Modern Arabic Literature”, ““Fiction and History: the Rebirth of the Historical Novel in Arabic”, 28 May – 1 June, 2018, at the Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale, and presenting a paper and al lecture on The Dialectic of Past and Present. Intertextuality in Ṭarzī’s Riwāyah ᶜan zamān Ibn al-Muqaffaᶜ  (2016)

2017: Participating in the 2nd Cairo International Conference of Literary Criticism, “Al-iwār maᶜa al-Naṣṣ”, 8 – 10 May, 2017, at the Supreme Council of Culture in Cairo, and presenting a paper and a lecture on “al-Ashlāᵓ al-mumazzaqa fī al-riwāya al-arabiyya– jadaliyyat al-naṣṣ wa-l-wāqi”.

2016: Participating in the 12th EURAMAL Conference, “European Association for Modern Arabic Literature”, “Upholding Humanity in a Post-Human World? Arabic Literature after ‘Arab Spring”, 30 May – 4 June, 2016, at the University of Oslo, and presenting a paper and al lecture on “Scattered Limbs and the World- Reading the ‘organic’ in Recent Arabic Novels”

2014: Participating in the 11th EURAMAL Conference, “European Association for Modern Arabic Literature”, “New Geographies and Genre: The Function of Literature”, May 7-10, 2014, at Autonomous University of Madrid, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, and presenting a paper and al lecture on “Towards a Poetics of the Hawāmish, Reading the Egyptian Novel by Footnotes.

2014: Participating in the workshop and the summer school “Arabische Philologien Blickwechsel” دراسات عربية برؤى متعددة نحو held by the Institute of Semitic and Arabic Studies at Free University of Berlin, March 12-17, 2014, in Berlin and presenting a paper and a lecture on“Thresholds of the Arabic Novel in Egypt, a Study of Structure and Significance.

2013: Participating in the 32nd German Oriental Studies Conference (“Deutscher Orientalistentag”), September 23 - 27,  2013 in Muenster, and presenting a paper and a lecture on “Margins in the Center: Reading Thresholds of an Egyptian Novel by Yūsuf al-Qaᶜīd.

Publications:

2019‘Poetry doesn’t Inform: Reading in the Philosophy of Zaki Naguib Mahmoud in Literary Creation and Criticism’. Published in Namaa Center for Research and Studies: http://nama-center.com/Articles/Details/41026

‘Arabic Language and Youth: The Problem and Treatment’ Published in Namaa Center for Research and Studies: http://nama-center.com/Articles/Details/41017

Reading in ‘Adrift on the Nile’ a Novel by Naguib Mahfouz’ Published in Namaa Center for Research and Studies: http://nama-center.com/Articles/Details/41008

2018: The Image of Jews in Modern Arabic Novel, Risalat al-Mashriq, Cairo Uni, no. 34, vol. 2, Sep. 2018, pp. 63: 107.

‘Poetry Modernity and the Crisis of the Search for Meaning!’ in the Egyptian Literary Magazine al-Thaqafa al-Jadida, vol. 353, August 2018, pp. 41– 45.

2017: Publishing my dairy (My Days in Berlin) “ᵓAyyāmī fī Berlin, Darᶜamī fī bilād al-frinja- sīra riwāᵓiyaa”, Cairo: Ālam al-ᵓAdab, lil-Tarjama wa-l-Nashr, 2017.

Publishing an article entitled (Democracy in Arab Societies) “al-Dīmuqrāṭiyya fī al-mujtamaāt al-arabiyya.. min hunā tafshal, in the Egyptian Literary Magazine al-Thaqafa al-Jadida, vol. 318, March 2017, pp. 156 – 158.

Publishing an article entitled (Taha Hussein and Pre-Islamic Poetry) in the Egyptian Literary Magazine al-Thaqafa al-Jadida, vol. 325, October 2017, pp. 33 – 35.

Scattered Limbs in Arabic Novel – The Dialect of Text and Reality’ a research accepted for publishing in the 2nd Cairo International Conference of Literary Criticism, “Al-iwār maᶜa al-Naṣṣ”, 8 – 10 May, 2017, at the Supreme Council of Culture in Cairo.

Publishing an article entitled (Looking for Utopia: Reading in the Harafish by Naguib Mahfouz) “Rilat al-bath ᶜan al-madīna al-fāḍila: qirāᵓah fī malamat al-arāfīsh li Najīb Mafūẓ”, Markaz Namāᵓ lil-Dirāsāt wa-l-Buḥūth. http://www.nama-center.com/Articles/Details/40846

Publishing an article entitled (Title in Arabic Novel) al-ᶜUnwān fī al-riwāya al-arabiyya: al-ramz wa-l-ᵓabᶜād al-thaqāfiyya”, Markaz Namāᵓ lil-Dirāsāt wa-l-Buḥūth. http://nama-center.com/ActivitieDatials.aspx?id=40798

Publishing an article entitled al-Liṣṣ wa-l-kilāb li Najīb Maḥfūẓ: tafarrud al-binya wa ᶜumq al-dilāla, Markaz Namāᵓ lil-Dirāsāt wa-l-Buḥūth. http://nama-center.com/ActivitieDatials.aspx?id=40799

Participating in a book entitled “Fī al-Naqd al-adabī al-adīth: dirāsāt fī al-shir wa-l-riwāya”, Markaz Jāmiat al-Qāhira lil-ibāᶜah wa-l-Nashr.

Publishing an article entitled “Oxymoron fī al-riwāya al-arabiyya”, in the Egyptian Literary Magazine al-Thaqafa al-Jadida, vol. 312, September 2016, pp. 16-20.

2015: Publishing the PhD Thesis “Margins in the Center: Reading Thresholds of the Egyptian Novel- A Study of Structure and Significance”, (Mikrofiche) Fu-Berlin, 2015.

2014: Publishing an article entitled “Siyar al-azāhira bayn riāyat al-arāf wa ghiwāyat al-itirāf”,[سير الأزاهرة بين رعاية الأعراف وغواية الاعتراف] in the Egyptian Literary Magazine al-Thaqafa al-Jadida, vol. 283, April 2014, pp. 8-12.  http://www.gocp.gov.eg/Thkafa/newsd.aspx?NewsId=692

2009: Publishing the Master thesis “The Impact of the school of Anglo-American New Criticism on Arabic Literary Criticism in Egypt” ,2009.

Teaching

* ‘Arabic Language and Literary Appreciation’ in International Academy of Engendering and Media Science.

* ‘Arabic Proofreading Course’ Faculty of Dar al-Uloum.

* ‘Stylistic’ Faculty of Dar al-Uloum.

* Teaching a training course about “Arabic Literature and Literary Criticism” at Namaa Academy for Islamic Studies and Humanities. In Rabat Morocco.

* ‘Literary theory and Comparative Literature’ Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University.

* ‘Modern Literary criticism’ Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University.

Languages

 Arabic: mother tongue, excellent command of classical Arabic. 

2007-2008: English: advanced level “The American University in Cairo, School of Continuing Education, English Studies Division”.

2011-2015: German: attended courses up to B2, Hartnackschule, Berlin.

Memberships:

Member of Euramal (European Association for Modern Arabic Literature)

Training Courses                   

2008: Research Ethics, at the Faculty and Leadership Development Centre, (FLDC), Cairo University

2009: E-Learning, (FLDC), Cairo University

2009: Legal & Financial Aspects in University Environment, (FLDC), Cairo University

2010: Quality Standards in the Education Process, (FLDC), Cairo University.

2010: International Publishing of Scientific Research, (FLDC), Cairo University

2011: Effective Presentation Skills, (FLDC), Cairo University

2011: Managing Time & Meeting, (FLDC), Cairo University.

2011: Course in Academic Skills, FU-Berlin

2012: Course in Medieval Arabic Text, FU-Berlin.

2015: The Credit Hour Systems, (FLDC), Cairo University.

2015: Conference organization, (FLDC), Cairo University

2015: Strategic Planning, (FLDC), Cairo University

2019: Critical Thinking, (FLDC), Cairo University

2011- 2015 : PhD in Arabic Studies (Modern Arabic Literature), at the Institute of Semitic and Arabic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, 2015.

2005 - 2009 : Master in Rhetoric, Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University, 2009.

2001 - 2004 : Bachelor in Arabic Language and Literature and Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Dar al-Uloum, Cairo University, 2004.

A member of EURAMAL “European Association for Modern Arabic Literature” since 2014 until now. 

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A member of EURAMAL “European Association for Modern Arabic Literature” since 2014 until now. 

- Modern Arabic Literature and Criticism.

- Arabic novel.

- Literary theory

- Critical Theory

- Comparative Literature.

- Arabic Rehtoric