Najwa Nasr

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Personal information

Title: 
Professor, Researcher

Contact information (private)

Postbox: 
166436
Address: 
Achrafieh
Postal code: 
1100 - 2120
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Personal email address: 
nn1212@ul.edu.lb

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Lebanese University
Department: 
Faulty of Letters, II
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 874024 & 961 1 895260
Fax: 
961 1 898970

Education

Doctorate degree, Linguistics, 1986, Georgetown University, United States of America.

Areas of Expertise

Immigration
Linguistics
Translation
Women's Issues
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Professor, English Linguistics, 1986 - present, Lebanese University.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the National Commission for Lebanese Women, 2008 - present.

Member of the Board of the Center for Lebanese Heritage - LAU, 2002 - present.

Member of the Association of Professors of English and Translation at Arab Universities, 1997 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Khoury Harb, A. (2008). The roots of Christianity in Lebanon (N. Nasr Trans.). Beirut: The Lebanese Heritage Foundation Publications.
  • Nasr, N. (2002). Globalization and the preservation of Cultural Distinction. In N. Bacha & R. Bahous (Eds.), Language and change pp. 49-60. Beirut: Lebanese American University.
  • Nasr, N. (2001). The Use of poetry in TEFL: Literature in the new Lebanese curriculum. CAUCE: A Journal of Philology and Pedagogy, 24, 345 -363.
  • El-Rabih, M. & Nasr, N. (2000). Phonology: A course book. Beirut: Bissan Publishers and Distributors.
  • Nasr, N. (1996). Linguistics and poetry. Beirut: Lebanese University Publications Department.

Awards and Distinctions

Senior Fulbright, American Research Fellowship award, 1991.

Ph. D. Scholarship award, Lebanese University, 1981.

Michel Chiha's Award - English Essay National Competition, 1967.