Marwa Essam Eldin Fahmy Alkhayat


Full Name: 
Marwa Essam Eldin Fahmy Alkhayat
Academic Rank: Associate Professor of Comparative Literature & Criticism
Affiliation: Ahram Canadian University
Address: Department of English
                 Ahram Canadian University
                   Egypt
Research Interest: Semiotics, Stylistics, Postcolonial Studies, Children’s Literature, Multimodal Theories, Picture Books, Animation & Film Studies, Drama
Email: marwa.alkhayat@acu.edu.eg

Background

Marwa Essam Eldin Fahmy AlKhayat is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature & Criticism at Ahram Canadian University. She received her MA (2002) and PhD (2010) degrees in Postcolonial Comparative Drama from the University of Cairo. She published a number of academic articles in international journals and books on Semiotics, Stylistic Interpretations, Animation and Multi-Cultural Children’s Literature. She also published a translation of Juha’s Anecdotes within the paradigm of Humor and Laughter Theories. She participated in four international conferences: 1) the 2nd International Conference on Literature, Linguistics and Translation, entitled: “Narrativity, World and Texts” – hosted by the Department of English, Faculty of Al-Alsun (Languages) – Ain Shams University – 20-22 March 2018, 2) the 35th International Conference on “Green Teaching in the Digital Era” hosted by Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University – 9-10 November, in One-Day Symposium on “Varieties of Irishness: Cultural and Literary Contexts” – hosted by English Department – Faculty of Arts – Ain Shams – 13 March 2019, and in the 36th International Conference on “I-Teach Humachine in ELT” hosted by Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University – 2-3 November 2019. She is a reviewer in a number of international Canadian and Indian Journals. Finally, she is a member in Arab Researcher Association in Emirates and International Ecolinguistics Association funded by the University of Gloucestershire.

 

Selected Publications

1- Abou-Zeid, A. A., Eissa, A. I., El-Dewany, A. I., El-Hamid, M. A., Fouad, M., Fahmi, M., & Yassein, M. (1977). The fermentative production of oxytetracycline on industrial by-products byStreptomyces rimosus 12907. Folia microbiologica22(1), 47-54.
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Fahmi, M. E. E. A Visual Asian American Diaspora: Belle Yang’s Hannah is My Name (2004) and Guene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese (2006).
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Fahmi, M. E. E. (2018). Screening Nature in Walt Disney’s Bambi (1942) and Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax (1972): An Ecocritical Approach to Enviro-toons. International Journal6(1), 80-91.
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Fahmi, M. E. E. Peter Jackson’s King Kong (2005): A Critique of Postcolonial/Animal Horror Cinema.
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Fahmi, M. E. (2016). Helen Recorvits’s and Gabi Swiatkowska’s My Name is Yoon (2003): A Postcolonial Picture Book of Asian American Child’s Journey Into Assimilation and Heterogeneity. International Journal of English and Literature (IJEL) ISSN (P), 2249-6912.
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Fahmi, M. E. E. (2016). A Cross-Cultural Study of Some Selected Arabic Proverbs and Their English Translation Equivalents: A Contrastive Approach. International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies4(2), 51-57.
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Fahmi, M. E. E. (2017). Fantasy Chronotope in Two Animated Children’s Films: Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away (2001). Studies in Literature and Language14(1), 28-38.