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
Research Interest: Semiotics, Stylistics, Postcolonial Studies, Children’s Literature, Multimodal Theories, Picture Books, Animation & Film Studies, Drama


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.
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).
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.
Fahmi, M. E. E. Peter Jackson’s King Kong (2005): A Critique of Postcolonial/Animal Horror Cinema.
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.
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.
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.