Title: Assistant Professor of Arabic & Director of Muslim Life
Department: World Languages & Cultures
Degrees: B.A., English Literature, Yarmouk University, Jordan; M.A., Applied Linguistics, Jordan University of Science and Technology; M.A., African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., African Cultural Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Interests: Modern Arabic literature and cultural studies; trauma and war novel; Arabic dictator novels; film and television studies; postcolonial and literary translation theory; second language acquisition (Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language)
Phone: (814) 332-2318
Office Location: Ruter 305, Box 30
Office Hours – Spring 2021:
During Module 1, please email Professor Alkyam to set up an appointment. He will meet with you remotely at a mutually-agreed upon time.
and by appointment.