FACULTY NAME & TITLE: PAULO HORTA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, LITERATURE
RESEARCH PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
One Thousand and Second Nights. This project considers the collaborative writing of new tales of the 1001 Nights and the reception in the Middle East and elsewhere of such acts of collaboration in contributing to the canon of tales of the story collection. In terms of output, I am engaged in the production of a scholarly monograph and related articles based on material that will not feature in the monograph.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
Translation of texts from Arabic.
Surveying of existing relevant literature in Arabic and the compilation of a bibliography
Superior proficiency in English and Arabic that would enable translation of book reviews, excerpts from non-fiction prose, and other related forms of writing.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
An interest in translation is a must. An interest in politics, culture, and/ or history would be beneficial.
1. Statement of interest in the position
2. Transcript of degree(s)
4. Two letters of recommendation
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