Centre for Creative Industries, Media and Screen Studies & Near and Middle East Section

Dr Marlé Hammond

Key information

Roles
Near and Middle East Section Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature and Culture Member Member
Department
Centre for Creative Industries, Media and Screen Studies & Near and Middle East Section
Qualifications
BA, MA, Mphil, PhD (Columbia)
Building
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office
419
Email address
mh93@soas.ac.uk
Telephone number
020 7898 4518
Support hours
Monday 3:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday 1:00pm-2:00pm

Biography

Marlé Hammond is a Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature & Culture.  Prior to her arrival at SOAS in August 2010, she held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oxford University (2007-2010) and a Research Centre Fellowship in the Programme of Arabic Poetry and Comparative Poetics at St. John’s College, Oxford (2002-2006).

Current holder of a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship (2017-2018) for a research project entitled 'From Fiction to Fact: the Curious Evolution of an Arabic Epic'.  Details may be found on the project website:Layla the Chaste

 

Research interests

Classical and Modern Arabic Literature and Poetics; Egyptian and Arabic Cinemas; Women's Writing; Folkloric Narrative.

Current holder of a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship (2017-2018) for a research project entitled 'From Fiction to Fact: the Curious Evolution of an Arabic Epic'.  Details may be found on the project website:Layla the Chaste

 

 

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Dalal S Al-Baroud Reflections on the Dialogue with the Divine: A Comparative Study of Muslim and Christian Sources
Mr Hasan Al-Khoee The Evolution of Arabic Public Oratory in the Early Muslim Period [1st-3rd/7th-9th centuries]
Hebah Hasan O Albiti Social Change through Power of Imagination in Arabic Theatre: How the Raḥbānī Brothers’ Works Empowered their Audiences
Ms Taroob Boulos Breaking the Silence: Pain, Torture, Resistance and Bearing Witness in the Narratives of Palestinian War Prisoners and Detainees (1967 to 2015)
Faizul Redhwan Karim Gender Relations in the Qur'ān
Dr Annie Webster Stories of Creative Destruction in post-2003 Iraqi Fiction

Publications

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