Ms. Rania Salem
Assistant Lecturer
304, Bldg D

Rania Salem graduated from the English Department at the Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University. Then, she achieved her MA degree from the English and Comparative Literature Department, The American University in Cairo (AUC). She is currently a PhD candidate in the English Department at the Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University. Rania participated in several graduate conferences and symposiums at the American University in Cairo and Cairo University. She started her career as a Freelance English-Arabic translator and English Copy Editor for schools, government organizations and companies. She has also taught ESL courses at universities such as the AUC, Ain Shams University, Helwan University, Tanta University, and private universities in Egypt.

The responsibilities she carried since joining the BUE out are related to teaching, following up on students’ performance, assisting in Faculty-related modules and certain administrative tasks such as being a member Prep Year Core Group, and she was also a member in the core groups for both English for Academic Purposes and English for Academic Writing modules. Rania taught several academic courses which include Advanced Writing, English for Academic Writing, Women Studies, Postmodern Fiction, and American Literature.

Education
PhD Candidate, English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University. MA English and Comparative Literature, The American University in Cairo, 2014. MA Thesis nominated for “The Magda Al-Nowaihi Graduate Student Award in Gender Studies”, AUC, Spring 2014 and Tawfiq Pasha Doss Award, AUC, 2015. BA English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University, 2008.
 
Research Interests

Rania is generally interested in English and comparative literature, translation, cultural studies, identity studies, gender Studies, and ESL.

Journal Articles

"Midaq Alley between Text Translation and Movie Adaptation," Naguib Mahfouz Periodical, The Supreme Council of Culture, 2015.

Chapters in Books
Co-translated “How the West Was Lost Fifty Years of Economic Folly - And the Stark Choices Ahead,” National Center for Translation, Ministry of Culture, 2016.
 
Modules
Advanced Writing. English for Academic Writing. American Literature. Advanced Writing. English for Academic Writing. American Literature.
Responsibilities
To teach and supervise students on a regularly monitored basis during tutorials and, where appropriate, practical and laboratory sessions. To prepare, under supervision, teaching materials, e.g. for practical sessions (lab manuals, power-point presentations) and different types of academic materials (Photocopying and distributing). To monitor student attendance as required. To offer academic help during office hours and answer students’ queries. To assist with conferences as deemed appropriate. To use and develop e-learning effectively to support learning and teaching. To participate in appropriate staff development programmes.