About

Ghenim Neema is a lecturer of English Literature and a director of research laboratory at the University Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Oran 2, Algeria. She earned a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature on Sufism in Algeria as well as Transcendentalism in the United States. Her field of interest is comparative literature with a focus on postcolonial Africa and the question of democracy as well as the challenge between remembering and forgetfulness. She is also interested in literary theories dealing with questions of gender and identity in literary discourse. As a teacher, she tries to make connections between literature and history. She engages and inspires her students to cultivate their curiosity.

Education

. Accreditation (habilitation): June 2014

Ph.D. in comparative Literature (2013). The thesis is on Sufism in West Algeria and Transcendentalism in Concord in the East of the United States (19th century) Title: Transcendentalism and Sufism: the First Light of Two Similar Dawns.


.M.A: (Magister) in Didactics and the teaching of literature, with a thesis entitled Metaphor: A Settled Scene in the world of Rhetoric an Enigma in the World of Language Teaching, in the Faculty of Letters, Languages and Arts, University of Mostaganem 2008.

.B.A: in the Faculty of Letters, Languages and Arts University of Oran 2004, (second of the four years) with an end of degree dissertation entitled: “Seeds of Anger in Faulkner’s Absalom Absalom!” under the direction of Mrs. Milena Dragojevic.

. Baccalaureate in French and Arabic Literature: Lycée Dr. Benzerdjeb Tlemcen, 2000.

. Technician in the computer science, (Winner Software School), July 1998. Good command of Microsoft Office™ tools (Word™, Excel™ and PowerPoint™)

Publications

— “L’Emir Abd el-kader, Cheikh Al Alawi: Deux Pensées en Avance sur leur Temps” published in Hamsa. Journal of Judaic and Islamic Studies 4: Portugal (March 2018), pp. 139-144 http://www.hamsa.cidehus.uevora.pt/

 

–“Romain Rolland: un Transcendentaliste Français?”pp. 89-99. Paper published in Roudil, Roland. Romain Rolland et l’Inde: un échange fructueux: Célébration du Centenaire du Prix Nobel de Littérature de Romain Rolland. Dijon: Editions universitaires de Dijon, 2016.https://www.amazon.fr/Romain-Rolland-lInde-Roudil-Roland/dp/2364411920

–“L’Emir Abd-el-Kader et Cheikh Al Alawi: Deux Esprits Laïques de l’Algérie du 19éme Siècle” A book chapter in a French work entitled « Education et Sécularisme : Perspectives Africaines et Asiatiques », published by Evelyne Hanquart-Turner and Ludmila Volnà in L’Harmattan: Paris, 2013, p. 107- 124. ISBN 978-2-343- 01916-1

–“QU’EST-CE QU’UNE MÉTAPHORE: CENSURE OU CONFESSION?” A BOOK CHAPTER IN “TEXTES MYSTIQUES, DISCOURS IDENTITAIRES” PUBLISHED BY MONIQUE HERITIER ET FRANÇOIS ROBERT IN L’HARMATTAN: PARIS, 2012 pp131-149. ISBN: 978-2-296-99463-8

“Creativity and Education” in Revue Cost. N° 17. July. 2016 p 118-128 (ISSN 1112-5187).



“Metaphor: the Last Confidential Key” in Revue Progrés. N° 4. Février 2016. p. 16 – p 24. (ISSN: 2335 – 1721)

“Assimilation in Algeria : Between Myth and Reality” in Revue du Progrés. N° 01. Juin 2013 p 69 -p 76 (ISSN: 2335 – 1721)

“Metaphors of Redemption” in Revue Cost. N° 10. Janvier 2012 p 161- 168 (ISSN 1112-5187).


« La Métaphore Entre Enseignement Autoritaire et Enseignement Libre » in Revue Cost. N° 8. Janvier 2010 p 117- 123 (ISSN 1112-5187).

“A Woman in Black” Published by Dorrance Publishing CO. 2008. (ISBN: 978-0-8059-7701-1)





Projects

1- A historical fiction book
2- A book on literary theories

Memberships

1- A member of the board support committee of ‘Living Together’
https://www.desireforpeace.org/en/supporters.html

2- Member of SARI Association (Société d’Activités et de Recherches sur les Mondes Indiens) in Paris since 2014

3- Member of PSA (Postcolonial Studies Association) in South Yorkshire, UK since 2014.

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