Portrait-Rima Abunasser

Rima Abunasser

Instructor I
English
Reed Hall 411

rima.abunasser@tcu.edu | 817-257-5143

Education

Ph.D., University of North Texas
MA, University of North Texas
BA, Yarmouk University

Courses Taught

ENGL 20213: Global Women's Literature
ENGL 20213: Global Women's Literature (Honors)
ENGL 20923: Literature and Civilization II (Honors)
ENGL 20933: Non-Western World Literature
ENGL 30863: Literature of the Middle East and North Africa
ENGL 40423: Restoration & Eighteenth-Century British Literature
ENGL 30733: Satire

Areas of Focus

Global Literatures
18th Century British Literature
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Women's Writing
Race and Ethnic Studies

“The Deterritorialized Self in Laila Lalami’s Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits.” Spec. issue of Journal of North African Studies 21.2 (2016):182-198. Print and online.

“Arab Women’s Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary Discourse.” IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook, European Institute of the Mediterranean (2015): 316-316. Print and online.

“The Commerce of Knowledge in Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas.” Global Economies, Cultural Currencies of the Eighteenth Century. Ed. Michael Rotenberg-Schwartz. New York: AMS Press, 2012. 215-29.

  • Department of English Teaching Award (2016)
  • Wise Woman Teaching Award, nominee (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
  • CIEE International Faculty Development Fellowship (2015)
  • AddRan College, Creativity and Innovation in Learning Grant (2015)
  • NEH Summer Institute, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: Literature, the Arts, and Cinema Since Independence (2014)
  • Department of English Service Award (2014)