Dr. Ahmad Husein Al-Afif

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Quality Manager, 2013, University of Jordan, Dipolma.
  • Literary Theory & Comparative Literature, 2005, University of Seville, Spain, Ph. D
  • Literary Theory & Comparative Literature, 2003, University of Seville, Spain, M.A
  • English Language & Literature, 1995, Yarmouk University, Jordan, B.A.

Administrative Record

  • Coordinator of Spanish Section/Department of European Languages, 2008-2009.
  • Representative of the former Department of Modern Languages (European Languages now) in the Council of the Deanship of the Faculty of Arts (2007-2008).
  • Dean Assistant for Students´ Affairs, Faculty of Foreign Languages, University of Jordan, February 2012 until September 2012.
  • Chairman of the Department of Asian Languages/Faculty of Foreign Languages/ the University of Jordan since 3/9/2015 until now.
  • Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Language/ from June 2012 to September 2012.

Courses Taught in Spanish, English & Arabic:

University Level

Spanish

  • Spanish Civilization.
  • Spanish language for Specialization.
  • Spanish Language for beginners.
  • Contemporary Spanish Literature.
  • Contemporary Spanish thought.
  • Translation Spanish –Arabic (in Spain).
  • Spanish Literature until the 19th Century.
  • Introduction to Spanish Literature.
  • Spanish Novel .

Arabic

  • Arabic as a foreign Language (Spain)

English (School Level)

  • English for several grades

List of Publications:

Books:

  • Manual de traducción jurídica, árabe-español, Arcibel, España, 2009.

Articles: (in indexed, abstracted & international journals)

  • GOGAZEH Ziyad Mohammad (1) ; AL-AFIF Ahmad Husein, (2007).
    Los proverbios árabes extraídos del Corán: recopilación, traducción y estudio.
    Paremia, ISSN 1132-8940 , España, 2007.
  • Ahmad Hussein al-Afif; Ziyad Mohammad GOGAZEH, En torno a la poesía de Clara Janés: lenguaje, estilo y tendencias. Escritoras y pensadoras europeas, V Seminario Internacional del grupo de Investigación Escritoras y Escritura, Universidad Internacional de Andalucía Sede de La Cartuja, España, 2007.
  • Ziyad Mohammad Gogazeh, Ahmad Husein al-Afif. La lengua española: nacimiento, difusión e importancia. Dirasat lilulum al-insaniyeh, University of Jordan, vol. (36), nomber (1), 2009.
  • La literatura infantil en España y en el mundo árabe: la función didáctica y lingística del cuento en España y Jordania. AL-AFIF, Ahmad Husein – GOGAZEH, Ziyad Mohammad y AL-HARAHSHEH, Ahmad Al-Mishref, Revista internacional de Culturas y Literaturas. Universidad de Sevilla.
  • La literatura mística árabe y española: un estudio comparativo y traductológico. AL-AFIF, Ahmad Husein y GOGAZEH, Ziyad Mohammad. Revista internacional de Culturas y Literaturas. Universidad de Sevilla. España
  • Ahmad Husein Al-Afif, Ziyad Mohammad Gogazeh, La presencia de la lengua y literatura española en el ámbito universitario jordano: el ejemplo de la universidad de Jordania, Philología Hispalenses Seville, Spain.(1/3/2011). ISSN 1132-0265
  • Chapter in a book: » La querella de las escritoras jordanas contemporáneas: Nabila Al-Jatib como ejemplo». ISBN 978-84-15335-17-7.
  • Al-Afif, Ahmad Husein, Los Mitos Violentos en la Cultura y la Literatura Árabe, Accepted for publication in 20/12/2014. Revista Internacional de Culturas y Literaturas, Seville, Spain. ISSN: 1885-3625.
  • Mohammad Daher Ababneh, Ahmad Husein Issa Al-Afif, Sumisión y rebeldía en las obras de la escritora jordana Samihah Khreis: Jishjash como ejemplo. Accepted for publication in 22 April 2015. Revista Internacional de Culturas y Literaturas, Seville, Spain. ISSN: 1885-3625.
  • Ahmad Husein Issa Al-Afif, La repercusión del Carácter de Federico García Lorca en los personajes de Yerma, Published in European Scientific Journal, May, 2015, Vol.11, No. 14. ISSN: 1857-7431 (Online), ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print).
  • Ziyad Mohammad Gogazeh, Ahmad Husein Al-Afif, La Imagen Estereotipada de la Mujer en la Poesía Árabe: Traducción y Estudio. Published European Scientific Journal, July 2015, Vol. 11, No. 20., ISSN: 1857-7431 (Online), ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print).
  • Ahmad Al-Afif, Mohammad Daher Ababneh y Teresa Castellano Jiménez, Escritoras Suicidas. Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura de Alejandra Pizarnik. Accepted for publication in 10 December 2015, Revista Internacional de Culturas y Literaturas, Seville, Spain. ISSN: 1885-3625.
  • Ahmad Husein Al-Afif, El medio Ambiente y su Influencia en la Literatura de Mahmoud Darwich y Juan Ramón Jiménez: Estudio Comparativo. Published in European Scientific Journal, May, January 2016, Vol. 12, No. 2. ISSN: 1857-7431 (Online), ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print).

Research Area:

  • Translation, comparative studies between Arabic, Spanish and English, Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, Teaching and Learning Spanish as a Second or Foreign Language, Spanish Literature.

Academic Society Membership:

  • Member of the Jordan Society for Quality.
  • Member of the research group Escritoras y Escrituras, University of Seville, Spain.
  • Member of the Red Crescent Society/ Jarash Branch.

Scholarships and Awards:

  • Research scholarship, Spanish ministry of foreign affairs, University of Seville, Spain, 2007.
  • Research scholarship, Spanish ministry of foreign affairs, University of Seville, Spain, 2008.
  • Postgraduate scholarship (MA & Ph.D), Spanish ministry of foreign affairs, University of Seville, Spain, 2001- 2004).
  • Postgraduate Scholarship (Ph.D), from the University of Jordan, University of Seville, Spain 2004- 2005.