Centre for Continuing Education

Nejmeh Habib

Nejmeh Habib

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Dr Nejmeh Habib has been teaching Arabic language and literature at the University of Sydney since 2003. Working at both the Centre for Continuing Education and the Department of Arabic Language and Culture, Dr Habib brings with her over thirty years of teaching and research experience and two diplomas in education. She is always looking to improve her teaching strategies and techniques, inspired by the latest theories of education and feedback from her students.

Dr. Habib’s research has been published in numerous journals and her academic books include: Literary Critiques in Poetry and Novel (2018); Visions of Exile and Return in the Palestinian Arabic Novel (2014); From Australia: Contemporary Literary Faces (2006); and Humanitarian Patterns in the Literature of Ghassan Kanafani (1999). She is the author of the novel A Spring that Did Not Blossom (2003) and the collection of short stories …And the Children Suffer (2001).

Dr. Habib is also an award winner. She received the Australia Council for the Arts Award in 2004. In 2006, she received the Gibran Khalil Gibran International Literary Award, issued by the Arabic Heritage League. In 2013, the Union of Palestinian Workers issued her the Award for Excellence, and in 2014 she received the Australian Arabic Culture Center Award for Creative Writing.

For more information see: www.nejmeh.net