Abdel Karim Tawfiq Daragmeh

Abdel Karim Tawfiq Daragmeh
An-Najah National University · The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

PhD

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Introduction
Abdelkarim Daragmeh has a PhD in modern and contemporary literature from Southern ‎Illinois University, USA and works currently as an associate professor of English Literature at ‎the Department of English Language and Literature, An-Najah National University, Nablus, ‎Palestine. His research interests are in literary theory, postcolonial literature, minority literature, ‎and women writings. His articles on language, gender politics, contemporary Palestinian ‎literature, African literature.
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August 2000 - March 2015
An-Najah National University
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (29)
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This study, which follows the analytical, comparative and qualitative methodologies, investigates the translation of nonverbal signs in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot into Arabic. The article, a close analysis of the nonverbal signs, explains the relevance of these semiotics and their thematic functions, and compares them with those of Fayez Is...
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Al-Bassam’s The Al Hamlet Summit (2006), an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet (1603), presents a cynical comment on the political corruption in the Arab World and it constitutes from a presentist perspective, we argue, an anachronistic critique of some Arab leaders’ lapse into normalisation with the long-standing Other, the Israeli occupation. Al-...
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A metaphor is normally deployed for specific rhetorical and aesthetic functions. However, in the commercial context, metaphor usage displays specific communicative functions as exhibited in the English business texts we sampled for this study. We examine the translation of business metaphor from English into Arabic with a special focus on the game/...
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This article employs Foucault’s concepts of docile bodies, Panopticism, surveillance and the paradigm of resistance, subversion and containment to delineate the issues of power and control that shored up in online Higher education in Palestinian universities during the outbreak of the pandemic. We propose that the online mode of education perpetuat...
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This article examines the gendered aspects of naming practices in Palestine. We study the personal names of the new generation in relation to name derivations and motivations in order to identify the emerging sociological aspects of naming practices in the West Bank of Palestine. We collected the names of the registered births over the last ten yea...
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This article presents a three-stage modified model for community-based learning engagements in Palestine. In order to reduce the collaboration risks, this model focuses on accomplishing the community partnership initiation phase prior to the start of the CBL course. To collect data for this planned intervention, the authors used community needs ass...
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This article aims to illustrate the dialogic significance of the trance dance, a discursive scene of women’s bodily expressions, ,in the Algerian feminist postcolonial novelist and film director, AssiaDjebar’'s Fantasia (1985). While Djebar’s literary oeuvre has been subject to enormous critical readings, this essay focuses on Djebar’s representati...
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Despite the severe social, health, political and economic impacts of the outbreak of Covid-19 on Palestinians, we contend that one positive aspect of this pandemic is that it has revealed the perils and shortcomings of the teacher-centered, traditional education which colonizes students’ minds, compromises their analytical abilities and, paradoxica...
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This article responds to the relative neglect of reading Mahmoud Darwish from a postmodern perspective. Inspired by postmodern theory, we suggest that Darwish after Oslo agreements in 1993 seeks to have a displaced and dialectical encounter with the collective identity; he utilizes a transition from being into becoming, from filiation into affiliat...
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This study deals with the translation into English of nine cryptic security Arabic terms Palestinian prisoners have nomenclatured in response to the life conditions in Israeli prisons. These terms were collected from prison literature and through interviews with five newly-freed Palestinian prisoners who served long terms in Israeli jails. The term...
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Arabic poetry and English rap are strikingly different products owing to the divergent language pairs and genre pairs. This study examines the nature and degree of change in translating the content of Arabic poetry into English rap. It studies three main content-based elements in the original Arabic poem and attempts to identify any changes in the...
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The community-based learning (CBL) methodology was introduced at An-Najah University, Palestine for the first time through an initiative led by the Center for Excellence in Learning in 2013. The initial objectives for the CBL scheme were set at three different, yet interrelated aspects. On one hand, the learning environment was expanded to include...
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The community-based learning (CBL) methodology was introduced at An-Najah University, Palestine for the first time through an initiative led by the Center for Excellence in Learning in 2013. The initial objectives for the CBL scheme were set at three different, yet interrelated aspects. On one hand, the learning environment was expanded to include...
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Translating proverbs across languages and cultures has been troublesome for most translators as proverbs are deeply rooted in culture and “deal directly with societal customs that might not translate directly to certain other societies.”1 They reflect the cultural heritage of their people and “contain a vast treasure of information and knowledge on...
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Translating proverbs across languages and cultures has been troublesome for most translators as proverbs are deeply rooted in culture and “deal directly with societal customs that might not translate directly to certain other societies.”1 They reflect the cultural heritage of their people and “contain a vast treasure of information and knowledge on...
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Linguistics and Literature Studies 2(1): 1-10, 2014 http://www.hrpub.org DOI: 10.13189/lls.2014.020101 Working without Words: The Methods of Translating Open Access Technological English Texts into Arabic AbdelKarim Daraghmah , Ekrema Shehab*, Amani Ashqar AN-Najah University, Dept. Of English, Nablus, Palestine *Corresponding Author:ikrimas@y...
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The present study examines the unique treatment of native history in J.M. Coetzee's novel Foe. The novel questions the status of both speech and writing as the only means of telling history in the European tradition. By having two European characters reveal their perception of the truth of the silent Friday as they try to teach him to speak and the...
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An-Najah University recently established a center for excellence in learning and teaching (CELT) in collaboration with Northwestern University. The main goal of the center is to support the transition to a more learner-centered, technology-assisted environment. This paper focuses on the CELT Teaching Fellows Program, a program to build leadership c...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): Focusing on the work Mahmud Darwish wrote about two key historical moments, this paper explains the contemporary condition as a sign of the cultural and political anxieties that come with the transition in the Palestinian condition post-67. As we progress in time, we notice that the value of literary works shifts from...
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This paper presents the pros and cons for an ESP blended learning experience. The targeted course is offered to intermediate level language learners who never had any previous experience with digital learning. The paper describes the syllabus amendment and implementation process by focusing on aligning the blended components to the course skill-bas...
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The study investigates translation in politically sensitive contexts. It explores the transference of staged expository narrative discourse from English into Arabic in the Palestinian context. The researchers selected a news report from the Jerusalem Post that about the Israeli incursion into Gaza in 2006. The news report was given as a translation...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): This study falls into two parts. The first part aims at demonstrating how pragmatic and functional considerations are important in legal translation. The corpus the researchers relied on consisted of nine translated versions of three authentic contracts. A Real-Estate Contract, a Contract of Lease and an Employment Co...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): This paper falls into history and memory studies in the post-colonial tradition, particularly the controversy over the pastness of the past and its relevance, irrelevance or partial relevance in the present. The paper marks out moments of reallocation of the recourses of history and memory in two Morrison texts: Song...

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