Prof. Ibrahim Taha
Department of Arabic Language and Literature


Email: itaha@research.haifa.ac.il
Tel: 972-4-8249808
Fax: 972-4-8249710
Room: 1519

Research Areas
Modern Arabic Literature
Palestinian Literature
Minimalism in Literature
Literary Theory and Semiotics
Comparative Literature


Higher Education

Period of Study

Name of Institution and Department

Degree

Date of Degree

1979-1982

University of Haifa: Arabic Language and Literature; General Literature

B.A.

1983

1984-1988

University of Haifa: Hebrew and Comparative Literature

M.A.

1989

1989-1992

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Comparative Literature

Ph.D.

1994

January 1,1993 , December 31,1993

University of Haifa: Arabic Language and Literature

Post-doctoral scholarship


Academic Ranks and Tenure in Institutes of Higher Education

Dates

Name of Institution and Department

Rank/Position

October 1,1990,September 30,1993

University of Haifa,
Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Assistant B

September 1,1990

The Academic Arab College for Education in Israel, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Lecturer

October 1,1990,September 30,1992

Oranim Academic College, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Lecturer

October 1,1993,December 31,2001

University of Haifa, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Lecturer

January 1,2002,Present

University of Haifa, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Senior lecturer (with tenure)

September 1, 2003

The Academic Arab College for Education in Israel, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Senior lecturer

October 1, 2003, September 30,2006

The College of Sakhnin for Teacher Education, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Senior lecturer

Fall, 2004

University of Uppsala , Sweden, Dept. of Linguistics and Philology

Visiting lecturer

February 28, 2007, August 28,2007

University of Heidelberg , Germany; Dept. of Languages and Cultures of the Near East

Visiting lecturer

January 1, 2011

University of Haifa, Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature

Associate Professor

Offices in University Academic Administration
1) 2002 , Present: member of the committee of the M.A. studies in the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Haifa.
2) 2003 , Present: member of the committee of the Ph.D. studies in the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Haifa.

Scholarly Positions and Activities outside the University

Participation in Scholarly Conferences

1) Member of al-Mawakib association and its cultural magazine, Mawaqif from 1993 , Present.
2) Professional member of the curriculum of general literature for Arab high schools,1996, and professional adviser on the guide-book (published in 1996) for the teachers of general literature in the Arab high schools.
3) Professional adviser for the scholarly committee of the curriculum of Arabic language and literature in The College of Sakhnin for Teacher Education 2003.
4) Professional adviser for the scholarly committee of the curriculum of Arabic language and literature for the Arab high schools, 2004 , Present.
5) Member of the professional committee of The Israel Science Foundation (ISF), 2006, 2010.
6) Associate editor of al-Majalla: Journal of the Arabic Language Academy, 2010.
7) Editor-in-chief of al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature, 2011.


Professional Readership for Referred Journals and Committees for Promotion

1) Professional reader for Integral Review: A Transdisciplinary and Transcultural Journal, edited by Jonathan Ream, 2006.
2) Professional reader for al-Majma': Studies in Arabic Language and Literature, edited by Yasin Kittani, 2009.
3) Professional reader for Studies in Arabic Language and Literature, edited by Shimon Ballas, 2009.
4) Professional reader for Journal of Levantine Studies, edited by Anat Lapidot-Firilla, 2010.
5) Professional reader for The Israel Science Foundation (ISF), 2011.
6) Reader and professional member of 3 committees for promotion to senior lecturer with tenure from 2006-2007.


Participation in Scholarly Conferences

Date

Name of Conference

Place of Conference

Subject of Lecture/Discussion/Comments

18/1/1995

Genres in Arabic literature

University of Haifa

Anti-genre: from genre to text.

10-13/7/2000

Literature and nationalism in the Middle East and North Africa

University of Edinburgh,
Scotland

Nationalism and Palestinian literature in Israel.

17-21/9/2000

Middle Eastern popular culture

Oxford University

Al-Huda' in the Palestinian folklore - a social approach.

11,14/7/2003

Education as a force for change?

University of Exeter

The image of Jews in Palestinian literature.

December, 2004

Meaning in art and literature

University of Haifa, Faculty of Humanities

Three categories of meaning in literature.


Organization of Conferences

Date

Name of Conference

Place of Conference

Subject of Conference/ Role at Conference/Comments

18/1/1995

Genres in Arabic literature

University of Haifa

Organizer.

3/4/2011

Palestinian Literature in Israel

University of Haifa

Organizer.


Colloquium Talks

Date

Place of Lecture

Name of Forum

Presentation/Comments

29/8-2/9/1994

Colloquium on Arabic linguistics

University of Bucharest, Romania

Elements of dialects in Palestinian literature in Israel.

12-13/6/2002

Trends in the study of Arabic language and literature; University of Haifa

Faculty of Humanities

Literary title

September 13, 2004

University of Uppsala, Dept. of Linguistics and Philology

Dept. of Linguistics and Philology

Trends in Arabic feminist literature.

September 27, 2004

University of Uppsala, Dept. of Linguistics and Philology

Dept. of Linguistics and Philology

Heroism in literature.

June 19, 2007

University of Heidelberg, Dept. of Languages and Cultures of the Near East

Dept. of Languages and Cultures of the Near East

Last trend of Arabic feminist literature.

May 23, 2010

The Arab Academic College-Haifa

Center for Multi-cultural Studies

Three major characteristics of Samih al-Qasim's poetry

December 16, 2010

University of Haifa

The Ofakim Honors Program

Two Types of Israelis in Salman Natur's Literary Work

Research Grants, Scholarships, Awards and Prizes
Grants Awarded and Prizes

1) Award on the name of Avraham Yitzhaq Katz for excellent Ph.D. dissertation (1993) (2,000$).
2) Post-doctoral scholarship from The Programming and Budgeting Committee (WATAT) (January 1 - December 31,1993), University of Haifa.
3) Kahanov scholarship for three academic years 1995-1997.
4) Award of creative Arabic writing from the Ministry of Education,1998. (70,000NIS).
5) Excellent teaching awards for the academic year1996, 2002, 2009.

Teaching
Courses Taught in Recent Years

Year

Name of Course

Type of Course Lecture/Seminar/Workshop

Degree B.A./M.A./M.Sc/Ph.D.

1990-1993

Arabic grammar

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

1990-1996

Modern Arabic literary text

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

1993+1994

Genres in modern Arabic fiction

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

1995, 2007, 2009,
2010

Palestinian literature in Israel

Seminar

B.A.

1996-2000

Introduction to modern Arabic Literature

Lecture

B.A.

1996 -

Hero, semi-hero and anti-hero

Seminar

B.A.

1996 -

Modernism in modern Arabic literature

Seminar

M.A. + Ph.D.

1996 -

The literary communication theory

Seminar

M.A. + Ph.D.

2000 -

Modern Arabic fiction after 1950

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

2000, 2009

Closurization in modern Arabic literature

Seminar

M.A. + Ph.D.

2001 - 2002

Text-reader interrelations

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

Literary meaning in modern Arabic literature

Seminar

M.A. + Ph.D.

2002 - 2004

Zakariyya Tamer's literary work

Seminar

B.A.

2006 - 2007

Yusuf Idris's short stories

Seminar

B.A.

2006, 2009
2011

Arabic feminist literature

Seminar

M.A. + Ph.D.

2007 -

Titles in modern Arabic literature

Seminar

M.A. + Ph.D.

2008, 2010

Time and space in modern Arabic fiction

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

2009

Literary gaps in modern Arabic fiction

Lecture and Workshop

B.A.

Supervision of Graduate Students
Name of Student

Degree

Date of Completion / in Progress

Details of Publication

Title of Thesis

1) Kawthar Jabir

M.A.

December 2000

Shaping the space in the Palestinian novel

2) Tarub Boulus

M.A

May 2001

Intertextuality in the literary work of E. Habibi

3) Muhammad Saffuri

M.A

October 2001

Muhammad Saffuri, A Woman without Limitations: A Study of Layla al-'Uthman's Literary Work (Nazareth: al-Hakim, 2006). [Arabic].

Layla al-'Uthman: a monograph

4) Zippi Shpigel

M.A

November 2001

Characterization in Jabrā Ibrāhīm Jabrā's novels

5) Mohammad Hamad

M.A.

November 2002

Poetics of the beginning in Yusuf Idris's short stories

6) Maha Qassis

M.A

November 2003

Closure in the novel: a study in three novels by Ibrahim al-Kawni

7) Ibrahim Shahdi

M.A.

February 2004,

Author in the text: a study in the novel of Son'alla Ibrahim Dhat

8) Fayyad Hebi

M.A.

November 2005

Fayyad Hebi, The Image of the Other in Lebanese Novel in the Civil War 1975-1990: Ilyas Khouri as a Case Study (Amman: Azminah, 2007). [Arabic].

The image of the other in Ilyas Khoury's novels

9) Muhammad Hebi

M.ED

April 2007

Muhammad Hebi, Short Story between Research and Teaching: A Theoretical and Applied study (Israel-Tira: Tira Publishing House, 2009). [Arabic].

A methodic model for teaching short story: an application of a short story by Yusuf Idris (Oranim Academic College)

10) Rabab al-Qasim

M.A.

July 2008

The image of women in Hanan al-Shaykh's novels

11) Lina al-Shaykh-Hishmi

M.A.

July 2010

Censorship and prison literature in the Gulf states

12) Mohammad Hamad

Ph.D.

June 2007

Meta-fiction in the Arabic novel

13) Fuad Azzam

Ph.D.

October 2007

To be Published by The Arabic Language Academy (Haifa)

Poetics of narrative fiction: a study of the forms of plot in Hayder Haydar's novels

14) Muhammad Saffuri

Ph.D.

November 2008
Summa Cum Laude

Muhammad Saffuri, A Study of Modern Arabic Feminine Narrative Fiction 1980-2007 (Haifa: Maktabat Kull Shay', 2011). [Arabic].

Poetics of feminist Arabic literature

15) Clara Srouji-Shajrawi

Ph.D.

May 2009
Summa Cum Laude

Clara Srouji-Shajrawi, Reception theory in two trilogies by Nagib Mahfuz and Ahlam Mustaghanemi (Israel - Baqa al-Gharbiyya: al-Qasimi's Academy for Arabic language and literature, 2011). [Arabic].

Reception theory in two trilogies by Nagib Mahfuz and Ahlam Mustaghanemi

16) Fayyad Hebi

Ph.D.

In preparation

Satire in the Lebanese novel,

17) Hanan Bshara

Ph.D.

In preparation

Gender and characterization in Nawal Sadawi's novels

18) Rabab al-Qasim-Sirhan

Ph.D.

In preparation

A thematic and aesthetic study of Hanan al-Shaykh's literary work

19) Fatima Rayyan-Ishqir

Ph.D.

In preparation

Literature, folklore and identity in Mohammad Naffa''s literary work

Miscellaneous
1) One year sabbatical at SOAS, University of London , United Kingdom, August 4, 2002 , August 4, 2003.
2) Six months sabbatical at the Dept. of Languages and Cultures of the Near East, University of Heidelberg , Germany, February 28, 2007 , August 28, 2007.
3) 2009 - Present: head of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Haifa (for the three academic years: 2009/2010 , 2011/2012).

PUBLICATIONS
Ph.D. Dissertation

The Literary Communication Agreement: A Comparative Reading of the Hebrew and Arabic Novel in Israel during the Years 1967-1987; May 1992; 309 pp.; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Supervisors: Professor Dan Miron and Professor Shimon Ballas; [Hebrew].

Scientific Books (Refereed)

Authored Books

1) 1999, The Smile of an Optimistic Lover: A Comparative Reading of the Hebrew and Palestinian Novel (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad),192 pp., [Hebrew].
2) 2002, The Palestinian Novel: A Communication Study (London: Routledge and Curzon), 236 pp. (Reprinted in paperback, 2010).
Reviewed in:Al-'Arabiyya 37 (2004), by Susanne Enderwitz.
Journal of Palestine Studies xxxiii:4 (2004), by Yasir Suleiman.
Middle Eastern Literatures 7:1 (2004), by Friederike Pannewick
.
3) 2009, Arabic Minimalist Story: Genre, Politics and Poetics in the Self-colonial Era (Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag),185 pp.


Articles in Refereed Journals

1) 1988, Stream of Consciousness: A Study of a Story by Yusuf Idris, al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 9, pp. 87-110 [Arabic].
2) 1993, The System of Gap Making and the Dialects of Reading, al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 14, pp. 94-130 [Arabic].
3) 1997, Duality and Acceptance: The Image of the Outsider in the Literary Work of Shimon Ballas, Hebrew Studies xxxviii, pp. 63-87.
4) 1997, The Literary Communication Pact: A Semiotic Approach, Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies 114-1/2, pp. 131-150.
5) 1997/1998, The Image of Modern Hero in a Story by Muhammad 'Ali Taha, al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 18/19, pp. 301-330 [Arabic].
6) 1998/1999, Openness and Closedness: Four Categories of Closurization in Modern Arabic Fiction, Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies 2, pp. 1-23.
7) 1999, Meeting of Ending and History in Modern Arabic Literature, al-'Arabiyya: Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic 32, pp.191-213.
8) 2000, The Modern Arabic Very Short Story: A Generic Approach, Journal of Arabic Literature 31:1, pp. 59-84.
9) 2000, The Palestinians in Israel: Towards a Minority Literature, Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures 3:2, pp. 219-234.
10) 2000, Text-Genre Interrelations: A Topographical Chart of Generic Activity, Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies 132-1/2, pp. 101-119.
11) 2000, The Power of the Title: Why Have You Left the Horse Alone? by Mahmud Darwish, Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies 3, pp. 66-83.
12) 2000/2001, Flow of Significance Procreation in the Motive of Infertility: The Limits of Interpretation in Yusuf al-Qa'id's Khadd al-Jamil, al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 21-22, pp. 229-251 [Arabic].
13) 2002, Semiotics of Ending and Closure: Post-Ending Activity of the Reader, Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies 138-1/4, pp. 259-277.
14) 2002, Semiotics of Literary Meaning: A Dual Model, Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies 139-1/4, pp. 263-281.
15) 2002, Heroism in Literature: A Semiotic Model, The American Journal of Semiotics,18-1/4, pp. 109-127.
16) 2002/2003, "The Modern Arabic Very Short Story: A Historical Approach", al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 23-24, pp. 167-192. [Arabic].
17) 2004, "Semiotics of Minimalist Fiction: Genre as a Modeling System", Applied Semiotics/Sémiotique Appliquée (AS/SA) 14, pp. 42,52. Reprinted in Spanish in David Raos, ed., Poéticas del microrrelato (Madrid: Acro Libros, S.L., 2010), pp. 255-272.
18) 2004, "Literary Draft: The Semiotic Power of the Lie", Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies 152-1/4, pp. 159-177.
19) 2006, "'Beware Men, They Are All Wild Animals' , Arabic Feminist Literature: Challenge, Fight and Repudiation", al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 27, pp. 25-71.
20) 2007, "Swimming against the Current: Towards an Arab Feminist Poetic Strategy", Orientalia Suecana LVI, pp. 193-222.
21) 2009, "Semiotics of Literary Titling: Three Categories of Reference", Applied Semiotics/Sémiotique Appliquée (AS/SA) 9:22, pp. 43-62.


Articles or Chapters in Scientific Books

(which are not Conference Proceedings)
1) 2010, "Samirah Azzam", in Roger Allen, ed., Essays in Arabic Literary Biography 1850-1950, (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag), pp. 51-57.
2) 2010, "Khalil Baydas", in Roger Allen, ed., Essays in Arabic Literary Biography 1850-1950, (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag), pp. 71-79.

Articles in Conference Proceedings
1) 1994, Elements of Dialects in Palestinian Literature in Israel: The Case of M. Naffa' and M.A. Taha, in Nadia Anghelescu and Andrei A. Avram, eds., Proceedings of the Colloquium on Arabic Linguistics (Bucharest: University ofBucharest - Center for Arab Studies), pp. 267-273.
2) 2001, Al-Huda' in Palestinian Folklore, in Clive Holes, ed., Proceedings of the Conference on Middle Eastern Popular Culture (Oxford).

Entries in Encyclopedias
1) 2009, "Khalil Baydas", Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd edition, p. 166.

Other Scientific Publications
Authored Books
1) 1990, The Other Dimension: Essays on Palestinian Literature in Israel (Nazareth: Association of Palestinian Writers in Israel),164 pp. (Collected essays), (Arabic).
2) 1993, Four Categories of Meaning in Poetry: The Case of Fahd Abu Khadra (Nazareth: Ministry of Education), 213 pp. (Study and Anthology), (Arabic).

Book Reviews
1) 2000/2001, Arabic Novel between Realism, Modernism and Post-Modernism: A Reading of Stefan G. Meyer's The Experimental Arabic Novel: Postcolonial Literary Modernism in the Levant (New York: State University of New York Press, 2001), al-Karmil: Studies in Arabic Language and Literature 21-22, pp. 365-373 [Arabic].
2) 2003/2004,"A Reading of Reuven Snir, Rak'atan fi al-'Ishq: dirasa fi shi'r 'Abd al-Wahhab al-Bayati (Beirut: Dar al-Saqi Press, 2002)", Arab Studies Journal (ASJ) xi: 2 & xii: 1, pp. 115,188.
This article has been translated into Arabic and published with some additional details in Al-'Arabiyya: The American Journal for Teachers of Arabic 36, 2003, pp. 199-207 [Arabic].
3) 2005, "Jonathan Culler, The Pursuit of Signs: Semiotics, Literature, Deconstruction. Augmented edition with a new preface (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001)", Semiotics: The American Journal of Semiotics, 21, pp. 1-4.
4) 2007, "Ken Seigneurie, ed., Crisis and Memory: The Representation of space in Modern Levantine Narrative (Germany: Reichert Verlag Wiesbaden, 2003), 259 pages", Middle Eastern Literatures 10:2, pp. 188-193.

Other Publications
1) 1984, The Certainty as an Alternative?!: The Structure of the Oppositions and Contradictions in Salim Khuri's Story The Doubt as an Alternative, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 1: 5-6, pp. 87-91 [Arabic].
2) 1984, with Yusuf Shahada, Searching for a Lover: A Study of The Lover by A. B. Yehushoa', al-Mawakib: Cultural and literary Magazine 1: 9-10, pp. 71-77 [Arabic].
3) 1985, Ramparts beyond Ramparts [on Beyond the Ramparts a Play by Salim Khuri], al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 2: 5-6, pp. 39-47. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 113-124) [Arabic].
4) 1986, A Soul in the Crucible: The Revolution of the Chronotopos , A Study of a Novel by Salim Khuri, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 3: 5-6, pp. 21-32. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 125-139) [Arabic].
5) 1986, Comments on All the Words are Salty in my Mouth a Collection of poems by Rushdi al-Madi, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 3: 7-8, pp. 36-45. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 75-94) [Arabic].
6) 1987, Tradition and Modern between Yearning and Repulsiveness [on Fahd Abu Khadra's Poetry], al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 4: 1-2, pp. 7-18. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 60-74) [Arabic].
7) 1987, The Relationship between the Story and the Addressee, al-Taqaddum: A Magazine for Teachers and Teaching Affairs 9: 5, pp. 40-43 [Arabic].
8) 1987, The National Identity in the Palestinian narrative Fiction in Israel, al-Taqaddum: Magazine for Teachers and Teaching Affairs 9: 9, pp. 19-22 [Arabic].
9) 1987, The Interrelations between the Narrative Text and the Reader: The Communication and the Reception Theories, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 4: 9-10, pp. 5-21 [Arabic].
10) 1988, The [Jewish] Majority as Reflected in the [Palestinian] Minority's Literature, al-Taqaddum: A Magazine for Teachers and Teaching Affairs 10: 1, pp. 17-21 [Arabic].
11) 1988, Excitement and Dramatization in Poems on Departure and Return by Fawzi 'Abdallah, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 5: 3-4, pp. 53-64. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 14-31) [Arabic].
12) 1988, The Concept of Space in The Wind by Riyad Baydas and the Coercive View, al-Jadid 37: 6, pp. 17-25. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 151-162) [Arabic].
13) 1988, Fawzi 'Abdallah from Subjective Romanticism to Revolutionary Realism, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 5: 7-8, pp. 59-64. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 7-13) [Arabic].
14) 1988, Basil 'Abd al-Latif in his way to Beir Zeit [on In the Way to Beir Zeit a Novel by Edmon Shahada], al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 5: 11-12, pp. 18-23. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 140-150) [Arabic].
15) 1989, The Language of Belonging in the 'Earthy' Poem [on Hanna Abu Hanna's Poetry], al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 6: 1-2, pp. 36-45. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 43-59) [Arabic].
16) 1989, Pretending Rejection While Showing Acceptance: A Reading of a Poem by Jamal Qa'war, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 6: 3-4, pp. 42-49. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 32-42) [Arabic].
17) 1989, A Reading of The Spring by Tawfiq Fayyad, al-Mawakib: Cultural and Literary Magazine 6: 7-8, pp. 44-54. (Reprinted in Ibrahim Taha,1990: 97-112) [Arabic].
18) 1991, The Interrelations between the Refusal and the Rejected Refusal: A Political Reading of the Palestinian Literature in Israel, al-Jadid 1:40, pp. 64-85 [Arabic].
19) 1993, From Contact to Deviation: A Study of the Meaning's Models in Fahd Abu Khadra's Poetry, Mawaqif 1-2, pp. 45-51 [Arabic].
20) 1994, Sign of Autumn: A Study of Signs of Autumn by Shimon Ballas, Alei-Siah: Literary Conversation 34, pp. 85-94 [Hebrew].
21) 1994, The Illegitimate Son in Modern Hebrew Literature: A Study of Shimon Ballas Work, Mawaqif 9, pp. 62-64 [Arabic].
22) 1998, Duality and Acceptance: The Image of the 'Outsider' in Shimon Ballas Work, Iton77: Literary Monthly 218, pp. 22-28 [Hebrew].
23) 2001, Harmonious Interrelations between Form and Content in M. 'A. Taha's Stories, in Ibrahim Taha, ed., Tracing/Narrating: The Origins of Muhammad 'Ali Taha's Work (Acre: al-Aswar), pp. 17-25 [Arabic].
24) 2001, A Story of a Generation: Reading of M. A. Taha's Stories, in Ibrahim Taha, ed., Tracing/Narrating: The Origins of Muhammad 'Ali Taha's Work (Acre: al-Aswar), pp. 355-363 [Arabic].
25) 2002, The Coalitional Model and the Consumer Reader , the Palestinian Literature in Israel: A Commentary, Iton 77: Literary Monthly 268, pp. 26-28 [Hebrew].
26) 2004, "The Irony of Death and Life: A Reading of Sirat Bani Ballut, a Novel by Muhammad Ali Taha", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 13/8/2004, [Arabic]
27) 2007, "Muhammad Ali Taha is a Senior Representative of Palestinian Literature", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 13/10/2007, [Arabic]. (Reprinted with the title "Muhammad Ali Taha in Two New Collections of Short Stories", in al-Quds al-'Arabi 19/10/2007), [Arabic].
28) 2009, "A Basic Reading of Samih al-Qasim's Collection Nostrasamihdamus", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 16/1/2009, [Arabic]. (Reprinted in Madarat (Orbits): Studies in Thought, Culture and Literature 3 (2010), pp. 21-38.
29) 2009, "Satire in Suhayl Kiwan's Literary Work", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 25/1/2009, [Arabic]. (Reprinted in al-Quds al-'Arabi 13/2/2009), [Arabic].
30) 2010, "Muhammad Naffa': The Founder of the Folkloric Trend in Palestinian Fiction", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 12/2/2010, [Arabic].
31) 2010, "Three Major Characteristics of Samih al-Qasim's Poetry", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 28/5/2010, [Arabic].
32) 2010, "The Educated Writing by Zaki Darwish", Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 18/6/2010, [Arabic].
33) 2010, "History and Poetics in Samih al-Qasim's Poetry", AlKalimah 44 (December 2010), [Arabic]. A short version of this article has been published in Al-Ittihad (Haifa) 10/12,17/12/2010, [Arabic].