Ikram Hili

 Ikram Hili
  • English Language,
  • Literature and Civilization,
  • Translation

Areas of Expertise:
Literary studies; Translation studies; Modern manuscript studies

Membership:
since 2019

Contact

University of Sousse, Tunisia

Faculty of Letters and Humanities
English Department
Cité Erriadh 4023 Sousse B-P 547
Tunisia

Ikram.hili(at)flsh.u-sousse.tn
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About me

I am an assistant professor in the English department of the Faculty of Letters and Humanities at the University of Sousse in Tunisia. My main fields of interest are literature, translation, cultural studies and modern manuscript studies.

AGYA offers me the valuable opportunity to take part in interdisciplinary projects that bring together the humanities, social sciences and other disciplines like musicology, for example, which I really enjoy and appreciate!

As a member in charge of the ‘Education’ Working Group, I helped co-organize an online workshop titled ‘Leadership Skills in Academia’. I took great delight in the discussion generated during the workshop, which included participants from different backgrounds and with various research interests. Such rich interdisciplinary discussion is one of the many advantages of being an AGYA member. 

What I find most compelling about AGYA membership is the opportunity it provides to work on interdisciplinary projects, allowing me to gain insight into research fields other than my own and the chance to weave connecting threads between them to come up with interesting, perceptive projects. Learning from each other’s experiences is equally rewarding. 


Academic Career
2020 - today Assistant Professor of English Literature at the Faculty of Letters and Humanities, University of Sousse, Tunisia
2017 - today Member of the Poetry & Poetics Research Group, an affiliate of the Laboratory on Approaches to Discourse at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Sfax, Tunisia
2017 Ph.D. in English (with highest honours) at the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Humanities, University of Manouba, Tunisia
2016 - 2020 Teaching Assistant at the Higher Institute of Applied Languages of Moknine, University of Monastir, Tunisia
2015 - today Member of the Laboratory on Approaches to Discourse at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Sfax, Tunisia
2015 - 2016 Professeur Agrégée Principale at the Faculty of Letters and Humanities, University of Sousse, Tunisia
2013 - today Fulbright alumna and member of the Tunisian Fulbright Society
2010 -  2015 Professeur Agrégée at the Faculty of Letters and Humanities, University of Sousse, Tunisia
2010 Agrégation Diploma from the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Tunis, Tunisia

 

My Commitment to AGYA
Task Force 'Salon Sophie Charlotte'

On a personal note

Must read in my discipline:
These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath (2017) by Gail Crowther and Peter K. Steinberg

Favourite novel:
The Dam by Mahmoud Messadi (Arabic: Al-Sod)

The scientist from my country you should know:
Nissaf ben Alaya (preventive medicine, public health, epidemiology and biostatistics)