Path 1: Research Assistant - "1002 Nights"
New York University: NYU - Global: Abu Dhabi
Nov 22, 2018
RESEARCH PROJECT TITLE: 1002ND NIGHTS
FACULTY NAME & TITLE: PAULO HORTA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, LITERATURE
RESEARCH PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
One Thousand and Second Nights. This project considers the collaborative
writing of new tales of the 1001 Nights and the reception in the Middle East
and elsewhere of such acts of collaboration in contributing to the canon of
tales of the story collection. In terms of output, I am engaged in the
production of a scholarly monograph and related articles based on material
that will not feature in the monograph.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
• Translation of texts from Arabic.
• Surveying of existing relevant literature in Arabic and the compilation of a
Superior proficiency in English and Arabic that would enable translation of
book reviews, excerpts from non-fiction prose, and other related forms of
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
An interest in translation is a must. An interest in politics, culture, and/
or history would be beneficial.
1. Statement of interest in the position
2. Transcript of degree(s)
4. Two letters of recommendation
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