Raghdaa Saber Abou-Serie Sawy has joined the Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies for the 2017-18 academic year. Raghdaa, an FLTA student from Cairo, Egypt will be assisting the current faculty in the classroom.
Raghdaa graduated from Ain Shams University, Egypt. She majored in the English language. She obtained her MA in translation and linguistics from the same university. Raghdaa is currently working on her PhD dissertation in translation. Her dissertation is a contrastive study of metaphor in two translations of Mostaghanemiy's novel "Memory in the Flesh" adopting Semino's and Toury's approaches. Raghdaa was granted the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching assistant scholarship for the academic year 2017-18.