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    • The Way We See It: Poetic-Visual Reciprocity in Egyptian Street Art Since 2011 

      Mohamed, Eid; Mohamed, Talaat Farouq ( Brill , 2022 , Article)
      This article traces the manifestations of the newly adapted artistic form of “calligraffiti,” or the synthetic braiding of poetry and graffiti on what became known as the “walls of protest” in post-2011 Egypt. This new ...
    • Underlying Mechanisms of Transit-Oriented Development: A Conceptual System Dynamics Model in Qatar 

      AlKhereibi, Aya Hasan; Onat, Nuri; Furlan, Raffaello; Grosvald, Michael; Awwaad, Reem Youssef ( MDPI , 2022 , Article)
      Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is an urban planning approach that facilitates the achievement of sustainable development goals from an urban planning and transportation perspective. Developed countries are moving rapidly ...
    • Language Learning Strategy Use by Arabic Speaking Students Learning English through Content areas 

      Eslami, Zohreh; Al-Buainain, Haifa; Tzou, Juliet ( TESOL Arabia International Conference and Exhibition , 2009 , Book chapter  &   Conference Proceedings)
      The success of learning in any language is usually dependent upon the kinds of learning strategies adopted by the language learner. Research into language learning strategies has thus assumed great importance as more and ...
    • Baseline data for Arabic acquisition with clinical applications: Some phonological processes in Qatari children’s speech 

      Al-Buainain, Haifa; Shain, Kimary; Al-Timimy, Feda; Khattab, Ghada ( LAR Center Press , 2012 , Article)
      This paper has two aims. The first is to inform our language acquisition colleagues about the “Baseline Data for Arabic Acquisition with Clinical Applications” project, which is a multi-institutional and international ...
    • Needs of English by graduates of Qatar University in the workplace 

      Al-Buainain, Haifa A.; Hassan, Fouad Khalil; Madani, Ahmed ( Australia Asia Research and Education Foundation (AAREF) , 2010 , Article)
      English is undoubtedly the language of international communication. It is generally observed that English is widely used in different sectors in Qatar. The need for English is clear. However, there is no large scale ...
    • Can the word superiority effect be modulated by serial position and prosodic structure? 

      Marzouki, Yousri; Al-Otaibi, Sara Abdulaziz; Al-Tamimi, Muneera Tariq; Idrissi, Ali ( Frontiers Media , 2022 , Article)
      In this study, we examined the word superiority effect in Arabic and English, two languages with significantly different morphological and writing systems. Thirty-two Arabic-English bilingual speakers performed a post-cued ...
    • McBride, James 

      Naughton, Gerald David ( Wiley , 2022 , Book chapter)
      One of the most interesting writers on race to emerge in the last decade of the twentieth century, James McBride (b. 1957) is an African American novelist, memoirist, and jazz musician. His memoir, The Color of Water: A ...
    • “‘Pleading Human’ in Paul Beatty’s The Sellout” 

      Naughton, Gerald David ( Routledge , 2022 , Article)
      This paper analyses Paul Beatty’s Booker Prize winning comic novel, The Sellout (2015), as it relates to theories of black posthumanism, as outlined in the work of Alexander Weheliye and Hortense Spillers. In the novel, ...
    • Theorizing the Performance of Blackness: Relations, Processes, and Possibilities 

      Khan, Yasser Shams ( Johns Hopkins University Press , 2022 , Article)
      Through a summation of representative critical works that challenge us to think of new ways of imagining performing bodies and racial performance, this essay gestures towards a process-oriented approach for theorizing the ...
    • Borrowed Words In Qatari Dialect: A Case Study 

      Al-Buainain, Haifa ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2014 , Conference Paper)
      According to Graddol (2004) "The world's language system is undergoing rapid change because of demographic trends, new technology, and international communication. These changes will affect both written and spoken ...
    • Voicing in Qatari Arabic: Evidence for prevoicing and aspiration 

      Kulikov, Vladimir ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Languages with a two-way voicing contrast in phonology usually contrast prevoiced b, d, g stops with voiceless unaspirated p, t, k stops or voiceless unaspirated stops with voiceless aspirated stops (Iverson & Salmons, ...
    • Slips of the tongue: Examples from Qatari Dialect 

      Al-Buainain, Haifa ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      There are various abstract units of linguistic performance that linguists hypothesized in order to be able to describe the grammars of languages. These are segments, features, morphemes, words or syntactic categories. Yet, ...
    • Collaborative translation of Wikipedia: with whom do trainee translators collaborate and for what purpose? 

      Al-Shehari, Khaled; Almanna, Ali ( Routledge , 2022 , Article)
      This study aims to establish a model of collaboration that illustrates the various channels of collaboration that (trainee) translators go through in the course of translation, who they collaborate with, and why they choose ...
    • Research Companion to Language and Country Branding 

      Theodoropoulou, Irene; Tovar, Johanna ( Routledge Handbooks , 2020 , Book chapter)
      This is an introduction to the language and country branding volume. The aim of this chapter is to provide a critical overview of the sociolinguistic, linguistic anthropological, and discursive analytical research on ...
    • Transit‐Oriented Development in Doha: The Case of the Al Sadd Neighborhood and Hamad Hospital Metro Station 

      Nafi, Sara; Furlan, Raffaello; Grosvald, Michael; Al-Matwi, Rashid; Marthya, Khalida Lifam ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
      Over the last two decades, transit‐oriented development (TOD) has been widely implemented as an integrated strategy to enhance urban livability. Doha, the capital of the State of Qatar, has faced urban challenges such ...
    • Voice and Emphasis in Arabic Coronal Stops: Evidence for Phonological Compensation 

      Kulikov, Vladimir ( SAGE , 2021 , Article)
      The current study investigates multiple acoustic cues–voice onset time (VOT), spectral center of gravity (SCG) of burst, pitch (F0), and frequencies of the first (F1) and second (F2) formants at vowel onset—associated with ...
    • West Bay Business District in Doha, State of Qatar: Envisioning a Vibrant Transit-Oriented Development 

      Alattar, Deema; Furlan, Raffaello; Grosvald, Michael; Al-Matwi, Rashid ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
      In recent decades, Doha, the capital of Qatar, has experienced a large-scale transformation due to globalization and rapid economic growth. Recently, these changes have led to a focus on infrastructural development and ...
    • Laboring to communicate: Use of migrant languages in COVID-19 awareness campaign in Qatar 

      AHMAD, RIZWAN; Hillman, Sara ( De Gruyter , 2021 , Article)
      This study examines the communication strategies employed by Qatar's government in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The study contributes to a growing body of work on the sociolinguistics of crisis communication. We ...
    • Effect of emphasis spread on VOT in coronal stops in Qatari Arabic 

      Kulikov, Vladimir; Mohsenzadeh, Fatemeh M.; Syam, Rawand M. ( Cambridge University Press , 2021 , Article)
      Emphasis (contrastive pharyngealization of coronals) in Arabic spreads from an emphatic consonant to neighboring segments. Previous research suggests that in addition to changing spectral characteristics of adjacent segments, ...
    • Effect of emphasis spread on coronal stop articulation in Qatari Arabic 

      Kulikov, Vladimir; Mohsenzadeh, Fatemeh; Syam, Rawand ( Linguistic Society of America , 2020 , Conference Proceedings)
      Emphasis (contrastive uvularisation) in Arabic spreads from an emphatic consonant to neighboring segments (Davis1995). The effect of emphasis spread on a consonant is manifested as lowering of its spectral mean (Jongman ...