Firas A. J. Al-Jubouri is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the American University of Sharjah, UAE. He is the author of Milestones on the Road to Dystopia (2014) and ‘‘The end was contained in the beginning’: Orwell’s Kyauktada and Oceania’ (2016) in George Orwell Studies. He has taught English literature, language, ESOL, IELTS and academic writing at several academic institutions, in the Gulf region and in the UK. His areas of research and teaching interest are dystopian genre (George Orwell) and the twentieth-century English novels. He has a PhD in English Literature from Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
1:45 PM–3:00 PM Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 (US - Central)