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Boumlik, Habiba

Assistant Professor, ELA Education and Language Acquisition
LaGuardia Community College, CUNY


Dr. Habiba Boumlik is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education and Language Acquisition at LaGuardia. She received her Ph.D. in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Strasbourg, France in 1996. She also holds an M.A. in Arabic and Islamic Studies and a BA in French as a Foreign Language from the University of Besancon, France. Dr. Boumlik teaches Arabic and French courses. Her academic background and teaching experience include Arabic, French language and francophone cultures and literatures, Cultural Anthropology, Women Cross-Culturally, Culture and Society in the West, Middle Eastern History, and Arab Cinema. Prior to her current position at LaGuardia, she has taught in France, Hungary, Egypt, and in several colleges and universities in New York. Her research interests encompass francophone literatures, North African immigration to France, Moroccan Judaism, and Berber identity. Her current research examines the use of new media technologies by Muslim seculars and Berber cultural movements. She is particularly interested in self-conscious practices in social movements where cultural material is strategically used as part of political empowerment by various disenfranchised groups.

DISCIPLINE
Language
SUB AREAS
Maghreb Studies   
Development   
Arab Studies   
Cultural Studies   
Ethnography   
Gender/Women's Studies   
Identity/Representation   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Minorities   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Europe   
Maghreb   
SPECIALTIES
Berber Studies, Gender Studies, Maghrebi Studies,   
Secular   
LANGUAGES
French (Fluent)   
Arabic (Fluent)   
Berber (Native)   
English (Fluent)   
Spanish (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
PhD1996AnthropologyUniversity of Strasbourg, France
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Teaching French to North African soldiers in the French Colonial Army (2016)   
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Habiba Boumlik






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