‌‌Salim Ayoub

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  • Ph.D in Romance Studies, French



  • M.A. in Moroccan-American Studies, Hassan II Mohammedia University, Casablanca, Morocco, 2013

  • B.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Moulay Ismail University, Meknes, Morocco, 2011

  • B.A. in English, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco, 2010

Teaching & Research Areas and Interests

  • Teaching French and Arabic at all levels; Basic Spanish

     19th Century French literature, Colonial Encounters

     20th and 21st century French and Francophone (Maghreb) Literatures; North African diaspora

    Sociolinguistics; Questions of language policy in Morocco

    Colonial / Post-colonial Literature; Post-colonialism and Queer theories

    North African / Maghrebi Cinema

    Literary and Critical theory

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Teaching French 201,   University Of Miami, Fall 2016

    Guest Instructor, Franco-Maghrebian Cinematography, FRE 301 under supervision of Dr. Ralph Heyndels, University of Miami, Fall 2016

    Language Partner, Teaching Moroccan Arabic, DILS program, University of Miami, Spring 2016

    Teaching Assistant, French 101, University of Miami, 2015-2016

    Teaching Assistant, French conversation tables, University of Miami, 2014-2015

    Tutoring, French tutor (100-200 levels), University of Miami, 2014-2015

    Assistant to Dr. Ralph Heyndels for Film Series on “Contemporary Queer French and Franco-Maghrebian Cinema” (2015) and “Histoires d’Amour autour de Catherine Deneuve” (2014), University of Miami 2014-2015

    High School Teacher, Teaching English, Lycée Zitoun, Meknes, Morocco, 2010-2011

Other Professional Experience

  • Assistant to Dr.Ralph Heyndels for U.S. extension project of the Ali Zaoua Fondation, Casablanca, Morocco 2015

    Social Worker, FieldResearcher, Handicap International, Rabat, Morocco 2013-2014

    Journalist, Journal Libération, Casablanca, Morocco 2012


  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant of the Year, University of Miami, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, USA, 2015-2016

    MLL Summer Research Award, University of Miami, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, Amsterdam, Netherlands & Paris, France, Summer 2016


  • Presenter, Department of Romance Studies Graduate Conference: Ideas of South; « Immigration, Global Influence & Alienation in the Literature of the South: The Case of Fatou Diome’s Le Ventre de l’Atlantique », Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA 2016

    Presenter, DILS International Multicultural Night, « Trilingualism and Triglossia in the Moroccan Context » University of Miami, USA 2016

    Member of Organizing Committee, The Modern Languages and Literatures Annual Graduate Students Conference: « Recycling Cultures: Poetics and Practices of Sustainability », University of Miami, USA 2015-2016

    Member of Organizing Committee, International conference: « Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Arab Spring and its Implications for American Studies in Arab Universities », Hotel Al Andalous, Marrakech, Morocco 2012


  • Non academic

    Le TGV pas encore sur les rails”, article published in Journal Libération, Casablanca, Morocco 2012


  • French: Native proficiency: Writing/reading/speaking

    Arabic: Native proficiency: Writing/reading/speaking

    English: Near native proficiency: Writing/reading/speaking

    Spanish: Standard level: writing/reading/speaking