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Dr Zouhir Gabsi

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Diploma of Education), University of Western Sydney, 1993
Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics), University of New South Wales, 1996
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Sydney, 2004

Contact

zouhir.gabsi@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46411

Biography

Dr Zouhir Gabsi is a lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Deakin University, Melbourne Australia. He is also an Associate Researcher at UNESCO Chair (Deakin university). Zouhir Gabsi has wide interests in research including language teaching, minority languages and more recently Islamophobia, Arab Spring, Youth Identity, and Islamic Discourse.

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Research interests

Arabic language and culture

Dialectology

Berber studies

Discourse analysis

Islamic studies

Teaching interests

Arabic language and Culture

French language and culture

Linguistics

Bilingualism and Biculturalism

Knowledge areas

General Linguistics

Applied linguistics

Arabic language and culture

French language and culture

Berber language and culture

Discourse analysis

Expertise

General linguistics and sociolinguistics Berber studies Arabic studies Islamic Studies

Conferences

  •  2004-Title: ‘The Berber language in Tunisia’, presented at ALLA conference.
  •  2005-Title: ‘Testing and Evaluation in non-government schools’. (Chair: Dr Bruno Dibiase)
  •  2009-Title: ‘Bilingual Education in Australia’. Guest lecturer at UWS (Chair: Dr Ruying Qi).
  • 2012-Title: ‘The notion of CASE in MSA’. Guest lecturer at UWS. (Chair: Dr Bruno Dibiase)
  • 2012-Title: ‘Good Teaching Practice’. UWS TILL seminar (Chair: Dr Mustapha Taibi)
  • 2014-Title: ‘Exploring innovative language learning course design: challenges and dilemmas from the arabic for specific purposes pilot course’. Kutching, Malaysia.
  • July 2015-Title: “Educated Youth Identity in Tunisia: Awakened Identity after the Arab Spring. International Symposium - The Arab Exception? Deakin University
  • November 2015-Title, “AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE OF ISLAMOPHOBIA’ Waikato University, New Zealand

Projects


 

Publications

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2015

Trials and tribulations of Sla framework in designing Arabic courses for speakers of other languages

Z Gabsi, A Hamad, F Patel

(2015), Vol. 2, pp. 13-21, Journal of education and e-learning research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, C1

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Response to Islamophobia in the Arabic Islamic discourse: a critical discourse analysis

Z Gabsi

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 229-254, Intellectual discourse, Selangor, Malaysia, C1

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2013

A concise grammar of the Berber language of Douiret (Southern Tunisia)

Z Gabsi

(2013), Saarbrücken, Germany, A1

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2011

Attrition and maintenance of the Berber language in Tunisia

Z Gabsi

(2011), Vol. 2011, pp. 135-164, International journal of the sociology of language, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Democracy Consolidation in Tunisia - Building Capacity among Youth Leaders

Prof Fethi Mansouri, Dr Amanuel Elias, Dr Zouhir Gabsi

  • 2017: $30,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report