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Roula Maria Dib

Assistant Professor of English

School of Arts & Sciences

English Division

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Ph.D. in English Literature, University of Leeds, UK
M.A. in Comparative Literature,
University of Balamand, Lebanon
B.A. in English Language and Literature,
University of Balamand, Lebanon
Certificate in Jungian Psychotherapy,
Zur Institute, USA

Dr. Roula-Maria Dib teaches various courses in literature and writing. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of Indelible, AUD’s literary and arts journal, and the director of the Indelible Evenings virtual event series (which includes poetry recitals, open mics, and literary guest sessions).

Dr. Dib is also a published author, researcher, and poet. Her research interests lie at the interstices of psychoanalysis, mythology, modernism, and feminism, which involve frequent forays into Jungian psychology, interdisciplinary works on the literary and visual arts, and the bridge between modernist literature and science. Recent selected publications include: 

Books:

  • Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature (Routledge, 2020)
  • Simply Being (Forthcoming poetry collection: Chiron, 2020)


Book Chapter:

  • The ‘Paradise Within’: A Post-Jungian Revisiting of the Feminine in Milton’s Paradise Lost”, in Women (Re)Writing Milton (Routledge 2020)


Journal articles:

  • International Journal for Jungian Studies: “The Love-Hate Relationship between Jung and Modern Art” (Vol. 11, 2019)
  • Telos: “Pandemics, Prayers, and Parables” (October 2020)
  • Poethead: “Ludus”, “Iconic Existence”, and “Lavenders” (May 2020)
  • The Ekphrastic Review: “Slips in the Drawer” (May 2020)


Poetry:

  • Poetry Salzburg Review: “Heraclitus Today”, “The Prodigal Daughter” (No. 37, 2020)
  • Journal for Jungian Scholarly Studies: “Number One” (April 2020)
  • Annahar News: “The White-in-the-Waiting” (May 2020)


Dr. Dib has presented papers at several international conferences across the UK, some which she has co-organized (most recently: “Feminism(s) and Technology”, September 2020). She is a member of the British Association of Modernist Studies, The International Association of Jungian Studies, The Jungian Society of Scholarly Studies, and T.S. Eliot Society of the UK. For more details on Dr. Dib’s previous and forthcoming works, please view her Routledge author profile or visit her Academia page.

Besides reading and writing, she enjoys traveling, photography, and cooking (she is the author of the food blog Beyond Zucchini).