Mona Hassan

Freelance Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Spring, Texas, United States
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Mona Hassan

Objective: To participate and help others participate in a global dialogue through the creative use of language.

Education: Master of Fine Arts in English. Creative Writing. University of Central Florida. 2006.

Master of Arts in English Literature. University of Karachi. 1994.

Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in English Literature. University of Karachi. 1993.

Positions Held: On the roster of writers. Writers in the Schools. 2008-2009.

Lecturer in English. University of Karachi. 1995- 2002.

Elementary English teacher. White House Grammar School. 1990.

Experience: Research Assistant. Department of English. UCF. Fall 2003, Spring 2004.

Grading Assistant. College of Business. UCF. Fall 2003, Fall 2004, Spring 2005.

Secretary. Shakespeare Association of Pakistan. 1996-1999.

Courses Attended: Six-Week Winter Institute for the Study of the United States for Foreign University Educators. University of Delaware. Delaware: 1997.

Two-Week English Language Teaching Course for Inservice College/University Teachers of Karachi. University Grants Commission. Islamabad: 1996.

Publications: Poem. South Asian Review. Vol. 31:3. South Asian Literary Association. Johnstown : 2011.

Poems. Pakistani Literature. Vol. 9:1. Pakistan Academy of Letters. Islamabad:2006.

Poem. The Cypress Dome. Issue 15. UCF. Orlando: 2004.

Poems. Pakistani Literature. Vol. 7:1. Pakistan Academy of Letters. Islamabad: 2002.

The Expatriate Novel in America: A Study of Mohsin Hamid’s Moth Smoke. Pakistan Journal of American Studies Vol.19:1&2. Islamabad :2001.

Moor of Venice: Racial Ambiguity in Othello. Journal of European Studies. Vol.17:1. Karachi: 2001.

The Point of Balance in Doris Lessing’s Fiction. Journal of European Studies. 14:2. Karachi: 1998.

Changing Responses to Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. Pakistan Journal of American Studies.

Bharati Mukherjee in the Heath Anthology of American Literature. Pakistan Journal of American Studies. Vol. 17:1&2. Islamabad:1999.

Poems. Poetry from Pakistan. Oxford University Press. Karachi: 1997.

Experience: Participated in organizing the First Pakistan International Conference on Shakespeare. 1997.

Presented papers in American Studies Conferences. Islamabad: 1998, 1999, 2000.

Presented a paper at the International Seminar on Twentieth Century English Literature. Kinnaird College. Lahore: 1999.

Paper accepted for seminar at 7th World Shakespeare Conference. International Shakespeare Association. Valencia: 2001.

References: Available upon request.
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