Ahmad Mahfouz

BA, MA

School of English

Research Student

Qualifications
  • BA in English Language and Literature from Damascus University (2000)
  • MA in English literature from the University of Newcastle (2007)
Research interests

My research investigates the political theatre of the Syrian playwright Mohammad Al-Maghut, while also considering his other dramatic writings, journalistic articles and poems. I have translated six of Al-Maghut plays into English.

Other interests include:

  • Theatre
  • Political theatre
  • Dario Fo theatre
  • John MacGrath theatre
  • Syrian and Arab theatre
Research group

Supervisors:

  • Professor Steve Nicholson
  • Dr Bill McDonnell
Publications