Staff Directory


Homam Altabaa

Academic Qualification

  • Philosophy, Ethics, and Contemporary Issues - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia

Homam Altabaa (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


drhomam@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr Altabaa holds a PhD in Philosophy, Ethics, and Contemporary Issues from the International Islamic University Malaysia. His research interests include creative and critical thinking, Islamic and comparative literatures, and spirituality and mysticism. He is the Associate Editor of Journal of Islam in Asia and a member of the editorial board of Al-Tajdid Journal.   


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Philosophy ~ Ethics


Professional Membership


  • 2019 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), American Communication Association
  • 2019 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), National Association for Media Literacy Education


Teaching Responsibilities


19TH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE 2022/2023
APPROACHES TO READING LITERATURE 2021/2022
CREATIVE THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 2019/2020 2018/2019
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 2015/2016
ENGLISH LITERATURE: BEOWULF TO JOHNSON 2022/2023 2020/2021
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2019/2020 2018/2019
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2021/2022 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2020/2021
ISLAMIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2020/2021
LITERARY GENRES I: DRAMA AND POETRY 2020/2021 2019/2020
LITERARY GENRES II: THE NOVEL & THE SHORT STORY 2021/2022
RESEARCH PAPER 2 2021/2022
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW, KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILIZATION 2018/2019
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE 2021/2022
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE I 2021/2022
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE II 2020/2021 2019/2020
TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE 2022/2023


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
2019 - Present 'Ulu al-Absar: A Novel Framework for Developing Creative Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills through Qur?anic and Prophetic Literature


Publications


Article

2021 A review of Kahlil Gibran’s major creative works. Journal of Islam in Asia, 18 (3) pp. 1-23
2021 Motivating creativity: a critical review of past literature. International Journal of Muslim World Studies (IJMWS), () pp. 1-21
2021 الأبعاد الشخصية والاجتماعية لمفهوم الأمانة: نظرة مقاصدية. Al-Risalah, 5 (1) pp.
2021 المصطلحات الموسوعية في الفكر النحوي العربي: قراءة تأصيلية = The interdisciplinary terminology of the Arabic syntactic thought: a fundamental review. At-Tajdid Journal, 25 (49) pp. 321-352
2021 في المأسسة الكلامية لإنتاج الخطاب المعرَب: قراءة تأصيلية لمفهوم العمل النحوي = The theological foundation of producing the traditional Arabic speech: a fundamental review of the syntactic factor concept. Journal of Linguistic Studies, 23 (4) pp. 331-370
2020 Trust, society and governance: an Islamic perspective on Malaysian institutions. Journal of Islam in Asia, xx (xx) pp. 1
2020 في المأسسة الكلامية لإنتاج الخطاب المُعرب: قراءة تأصيلية لمفهوم العمل النحوي = The theological foundation of producing the traditional Arabic speech: A fundamental review of the syntactic factor concept. مجلة الدراسات اللغوية = Journal of Linguistic Studies, () pp.
2019 Émigré creativity in a historical context. Society, 7 (2) pp. 59-70
2019 Islamic literature: a Malaysian perspective. International Journal of Muslim World Studies, () pp. 1
2019 Kreatifitas kaum imigran dalam konteks historis. Society, 7 (2) pp. 64-76
2019 Mysticism and the renewal of Islamic literature. Journal of Islam in Asia, () pp. 1
2019 The life and works of Kahlil Gibran: a critical review. Asiatic, 13 (1) pp. 103-118
2019 الافتراض في التعليل النحوي ومكانته في رد دعوى التأثير الأرسطي = The assumption in the grammatical cause and its impact in refuting the claim of Aristotelian influence = Andaian dalam mengemukan hujah tatabahasa dan kesannya dalam menolak dakwaan pengaruh logik Aristotle dalam tatabahasa Arab. مجلة الدراسات اللغوية والأدبية (Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies), 10 (1) pp. 123-139
2017 Spirituality in modern literature: Kahlil gibran and the spiritual quest. Al-Shajarah, 22 (2) pp. 215-236
2017 إضاءات على المعالم الدينية في أعمال جبران خليل جبران = Highlights on the religious traces in the works of Gibran Khalil Gibran = Pencerahan terhadap jejak-jejak keagamaan dalam penulisan Gibran Khalil Gibran. مجلة الدراسات اللغوية والأدبية (Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies), 8 (1) pp. 185-202
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Digital media education: the experience of IIUMToday. In: International Conference on Language and Communication 2021 (ICLC 2021),
2021 Islam and progress. In: International Grand Summit Indonesian Day 2021,
2020 Émigré literature & the spiritual revolution. In: DELL Research Seminar 2020,
2020 Exploring teachers’ reactions to writing ‘Thinking Stories’ for enhancing critical and creative thinking. In: Malaysian International Convention on Education Research & Management (MICER 2020),
2020 Maqasid al-Shariah and the value of trust. In: Symposium of Interdisciplinary Islamic Research,
2020 The paradox of creativity education. In: International Symposium On Creativity, Values & Sustainability,
2019 Creative language: aphorisms, parables and fables of spirituality in modern literature. In: 3rd International Language and Tourism Conference 2019 (ILTC 2019),
2019 Mapping creativity: a historical contextualisation of emigre literature. In: Seminar on Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies,
2019 Trusting the institutions in Malaysia: an Islamic sociological perspective. In: International Conference On Religion, Governance And Sustainable Development (ICRGD2019),
2018 The mystical dimension in Islamic literature. In: Symposium on Contextualization and Relevantization of Religion to the Contemporary World,
Book Section

2021 Pandemics and the Islamic sociology of amanah. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 34-36
2021 Pandemics and the Islamic sociology of amanah. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7, pp. 34-36
2020 Moral and holistic development in higher education. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789674910488, pp. 94-107