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Homam Altabaa

Academic Qualification

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

Homam Altabaa (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN 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
20TH CENTURY AMERICAN literature 2023/2024
20TH CENTURY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE 2024/2025 2023/2024
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 2023/2024 2022/2023 2020/2021
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2019/2020 2018/2019
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2020/2021
INTRODUCTION TO TEXT, THEORY AND CRITICISM 2024/2025 2023/2024
ISLAMIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2020/2021
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT 2023/2024
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 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE I 2023/2024
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE II 2020/2021 2019/2020
TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023


Supervision


A Metamodern Analysis Of Selected Early Twenty-First Century British Post-Disaster Young Adult Novels.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Main Supervisor
A Metamodern Analysis Of Selected Early Twenty-First Century British Post-Disaster Young Adult Novels.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Nationalism And Transnationalism In Bangladeshi Literature In English: A Study Of Selected Diasporic Novels.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Role Of Ethical Values In The Orientation Of The Content Of Media Religious Discourse: A Critical Analytical Study Of Al Jazeera Program Religion And Life (2005-2010)..
Ph.D Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
Concept Of Happiness In Shakespearian Comedies From Islamic Perspective.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Endowment And Their Role In Islamic Civilisation (A Study Of Uthman Ibn Aftan Endowment) (In Arabic).
Master Completed 2022 Main Supervisor
Happiness In Death Of A Salesman (1949) By Arthur Miller And Tonight, The Turtles Cry (1994) By Noordin Hassan: A Comparative Analysis.
Master Completed 2021 Co-supervisor
An Analysis Of The Key Sufi Concepts Found In Khalil Gibran'S English Works.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
FAMILY REFORM IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE.
Family Reform In Islamic Literature.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
Islam In Medieval And Renaissance Literature.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
2023 - Present Relevantisation of Ethical, Juristic and Social Discourses in Shaykh Ismail Shihabuddhin Works
2023 - Present The Relevance of Shaykh Ismail Shihabuddhin's Thoughts to Islam and Humanity
2022 - Present Academic Arabic Writing Problems Faced by Postgraduate Students at the International Islamic University Malaysia: An Investigation Research
2020 - Present Islamization and Contextualization of Islam to the Contemporary World
2019 - Present 'Ulu al-Absar: A Novel Framework for Developing Creative Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills through Qur?anic and Prophetic Literature


Publications


Article

2023 تجربة الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا في تدريس الإعلام الرقمي = The experience of the International Islamic University in digital media education. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 11 (1) pp. 29-46
2022 "الأوقاف ودورھا في الحضارة الإسلامیةَّ "وقف عثمان بن عفان نموذجًا. Journal of Islam in Asia, 19 (2) pp. 98-148
2022 Exploring teachers’ responses to a workshop for developing critical & creative thinking through story writing. Journal of Islam in Asia, 19 (1) pp. 218-233
2022 Malay linguistic taboos: a study on social acceptance and gender differences. Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (ARJIHS), () pp.
2022 Mystical Dimensions of Morality in The Selected Short Stories of Jalāl Al-Dīn Rūmī. IIUM Journal of Religion and Civilisational Studies, () pp.
2022 Representation of Muslims in William Shakespeare’s Othello. Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (ARJIHS), () pp.
2022 The heroes' journey: an archetypal analysis of Hansel and Gretel. Elite: English and Literature Journal, 9 (2) pp. 98-110
2022 The villainous East versus the heroic West: a postcolonial analysis of the kite runner and its portrayal of Muslim Afghanistan. Journal of Islam in Asia, 19 (2) pp. 350-384
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

2023 Error analysis of undergraduate theses in IIUM. In: International Competition and Exhibition of Research and Innovation on Islamic Studies and Human Sciences (ICONISHS 2023),
2023 Khalil Gibran and the American context. In: Explorations of American Literature Online Conference 2023,
2023 Mathnawi tales for religious education of muslim children: literary, theological, ethical, and pedagogical dimensions. In: Expert Forum: “Mathnawi Tales for Religious Education”,
2023 تجربة تدريس الإعلام الرقمي في الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا. In: International Competition and Exhibition of Research and Innovation on Islamic Studies and Human Sciences (ICONISHS 2023),
2022 تحديات دراسة الأدب الإسلامي: الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا أنموذجًا. In: International Conference on the Integration of Knowledge in Higher Education (ICIOK 2022),
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

2022 Modern spirituality in Paulo Coelho's the alchemist: a aeligious archetypal reading. Qourtuba Publisher, ISBN: 978-967-16138-7-0
2022 Religion, governance and sustainable development: contemporary studies from the muslim world. AbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kuliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 978-967-19771-1-8
2022 Social challenges and opportunities: perspectives of young muslim researchers on modern problems. International Institute for Muslim Unity, ISBN: 978-967-25504-4-0
2022 Welcome to my world: short stories by IIUM students. International Institute for Muslim Unity (IIMU), ISBN: 978-967-25504-5-7
Book Section

2022 Teaching Islamic literature at the tertiary Level. In: AbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 978-967-19771-1-8, pp. 45-57
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