Blurb on event at Faculty of Languages

Blurb on event at Faculty of Languages

The department of English at the faculty of languages and communication hosted Rana F. Sweis to talk about her book, Voices of Jordan (See photo attached). Miss Sweis discussed the idea, the approach, the team work, understanding Jordanian society and choosing the characters, interviews and field work and the writing process.

Rana F. Sweis is a freelance journalist, a researcher and was awarded a 2014 Visiting Fellowship from the New America Foundation. She led the Open Society Institute-sponsored Mapping Digital Media Study for Jordan and taught journalism for two years at Yarmouk University. Her work has been published in the New York Times, The International New York Times, Huffington Post and other media outlets.