TAELS promotes research in English language, literature, and cultural studies.
TAELS arranges training programs and workshops for students and researchers in English studies.
TAELS organizes annual conferences, study days and professional meetings.
TAELS publishes the proceedings of its academic events.
is a non-profit scientific and educational platform dedicated to advancing research in English Language in Tunisia. It is located at the Higher Institute of Languages, University of Gabes, Tunisia.
TAELS was established with the main objectives:
- To promote research in English language, literature, and cultural studies.
- To organize annual conferences, study days and professional meetings.
- To publish the proceedings of its academic events.
- To arrange training programs and workshops for students and researchers in English studies.
Dr. Yassine NAJJAR
Dr. Ezzeddine SAIDI
Dr. Abdelhamid Rehaiem
Discover our previous conferences and events
The 6th International Conference on “Metaphores of Marginality and Otherness” was held online on 19-20 February 2021 due to the Covid-19. It was in the memory of Prof. Tahar Labassi. The program Day 1 Day 2 List of participants Some photos:
Announcement: September 30, 2020 TAELS BoD met today and decided to postpone our conference on “Metaphors of Marginality and Otherness” to the end of February 2021 (tentatively February 20-21). The decision was made upon requests from some of our international participants who expressed concern over the need to show a valid PCR test in Tunisian Read more about Postponing of the 6th International Conference[…]
The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) organizes its 6th International Conference on: “Metaphors of Marginality and Otherness” 20-21 November 2020 Venue: Hammamet – Tunisia Call for Abstracts In Memory of Prof. Tahar Labassi The term “marginal” finds roots in the Medieval Latin word “marginalis”, which means on the margin or situated on the Read more about Call for Abstracts – 6th International Conference – Updated[…]
Conference Poster You can watch videos of some of the participants by visiting our Youtube chanel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc6HK9mA7laoVLypB0pdIvw Find here some pictures of the event Book Cover
TAELS Fifth International Conference on “the Dynamics of Resistance and Discontent”.Conference Poster.
Resistance Studies have gained critical prominence within academic circles, opening up an arena for new scholarship. By examining the relationship between discontent and resistance as a site for investigation, scholars from different areas of research have sought to respond to the challenges of a contemporary turbulent world, covering in their attempts a wide array of Read more about Call for papers[…]
The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS)organised an International Conference on: “Narratives of Power and Empowerment” at LTI Bellevue Park Resort Hotel*****, Sousse, Tunisia, 23-24 November, 2018. Plenary Speakers: Prof. Gayatri Spivak, Columbia University Prof. Susanne Berthier-Foglar, Grenoble-Alpes University, France Prof. Elisabeth Bekers, Vrije University Brussels, Belgium Prof. Mohamed Daoued, University of carthage, Tunisia Read more about Fourth International Conference on “Narratives of Power and Empowerment”[…]
The Higher Institute Of Languages of gabes and The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) organised the “First methodology Days at ISLG” on April 10-11, 2018. Agenda Pictures
The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) organised the 3rd International Conference on: “The Poetics and Politics of Identity” on 24-25 November, 2017 at Vincci Marillia Hotel ****, Hammamet – Tunisia Call for Papers The agenda Plenary Speakers
TAELS joint event with the University of Batna 2, Algeria, on the Line of inquiry in research and the signing of the convention between the University of Gabes and the university of Batna 2
« Research Design & Methodology in English Studies »Iberostar Meheri Hotel, Djerba, TunisiaApril 14-15, 2017 Special thanks to our Algerian friends for their great work and dedication:-Prof. Med. Salah Nedjai,-Prof. Omar Ghouar,-Prof. Hachemi Aboubou,-Dr. Souheila Hellalet,-Dr. Radhia Guerza,-Mr. Salah Daira.
TAELS and SYFLAT jointly organised a Study day on “Teaching Language Modules” and a workshop on “Using the UAM CorpusTool in Text Analysis” on April 20th, 2017 at ISLG.
TAELS 2nd International Conference Programme: “Discourses on Migration and Mobility” was held on 25-26 November, 2016 at Vincci-Marillia Hotel, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia Call for papers
The English Dept. at the Higher Institute Of Languages of gabes and The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) jointly organised a study day on “Oral Skills”.
The Doctoral School in Letters, Arts and Humanities, The Faculty of Letters and Humanities of Sfax,Laboratory on Approaches to Discourse & Department of EnglishIn collaboration with TAYRjointly organize a Study Day on ‘Trauma in focus : cultural and literary representations’ Saturday 6th February 2016At Ibn Khaldoun Conference Room Faculty of Letters and Humanities of Sfax Read more about Study Day on ‘Trauma in focus : cultural and literary representations’[…]
Open InvitationAll TAELS members are kindly invited to attend the General Assembly to be held on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at the Higher Institute of Languages of Gabes. On the agenda:– Renewal of the annual subscriptions.– Elections of a new board of directors.Members wishing to submit their applications to join the new board are requested to Read more about Open Invitation[…]
The Information Resource Center (IRC),The Tunisian Association of Young Researchers (TAYR), andThe Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP)are pleased to invite you to a Doctoral Day onWriting Research Proposals inCulture Studies, Linguistics and Business/ManagementGuest Speakers:Prof. Lynn Hannachi, University of CarthageProf. Hafedh Halila, University of CarthageAnd by skype Prof. Wael Aguir, Western Illinois UniversityWednesday, 28 October 201514:00-16:00At Read more about Doctoral Day on Writing Research Proposals[…]
The Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) & The Higher Institute of Languages, University of Gabes Jointly organised the first International Conference on: “EMERGING GENRES” which took plance on April 23-24, 2015 at the Higher Institute of Languages Gabes. Call for Papers Poster The programme Day 1 Day 2 Photos
The Tunisian Association For English Language Studies (TAELS) was launched in December 2014. Following was the programme of the day: The launch ceremony was preceeded by a conference on “OnText Analysis“ Below are some photos of the launch ceremony with our lovely quests who honoered us with their presence and support.