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Najma-al Zidjaly
    Najma  al Zidjaly

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    Najma al Zidjaly is a writer and associate professor of linguistics and intercultural communication in the English department of the College of Arts & Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University. You can e-mail her at

Lessons learned
    April 15, 2014

This is a list of some of the key lessons I have learned over the years from spiritual and self-development books; attending higher-self programs; my own research on intercultural communication; and through hard, personal experiences.

WhatsApp Arabs?
    April 1, 2014

The questions of who Arabs are and what constitutes an Arab identity are, at best, bewildering and, at worst, obsolete.

The Brieske Effect
    March 18, 2014

When the universe comes knocking at my door, I listen.

Language and culture
    February 4, 2014

Tears filled my eyes, joy filled my heart, as I read the final projects of my Omani female students in the class on language and culture that I offer at Sultan Qaboos University.

Standing Tall
    January 7, 2014

It matters not what people say
What words they use to crush your soul
I am the one in control
I am the creator of it all.

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