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Virtual launch of Annual Urdu Journal – Bunyad

Gurmani Center for Languages and Literature, LUMS University invites you for the virtual launch of its Annual Urdu Journal – Bunyad ’21 on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4:00pm.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Dr. Nasir Abbas Nayyar in conversation with Dr. Najeeba Arif Moderator: Dr. Fatima Fayyaz

Dr. Nasir Abbas Nayyar is a Pakistani Urdu language writer, critic, columnist, and essayist. He has written books on poetry, literary theory, and post-colonial study of Urdu literature. He has produced some important books on structuralism, post-modernism and their influence on Urdu literature. Currently, he is the Head of Publications at Gurmani Center for Languages and Literature and teaching courses in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at LUMS University.

Dr. Najeeba Arif is a writer, poet and academician and has authored nine books and about 40 research papers, published in national and international journals and volumes like Annual of Urdu Studies (USA), The Journal of Indology and South Asian Studies (Germany) and the Encyclopaedia of the World of Islam, Tehran. Currently, she is working as the Chairperson of the Department of Urdu and the Students` Advisor in International Islamic University, Islamabad and is supervising research at PhD and MS level. Besides she is the member of the General Editorial Committee, formed by the Government of Pakistan to review and verify the Urdu translation of the Pakistan Code.

Dr. Fatima Fayyaz is a scholar of Persian literature who studies Central Asian hagiographical Persian literature, contemporary Afghan Persian poetry and prose, Persian epics, and South Asian mystic literature. She completed her Ph.D. from the University of Tehran, Iran, in 2019 and currently teaches at LUMS University, Lahore, as an Assistant Professor of Persian, and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. Clicks here to watch the full event.

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