Department of English

Introduction

Since its founding the Department of English at Government College Women University, Faisalabad has committed to being the top English department in Pakistan. As one of the largest departments within the university, the English department caters to the needs of all other departments in the university serving as the center of creativity, critical inquiry and rich culture. The department has contributed immense creative and literary activities with its twenty four full-time faculty members teaching well-developed English language, Literature and English for Specific Purpose courses at various departments all year round. Currently approximately 689 students are enrolled in the department. The Department of English flourished and upgraded with Government College Women University Faisalabad with its inception of degree classes in 1984, soon followed by its commencement of Post-Graduate classes in 1987. The BS English program launched in 2010 contributing to the development of critical understanding of a large number of students especially in relation to studying texts of literature for deep comprehension of cultural diversity in the field of literature and life under the guidance of highly insightful teachers. The department is also offering a course on Research Methodology in order to promote research and generate interdisciplinary approach to literature. In 2019, the department successfully introduced MPhil English in Applied Linguistics.

Vision

The Department of English is dedicated to assisting the students to develop critical understanding of life through English language and literature by close reading of texts, historical analysis and application of basic principles of criticism to literary study. The department is also dedicated to facilitate the students into acquiring the ability to confidently communicate their ideas accurately and fluently in their practical and professional lives.

Mission

The department aims to enable the students to use their critical thinking abilities to improve their professional and social lives by becoming positive individuals unhindered by challenges. The department is committed to making the students realize the integral role they play in society for its advancement and to motivate them into fostering positive change. Moreover, the department intends to mobilize women towards empowerment and encourage them to play an active social role especially as students, workers, teachers and community members.

Programs Offered

BS English [Four Years Degree Programme ]

  • Program Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility Criteria: 1. FA 2. I.cs 3. I. Com or Equivalent
  • Seats Allocation :  60 seats in morning and 100 seats in Evening
  • Seats Allocation :  60 seats in morning and 120 seats in Evening
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MA English [Two Years Degree Programme ]

  • Program Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility Criteria: B.A/ B.Sc (2 years) or equivalent with the relevant subject with at least 45 % marks (2nd Division) *Candidates with only B.Com are eligible to apply **Candidates must qualify an Aptitude Test securing 50% marks
  • Seats Allocation:  60 seats in morning and 60 seats in Evening
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M.Phil (Applied Linguistics) [Two Years Degree Programme ]

  • Program Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility Criteria: BS English (4 year) / MA English / Linguistics with at least 50% marks (Under Annual System) or 3.00 CGPA (Under Semester System) and minimum 60% marks in subject GRE conducted by DAS are required for admission in M.Phil English (Applied Linguistics).
  • Seats Allocation:  10 seats in Evening
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DR SHAHLA QASIM

Assistant Professor, English

Doctorate Degree Applied Linguistics




RAHAT AFZA

Associate Professor, English

Master 16 Years Degree MA English




ZEBA IMTIAZ

Associate Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree Applied Linguistics




TAYYABA FATIMA

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M-Phil English Literature




TASLEEM MAJID

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree English Literature




ISMAT AZIZ

Assistant Professor, English

Master 16 Years Degree Master of Arts




HUMAIRA SARWAT

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.PhilM-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil




SADIA ASHRAF

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M-Phil English Literature




SADIA WAHEED

Assistant Professor, English

Doctorate Degree ph.d in English




SAIRA AKHTER

Assistant Professor, English

Qulification Not Present




AMARA JAVED

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil in English Linguistics




KOUSAR PARVEEN

Assistant Professor, English

Master 16 Years Degree MA English




RAASHEDA ASMAT KHAN

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M-Phil English




SUMBAL FAISAL

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M- Phil English Literature




AFIA SHAHID

Assistant Professor, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil English




DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN

Assistant Professor, English

Doctorate Degree PhD Applied Linguistics




SONIA ZAHOOR

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil English Literature




AASIA ASHRAF

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.phil English Literature




IRAM PERVEEN

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree MPhil English




ASMA MEHMOOD

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil English




SUMERA AMBER

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M. Phill English Literature




SAIRA BASHIR

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M-Phil English literature




QURATULAAIN NAJEEB JAMAL

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree English Literature




AMANI SHARIF

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree Master of Philosophy in English Literature




AQDAS KHANAM

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree English Literature




FAUZIA AMIN

Lecturer, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil English Literature




ASNA KHALIQ

Research Assistant, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil English Literature




FARINA RANA

Teaching Assistant, English

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M-Phil English Literature




Publications

1. Books

HUMAIRA SARWAT,Pride English Critical Study,1,1,10/Alfazal Market-17:Urdu Bazar Lahore;25-FEB-01
2. Research Paper

ZEBA IMTIAZ.In: Genre Analysis of Argumentative Essays of Pakistani EFL-Learners ,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2222-1735,Nil;Nil,30-NOV-14. p.95-98
HUMAIRA SARWAT.In: Cultural Hybridity in Kamila Shamsie???s Burnt Shadows,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2278-0211,Germany;GLOBEEDU GROUP(ISO9001???2015),25-AUG-14. p.245-251
HUMAIRA SARWAT.In: Critical Discourse Analysis of Pakistan Tahreek e Insaf Menifesto,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,22780211,Germany;GLOBEEDU GROUP(ISO9001???2015),25-FEB-15. p.65-68
AFIA SHAHID.In: Play of pauses in Samuel Beckett???s End: A postmodern threshold,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2073-7122,Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom;Institute of Interdisciplinary Business Research ,08-DEC-13. p.310-321
AFIA SHAHID.In: Towards a Deconstructive Text: Beyond Language and the Politics of Absences in Samuel Beckett s Waiting for Godot,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1307-6892,waset.org/Publications/10008473;WASET,07-AUG-18. p.108-113
SHAFAQ MEHMOOD.In: Cultural and Linguistics Hybridity: A Diaspora Study of The Lost Pearl,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2071-8683,Punjab University Lahore;Alqalam journal,23-DEC-19. p.115-128
SADIA WAHEED.In: Semantico-syntactic Deviations in metaphors used by Philip Larkin,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,ISSN 1930-2940,M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D. 11249 Oregon Circle Bloomington,USA;Language in India ,12-DEC-12. p.340-361
SADIA WAHEED.In: Trauma Narrative and Existential Dilemma in Mirza Waheed???s ???The Collaborator???: A study of Traumatic narratology and Desensitization.,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2422-8435,JLLL@iiste.org/;iiste.org,01-AUG-16. p.6-11
SADIA WAHEED.In: Inferiority Complex: A Character Analysis of Elif Shafak???s Honour,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2250-3153,IJSRP Inc. Pocket 6/1, Sector 2, Rohini, New Delhi, INDIA;IJSRP Inc,01-OCT-18. p.1-5
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: Cultural nativization in ESL textbooks in Pakistan,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1561-882X, Wulfenia: Mitteilungen des K??rntner Botanikzentrums" in Karenten, Austria.;nil,01-JAN-12. p.531-542
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: Invariant tag questions in Pakistani English: A comparison with native and non-native Englishes,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2331-2548,Nil;Taylor & Francis,01-JAN-14. p.229-238
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: Linguistics Variation Across Written Registers of Pakistani English: A Multidimensional Analysis,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2410-1230,Nil;University of Gujrat,01-JAN-16. p.15-36
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: Stylistic Analysis of P.B. Shelley???s Poem Ozymandius: Formalism vs. Reader Response Theory,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1812-0687,Nil;Government College University, Faisalabad,01-JAN-17. p.83-92
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: A Critical Analysis of Structuralist Variations in Academic Writing ,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1812-1128,Nil;university of the Punjab,01-JAN-17. p.217-240
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: Linguistic Properties of Pakistani Research Article (RA) Abstracts from Multiple Disciplines,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2071-8683,Nil;university of the Punjab,01-JAN-19. p.165-183
DR ZAHIDA HUSSAIN.In: Identification of Discourse Moves of Online Pakistani Textbook Blurbs,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1995-7904,Nil;university of the Punjab,01-JAN-19. p.87-94
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: The Inadequacy of Academic Environment Contributes to Inadequate Teaching and Learning Phenomena,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,Nil,Nil;Nil,12-DEC-14. p.139-145
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Analysis of Generic Structure of Business Letters Written by Native and Non-Native Employees.,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2422-8435,Nil;Nil,10-OCT-15. p.10-15
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Linguistic Interpretations of Pakistani Job Application Letters,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2422-8435,Language in India;Language in India,10-OCT-15. p.35-45
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Linguistic Variation of Pakistani Fiction and Non-Fiction Online Book Blurbs,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1026-7026,Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur;Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur,01-DEC-15. p.1-9
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Genre Analysis of Business Emails Written by Pakistani Employees,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2422-8435,Language in India;Language in India,28-DEC-15. p.1-9
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Generic and Lexico-Grammatical Patterns of Jobs application Letters ,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1026-7026,Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur;Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur,30-DEC-15. p.163-182
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Generic Structure of Online Blurbs of Fiction ,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1812-0687,Government College University Faisalabad;Government College University Faisalabad,28-DEC-16. p.154-173
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Review of Non-Linguistic Research Studies on Book Blurbs,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1013-5316,Government College University Faisalabad;Government College University Faisalabad,30-DEC-16. p.511-516
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: A Critical Analysis of Structural Variations in Academic writing,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,0555-7666,University of Punjab;University of Punjab,01-DEC-17. p.217-240
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Linguistic Analysis of Pakistani Book Blurbs on New textual Dimensions,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,2222-5706,National University of Modern Languages;National University of Modern Languages,01-DEC-17. p.18-40
3. Chapter Contributed

4. Seminar Information

DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: International Teaching and Graduate Quality,Indus University ;1,08-JUL-19 to 08-JUL-19
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Times Higher Education University Rankings,University of Lahore;1,24-OCT-19 to 24-OCT-19
DR SHAHLA QASIM.In: Issues and challenges,Higher Education Commission;1,04-DEC-19 to 05-DEC-19
5. Conference Proceeding

ZEBA IMTIAZ.In: Nil,editor/orgniation.(eds.)Nil,Nil:Nil,Year of publication, p.1-10
ZEBA IMTIAZ.In: Nil,editor/orgniation.(eds.)Nil,Nil:Nil,Year of publication, p.1-10
ZEBA IMTIAZ.In: A Study of Urduized Words in Invitations ,editor/orgniation.(eds.)A Study of Urduized Words in Invitations ,Nil:Nil,Year of publication, p.1-10