• Halqa e Danish: Khwaja Abdul Hameed Irfani

    Khwaja Abdul Hameed Irfani (1931-1990) was a renowned Pakistani scholar, writer and poet. He produced his academic and poetic works in Persian, Urdu, and English.  He was also a devotional and dedicated educationist. He served as a cultural attaché of the Government of Pakistan in Iran for so...
  • Halqa-e-Danish Urdu Lecture Series, Fall 2017

    Since 2010, Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature has been involved in so many diverse activities regarding South Asian Culture and Literary Traditions. Halqa-e Danish is a permanent title under which such activities are planned and executed. Every semester, the Centre organizes a series of...
  • Bazm-i-Adab, Study Circle, Fall 2017

    A study circle, named Bazm-i-Adab for the students and other participants is organized by the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature, LUMS. 
  • Gurmani Centre Scholar’s Punjabi Book wins the Syed Waris Shah Award

    Zahid Hassan, research scholar at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature, has won the Syed Waris Shah Award worth PKR 200,000, which is awarded by the Pakistan Academy of Letters to the best Punjabi literary fiction of the year. The book is also the winner of the Dhahan Prize for Punjabi...
  • Gurmani Centre Scholar Wins Prize for Punjabi Fiction

    Mr. Zahid Hassan, Research Associate at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature has been awarded the 2nd prize in Punjabi Fiction under the auspices of the Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Fiction, for his book "Tassi Dharti". The Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Fiction which will be awarded...
  • Berkeley Urdu Language Program Students Share their LUMS Experiences

    The Berkeley Urdu Language Program was launched in LUMS on August 27, 2014 and has been conducted yearly since then at LUMS. This is an intensive Urdu Language program for graduate students from the USA. It is jointly administered by the America Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) and the...

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Bunyad

  • Bunyad Volume 8, 2017
     
    Bunyad Volume 8, 2017 has been published by the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature. This research journal of Urdu studies, recognized in category ‘Y’ by the Higher Education Commission (HEC...
  • Bunyad, Volume 7, 2016
  • Yaad Kae Har Har Paich
    Intizar Hussain is a renowned name in contemporary Urdu. He was a writer of short stories, novels, a translator and a critic. He covered a variety of topics in his writings and has influenced new...
  • ‘Galli’
    Ashraf Suboohi, who is a noteworthy sketch-writer, stands apart is his use of phraseology and the milieu he paints. In his excerpt on ‘Galli’, he talks about the culture that surrounds...
  • Aziz Hamid Madni
    Aziz Hamid Madni was a poet critic, predominantly known for his experiments with language and poetic techniques. Madni was born in 1922 in Raipur and later migrated to Pakistan where he worked as a...
  • Muhawaron Ka Masla
    Muhammd Hassan Askari was a critic, translator, scholar and a writer. He is known to influence linguist of modern Urdu particularly by using his critic on Urdu literature. In the following passage,...
  • Sufaid Aadmi ki Dunya
    Sufaid Aadmi ki Dunya, is a short-story by Hasan Manzar, in which he has crafted a fictional character of a young boy who wants to break stereotypes and go against the flow. The boy tends to...