Stories

The Halqa-e-Danish series brought in renowned contemporary Urdu fiction writers, including Ali Akbar Natiq, Ikramullah, and Dr. Tahira Iqbal. The series also paid tribute to the late Fahmida Riaz. Over the course of the semester, audiences were familiarized with their works through excerpt...

The Raag Shaam series, introduced in Spring Semester 2019, aimed to introduce audiences within LUMS to the various nuances of Eastern classical music. Moderated by Ali Aftaab Saeed, Bilal Tanweer and Dr. Moeen Nizami, the series invited Ustād Imran Jafri to guide his audience through various...

Khoka Natak, a student-led initiative that aimed to introduce street theatre to the culture of LUMS, in its second installation of the series, continued this Spring Semester 2019 with a variety of fresh performances. These included an action comedy on Patras Bokhari’s piece ‘Cinema ka Ishq’, a...

On a more concentrated level, the Ahmad Bilal Awan Bazm-e-Adab series was oriented around the theme of Pakistani adab. Dr. Aziz Ibn ul Hassan, Dr. Maryam Wasif Khan, Dr. Najeeba Arif, and Dr. Nasir Abbas Nayyer were invited to lead discourses on the history of Pakistani literature, as well as...