Gurmani Center of Literature and Languages

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 4:00pm
The Gurmani Centre invites you to attend the first session of the  Ahmad Bilal Awan Bazm-e-Adab series Spring 2020, titled Fiction Ke Safeer. This Wednesday, Parveen Malik will be speaking about translating Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things into Urdu. The Ahmed Bilal Awan Bazm-e-Adab...
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:30pm
The Gurmani Centre invites you to attend the first Raag Shaam of the semester. This Thursday Ustad Imran Jafri will be discussing Thaath Poorbi. The Raag Shaam series, running since Spring 2019, introduces the audience to the world of Eastern classical music. Ustad Imran Jafri, in conversation...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm
Lalitha Gopalan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film and Affiliate Faculty in the Department of Asian Studies and South Asia Institute. Her research and teaching interests are in the areas of Film Theory, Feminist Film Theory, Contemporary World Cinemas, Indian...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:30pm
Shudh Sur: A Musical Journey Ali Sethi and Ustad Naseeruddin Saami Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:30 pm NIB Auditorium, Academic Block, LUMS Organized by the GCLL
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
The Kulliyāt-e-Faiz embodies a critical edition of the entire published poetic works of Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Complied, annotated, and edited by Syed Nomanul Haq, this 700-page volume forms the first definitive version of Faiz’s verse. It collates all extant editions, and minutely notes all textual...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:00pm
Halqa-e-Danish Lecture Series Shāʻirī ke Safeer: Afzal Ahmed Syed in conversation with Moeen Nizami   About the Series: Halqa-e-Danish, Spring 2020 will bring to LUMS two major Urdu poets—Afzal Ahmed Syed and Moeen Nizami—who have translated works of two eminent Persian Poets—Bedil and...
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 5:00am to Friday, October 4, 2019 - 4:00pm
The Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences is holding a videography exhibition, Re-View, that features photographer and moving image artist, Asif Khan. The exhibition will showcase five drone films that the artist shot...
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 11:00am
In an effort to support prospective humanities graduate students applying to MA and PhD programmes in the US and Canada, the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature presents the Grad-Application Initiative. Date: Saturday, August 3, 2019 Time: 11am – 4pm Venue: A-4, Academic Block, LUMS...
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 2:30pm to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 8:00pm
The Dean’s Office, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), and the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature are organising a three-day, Second Annual Conference on Punjab’s History and Culture. Punjabi, the most widely spoken language in Pakistan, finds itself...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:30pm
Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature presents Raag Shaam: A wondrous journey of musical discovery Speaker: Imran Jafri Host: Ali Aftab Saeed Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm Venue: NIB Auditorium, Academic Block, LUMS Raag Shaam will introduce the audience to the world...
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
House Ltd. in collaboration with the LUMS Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature is organising an independent initiative called ‘Aao Kyun Ke, Crosscut: Consumerism and Ethics’ Date: January 19, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm Venue: Gurmani House, 44, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani Rd., Block G Gulberg 2,...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature Presents The Writing Life Reading Series Curated by H.M Naqvi  Lenin for Sale (Ay Ghazal-i-Shab) Authored By: Mustansar Hussain Tarar Translated by: Durdana Soomro Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Venue: Academic...
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:30pm
The Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature presents Halqa-e-Danish Lecture Series: Maestros of Raag, Farida Khanum & Ali Sethi Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018 Venue: B-3 Auditorium, SDSB, LUMS Time: 6:30 pm The legendary, Farida Khanum elegantly sits atop a pedestal of grace even...