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Prospectus 2012 Department of English Language & Literature University of the Punjab

Department of English language and literature University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Phone: +92-42-99231168, Fax: +92-42-99231169 Email:

Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Message of the Chairperson Page numbers need to be added later* Founder and history Permanent Faculty Visiting Faculty MA English Programme MPhil Programme PhD Programme Postgraduate Diploma (PGT ELT) Diploma in Linguistics Certificate in Spoken English General Semester System Guidelines Admission Criteria

4 Message of the chairperson Dr Amra Raza Associate Professor

PhD English Literature (Punjab) MPhil (Punjab) MA Linguistics (Karachi) MA Literature (Karachi)

The Department of English is a honeycomb of rich literary activity and thought. It has never compromised on its academic standards or settled for anything less than perfection. The Department has produced many luminaries and visionaries who have shaped our past, present and our future [I dont like this sentence at all!!!!!+. Here you are encouraged to speak your mind but mind your language [is the writer being cheeky???], to champion truths [what truths???] but laugh at the inventiveness of lies and to shape realities, but never to forget to dream. [Too long a sentence and I dont like it at all.+ We promise you an experience you will never forget since it will affect your perception of the world and impact all the good things to come in your life. Come join us and see for yourself! [why not italicize yourself, because this is marketing going on!]

History of the English Department

5 The need for a Department of English was felt as far back as 1932 on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the University of the Punjab. Even earlier, two British Professors (??? Capitalization of P???), Dr Oliver Elton and Dr Daniel Jones had visited Lahore with the specific purpose of creating interest in English literature and language. The University of the Punjab had the tradition of coordinating the teaching resources available in various colleges in Lahore for a range of subjects including English. Following the formation of Pakistan, there was a change in policy and the University (?? capitalization) began to establish its own teaching departments to impact postgraduate education. The Department of English Language & Literature was created through a proposal placed by the Vice Chancellor of the University before the Syndicate at a meeting held on November 10, 1962. Professor Siraj-ud-Din (Doesnt even make sense whod like sirajudin like this???) was the founder and the first Head of the Department. The English Department [Why department is capitalized or should be capitalized] has gradually progressed to include six different programmes relating to Literature, Linguistics *why capitalize L+, ELT and Spoken Language Skills. The library of the Department houses approximately 22,000 books and every year it is enriched with recent publications in the area of Literary Criticism, Classical and Contemporary Literature, Postcolonial, and American Literature. There is also a separate section for books/journals on Linguistics and ELT. The Department publishes two journals annuallythe journal of English Studies, and the Journal of Research (Humanities), which is an indexed and abstracted journal recognized by the HEC. In addition to these two journals, the Department publishes an annual newsletter titled dream seekers. Capitalize Guest speakers are invited to lecture on their area of expertise, films on literary works are shown, and workshops and seminars related to literature and language are organized on a regular basis. Students are encouraged to organize extracurricular activities and participate in community work. [PATHETIC!!!!! EVERY INSITUTION DOES THAT??? I DONT LIKE THIS SENTENCE]

6 Dr Amra Raza Associate Professor

PhD English Literature (Punjab) MPhil (Punjab) MA Linguistics (Karachi) MA Literature (Karachi)

Khurshid Alam Lecturer

MPhil (Punjab) Ma (Punjab)

Shamaila dodhy Assistant professor

MPhil (Punjab) MA (Punjab)

Amna Umer Cheema Assistant professor

Mphil GC University MA (Punjab) Diploma in ELT Punjab

Iffat sayeed Assistant professor

MPhil (Punjab) MA (Punjab)

Ayesha Fatima Barque Assistant professor

MPhil (Punjab) MA( Punjab) Diploma in linguistics( Punjab)

7 Visiting Faculty Shaista Sonnu Sirajuddin Professor (Rtd)

MLitt (Oxon) MA (Cantab)

Maliha Sherwani Lecturer

MA English Literature and Lingusitcs (NUML) MA TEFL (NUML)

Samra Soomro Lecturer ??

MPhil (Punjab) MA (Punjab)

Dr. Nasim Riaz Butt Professor (Rtd)

PhD (USA), MA (USA) Khalid Masud Siddiqui Professor (Rtd) MA (Punjab) Certificate in French

Memona Siddiqui Lecturer ??

MPhil MA

Shireen Rahim Assistant Professor (Rtd)

MPhil (Punjab) MA (Punjab) Diploma in ELT (Punjab)

Zareena Saeed Assistant Professor (Rtd)

MPhil (Punjab) MA (Punjab)

Shakeel Amjab Lecturer

MA English (Punjab) MA ELT (Punjab) MA TEFL (AIOU) Diploma in Linguistics (Punjab)

Furqan Tanvir Lecturer

MPhil (Punjab) MA English (Punjab)

Amna Shahid Lecturer

MPhil ELT (Kinnaird College) MA English (NUML)

MA English Programme

8 MA English is a multifaceted programme for students seeking knowledge and insight into literature [this sentence is not good enough, seeking knowledge into literature = doesnt make sense+. It is divided into four semesters spanning 66 credit hours and aims to develop critical and hermeneutic [methodological principles of interpretation, why not use use interpretive instead of hermeneutic+ approaches towards literary texts. The syllabus provides a wide range of exposure to British, American and World Literature in English. Writers of ficton, poets, critical thinkers and historians are invited to talk to the students and deliver seminars, which offer explorations into interdisciplinary fields. Workshops are also hosted to encourage the students who show potential for creative writing. Students are motivated to take part in poetry recitation, dramatic enactments and creative writing competitions.

9 SyllabusMA English Semester I Study Skills: The course develops practical skills and strategies to improve academic performances (???) such as: Note-taking Strategies, Presentation Skills, Formal Writing, Critical Thinking. It will give an introduction to the history of English literature Classical Poetry Chaucer: General Prologue. Wyatt: The Long Love that in my Thought doth Harbour Whoso List to Hunt, I Know where is an Hind Madam, withouten many Words They Flee From Me Surrey: My Friend the things that do attain love Love that doth reign and live within my thought Wyatt Resteth Here Elizabethan Drama William Shakespeare: Othello The Winters Tale Christopher Marlowe: Doctor Faustus Greek/Classical Literature Aristotle: Poetics Sophocles: Oedipus Rex Seventeenth Century Poetry John Donne: Love and Divine Poems John Milton: Paradise Lost (Books I/IX) Eighteen Century Novel Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice Anthony Trollope: Barchester Towers


SyllabusMA English Semester II Sixteenth Century Prose Francis Bacon: Of Truth Of Death Of Revenge Of Adversity Of Simulation and dissimulation Of Parents and Children Of Great Place Of Nobility Of Superstition Of Friendship Of Ambition Of Studies Eighteenth Century Satire Alexander pope: The Rape of the Lock Jonathan Swift: Gullivers Travels Nineteenth Century Romantic Poetry William Blake: Auguries of Innocence The Sick Rose London A Poison Tree A Divine Image From Milton (???) : And Did those Feet,

11 Holy Thursday (I) Holy Thursday (II) The Tyger Ah Sun-flower S.T. Coleridge: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Kubla Khan Dejection: An Ode John Keats: Hyperion BookI Ode to Autumn Ode to Nightingale Ode on a Grecian Urn Nineteenth Century Drama Anton Chekov: The Cherry Orchard Henrik Ibsen: Hedda Gabler Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest Twentieth Century Novel James Joyce: The Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness Victorian Novel George Eliot: Adam Bede Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities Thomas Hardy: The Return of the Native


Syllabus MA English Semester III Twentieth Century Criticism & Critical Theory Raymond Williams: Modern Tragedy Catherine Belsey: Critical Practice Practical application of critical theory Twentieth Century Prose Bertrand Russell: Unpopular Essays Edward Said: Introduction to Culture and Imperialism Seamus Heaney: The Redress of Poetry American poetry Adrienne Rich: Diving into the Wreck Aunt Jennifers tigers Final notation Gabriel Sylvia Plath: Ariel Morning Song Poppies in October The Bee Meeting The Arrival of the Bee Box Richard Wilbur: Still Citizen Sparrow, After The Last Bulletin Marginalia

13 John Ashbery: Melodic Train The Painter American Drama Eugene ONeil: Mourning Becomes Electra Arthur Miller: The Crucible American Fiction Ernest Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls Toni Morrison: Jazz Research Methodology MLA Formatting Documentation styles Avoiding Plagiarism Research Paper Writing Techniques


Semester IV Twentieth Century Poetry Philip Larkin: Mr. Bleaney Church Going Ambulances MCMXIV 1914 Seamus Heaney: Personal Helicon The Tollund Man A Constable Calls Toome Road Casting and Gathering Ted Hughes: The Thought-fox Chances That Morning Full Moon and Little Frieda Postcolonial Fiction Ahmed Ali: Twilight in Delhi Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart Modern drama Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot Bertolt Bretch: Life of Galileo Edward Bond: The Sea Specialization Courses: Linguistics: Phonology, Morphology, Semantics, Stylistics

15 Literature Around the World: An Anthology of Poetry Brian Friel: Translations Frederico Garcia Lorca: The House of Bernarda Alba Alexander Solzhenitsyn: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Research Paper (Approximately 10,000 words)

16 MPhil Programme The Department of English Langauge and Literature intitiated the MPhil programme in language?? 1993. This two year programme aims at a comprehensive survey of British, American , Continental, European and Postcolonial literatures in English.

Semesters Semester I Research Methodology Critical Theory Twentieth Century British Literature ?? (Poetry) Tragedy Semester II Stylistics European Literature ?? (Drama) American Literature Comedy Semester III Postcolonial literature South Asian literature Optional (any two) Mid Eastern Literature Literature in Translation Travel Writing Feminist Literature Semester IV Thesis Students must obtain a 2.50 CGPA for the award of the MPhil degree. Only those students who score a 3.00 CGPA may opt for the Ph. D Proramme.

17 PhD Programme The English Department made a significant headway with the introduction of a PhD prorgamme in 2004. Six candidates were enrolled in the programme. Amra Raza, was the first student to be awarded a PhD for her dissertation entitled Spatial Constructs in Alamgir Hashmis Poetry. Upon admission Doctoral students in English are required to undertake 18 credit hours of course work in areas such as Research Methodology, Qualitative Research Writing Skills, Critical Theory, Electronic Resource Management and Research Methods of English Studies [why not capitalize all these as well??? Ive capitalized for consistency]. After completion of the course work the student undertakes [???] to write a PhD dissertation of 40,000 to 120,000 words which is an extended scholarly work that makes an original and substantial contribution to the understanding of the its subject. The MLA documentation style is followed *small hanging sentence, doesnt do any good at all]. The dissertation is evaluated by two external foreign experts from academically advanced countries as well as internal local examiners. Before submission of the thesis the student is also required to publish at least one research paper from his/her dissertation.

Postgraduate Diploma in English Lanauge Teaching (PGD ELT) (full stop or no full stop) The Department offers a one year Postgraduate Diploma in ELT. This is a one year evening programme designed for in-service college/school/university teachers as well as for those fresh graduates who intend to take up teaching as a profession. Classes are held thrice a week from 3-5 p.m. in the English Department (all the time departments d is capitalized in the prospectus therefore, Ive capitalized it here as well). The admissions to this programme are completed by December and the new session begins in January every year. The programme aims at helping English language teachers to acquire the competence needed for a change of approach from current outdated teaching practice to the application of modern strategies of teaching English. Students are required to participate in group study projects, make presentations and also write a thesis in the final semester.

18 Postgraduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (PGD ELT) Semester I Grammar (3 Credit Hours) Prescriptive and descriptive grammar, the role of grammar in language teaching, structure, word order, classification of word classes, noun and the noun phrase (definition and structurecategories, pre and post modification), verb and verb phrase (tense and aspect, modality, conditions), adjectives, determiners and numerals, adverbs, prepositions, and types of clauses. Error analysis (3 Credit Hours) Types of errors, psycholinguistic theories, process of error analysis, error analysis, and second language learning/teaching, correction and remedial work psycholinguistics (3 Credit Hours) The psychology of learning (behaviorism, mentalism) cognitive psychology and humanistic psychology language acquisition and language development in children Second lanauge acquisition: theories and problems,

19 individual differences in language learning memory process in language learning learner strategies. Sociolinguistics(3 Credit Hours) The scope of sociolinguistics, language standardization, dialects, and varieties, code switching, diglossia, language and culture/language and gender, ESL in Pakistan: historical factors, lanaguge policy, bilingualism, language planning and education. CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) (3 Credit Hours) Introduction to CALL, methodology, integrating CALL into a study programme, introduction to NBLT (network-based language teaching), introduction to computer hardware/software, internet, using text tools in the classroom, exploiting world wide web resources, overview of computer based teaching/learning resources, evaluation/redesigning of internet based classroom resources.


Postgraduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (PGD. ELT) Semester II ELT Methodology & Skills (3 Credit Hours) Principal methods of second language teaching and their assessment, teaching of the four skills, modern methods of teaching, listening and speaking skills, micro teaching reading and the sub-skills of reading, teaching writing skills: controlled practice, guided writing and free writing. Phonetics & Phonology (3 Credit Hours) Introduction to phonetics: consonants and vowels of English, articulators, stress, intonation (word and connected speech), teaching pronunciation. Research methodology (3 Credit Hours) Introduction to research, methodology: qualities and quantitative, types of research, approaches to educational research, interpretation and analysis of data, introduction to MLA/APA documentation styles Semester III Syllabus Design (3 Credit Hours) Various models of syllabus design: structural, functional, notional, situational, process etc.

21 course design related to Pakistans educational needs, English for academic studies, English for science and technology, material design, adaptation/evaluation of materials, designing supplementary materials, management of large classes Language Testing (3 Credit Hours) Aims and characteristics, types of tests and their function: diagnostic tests, proficiency tests, performance tests and acheivment test, characteristics of a good language test: validitiy, and practicability, testing listening comprehension, oral performance, reading and writing, relating language testing and language learning/teaching. Teaching practice/ microteaching (6 Credit Hours) Lesson planning, observation and evaluation of teaching, through micro teaching. Dissertation (3 Credit Hours) Each student is (why not use is instead of will be) required to submit a thesis of 30,000 to 40,000 words exploring significant ELT issues with specific reference to the Pakistani situation.

Linguistics is the systematic study of the elements, and the principles of their combination and organization in language. The English Department offers a Diploma (why capitalize???) in Linguistics to promote the understanding of concepts and techniques of linguistic analysis and the ways in which language is used. It covers all modern linguistics movements. The one year Diploma is a fully instructional evening programme with classes held thrice a week from 35 p.m. in the English department. Admissions are completed in December and classes begin in January every year. Students are encouraged to participate in workshops and group study projects. The most notable addition is a course on ear training and performance. There is a practical examination in General Linguistics.

22 Diploma in Linguistics Semester I Fundamental to Linguistics (4 Credit Hours) Introduction to linguistic terms, principles on which linguistics is based, characteristics of linguistics, an inquiry into the nature of language, major themes in linguistics, branches of linguistics: synchronic and diachronic linguistics, general and descriptive linguistics, applied linguistics, historical linguistics, comparative linguistics. Morphology and Syntax (3 Credit Hours) Morphology: Morpheme and morph, inflectional morphology, derivational morphology, morphological processes, items and arrangement model. Syntax: Immediate constituent analysis, phrase structure grammar, transformationalgenerative grammar. Semantics (3 Credit Hours) Philosophical semantics, structural semantics, major theories in semantics, behaviorists semantics, semantics field, speech acts, componential analysis. Lexicography (3 Credit Hours) How to build up dictionaries, types of dictionaries: monolingual dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, learners dictionaries, and thesaurus.

Diploma in Linguistics

23 Semester II Modern Movements in Linguistics & Semiotics (4 Credit Hours) Structuralism, functionalism, generativism, behaviourism Phonetics and phonology (4 Credit Hours) Articulatory phonetics: vocal organs, places and manner of articulation, vowels and vowel like articulatioins, consonants. Acoustic phonetics: sound waves, acoustic measuremeans ??, spectrographic analysis. Segmental phonology: the phoneme as a solution, phonemic analysis and restricting conditions, phonological rules. Suprasegmental phonology: intonation, syllables, length, pitch, motor theory. Interdisciplinary areas in linguistics: (3 Credit Hours) Psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, ethnolinguistics.

Semester III Stylistics (3 Credit Hours) Register: tenor, mode, domain/analysis of text at the phonological, lexical, syntactic, semantic levels/standards of texuality/metrics. Pragmatics (3 Credit Hours) Principles of pragmatics/speech acts. Practical in General Linguistics, Ear Training and Performance (6 Credit Hours)

24 Certificate in Spoken English The Spoken English Certificate Course aims to enhance students ability to speak with accuracy and fluency in a variety of social and academic situations as well as enhance the participants understanding of spoken discourse. It provides motivating activities and meaningful input to maximize communication, increase confidence and stimulate learning. Activities include presentation skills, pronunciation drills, fluency exercises and conversational English. This is a three month course and the class timings are from 5-7 p.m. three days a week held in the Department of English. Module 1: Enhancing Pronunciation Skills This module is intended to improve the pronunciation of the participants. It will train them to pronounce basic English sounds and help them speak the English language with a knowledge of phonetics word stress, intonation etc. Module 2: Development of Oral Skills This module is intended to improve and enrich students proficiency in spoken English by enabling them to use vocabulary to express ideas about variety of subjects like travel, personal health, food sports etc. topics to be covered are: casual conversations (greetings, providing and obtaining information), expressing feelings and emotions, introduction to public speaking, handling job interviews, discussions on current issues. Module 3: Integrated Skills Practice This module is intended to give students practice in the integrated skills of speaking, listening and reading with main emphasis on speaking skills.

25 General Semester System Guidelines MA English Total credit hours 66 Semester Duration 18 Weeks Course 22 ( what is the this piece of awkwardness??) Course Duration 4 Semesters Each course has the following weightage: Assignments/Quizzes 25%] Minimum D (50%) Midterm 35%] Endterm 40%] Minimum D Minimum D (50%) (50%)

Maximum CGPA is 4.0 Minimum CGPA for an MA degree is 2.00 Class Attendance: 75% mandatory (Migration subject to Punjab University Migration Rules, in which case credits earned may be transferred.) Grade Distribution for MA: Letter Grade Points marks in percentage A AB+ 3.30 B3.00 B-2.70 C+2.30 C2.00 C-1.70 D1.00 F0.00 W 4.00 3.70 85 and above 80-84 75-79 70-74 65-69 61-64 58-60 55-57 50-54 Below 50 Withdrawal

26 I Incomplete

MA Promotion Rules: Semester I Mininum SGPA (Semester GPA) 2.00 1st probation 1.70 1.99 CGPA Semester II Minimum CGPA 2.00 2nd probation 1.70 1.99 CGPA Pass 50% of all courses Semester III Minimum CGPA 2.00 If F Grade in semester I course, must be repeated in semester III Semester IV Minimum CGPA 2.00 If F Grade in semester II course, must be reapeated in semester IV

27 General Semester System Guidelines MPhil Total credit hours 66 Semester Duration 18 Weeks Course 12 (??) Course Duration 4 Semesters Each course has the following weightage: Assignments/Quizzes 25%] Minimum D (50%) Midterm 35%] Minimum D Endterm 40%] Minimum D Maximum CGPA is 4.0 Minimum CGPA for an MPhil degree is 2.50 Class Attendance: 80% mandatory (Migration subject to Punjab University Migration Rules, in which case credits earned may be transferred.) [???] Grade Distribution for MA: Letter Grade Points marks in percentage A+ A B+ 3.30 B3.00 B-2.70 C+2.30 C2.00 C-1.70 D1.00 F0.00 W 4.00 3.70 85 and above 81-84 77-80 73-76 69-72 65-68 60-64 55-59 50-54 Below 50 Withdrawal

28 I Incomplete

MA Promotion Rules: Semester I Mininum SGPA (Semester GPA) 2.50 1st probation 2.30 2.49 CGPA Semester II Minimum CGPA 2.50 Pass 50% of all courses Semester III Minimum CGPA 2.00 If F Grade in semester I course, must be repeated in semester III Semester IV If F Grade in semester II course, must be reapeated in semester IV Any student who, at the end of semester IV obtains a CGPA of less than 2.50 but above 2.30, may repeat up to two courses.

29 Admission criteria MA English (Morning & Replica Programmes) Eligibility: BA preferably with Major (??) English Literature: Basic Criteria/ Merit Fomula 25 percent of the Matriculation total marks 20 percent of the intermediate total marks Total marks in BA Marks in English Language in BA Marks in English Literature in BA (provided the candidate has appeared in English Literature as an elective subject). 20 marks for Hifz-e-Quran

Seats available for MA English Morning Programme Total open merit seats reserved seats English literature English language 42 34 08 17 17

Seats available for MA English Replica Programme Total open merit seats reserved seats English literature English language 40 38 02 19 19

PGD ELT Eligibility MA English DIPLOMA IN LINGUISTICS Eligibility BA/BSc/BCom Basic Criteria/Merit Formula Seats 50 Basic Criteria/Merit Formula Seats 55

Overall Performance in MA English plus an Interview

Overall Performance in Bachelor plus an Interview

CERTIFICATE IN SPOKEN ENGLISH Eligibility Intermediate FA/Fsc or above Seats 100

Admission criteria MPhil Eligibility

30 GRE/GAT (NTS) test must be qualified before admission 1st division/CGPA2.50 in MA English from a recognized University16 years of education, 130 credit hoursand having not more than two second divisions and not less than 50% marks in academic career. No 3rd division or D grade in entire academic career. Candidates with 2nd division in MA English (Annual Sytem) are eligible. For in-service teachers of Public sector (???) universities conditions for 50% is relaxed and second division with 45% marks is allowed.

Basic Criteria/Merit formula Academic qualifications 40 marks Publications in HEC approved journals 1 mark per publication05 marks. Professional experience in relevant field05 Marks1 mark for each year for job in the relevant field/as per Department preference Written/Entry testComprehension of the subject, general aptitude for research40 marks Interview10 marks Minimum marks for qualifying the departmental written test & interview separately50%. Only those candidates who qualify the written test will be called for an interview.

Total number of seats (open merit) 15 PhD Eligibility GRE Test must be qualified before admission MPhil or equivalent degree with CGPA more than 3.0 candidates should have qualitified GRE Subject after acquisition of 18 years education. Not more than two second divisions in academic career and not less than 50% marks in academic career. No 3rd division or D grade in entire academic career. For in-service teachers of Public sector universities conditions of 50% is relaxed and second division with 45% marks is allowed.

Total number of seats (open merit) 06