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Lahore College for Women University

Professor Dr. Sabiha Mansoor


Vice Chancellor
requests the pleasure of your participation in one day symposium

Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism

to be held on

24thApril, 2015
at Lahore College for Women University (Syndicate Hall, Bushra Mateen Building),
Jail Road, Lahore

Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism


24thApril, 2015
09:30 to 10:00 Registration (Participants to be seated by 10:00)
10:00 to 10:30 Welcome Address: Prof. Dr. Sabiha Mansoor, Vice Chancellor, Lahore College For Women
University
10:30 to 11:10 Keynote Address: Dr. Shaista E. Khilji, Professor, Human and Organizational Learning &
International Affairs, The George Washington University, USA. (Chair: Ms Saima Asghar
Riaz, Director, DFDI, LCWU)
11: 10 to 11:40

Tea Break

11: 40 to 12:40 Documentary Stories of the Broken Self, directed and produced by Dr. Furrukh Khan,
Associate professor, LUMS. (Chair: Dr. Amra Raza, Chairperson, Department of English,
University of the Punjab, Lahore.)
12: 40 to 13:15 A Winning Perspective: Notes on the Life and Thought of Selma James.
Qalandar Memon, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Forman Christian
College University (FCCU), Lahore. (Chair: Dr. Uzma Ashiq, Assistant Professor,
Department of Gender Studies, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore)
13: 15 to 14:00

Lunch

14: 00 to 16:50

Session After Lunch


Literature and Third World Women
(Session Chair: Dr. Sadia Zulfiqar, Assistant Professor, Department of English,
Lahore College for Women University)

14: 00 to 14:20 Unique Sister Bonding: Third World Feminism and a Thousand Splendid Suns by
Hosseinie
Ms Samia Tahir, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
14: 20 to 14:40 Consciousness Raising of Women: A Critical Review of Contemporary Fiction in English
by South Asian Women Writers
Dr. Munazza Yaqoob, Assistant Professor, Department of English, International Islamic
University, Islamabad.
14: 40-15:00 Women of Colour and Media: Images and Reality
Dr Aroosa Kanwal, Assistant Professor, Department of English, International Islamic
University, Islamabad
15: 00-15:30 Tea Break

15:30 to15:50 Spanish; An Attempt to Achieve a Politically Correct Non-Sexist Language. Reasons
for the Failure
Dr. Maria Maldonado, University of the Punjab (PU), Lahore.
15:50 to16:10 Social Coercion: The Experience of Girl Child
Muhammad Islam Khan, Lecturer, Department of English, Govt. Islamia College Lahore.

16: 10 to 16:30 Minaret: A Manifestation of Islamic Feminism


Mr. Muhammad Abdullah, Lecturer, Department of English, Forman Christian College
University (FCCU), Lahore.
16:30 to 16:50 Question and Answer Session
16:50 to 17:00 Vote of Thanks by Dr. Sarah Shahed, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, Lahore
College for Women University, Lahore
Souvenirs