Department of English
Shagufta Shaheen, HOD
EMail(s): hod[dot]english[at]manuu[dot]edu[dot]inPhone Number(s): 091-40-23008324
The Department of English acquaints its students and scholars with contemporary trends in English language and literature. The Department offers MA and PhD programs, in addition to core courses, discipline specific courses, ability enhancement courses, skill enhancement courses and generic courses in line with CBCS, for all Under Graduate and Post Graduate programs offered in the University. The Department aims at mainstreaming minorities, promoting quality research, enhancing English-Urdu Cultural interactions and accelerating women empowerment. It prepares students not only for employability purposes but also for carrying out societal responsibilities. Its primary objectives are to promote bi-lingual research in English and Urdu, and to encourage innovative and inter-disciplinary research. The Department organizes regular national conferences. The thrust areas of research in the Department are: History of the English Language, English Language Teaching, Phonetics, British Literature, American Literature, Commonwealth Literature, English-Urdu Literature, English-Urdu Translation Studies, Muslim Literature, Indian Writing in English and Literary Theory & Criticism.