Ambereen Haziq

Ambereen Haziq (2014) is a graduate student in the Department of English. She can be reached via email at: justambereen[@]yahoo.com

Writer Anjum Hasan Talks About Her Literary Work at Jamia

Anjum Hasan speaking at Department of English; Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

As part of its “Writers at Jamia” initiative, the Department of English, JMI, welcomed writer Anjum Hasan on Wednesday February 13, 2013 for a reading and interactive session with the students. Anjum Hasan is the author of “Lunatic in my Head,” “Neti, Neti” and “Difficult Pleasures,” which has been shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize 2013. She is also a ...

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Prof. H.S. Gill Speaks on “The Semiotics of Literary Discourse”

Prof. H.S. Gill speaking at the Dept. of English; Friday, Nov. 17, 2011 (Photo: Aaqib Khan)

The department of English conducted a discussion on the topic, “The Semiotics of Literary Discourse,” on Friday, November 17, 2011. The keynote speaker was Mr. H.S. Gill, professor emeritus in the School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). About the Speaker Prof. H.S. Gill first started teaching in Punjab University, Patiala in 1968. Then ...

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POETRY: Goodbye

Poetry

I know no medium, I have never known any medium in my dealings with you between absolute devotion and fiery fights, theres nothing else that I could do it seems so long back when we started out on a journey together since then there has been much change in the weather somehow I believed that our love would be evergreen ...

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Outreach Programme Conducts a Panel Discussion on ‘Female Gaze in Popular Culture’

Advaita Kala signing her book for a student; Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Outreach Programme, Jamia Millia Islamia, conducted a panel discussion  on the topic “Female Gaze in Popular Culture” at the Dayar-i Mir Taqi Mir building on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. The guest panelists included Advaita Kala, Anuja Chauhan and Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan; all of whom are popular fiction writers.   About the Panelists Advaita Kala’s debut novel, “Almost Single” published ...

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OPINION: Words Can Shatter the Soul

Opinion

I once read somewhere, ‘Bricks and stones only break bones, but words can shatter the soul.’ I’ve always thought of myself as the non-aggressive kind. Bricks and stones? Never. But my words, or the words of those around me — who knows how much of an effect they can have on people? This brings me to the issue of ragging. ...

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