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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar

Chair: Dr. Naseem Hines 

Cosponsored with the Harvard Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program and Pakistan American Democratic Forum (PADF) Literary Circle

Schedule and Speakers:

First Session: 2:30 pm -3:30 pm

Opening Remarks: Dr Naseem Hines

Intizar Hussain: Contemporary World Class Urdu Fiction
Dr Razia Mushkoor

The Worldview of Intizar Hussain
Dr Agha Saeed

Best of Intizar Hussain by Intizar Hussain – Video / Skype

Second Session: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Urdu Poetry – 1:  3:30 pm-4:00 pm

Habib Jalib:  The Poet of Many Epochs
Nazir Qaiser, Hafizullah Khan Niazi

The Best of Habib Jalib
Rendition by Tahira Habib Jalib – Skype

Urdu Poetry – 2: 4:00 pm -4:30 pm

Nazir Qaiser:  The Aesthetic Poet of Contemporary Pakistan
Hafizullah Khan Niazi

Aesthetic Inheritor of Munir Niazi and Nasir Kazmi
Dr. Agha Saeed

Best of Nazir Qaiser by Nazir Qaiser

Third Session: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Social Ethics of Dr Yaqub Mirza
Dr Agha Saeed

Essentials of “The Five Pillars of Prosperity”
Dr Yaqub Mirza