The Department and its Objectives:
The Department of English, MANUU celebrates literary and linguistic contributions in English through its M.A. programme and envisages generating knowledge through its MPhil and PhD programmes. The Department explores cultural studies and comparative studies through language perspectives and seeks areas of collaboration in language technology & literature studies through its eclecticism of enquiry in its research programmes. The Department trains its students in humanist traditions with emphasis on intellectual tolerance. It strives to provide a rich field of literary and linguistic creativity to its students. It is one of the advanced centers of literary and linguistic learning in the country. One of its primary objectives is to give an impetus to bilingual research in English and Urdu so that an integrated literary and linguistic interdisciplinary research is carried out and an honest contribution can be made in academic world. The Department foresees itself as a sophisticated hub for English–Urdu advanced bilingual research activities.
Thrust Research Areas of the Department are: English Language Teaching, English Phonetics, British Literature, American Literature, Commonwealth Literature, Urdu-English Literature, Urdu-English Translation Studies, and Muslim Literature