Pakistaniaat: Faiz Ahmed Faiz Issue Published!

This is to let you all know that the Faiz Ahmed Faiz Special issue of Pakistaniaat has now been published and is available on our website. Two Faizpicyears in the making, this wonderfully comprehensive issue on one of the greatest poets of Pakistan was edited by Dr. Amina Yaqin.

More about Dr. Amina Yaqin, Special Issue Editor

SOAS, University of London
United Kingdom

Amina Yaqin is Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Studies and Urdu and Chair of the Centre for the Study of Pakistan at SOAS. She has recently co-edited a book on Culture, Diaspora and Modernity in Muslim Writing (Routledge, 2012), and is the co-author (with Peter Morey) of Framing Muslims: stereotyping and representation after 9/11 (Harvard University Press, 2011). She has written numerous articles on themes of gender, sexuality, Urdu poetry, communal politics and South Asian literature in English. She is currently working on her next book Imagining Pakistan: narratives of nation, culture and gender and a collaborative research initiative on Muslims,Trust and Cultural Dialogue.

I would like to extend my thanks to Dr. Yaqin and the contributors in making this one of the best resources on Faiz.

Please visit our website and do take a look at the Table of Contents.