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Mr. Tariq Usman is MPhil in Applied Linguistics and his PhD in English Literature is near completion. Since graduating from Sargodha University in first-class first (Gold Medalist) in his MA, he has been serving in different capacities at several universities. He started his teaching career at The University of Faisalabad in 2013, Later, he joined University of Sargodha, Lahore Campus and served there as a lecturer for a period of more than four years. He joined Lahore Garrison University as an Assistant Professor of English in 2018. However, in December 2018 he joined University of Sargodha sub-campus Mianwali. Currently, he is serving as a lecturer and Incharge at the English department of University of Mianwali. He is also an MPhil external examiner at Lahore Garrison University. Moreover, he has served as an adjunct faculty member at Minhaj University Lahore, Ripha International University Lahore and The University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is the author of one comprehensive book titled Pakistani Fiction: a Critical Survey published in 2020. Moreover, he has presented his research papers at several national and international conferences. His areas of expertise are Poetry and Poetics, Dramaturgy and Screen Literature.

Aditional Duties


1. In charge Department of English Language and Literature
2. Head Writing Club
3. Editor prospectus
4. Member Harassment Committee
5. Member Sports Committee

Publications


1. The Sufi Path of self-realization: a Case of Mary Oliver’s Poetry Elementary Education Online (HEC, X category) 20(2) 2021
Pakistani Fiction: a Critical Survey Kindly Publisher 1 2020
2. A Study of Existential Crisis and Angst in the Women Characters in the Novel Sunlight on a Broken Column by Attia Hosain European Journal of English Language and Literature Studies 7(2), 2019
3. Money Makes the Mare Go: a Reflectionist Study of Natiq’s Collection of Short Stories What Will You Give For This Beauty? European Journal of English Language and Literature Studies 7(2) 2019

Resarch Interest


American Literature, British Literature, Oral Tradition in Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Nature Poetry, Mystical poetry, Bioregionalism and Literature, Creative Writing, Literature and Cinema, Popular Culture, Contemporary Literary Theory.


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Tariq Usman

Department of English

Lecturer

  english@umw.edu.pk