Dr Nukhbah Taj Langah studied MA in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at the university of Warwick (1998) and completed her PhD from University of Leeds (2004-8). She joined FCCU in 2009 and is currently serving this institution in the capacity of Associate Professor of English and Dean of Humanities. In addition, she is a freelance translator and a political activist.
Monograph Poetry as Resistance: Islam and Ethnicity in Postcolonial Pakistan (Routledge, 2011). She has co-translated acknowledged Urdu poet, Noshi Gillani’s poems with British poet, Lavinia Greenlaw (Poems: Noshi Gillani Enitharmon, 2008) and contemporary Siraiki poetry into English for Poetry Translation Center (London). Her upcoming work is based on Media and Literary linkages in a coeditedanthology with Dr Roshni Sengupta (Lecturer, South Asian Studies, Institute for Area Studies -LIAS, University of Leiden). This project is titled, Film, Media and Representation in Postcolonial South Asia (forthcoming, Routledge 2018). She did her post-doc from Center of South Asia Studies (Le Centre d’Études de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud), Paris in 2016-17. She is recently awarded Charles Wallace Fellowship (2018) at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her ongoing project at SOAS is titled, Siraiki Language speakers in Britain: An Ethnographic Study.
Research interests: South Asian and Postcolonial Literature, contemporary literature being produced within Pakistan and by Pakistani diaspora writers, resistance literature, and the ideology of sub-nationalisms within Pakistan and post9/11 Literature and responses