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 Dr. Rizwan Akhtar

Position: Professor


Dr. Rizwan Akhtar did his PhD in postcolonial literature from the University of Essex, UK in 2013. His main area of research is South Asian Literature in English, with a sharper focus on Indian and Pakistani writers. He is equally interested in gender studies, feminism, and modernism. He has published research papers in areas as diverse as memory studies, memoir writings, postcolonial poetry, and partition narratives. He has also presented his papers at international conferences in Scotland, Northern Ireland, England, and Sweden covering research fields as diverse as crime fiction, Adaption Studies, and modernist aesthetics. Rizwan Akhtar is also an internationally published poet. His debut collection Lahore, I Am Coming (2017) was published by the Punjab University Press.

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