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Faculty Profile

Dr Naveed Rehan

Associate Professor

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Department of English Language and Literature

 : [email protected]     : 3518   

Dr. Naveed Rehan holds a PhD in English and the Teaching of English from Idaho State University, an MA in English from Montana State University, and an MA in French Language and Literature from the University of the Punjab. She has taught English in Pakistan, the US and Canada over the last 17 years. She is a member of the D. H. Lawrence Society of North America and the sole representative in Pakistan for the DHLSNA’s Co-ordinating Committee for International Lawrence Conferences (CCILC). She is also an HEC-approved PhD supervisor.

Naveed’s interests include teaching and writing. She has researched and written on D. H. Lawrence, British modernism, aestheticism, and creative nonfiction, among other things. Her PhD dissertation, entitled “Passionate Struggle into Conscious Being: D. H. Lawrence and Creative Nonfiction” (2011) investigates the craft of writing through Lawrence’s nonfictional works.

 

EDUCATION

PhD English and the Teaching of English, Idaho State University, August 2011

          Dissertation: “Passionate Struggle Into Conscious Being”: D. H. Lawrence and Creative Nonfiction.

          Committee: Susan Swetnam (Chair), Alan Johnson and Roger Schmidt. GFR: Nancy Legge.

PhD English coursework, University of Alberta, English, Sept. 2006-April 2008

          Concentration: Literature and Culture.                                             

M.A. English, Montana State University, 2004.

          Concentration: Literary Theory.

          Thesis: Rationalism and D. H. Lawrence: A 21st Century Perspective.

          Committee: Melody Zajdel (Chair), Susan Kollin and Dan Flory.

 M.A. French, University of the Punjab, Pakistan, French, 1993.

 B.A., Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, French, Psychology & English Literature, 1989.

 

DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES

 -French Diploma (DELF Units A1-A6), Alliance Française de Lahore, 1994.

-CRLA (College Reading and Learning Association) Regular Tutoring Certificate, Idaho State University, 2009.

-SPEAK (Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit) Certification [for teaching English in the USA], Idaho State University, 2010.

                     

LANGUAGES

 English, French, Urdu, and some Punjabi.

 

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 January 2017 to date                          Associate Professor of English, University of Management and Technology, Lahore.

 Spring 2016                                         Instructor & Academic Coach, Student Success Center, Idaho State University.

 2011-2015                                          Assistant Professor of English, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

 2010                                                   ENGL 3307 and ENGL 2257--Supervised Teaching Internships, Idaho State University

 2008-2011                                          Tutor, Writing Center, Idaho State University.

 2006-2008                                          Instructor (GTA), English 111, University of Alberta.                          

 2007                                                   Editorial Assistant, CRCL (Canadian Review of Comparative Literature), Univ. of Alberta.

                                                            Writing Tutor Supervisor, University of Alberta.

 2004-2006                                          Teaching Fellow, English, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

 2002-2004                                          Instructor (GTA), English, Montana State University.

                                                            Tutor, Writing Center, Montana State University.

 2000-2002                                          Teacher, English, Cambridge ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels, Aitchison College, Lahore.

                                                            Staff Advisor, The Aitchisonian, English section.

 1996-2002                                          Free-lance Writer, The News on Sunday, Lahore.

 

COURSES DEVELOPED AND TAUGHT

 University of Management and Technology (Spring 2017 onwards)

-LIT 725: Postmodern Fiction
-LIT 416: Critical Theory
-LIT-711: Literature of the American West
-LIT-710: British Modernism -LN-559: Research Methodology
-LIT 555: European Literature
-LIT 519: Nonfiction Prose
-LIT 721: Feminism

 Idaho State University (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016)

-COMM 1101: Principles of Speech
-ACAD 1104: Orientation to University

 Lahore University of Management Sciences (2011-2015)

-SS 100: Writing and Communication
-SS 2320: Professional and Technical Writing
-LITR 2111: Hero(in)es Through the Ages: The French Novel from de Lafayette to Camus.
-LITR 218: Early 20th Century British Fiction
-LITR 236: Creative Nonfiction
-LITR 336: Creative Nonfiction II: Theory and Practice

 Idaho State University (2010)                            

  Supervised Cooperative Teaching Internships (Co-taught with Professors S. Swetnam and A. Johnson).
-Engl 2257: Survey of World Literature I
-Engl 3307: Technical Writing

 University of Alberta (2006-2008)

-English 111: Language, Literature, and Culture (University Core)

 Lahore University of Management Sciences (2004-2006)

-SS 121: Freshman Composition (University Core).
-Management Communications (MBA 1st year, co-taught with Dr. Shahid Siddiqui)
-SS 322 A: D. H. Lawrence and the Realm of the Irrational
-SS 3211: Hero(in)es Through the Ages: The French Novel from de Lafayette to Camus
-SS 3212: Literary Feminisms: Key Voices since the 20th Century

 Montana State University (2002-2004)

-English 121 (Freshman Composition)

 Aitchison College (2000-2002)

 -Cambridge ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level English.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Selected as Member, Board of Faculty for the Faculty of Languages, University of Lahore, May 2017-May 2019.
  • Selected as representative for Pakistan on the CCILC (Co-ordinating Committee for International Lawrence Conferences) of the D. H. Lawrence Society of North America (DHLSNA), May 2015.
  • Approved by HEC Pakistan as a PhD supervisor, April 2015.
  • Faculty Travel Grant, Lahore University of Management Sciences, 2014.
  • Eminent National Speaker and panel Chair at the First International Conference of Literature and Language on Modern and Contemporary Literature, Language and Culture, Government College University, Lahore, April 2014.
  • Partial Support for PhD Studies Abroad, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, 2011.
  • Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship, Idaho State University, 2010.
  • High Pass, PhD Comprehensive Exam, 2009
  • ISU Doctoral Fellowship, Idaho State University, 2008-2011.
  • W. S. Buchanan Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2007.
  • The Louis Owens Award, Western Literature Association, 2007.
  • Sarah Nettie Christie Travel Grant, University of Alberta, 2007.
  • Provost’s Doctoral Entrance Award (PDEA), Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, 2006-2007.
  • Margaret Gina Sachs Memorial Scholarship, Department of English, Montana State University, 2004.
  • Certificate of Merit, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 1993.
  • Outstanding Student Scholarship, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 1992.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Western Literature Association
  • Member, D. H. Lawrence Society of North America and CCILC
  • Member, The Rananim Society (online discussion group on D. H. Lawrence)

 

ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • Served as HEC subject expert for PhD interviews at NUML, Islamabad, Aug. 2018
  • Supervision of MPhil and PhD students, UMT, 2017 onwards
  • Member, Academic Council, UMT
  • Member, Department Graduate Committee, UMT
  • Member, School Graduate Committee (SSS&H), UMT
  • Member, MPhil Admission Test Committee, UMT
  • Member, Cafeteria Committee, UMT, 2017-18
  • Contributor, LCAT Verbal questions (English) for LUMS admission tests, 2012-14
  • Team member in the development of the BA (Hons) English program at LUMS, 2012-14
  • Member, LUMS Physical Planning and Space Allocation Committee, 2013-14
  • Member, SarSabz LUMS, 2014-15 
  • Member LUMS Library Committee, 2014-15
  • Member, LUMS Proposals and Grants Committee, 2014-15

 

 LECTURES

-“The Importance of Reading and Writing and the Genre of Creative Nonfiction.” Reading Week. Lahore Grammar School Phase V, and Lahore Grammar School E Block, DHA Lahore. 21 February,  2012.

-“The Fourth Genre: An Introduction to Creative Nonfiction.” A Weekend of Humanities and Social Sciences. Lahore University of Management Sciences, DHA, Lahore. 28 April 2013.

 

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND MONOGRAPHS

-“‘The Shadow of His Language’: Writing in English as a Pakistani Woman.” Second International Conference of the International Center for Pakistani Writers in English (ICPWE), Kinnaird College, Lahore, February 15-16, 2018.

-“The Unknown Genre.” Second International Conference of the International Center for Pakistani Writers in English (ICPWE), Kinnaird College, Lahore, February 15-16, 2018.

-"Creative Nonfiction in Pakistan.” New Trends in Literary and Linguistic Studies, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, November 2017.

-“Pan or Goatman? Lawrence’s America.” International D. H. Lawrence Conference St. Ives Cornwall: “Outside England…Far off from the world”: D.H. Lawrence, Cornwall and Regional Modernism, Cornwall, England, Sept. 2016. [Presented in absentia]

-“Lawrence’s Debt to Pater and Wilde.” 13th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Gargnano, Italy, June 2014.

-“D. H. Lawrence’s Aesthetics.” First International Conference of Literature and Language on Modern and Contemporary Literature, Language and Culture, Government College University, Lahore, April 2014.

-“Lawrence’s Travel Writing as Creative Nonfiction.” Lake Garda: Gateway to D. H. Lawrence’s Voyage to the Sun. Ed. Nick Ceramella. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 63-78. Print.

-“Lawrence’s Travel Writing as Creative Nonfiction.” First International D. H. Lawrence   Symposium, Gargnano, Italy, Sept. 2012. [Presented in absentia]

-“Creative Nonfiction—New Trends in the Teaching of English.” New Research into Applied Linguistics and Language Learning. Ed. Engin Arik. Istanbul: MacroWorld, 2013. 51-64. Print.

-“Creative Nonfiction: New Trends in the Teaching of English.” International Symposium on Language and Communication: Research Trends and Challenges, Izmir, Turkey, June 2012. [Presented in absentia]

-“Artists in Search of Themselves: Stendhal and D. H. Lawrence in Italy.” Locating Literature: Geography, History, Ecology. Spec. issue of Journal of Contemporary Thought 36 (2012): 27-42. Print.

-“Passionate Struggle into Conscious Being: D. H. Lawrence and Creative Nonfiction.” Diss. Idaho State U, Pocatello, 2011. Print.

-“There’s Something in the Air.” The Friday Times, April 2009. Print.

-“Bozeman: A Place to Heal.” Western Literature Association, Tacoma, WA, October 2007.

-“ Rationalism and D. H. Lawrence: A 21st Century Perspective.” MA Thesis Montana State U, Bozeman, 2004. Print and Web.

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I published a number of articles and book reviews between 1995 and 2002, mostly for The News on Sunday, Lahore (formerly The News on Friday). In addition, I published a fortnightly article called “Litronicle” in The News on Sunday from May 1996 to May 2001.

 Selected publications are given below in chronological order:

-“In All the Right Places.” Rev. of Middlemarch, by George Eliot. News on Friday 2 Feb. 1996. Print.

-“Absolutely, Not.” Rev. of Sons and Lovers, by D. H. Lawrence. News on Friday 22 Mar. 1996. Print.

-"Why Can’t We Speak Fluent English?” News on Friday 19 April 1996. Print.

-“Solidarity in Absurdity.” Rev. of La Peste, by Albert Camus. News on Friday 14 June 1996. Print.

-“The Psychology of Men.” Rev. of Lorenzaccio, by Alfred de Musset. News on Friday 25 Oct. 1996. Print.

-“Women Opposed to Tyranny as a Group.” Rev. of Niswani Tehreer ki Quwwat: Aurat, Culture   aur Zuban Bandi [The Power of the Word: Culture, Censorship and Voice by Meredith Tax], trans. Fehmeeda Riaz. News on Sunday 25 May 1997. Print.

-“All You Wanted to Know about Marriage but Were Afraid to Ask.” News on Sunday Oct. 1998. Print.

-“A Giant of Letters.” Rev. of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan [in Urdu], by Jamil Yusuf. News on Sunday 29 Aug. 1999. Print.

-“Feminists with a Difference.” Rev. of Intellectual Terrorists, by Farhat Taj. News on Sunday 3 Sept. 2000. Print.

-“Free Spirit, Free Mind.” Rev. of Le Rouge et le Noir, by Stendhal. News on Sunday 10 Sept. 2000. Print.

-“From the Heart of Darkness.” Rev. of Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe. News on Sunday 24 June 2001. Print.

- “Sweet and Sad like Life.” Rev. of Three Men in a Boat, by Jerome K. Jerome. News on Sunday 22 July 2001. Print.

-“When Time is the Distance.” Rev. of A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays. News on Sunday 2001. Print.

 

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