Sat-a Soor-Myoon 
: Status of women in Shah Latif’s poetry
 by T2F

Shah Latif introduced a concept of women’s empowerment back in the 17th century. In his poetry, the seven queens have not only had a huge contribution to Sindhi literature, but have also influenced the society as a symbol of courage. In this session, Dr. Fehmida speaks on the subject along with Mr. Asad Mumtaz.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Fahmida Hussain:

Recipients of 6 prestigious awards Dr. Fahmida Hussain, has been writing columns, articles, and critiques in various newspapers and magazines for 40 years. Her field of work revolves around the topics of Literature, Linguistics, Woman Studies, and Anthropology. One of her works include a study on the great classical mystic poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. Dr. Fahmida served as the Chairperson of the Sindhi Language Authority from May 2008 to March 2015. Before that, she had served as Director of Shah Abdul Latif Chair, University of Karachi for ten years. Before that, she had also served as Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Sindhi in the same university. Dr. Fahmida Hussain is a prolific writer who has more than 15 books to her credit along with several research articles on the subjects of Literary Criticism, Linguistics with special reference to different aspects of Sindhi language, the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai and gender issues.

About the Moderator:
Asad Mumtaz Rid:

Journalist, Anchor and Columnist, Asad Mumtaz did his BS in Mass communication and currently working with Time News as Anchor of Current Affair’s program. He worked with various Media groups while working with Awami Awaz Media Group. He worked in Awami Awaz Media Group for more than three years as an Anchor and Director of Current Affairs.

Date: Thursday, 9th July 2020
Time: 08:00 PM – 08:45 PM
Location: Facebook & IGTV Premiere
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