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Dr. Jamil Asghar
Director
HEC-Approved Supervisor
Member, Translators without Borders (TWBs)
Research Fellowship in Translation Studies (USA)
PhD English Linguistics (Translation Studies)
MA Philosophy (Distinction)
MA Political Science (Distinction) 
MA English, Linguistics & English Literature​
 

2018 to date                 Director, Center for Translation and Interpretation, NUML, Islamabad

2015 to date                 Assistant Professor of English, NUML, Islambad

2017 to 2018               Coordinator PhD English Program, NUML, Islamabad

2012 to 2014               English Access Microscholarship Program NUML Islamabad

2006 to 2014               Lecturer in English at NUML, Islamabad

2004 to 2006               Lecturer in English at GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology

2002 to 2004               Lecturer in English at NUML, Islamabad

  1. Shahzad, K., F. Janjua, & Asghar, J.  (2019). Assessing Testing Practices with Reference to Communicative Competence in Essay Writing at Undergraduate level in Pakistan. Journal of Research in Social Sciences. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 7(1), 1-18.
  2. Shahzad, K., Asghar, J., & F. Janjua. (2018). Genre Analysis of MA ELT Theses: A Case Study of National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. Kashmir Journal of Language Research. 21(2), 93-107.
  3. Butt, M. I., Asghar J., & Mehmood, A. (2018). Elements of Domestication in the English Translation of the Epic Urdu Poem Musaddas-E-Hali by Christopher Shackle and Javed Majeed. Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies. 2018(6). 17 - 33.
  4. Asghar, J., Uzair, M., Mehmood, A. (2018). Critical Discourse Analysis of Contemporary Islamophobic Narratives: Deconstructing the Phraseology of Fear and Intolerance. NDU Journal. National Defence University. 32(1). 153-166.
  5. Asghar, J., & Shahzad, K. (2018). Globalization and the Sociolinguistic Challenge of the 21st Century Critical Pedagogy: A Case for Language/Culture Minority Students. NUST Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 4(2), 222-239.
  6. Asghar, J., & Shahzad, K. (2018). Media Portrayals of Transgender People in Pakistan - A Case of Misgendering and Marginalization. Journal of Education & Social Sciences. 6(1), 23-39.
  7. Asghar, J. & Butt, I. (2018). A Critique of National Curriculum for English Language in Pakistan: Proposing Cognitive Strategy Instruction for ELT. Kashmir Journal of Language Research. 21(1), 75-86.
  8. Asghar, J. & Butt, M. I. (2017). Postmodern Aesthetic Crisis and the Relevance of Iqbal Philosophy of Art. Islamic Studies. 53 (3), 2-36.
  9. Asghar, J. & Butt, I. (2017). Contrapuntal Reading of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book: Theorizing the Raj through Narritivity. NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 15 (1), 16-39.
  10. Abdullah, M. & Asghar, J. (2017). Study of Pragmatic Losses in the English Translations of

Sūrah Ikhlas: A Comparative Pragmalinguistic Analysis. Al-Basirah. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 6 (2), 1-14.

  1. Asghar, J. & Uzair, M. (2017). The Necessity of Translating Urdu Literature into English. Mayar. International Islamic University, Islamabad. 17 (1), 58-74.
  2. Asghar, J. & Yousaf, M. (2016). Banishing Urdu as a Medium of Instruction from Pakistan: An Appraisal of Loss and Gain. Mayar. International Islamic University, Islamabad. 16 (5), 15-28.
  3. Asghar, J. (2016). The Vanishing Face of Pakistani Literature. Mayar. International Islamic University, Islamabad. 16(4), 45-56.
  4. Asghar, J. (2016). Teacher, Text and Thinking. Journal of Research in Social Sciences. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 4(2), 41-52. 
  5. Asghar, J. (2016). Re-envisioning the Question of Postcolonial Muslim Identity: Challenges and Opportunities. Journal of Research (Humanities). University of the Punjab, Lahore. 52 (2), 81-96.
  6. Asghar, J. (2015). Power Dynamics and Ideology in V. G. Kiernan`s Translation of Iqbal`s Poetry. Kashmir Journal of Language Research. The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad. 18(2), 61-72.
  7. Asghar, J. & Shahzad, K. (2015). The Rewiring of the Human Brain: A Critique of Cyber-Culture and its Effects on Our Thinking Abilities. The Journal of Institute of Social Sciences. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. 2(2). 13-23.
  8. Asghar, J. (2015). The Power Politics of Translation: A Study of Translation-Ideology Nexus. NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 13(2), 32-49.
  9. Asghar, J. (2014). Postcolonial South Asian Literature and the Quest for Identity. NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 12(2), 57-71.
  10. Asghar, J. (2012). The Postmodernist Relativization of Truth: A Critique. Islamic Studies. Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad. 51(3), 295-312.
  11. Asghar, J. (2008). Falsifiability of Science and Transcendentalism of Religion. Islamic Studies. Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad. 47(4), 511-526.
  12. Asghar, J. & Mehmood, S. (2005). Time to Disorientalize the Orient. Research Magazine. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 2, 23-31.
  13. Asghar, J. (2004). The Problem of Enrichment and Urdu. Research Magazine. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 1(Winter), 36-47.

Reading and Translation.

Education

HEC-Approved Supervisor
Member, Translators without Borders (TWBs)
Research Fellowship in Translation Studies (USA)
PhD English Linguistics (Translation Studies)
MA Philosophy (Distinction)
MA Political Science (Distinction) 
MA English, Linguistics & English Literature​
 

Experience

2018 to date                 Director, Center for Translation and Interpretation, NUML, Islamabad

2015 to date                 Assistant Professor of English, NUML, Islambad

2017 to 2018               Coordinator PhD English Program, NUML, Islamabad

2012 to 2014               English Access Microscholarship Program NUML Islamabad

2006 to 2014               Lecturer in English at NUML, Islamabad

2004 to 2006               Lecturer in English at GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology

2002 to 2004               Lecturer in English at NUML, Islamabad

Publications

  1. Shahzad, K., F. Janjua, & Asghar, J.  (2019). Assessing Testing Practices with Reference to Communicative Competence in Essay Writing at Undergraduate level in Pakistan. Journal of Research in Social Sciences. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 7(1), 1-18.
  2. Shahzad, K., Asghar, J., & F. Janjua. (2018). Genre Analysis of MA ELT Theses: A Case Study of National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. Kashmir Journal of Language Research. 21(2), 93-107.
  3. Butt, M. I., Asghar J., & Mehmood, A. (2018). Elements of Domestication in the English Translation of the Epic Urdu Poem Musaddas-E-Hali by Christopher Shackle and Javed Majeed. Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies. 2018(6). 17 - 33.
  4. Asghar, J., Uzair, M., Mehmood, A. (2018). Critical Discourse Analysis of Contemporary Islamophobic Narratives: Deconstructing the Phraseology of Fear and Intolerance. NDU Journal. National Defence University. 32(1). 153-166.
  5. Asghar, J., & Shahzad, K. (2018). Globalization and the Sociolinguistic Challenge of the 21st Century Critical Pedagogy: A Case for Language/Culture Minority Students. NUST Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 4(2), 222-239.
  6. Asghar, J., & Shahzad, K. (2018). Media Portrayals of Transgender People in Pakistan - A Case of Misgendering and Marginalization. Journal of Education & Social Sciences. 6(1), 23-39.
  7. Asghar, J. & Butt, I. (2018). A Critique of National Curriculum for English Language in Pakistan: Proposing Cognitive Strategy Instruction for ELT. Kashmir Journal of Language Research. 21(1), 75-86.
  8. Asghar, J. & Butt, M. I. (2017). Postmodern Aesthetic Crisis and the Relevance of Iqbal Philosophy of Art. Islamic Studies. 53 (3), 2-36.
  9. Asghar, J. & Butt, I. (2017). Contrapuntal Reading of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book: Theorizing the Raj through Narritivity. NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 15 (1), 16-39.
  10. Abdullah, M. & Asghar, J. (2017). Study of Pragmatic Losses in the English Translations of

Sūrah Ikhlas: A Comparative Pragmalinguistic Analysis. Al-Basirah. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 6 (2), 1-14.

  1. Asghar, J. & Uzair, M. (2017). The Necessity of Translating Urdu Literature into English. Mayar. International Islamic University, Islamabad. 17 (1), 58-74.
  2. Asghar, J. & Yousaf, M. (2016). Banishing Urdu as a Medium of Instruction from Pakistan: An Appraisal of Loss and Gain. Mayar. International Islamic University, Islamabad. 16 (5), 15-28.
  3. Asghar, J. (2016). The Vanishing Face of Pakistani Literature. Mayar. International Islamic University, Islamabad. 16(4), 45-56.
  4. Asghar, J. (2016). Teacher, Text and Thinking. Journal of Research in Social Sciences. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 4(2), 41-52. 
  5. Asghar, J. (2016). Re-envisioning the Question of Postcolonial Muslim Identity: Challenges and Opportunities. Journal of Research (Humanities). University of the Punjab, Lahore. 52 (2), 81-96.
  6. Asghar, J. (2015). Power Dynamics and Ideology in V. G. Kiernan`s Translation of Iqbal`s Poetry. Kashmir Journal of Language Research. The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad. 18(2), 61-72.
  7. Asghar, J. & Shahzad, K. (2015). The Rewiring of the Human Brain: A Critique of Cyber-Culture and its Effects on Our Thinking Abilities. The Journal of Institute of Social Sciences. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. 2(2). 13-23.
  8. Asghar, J. (2015). The Power Politics of Translation: A Study of Translation-Ideology Nexus. NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 13(2), 32-49.
  9. Asghar, J. (2014). Postcolonial South Asian Literature and the Quest for Identity. NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 12(2), 57-71.
  10. Asghar, J. (2012). The Postmodernist Relativization of Truth: A Critique. Islamic Studies. Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad. 51(3), 295-312.
  11. Asghar, J. (2008). Falsifiability of Science and Transcendentalism of Religion. Islamic Studies. Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad. 47(4), 511-526.
  12. Asghar, J. & Mehmood, S. (2005). Time to Disorientalize the Orient. Research Magazine. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 2, 23-31.
  13. Asghar, J. (2004). The Problem of Enrichment and Urdu. Research Magazine. National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 1(Winter), 36-47.

Interests

Reading and Translation.