Srinagar: Dr. Nyla Ali Khan, Visiting Professor, University of Oklahoma, delivered an extensive lecture on Postcolonial Studies in the Department of English Language and Literature, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora on Thursday.
In her lecture, Dr. Nyla touched upon various tropes of the topic ranging from cultural hegemony of the West to a need for a counter discourse to challenge the western notion of East. The lecture was followed by a brain storming session in which students, research scholars and faculty members interacted with the guest.
Dr. Nyla Ali Khan encouraged the students to apply the theoretical concepts of the post colonialism to contemporary discourse. Students were made aware of the significance of post colonialism to contemporary Kashmiri discourse. The proceedings concluded on a formal vote of thanks by Dr. Munejah Khan, Head, Department of English Language and Literature, IUST.