Friday, September 24, 2010

International seminar on "Diasporic Canadian Punjabi Literature"

World Punjabi Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala organised an international seminar on "Diasporic Canadian Punjabi Literature: An Analytical Study" and Pakistan Urdu poetry".

At this occasion Canadian scholar Sukhinder's book on 'Canadian Punjabi Sahit' (Samikhiya) was also released.

Emphasising on the need of such seminars for diasporic literature, chief guest Dr. Jaspal Singh, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University praised the efforts made by Punjabis living in other countries in the field of Punjabi Literature.

Dr. Jaspal Singh said there is need for recognizing Punjabi Literature of Foreign writers and advocated that good literature of these writers should be made part of syllabus. Dr. Jaspal Singh also emphasized on equal representation for women in all spheres.

Full report here Punjab Newsline

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