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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Imran Khan

, University of Texas

PhD candidate in Asian Cultures & Languages



Imran is a PhD candidate in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He was an assistant insturctor and taught Urdu at U.T. Austin. He currently teaches educational psychology at Austin Community College. His dissertation investigates discourses of Islam and feminism in twentieth-century Urdu poetry. Prior to joining the Asian Studies program, he taught social studies at Bowie High School in Austin.


South Asian Religious Traditions, Islam in India and Pakistan, Modern South Asian history, Urdu and Hindi literature, and Gender Representation in Muslim Societies.

URD 507 • First-Year Urdu II

33355 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 100pm-200pm JES A207A
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Not open to native speakers of Urdu.  Urdu 604 and 507 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Urdu 506 with a grade of at least C.

URD 506 • First-Year Urdu I

33035 • Fall 2013
Meets MW 100pm-200pm GAR 2.112
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Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Urdu 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

URD 507 • First-Year Urdu II

32910 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 100pm-200pm MEZ 1.212
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This course is a continuation of Urdu 506. In this semester, students will finish learning the basics of Urdu grammar and work towards developing speaking and listening skills.

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