Dr Fawzia Afzal Speaks At The IAC

Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) The Institute for Art and Culture organised an interaction with eminent American- Pakistani scholar Dr Fawzia Afzal Khan on Friday 13 March. Dr Fawzia is a Professor at the Montclair University in the US and is author of several books  on art, culture and feminism.  
The event started with the screening of Dr Fawzia’s film “ Women Singers if Pakistan” which traced the journey of iconic Pakistani female singers like Roshan Ara Begum, Malka Pukhraj, Reshma and Noor Jahan.
After the screening, Dr Fawzia  spoke about her research for the film and her book on the same subject and had a question and answer session. Then Dr Fawzia and IAC student Rania Mohsin presented a dramatic reading from Dr Fawzia’s English play titled “Jihad against Violence”.  It was an extract but was very well read and appreciated by the audience.she also signed copies of her book.