||Saadat Hassan Saeed
Criticism, Linguistics, Translation
M.A Urdu Gold Medalist
1) March 13,
2009 to 23 Nov. 2010. Worked as Chairperson, Urdu Department, G.C.
2006-Uptill 12 March, 2009 Worked as Professor on Tenure Track, G.C.
Senior Professor (BS20-21), G.C. University, Lahore. Teaching Ph.
D., M. Phil. and B.S (Honours) classes.
(Worked as Professor for Five Years in a Foreign University) -
Chairman Urdu & Pakistan Studies chair, Ankara University, Ankara,
1999-December1999 Chairman, Department of Urdu, Govt. Post Graduate
College, Asghar Mall, Rawalpindi.
6) 1995 - 1999
Associate Professor, (BS-19), Government College, Lahore. Taught at
Post Graduate level
7) 1986 - 1995
Assistant Professor (BS-18), Government College, Lahore. Taught at
Post Graduate Level.
8) 1973 - 1986
Lecturer (BS-17), Government Islamia College, Railway Road, Lahore.
9) 1970 - 1973
Lecturer (BS-17), Government Islamia College, Faisalabad.
1) 1998 - 2001
Member, Board of Governors in Pakistan Academy of Letters,
2) 1982 - 1988
Research Scholar, Department of Urdu, Oriental College, University
of the Punjab, Lahore.
3) 1983 - 1986
Examiner, Paper of Poetry of M.A Urdu, Department of Urdu, Oriental
College, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
4) Worked as
Member Advanced Studies Board, GC University Lahore. Academic
Council, GC University Lahore. Foreign scholarship committee GCU
Lahore. Research grant Committee GCU Lahore. Research Journals
Committee GCU Lahore. Board of Studies Department of Urdu GCU
Lahore. Board of Studies Department of Urdu Punjab University
Lahore. Board of Studies for Languages GCU Lahore. Editor “Tahqiq Nama” (HEC recognized Journal) GCU
Saadat Saeed is widely known as a poet, critic, researcher and
educationist. He has upheld modern Pakistani Cultural traditions in
his literary and educational carrier. Saadat Saeed has published 24
books on critical and reflective appraisement of the basic norms of
creative and philosophical writings. Besides his books he has more
than 250 national and international research publications to his
credit. Critics consider Saadat Saeed`s poetic collection Kajli Bun
an important book of modern Urdu poetry. His books of criticism
Jayhat Numayee, Fun aur Khaliq, Adab aur nafi e Adab encompass
contemporary trends of Urdu fiction, poetry and contemporary
literary theories Associated with teaching and research for forty
years, he has supervised research work at M.A., M. Phil. And Ph.D.
level in Pakistan as well as Turkey. He is the only professor of
Urdu language who was appointed as a Tenure Track Professor by the
HEC. He was posted on the Pakistan Chair for Urdu and Pakistan
Studies at Ankara University, Turkey for a period of five years. He
has edited many journals and organized and presided over many
national and international seminars and conferences. His sundry
areas of interest include Life, Literature, Philosophy, Mysticism,
Sociology, History, Civilization, Psychology and Religion. He has
evaluated world literature in structuralism, post-Structuralism,
feminist, neo-colonialist psyche, historicism, psycho-analytic,
existentialist, logical positivistic, Marxist, modernist,
post-modernist, deconstructive and linguistic perspectives. He has
an equally strong grip on classical as well as modern literature. He
enjoys sound command over six languages. In recognition of his
academic and literary contributions several national and
international awards have been conferred upon him.