Dr. Bisma Butt

Academic Position:

Lecturer

Teaching Interests:

Syntax, Research Methods, Pragmatics, Corpus Linguistics, New Englishes

Fields of Research (FoR):

Syntax, Corpus Linguistics, New Englishes

Keywords:

Proofreader, Proficient in academic writing, Management Skills, Analytical Thinking

Contact Details:

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Student Advising Schedule:

Monday (10:00 -3:00)

BIOGRAPHY

Currently, I am working as a lecturer in English in University of Lahore (UOL) since Fall, 2018. Here, I am teaching MPhil Linguistics, BS (hons) English, and Master of English. Moreover, I also supervise MPhil theses in the Department of English Language and Literature, UOL. I have completed my PhD from University of Gujrat (UOG). Before joining UOL, I have been working as a Lecturer in the English Department, University of Gujrat (UOG) from Fall 2015 to Spring 2018. Moreover, I was a visiting lecturer in Gujrat Institute of Management Sciences, Arid Agriculture University (GIMS) Gujrat Campus from Fall, 2017 to Spring 2018. Prior to joining UOG, I was working as a lecturer in the English Department in Marghzar College, Gujrat. My main research interest lies in the field of Syntax. I have a particular expertise in teaching New Englishes, Morphology, Syntax, Corpus Linguistics, Second language acquisition and other language related courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and MPhil levels for 7 years. I was also working as a proofreader of Final Year Projects at GIMS, Gujrat. I have good experience in proofreading the research articles from different fields published in impact factor journals. Moreover, I am coordinator of Research Conferences, Workshops and Seminars in the Department of English language and Literature, UOL. I am also the proctor of the campus and member of DRRC and Board of Studies in the department of English language and Literature. I have been working as secretary of the Gat-equivalent test preparation Committee and Research Progress committee. During Covid-19, I have been working as Master Trainer for Online sessions. I am also working as coordinator for BS (Hons) English in UOL

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

No.  Designation School/Institute/University
1 Lecturer September 2018 till to date Department of English Language and Literature, UOL
2 Lecturer January 2015 to August 2018 English Department, University of Gujrat
3 Lecturer September 2013 to December 2015 Marghzar College, University of Gujrat

MY QUALIFICATIONS

No.  Degree / Program of Study Name Awarding Body/University/Institute
1. PhD University of Gujrat Passing year: 2022
2 MPhil NCBA&E Passing year: 2016
3. M.A The Punjab University Passing year: 2013
4 B.A The Punjab University Passing year: 2010

MY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: JOURNALS ARTICLES / BOOK CHAPTERS / PATENTS

No.  Title  Details
1 Comparison of Split Infinitives in Pakistani and British English: A Corpus -based Investigation Published in Corporum: Journal of corpus linguistics 
(year:2018) Authorship: 1st
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’
2 Modal Auxiliaries in Pakistani English Newspapers: Social and Pedagogical Perspectives Published in Pakistan Social Sciences Review
Year: 2019 Authorship: 2nd
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’
3 An Analysis of Kanthapura by Raja Rao: A Postcolonial study  Published in Psychology and Education 
Year: 2021 Authorship: 1st
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’-Scopus Indexed
4 Representation of Body in Postcolonial and Eco-critical context in Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid Published in Psychology and Education 
Year: 2021 Authorship: 5th
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’-Scopus Indexed
5 Power and Politeness: A Study of Female Faculty Interaction in College Result Meeting Published in PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology 
Year: 2021 Authorship: 1st
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’-Scopus Indexed
6 Serial Verb Construction vs Complex Predicates in Punjabi: An Integrated Analysis of Event Structure  Published in Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics 
Year: 2021 Authorship: 1st
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘X’-Scopus Indexed
7 Structural Nativization In Pakistani English: Exploring Prepositional Verb Idiosyncrasies Published in Harf-o-Sukhan
Year: 2021 Authorship: 1st
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’
8 The Syntax of Negation of Serial Verbs in Urdu  Published in Nust Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
Year: 2022 Authorship: 1st
Higher Education Commission Pakistan Recognized in category ‘Y’

MY RESEARCH SUPERVISION:

Areas of Supervision  Syntax, Pragmatics, Corpus Linguistics, Semantics

Currently Supervising

Student Name Research Topic Affiliation
Ali Haider Evaluation of Higgins’ Classification: A Comparative Study of Urdu and English Copular Clauses UOL
Naila Dar The Study of Di-transitives: Evidence from Urdu UOL

Completions

Student Name Research Topic Affiliation
N/A N/A N/A

MY TEACHINGS:

Course Information (Name/Code) Year Taught Program (BS/MS/PhD) University /Institute
English-A Eng300-A 2018 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Literature and Politics 2018 (Fall) MA UOL
Semantics and Pragmatics 2018 (Fall) MPhil UOL
Introduction to English Literature III 2018 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Intro to Literature: Poetry and One act Play 2019 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
English Composition and Comprehension 2019 (Spring) BS (Hons) UOL
Technical and Business Writing 2019 (Spring) BS (Hons) UOL
Morphology and Syntax 2019 (Spring) BS (Hons) UOL
Applied Linguistics  2019 (Fall) MPhil UOL
Introduction to Linguistics 2019 (Fall) BS (Hons) UOL
Intro to Literature: Poetry and One act Play 2019 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Modern Drama 2019 (Fall) MA UOL
English II 2020 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
English III 2020 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
Business and Technical Writing 2020 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
Literature and Politics 2020 (Spring) MA UOL
Introduction to Linguistics 2020 (Summer) BS(Hons) UOL
Communication Skills 2020 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
World English 2020 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Second Language Acquisition 2020 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Syllabus Designing and Testing 2021 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
English for Specific Purposes 2021 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
English for Occupational Purposes 2021 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Pragmatics 2021 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Literary Criticism 2021 (Fall) BS(Hons) UOL
Morphology and Syntax 2022 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL
Research Methodology 2022 (Spring) BS(Hons) UOL