Harjit Kaur Sidhu Memorial Program

“Teach the language of Damodar, Joshua, Nanak and Farid”*
The 11th Annual Harjit Kaur Sidhu Memorial Program:
Celebrating Punjabi Language and Culture at UBC

With special guest, Mushtaq Soofi, poet, critic and public intellectual from Lahore, Pakistan and a special performance by UBC Bhangra Club, with awards to winners of a student Punjabi-language essay contest; a lifetime achievement award for a BC-based Punjabi language writer; and performances by UBC Punjabi language students.

Liu Institute Multi-purpose Room and Lobby
6476 NW Marine Drive
5-6 p.m. Reception and Performances
6-6:20: Awards
6:20-7:00 Mushtaq Soofi speaks on the Punjabi Language in Pakistan.
7:00-8:00 Performances
Organized by the Department of Asian Studies and co-sponsored by the Centre for India and South Asia Research and the Office of the Dean of Arts.

* These four poets represent Hinduism, Sikhism, Christianity and Islam, and all wrote in Punjabi.

Organized by the Department of Asian Studies, with the support of CISAR and the Office of the Dean of Arts.