Ms. Yasmin Akhtar



  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
    Lecturer (30 Nov, 2007 - To Date).
  • F.G.Fatima Jinnah Degree College for Women, Humak, Islamabad.
    Lecturer (July 2006 - November 2007).
  • Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-8/1, Islamabad.
    Lecturer (December 2005 - July 2006).
  • Govt. Degree College Kahuta, Rawalpindi.
    Lecturer (November 2002 - December 2005).
  • Army Public School & College,Qasim Aviation Base,Rawalpindi.
    Teacher (May 2001 - November 2002).


  • M.Phil (Linguistics).
    International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  • M.A (English Literature).
    University of the Punjab (2001).
  • B.A
    F.G. College for Women Abid Majeed Road, Rawalpindi (1995).


  • Pragma Stylistic Features as an Interpretative Tool: An Analysis of Dawn Newspaper Headlines Published in University Of Chitral Journal Of Linguistics and Literature Vol. 5 Issue II (2021) ISSN (E): 2663-1512, ISSN (P): 2617-3611
  • Linguistic Identity of Political Parties: The Discourse of Selected Pakistani Election Campaign Songs Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies; Issue, June 2021
  • Technology in Action: Perceptions & Practices of Students in Using Online Language Learning Material at Higher Education Level Psychology and Education (2021) 58(2): 11207-11218 ISSN: 00333077 11207
  • English and Khowar: The study of Social Media Linguistic Practices of Khowar Speakers. Global Language Review, V(I), 125-134. doi:10.31703/glr.2020(V-I).14 (2020)
  • English for Bankers: An Investigation into Bank Managers' English Language Needs. Global Language Review, V(III), 163-171. (2020)
  • Discourse in Context: A Comparative Analysis of Speech Events in a Pakistani University using Hymes’ SPEAKING Model in Journal of Language, Linguistics and Literature, FJWU, Volume 2,  2015
  • A Study of Gender Representations in an English Language Textbook in the Journal of Institute of Social Sciences (JISS), Bahaudin Zakariya University, Multan, Vol.2, 2014

Paper Presentation in National/International Conferences:

  • Patriarchy and Female Identity: A comparative content analysis of Imlicatures in a Selected Urdu Novel and its English Translation International Conference on  “Language, Literature, Literacy: COVID and Post-COVID Times” held at FJWU  May 10-12 2022
  • Portrayal of Power in the Headlines of Pakistani English Newspaper The Daily Dawn: A Pragmatic Stylistic Analysis International Conference on  “Language, Literature, Literacy: COVID and Post-COVID Times” held at FJWU  May 10-12 2022
  • Presented a paper Entitled: " Technology in Action: Perception and Practices of Students in Using Online English Language Learning Material at Higher Education Level"  on Annual National Conference on Linguistics and Literature 26-27 September 2019 at Fatima Jinnah Women University, RWP
  • Presented a paper Entitled: Projection of Political Parties: Identity Construction in the Selected Pakistani Election Songs” on Two Day National Conference on “Media as a Soft Power in the 21st Century” (October 10-11, 2019) at NUML, ISBD.
  • A paper on "Critical Thinking Skills of Undergraduate Students in English Essay Writing: Examining Impact, Practice and Perception" presented in 1st International Graduate Conference to be held on May, 2017.

Workshops/Conferences Attended:

  •  “Annual National Conference on Linguistics and Literature-ANCLL-2021.
  • Workshop-"Why I do what I do: A Life in Russian Literature" -April 11, 2017
  • Seminar-Intellectual Property Awareness Session - ORIC August 22, 2016
  • Workshop- Discourse and Content Analysis/ Grounded Theory- March 18, 2016 at FJWU
  • Workshop-"Consciousness  Raising of Pakistani Women on Academic and Social Issues"- A Project of Critical Thinking Forum conducted by English Department IIUI at FJWU-2016
  • The First National Symposium/Showcasing on Social Sciences 2015(Through HEC Video Conferencing Network)
  • Workshop – organized by QEC on Plagiarism (FJWU)-December 2015
  • Workshop – Rethinking Bilingualism: Perspective, Challenges & Interpretation – May 07- 08,2010
  • Seminar- National Professional Standard for Teachers- Oct 20,2009
  • Workshop – Faculty Professional Development- June 8 - 19, 2009
  • Seminar- Minimalism: Goals and Prospects – Jan 2, 2009
  • ‘11th International American Studies Conference, Family Ties: Issues in American Immigration’ held on August 21-23, 2008, organized by  Area Study Center for Africa, North and South America ,Quaid-e -Azam University, Islamabad.
  • ‘24th International Conference of the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT)’ on October 24 -26, 2008, organized by  SPELT in collaboration with Fatima Jinnah Women University, RWP.
  • Workshop-‘Communication and Presentation Skills for Effective Teaching’ on, August 21, 2008, organized by Learning Innovation Division, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
  • Workshop -‘Research Methodology for Bilingual Research’ on July 10-11, 2008, organized by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad/British Council Link Scheme.
  • Workshop-‘Discourse Analysis; Meaning in Context’ on May 25, 2008, organized by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
  •  Workshop-To Get Empowered to Shape Your Destiny’ as participant on April 21, 2008, organized by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
  •  Seminar-Assessment of Quality in Higher Education and Constraints’ on April 17, 2008, organized by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
  • The First National Conference, Empowering Teachers: Practices and Possibilities, held at Fatima Jinnah Women University, The Mall, Rawalpindi, from March  3-4,2008.

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