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Farhat Iftekharuddin

Dr. Farhat Iftekharuddin

Dr. Farhat Iftekharuddin



Dr. Farhat Iftekharuddin is Professor of English at the University of Texas at Brownsville. After serving for several years as the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, he assisted the institution as the Special Assistant to the Provost for International Programs. His academic area of specialization is Twentieth Century American Literature, with emphasis on postmodernism. He teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His teaching assignments have included The Short Story, Twentieth Century American Novels, Female Literature, Introduction to Graduate Studies, Shakespeare, English Composition, and Developmental Writing. He has written on a variety of authors including Salman Rushdi, Carlos Fuentes, Isabel Allende, Robert Olen Butler, Sandra Cisneros, Richard Brautigan, Bharati Mukherjee, Rudolpho Anaya, and Ama Ata Aidoo among others. He is the editor of the literary journal Short Story. He has contributed to and edited several books, including The Post Modern Short Story: Forms and Issues and Post Modern Approaches to the Short Story.


Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University

CV/VITAE: Iftekharuddin Vitae

Classes Taught:

Graduate Courses: Twentieth Century American Literature, Introduction to Graduate Studies, and Short Story.
Undergraduate Courses: Shakespeare, Women’s Literature, Survey of American Literature I&II, Composition I&II, and Developmental English I&II.

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Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Twentieth Century American Literature with specialization in novels and short stories with further specialization in post modernism.

Previous Experience:

Refer to Vitae

Office Hours - spring 2012

Monday & Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Office: MRCS 217
Phone: (956) 882-6500
Fax: (956) 882-8239

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