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PUNJ 403 001 (Lecture)

Modern Punjabi Literature

Popular and literary works in modern Punjabi, with a focus on short stories and poetry. Emphasis on reading, writing, and vocabulary development.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 03, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 17, 2019


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 11, 2019

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Wed16:0019:00BuchananD228
Instructor: MURPHY, ANNE
Note: this section is blocked from registration. Check the comments for details or contact the department for further details.

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:20
Currently Registered:0
General Seats Remaining:20
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)
-  Students are not required to have taken PUNJ 300; please contact the instructor to ask about your level. In this class, we will read the "greats" of modern Punjabi literature from the Indian Punjab, with a few works from Pakistan (in Gurmukhi script). Authors include Ajeet Cour, Kartar Singh Duggal, Amrita Pritam, Kulwant Singh Virk, and Gurbakhsh Singh "Preetlari." Students will make presentations and do short writing assignments in Punjabi; the final paper can be done in English or Punjabi, at the choice of the student. Contact the instructor to sign up!

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Punj 403 Ccm Murphy / 001 Required MURPHY / 1001 281000032111