Masood Raja

Originally from Pakistan, Dr. Masood Ashraf Raja is an Associate Professor of Postcolonial Literature and Theory at the University of North Texas and the author of "The Religious Right and the Talibanization of America" (Palgrave, 2016).

Pakistaniaat Indexed in the MLA Directory!!!

We are pleased to announce that Pakistaniaat will now be indexed in the MLA International Bibliography and the MLA Periodical Directory. This means that all our content will now be available through these two important resources and it will provide more scholarly exposure to the journal as well as to the works of all our…

Why we Cannot Provide Complimentary Print Copies

This is meant to provide some details as to why we cannot provide free complimentary copies to our contributors and other well-wishers: Pakistaniaat is first and foremost an open-access online journal. This means we provide free access to all our readers all over the world. We also do not charge any author or review fees…

Pakistaniaat in Print: Some Details

Before you order your print copies, please take a look at this: Each print copy is printed individually after the printer receives your order. It may take about four weeks, or more, for the print copy to get to you. The print-on-demand method is convenient, but more expensive than traditional printing. IF YOUR ESSAY HAD…

First Issue Published!!!

Dear All: We have now published the first issue of Pakistaniaat. Here is the link: http://www.pakistaniaat.org/issue/current. My thanks to the entire journal staff and our contributors. Thank you for making it possible.

Pakistaniaat: Urdu Section

We have now decided to add an Urdu section to the journal. Currently I am editing it myself but pretty soon we will have an Urdu writer from Pakistan as our Urdu  Section editor. We will consider both poetry and prose for this section and may also include occasional commentaries. The authors will have to…

About Our Open Access Policy

As you all know,  Pakistaniaat is committed to providing immediate open access to all its content to its readers. The term immediate open access is slightly technical: what it means is that there is no delay in providing access to our content; in other words we do not charge for access to our current issue…

Print Subscriptions

We have now enabled our website to allow our readers to subscribe to our print version. To view the special privileges for our print version subscribers, please use this Subscriptions link.

Pakistaniaat Print Version

If all goes according to plan, our readers, writers, and well-wishers will be able to order a PRINT COPY of Pakistaniaat within days after the online version is published. The online version, of course, is free but the print version will be offered in collaboration with lulu.com’s print-on-demand services.  We have already set up an account…

For Article Reviewers–Accessing your Reviewer Account

Sign in Click on “Reviewer” on the left. On the next page click on the submission title. The next page provides an abstract, The Review Schedule, and Review steps. The first step is extremely important: Please accept or decline the assignment by clicking on appropriate envelop. This will generate an email to the editor. If…