Graduate research position available for new Hindi media project

A graduate position is available for a new media project, Hindi in America. The project is one of several new language-teaching initiatives being undertaken by the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning ( at UT; the project is led by Rupert Snell, Director of Hindi Urdu Flagship.

Actress and activist, Shabana Azmi, speaks to HUF students

Shabana Azmi, the well-known Indian actress, social activist, and diplomat, spoke to Hindi Urdu Flagship (HUF) students and the UT community on Wednesday, October 20 in the Texas Union Theater.

Actress and activist, Shabana Azmi, speaks to HUF students

HUF student wins prestigious award for Urdu study

Ramu Kharel, a fourth-year HUF student, has just been awarded the prestigious Majaz Literary Award by the Aligarh University Alumni Association for his accomplishments in Urdu language and literature scholarship as an undergraduate in the Hindi Urdu Flagship program. The award was the result of a large-scale national competition seeking exceptional undergraduate work in Urdu studies.

New videos introduce HUF and the Language Flagship

In collaboration with Richfield Productions, the Hindi Urdu Flagship and the Language Flagship have produced two new promotional videos. The first video focuses on HUF and features the faculty and students of the Flagship. The video presents an overview of HUF’s mission and distinctives, it also touches on HUF’s Year in India and the Language Flagship movement as a whole.


A new year begins for the HUF family

Students, faculty, and staff began a new academic year with an in-depth orientation session on August 23, 2010. With the 2007 cohort recently returned from HUF’s Year in India, students from each stage of the four-year HUF curriculum were present in one room for the first-time ever.

HUF welcomes 2010 cohort

The new 2010 HUF cohort joined faculty and staff for a welcome brunch August 22 at the Hindi Urdu Resource Center. HUF Director, Rupert Snell, gave our new students a warm welcome, introducing them to faculty, staff, and HUF’s favorite samosa caterer.

Shan Khan, the first official HUF graduate

The Hindi Urdu Flagship had the immense privilege of honoring its very first graduate, Shan Khan, during UT’s College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony on May 21st, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center. As Shan’s achievement was announced

Shan Khan, the first official HUF graduate

Congratulations to the 2010 HUF Photo Contest Winners

Today HUF announced the winners for its annual photo contest. View the full story to see the winners in each category.

HUF hosts popular seminar on Urdu language politics

Students and faculty packed the Meyerson Conference Room to hear Kavita Datla’s wonderful presentation on Urdu language politics in early 20th century Hyderabad. Datla’s talk provided a nuanced take on the political struggles over India’s multiple linguistic traditions and enlisted a lively and informative question and answer session

HUF hosts popular seminar on Urdu language politics

HUF students and staff promote foreign language learning at Liberal Arts fair

In a sunny courtyard of the UT six-pack, HUF students and staff joined other UT programs to promote undergraduate registration for foreign language course.