HUF Events


Dancing for Rama

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HUF Graduation Celebration

HUF graduation celebration took place on Friday May 2nd from 5:00 to 7:00pm at WCH 4.104. Many of the HUF students came out and unwind with their fellow students, faculty, and staff as they celebrated the end of another successful semester and graduation of their fellow students. HUF is proud to announce that Florence Kerns,… Read More


A group of junior high school students visiting HUF

On Friday, April 11th, a group of students from Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD visited UT and spent time with HUF students. The whole group of students are studying either Arabic, Chinese or Hindi in their junior high schools and they visited Flagship programs in order to see the role of language study in college. The group started… Read More

HUF student wins national scholarship

HUF would like to congratulate HUF First Year student Lawrence Walker for his scholarship awarded through the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program! Since 2006, the CLS program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, has sought to increase the number of students studying languages considered critical to U.S. national security by covering all costs associated… Read More

Students represent HUF at Language Flagship National Student Meeting

The first weekend of March presented two HUF students with the opportunity to meet and interact with other Flagship students from all across the country. Second Year student Dhara Lad and First Year student Lawrence Walker were joined by HUF alumna Sonali Brahmbhatt to represent HUF in the Language Flagship National Student Meeting, co-hosted by… Read More

HUF end-of-semester party

On Friday, December 6th, HUF organized an end-of-semester party at WCH 4.104. HUF professors and students dropped by to celebrate the beginning of the richly-deserved vacation with delicious food, games, and music. It was great to see everyone outside of an academic environment. HUF would like to thank Prof. Rupert Snell for the wonderful game,… Read More

HUF Hosts Fall 2013 Seminar Series

The Hindi-Urdu Flagship program, in association with South Asia Institute, hosts a series of seminars entitled, Muslims from the Margins. The seminar series will offer a wide-ranging account of the intra-communal challenges to various forms of Muslim hegemonies in South Asia. All seminars will take place on Thursdays in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)… Read More

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal launches new book at HUF

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal launches new book at HUF

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal visited the Hindi Urdu Flagship on April 11, 2013 to launch her new book “The Pity of Partition: Manto’s Life, Times, and Work across the India-Pakistan Divide”.

Law & Justice

HUF hosts discussion on languages of law and justice in Hindi and Urdu

The Hindi-Urdu Flagship Program, in association with the South Asia Institute, hosted a bilingual seminar entitled Languages of Law and Justice.

HUF focuses on enhancing South Asia content in the K-12 classroom

The Hindi Urdu Flagship convened a workshop on April 28th aimed at enhancing awareness of South Asia and Hindi-Urdu at the K-12 level. The workshop, entitled Presenting South Asia through the Traditions of Hindi and Urdu, brought together many K-12 social studies teachers and administrators to discuss the specific question, “How can Hindi and Urdu resources make a contribution to students’ understanding of world culture and literature?”