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UNIVERSITY OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY CHITTAGONG , Chandgaon Police Station, 1084, Shah Amanat Bridge Connecting Road, Chittagong 4212

Shafinur Nahar

Senior Lecturer in English language and literature

I joined at ELL Department at University of Creative Technology Chittagong (UCTC) in September 2017 as a full time lecturer in English language and literature.Besides teaching English courses for the undergraduate students, I am also involved in research and creative writing.

Qualifications

M.A in Kashmir and South Asia Studies University of Kashmir, India
M.A in English, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

Teaching expertise

• History of England
• Advanced Reading
• Introduction to Literature (Drama)
• Eighteenth Century Literature (Poetry)
• Philosophical Concepts
• Reading and Writing
• Grammar in Use
• Composition
• English Language Practice
• English for Engineering

Research Interests

South Asian Literature
American Literature
Literature and Politics
Literature and Cultural Studies
Minority Studies
Literature and Religion
Gender Studies
Women Writing
Creative Writing
Teaching English Literature for Beginners
War, Memory and Violence

Research Projects and Awards

Autobiographical elements in Confessional Poetry: A Comparative study of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Anna Akhmatova and ForoughFarrokhzad
The Representation of Muslim Immigrant Identity in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane
Allegory turned into Reality: Similarities of George Orwell’s Animal Farm in current politics
Rape Survivors’ Experience as Victim of Religious Propaganda in the Context of Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971: Study on Memoirs and Interviews

Conferences Attended:


Presented a research paper titled “Autobiography and Personal Sufferings: A Comparative Study of Confessional Poets Sylvia Plath, Anna Akhmatova and ForughFarrokhzad”at the 2nd ELT and Applied Linguistics Conference held at Truvhuban University, Nepal (February, 2019).

Research Publications

[1] “Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton: Feminism and the Reclamation of Self Portraits”, in “Socio-Political and Cultural Discourse: Women, Literature and Struggle” Editor Dr. BaliramGalkwad and Dr. Ajit Kumar, New Man Publication, India, ISBN: 978-93-83871-48-3, , published in December 2016
[2] “Domestic Violence against Women: A Comparative Outlook on South-Asian Region”, in Community Legal Support Empowering Marginalized and Subaltern published from YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project, ISBN: 978-984-34-2485-3, published in 2017
[3] “Minority within a Minority: The Case of Hindu Women in Bangladesh”, in “South Asia State, Society and Development”, Editor Dr. Gull Wani, Gyan Publishing House, India, ISBN : 978-81-212-1414-8, published in 2017

Skills

Business Planning 90%
Business Law 70%
Lecture Skill 100%