Completed German language courses (till B2) from
Die Sprache, Chittagong and Mandarin (till First Year Second Quarter) from
Stanford University. Volunteered for the ACTFL Oral
Proficiency Interviews in German in Fall 2014 and in English in Spring 2015 at
Stanford University. Contributed as a translator in the novel The Man Who Loved Birds by Fenton
Johnson (2016), University of Kentucky Press, USA. Had been a member and school
representative of the Bishwa Shahitya Kendra from 2011 to 2012.
1. Attended the ACTFL (American Council on The teaching of Foreign Languages) Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI)
workshop held on May 2 and May 3, 2015 at Stanford University, California, USA.
2. Participated in the Fulbright FLTA Mid-year
Conference organized in Washington DC, USA in December 2014.
3. Had been the Fulbright FLTA (Bengali) for the
session 2014-15 at Stanford University, USA.
4. Had been the advisor to the 28th batch
of BA (Hons) in English program in Department of English Language and
Literature, Premier University since July 2015 to June 2019. Working now as the
advisor to the 31st batch of the same program in the same
5. Member of the Syllabus Committee, the Examination
Committee of the 1st and 2nd semesters (BA (Hons) in
English), and the Credit Transfer Committee of the Department of English
Language and Literature, Premier University.
6. Conducted multiple drama presentations by the
students in all the sessions as part of the coursework in drama and theatre
courses; directed in the DELL drama festivals in 2011 and in 2012, and in the
Shakespeare Festival in 2019.
BA (Hons) and MA in English from Rabindra Bharati
University, Kolkatain 2007 and 2009 respectively.
1. “Use of Methodological Skepticism in the Search
for Self in Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat,
Pray, Love”, published in Horizon (Vol.5),
the Journal of the Department of English, University of Chittagong.
2. “Developing Writing Skills through Literature in
Undergraduate English Classes at a Bangladeshi University”, published in the
Conference Proceedings of the 8th International ELTLT (English
Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation) Conference 2019, Faculty of
Languages and Arts, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia.
3. “Refugees of Time in Syed Shamsul Haque’s Short
Stories “???” [Cards] and “????????”
[Wintry Afternoon]”, submitted for consideration in Dialogics: A Journal of English Studies (Vol. 1) of Jatiya Kabi
Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Trishal in January 2020.
4. “A Chronicle of
Memory, Anxiety, and Behavioural Complexity in the Middle Class Bangladesh: A
Study of the Short Stories by Syed Shamsul Haque and Akhteruzzaman Elias”
(ongoing under SAFAR--South Asian Foundation for Academic Research)
5. “Keatsian Romantic
Escapism in Syed Shamsul Haque’s Short Stories “???” [Name] and “?????????????????” [Living in Dreams]” (ongoing)