Dylan Debate


‘Dylan Debate’ engrosses Dhaka’s literary minds Reaz Ahmad (Report from The Daily Star Dec. 9, 2016) It has been nearly two months since Bob Dylan was declared winner of this year’s Nobel in literature, making him the only singer-songwriter to win the award. He has been incommunicado for first several days and unexpectedly late even […]

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Art and Activism

Kaiulani Lee at ULAB Kaiulani Lee, an Obie Award winning actress and a theater activist, gave a talk on Art and Activism hosted by The Department of English and Humanities at the auditorium of University of Liberal Arts on November 3, 2016. The talk was well attended by students of all departments, faculty members, and […]

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MA Students’ Defense

On 3 September 2016, the first thesis students of the MA in English (Literature and Cultural Studies) program defended their dissertations. The defense took place in A205 from 11 am with Prof. Kashinath Roy, Dean of Arts, Eastern University, as the External Examiner. Internal supervisors, Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury and Sarker Hasan Al Zayed were […]

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Magic and Literature


2-Day International Conference The Department of English and Humanities held an international conference titled “Magic and Literature” on Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, 2016. The highlights of the program included the keynote speech by Professor Subir Kumar Dhar; plenary speech by Dr. Azfar Hussain; panel discussion on Magic in Bangla Literature by Dr. Azfar Hussain […]

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Shakespeare: Then and Now

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2nd DEH Inter-University Students’ Conference The Department of English and Humanities held the 2nd Inter-University Students’ Conference and Cultural Competition on April 21, 2016 to mark the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare. The conference theme was “Shakespeare: Then and Now.” The event featured two segments: student paper presentation and a cultural competition. Ten public […]

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In Conversation with Dilruba Z. Ara

Whose Blame is it Anyway? On February 25, 2016, the Department of English and Humanities organized an event in the Campus B Seminar Room from 4-5 pm featuring Swedish-Bangladeshi author Dilruba Z. Ara whose recent book Blame was the subject of conversation. Dr. Shamsad Mortuza, professor and advisor to DEH, hosted the conversation which was enlivened […]

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Joe Winter @ ULAB


As part of the seminar series organized by the Department of English and Humanities to mark Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary, Joe Winter, eminent British poet, educator and translation, gave a talk on “Sonnets of Shakespeare: A New Evaluation” on 4 February 2016 at 11 am in the Seminar Room of Campus B.

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1st Inter-University Undergraduate Conference


NSU Student Wins 1st Inter-University Undergraduate Conference Thursday, April 30, 2015 North South University student, Rumana Fouzia Choudhury of the English Department, won the award for Best Paper at the 1st Inter-University Undergraduate Conference held at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). She was also awarded a cash prize of Tk. 5000 and a […]

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Workshop and International Conference


Bridging the Gap (Workshop) and Language, Literature and Community (International Conference) The Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh received the US Department of State Federal Assistance Award in 2014. With the grant, the Department organized two events in 2014-2015. The first event, a day-long workshop titled “Bridging the Gap: Facilitating Student-Centered […]

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