DEH Summer Seminar Series II: Rethinking Shadhana

The Department of English and Humanities recently organized a special talk titled “Rethinking Shadhana: The Evolving Traditions of Baul Literature, Music, and Spirituality” by Golam Rabbani Shihab, an Assistant Professor at Jahangirnagar University currently pursuing his PhD in Queen’s University, Canada. The talk was held on August 6 as part of the department’s Summer Seminar Series. Mr Shihab […]

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DEH Holds Digital Storytelling Workshop

The Department of Arts and Humanities recently held a three-day workshop on Digital Storytelling. Facilitated by Ms. Lavina Ambreen Ahmed, a faculty member of the Creative Writing Program at Rutgers University, New Jersey, the first workshop was held on July 25, 2019 where students learned about transforming a narrative into film or a video essay, […]

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ENG.LIT.MEET: DEH Inter-Batch Cultural Contest

To encourage students to engage critically with their course texts as well as nurture their creative talents, the Department of English and Humanities organized the second Inter-Batch Cultural Contest, the ENG.LIT.MEET. The competition also helps students interact with each other beyond the classroom to develop extra-curricular skills and qualities like organization, teamwork, communication, empathy, and […]

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DEH Summer Seminar Series 1

The Department of English and Humanities organized two talks on Thursday, August 1, 2019 as part of its Summer Seminar Series. The first talk was given Ms. Nazia Manzoor, Senior Lecturer (on leave) in the Department of English and Modern Languages, North South University, who is currently pursuing her doctoral studies at SUNY, Albany. The […]

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English Language Seminar by BELTA-CLS and DEH

The Department of English and Humanities, in collaboration with the Center for Language Studies (CLS) and BELTA, organized an English Language Seminar at ULAB’s Campus A on July 4, 2019 from 3-5 pm. Two papers were presented at the Seminar. Dr. Chris Tang of King’s College, UK presented a paper titled “’Hard to reach’: the role […]

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Poetry Workshop with Rochelle Potkar

The Department of English and Humanities held a three-hour poetry workshop with fiction writer and poet, Rochelle Potkar, from Mumbai, India on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the Auditorium on Campus A. Prof. Fakrul Alam introduced the poet who then began the workshop with a reading of some of her poetry. The workshop focused on […]

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ULAB Wins 5th DEH Inter-University Student Conference & Cultural Competition

The Department of English and Humanities at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has organised its 5th Inter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition. This year’s competition themed “The Romantic and The Gothic” was held at the ULAB Permanent Campus in Mohammadpur on Apr 18-19, 2019. The event featured two segments: an academic session and a […]

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DEH Students at Goethe-Institut’s “Literary Encounters”

Students of the Department of English and Humanities, ULAB discussed Abbas Khider’s novel The Village Indian in Donal McLaughlin’s translation at the Goethe-Institut, Dhaka’s initiative, “Literary Encounters,” a program aimed at introducing German literature in translation to readers in Bangladesh. The discussion was held on March 20, 2019 at the Goethe-Institut premises in Dhanmondi. Moderated […]

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DEH Organizes Talk on Nazrul Studies in the US

  The Department of English and Humanities at ULAB organized  a talk on “The State of Nazrul Studies in the U.S.”  on March 5, 2019. The program began with an introductory speech by Dr. Rafiqul Islam, Professor Emeritus at ULAB. Professor Islam introduced Professor Winston E . Langley and Professor Rachel McDermott,  two prominent Nazrul […]

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Prof. Kaiser Haq receives SALA Award

Congratulations to Prof. Kaiser Haq, PhD, Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, ULAB, for receiving the Distinguished Achievement Award for Creative Writing at the South Asian Literature Association (SALA) Conference held on January 6-7, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.                           Here […]

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