Marx Bicentenary: DEH 5th International Conference

The Department of English and Humanities at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh celebrated the bicentenary of Karl Marx’s birth with a two-day international conference, titled “Language, Literature, Culture and Politics: Marx’s Bicentenary Conference,” on November 30-December 1. The conference started at 10am and ended at 6pm. On Friday, November 30, National Professor Rafiqul Islam and […]

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

The Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at ULAB held the first inter-batch cultural competition called ‘Eng.Lit.Meet’ on December 6, 2018. The competition was a collective effort aimed at encouraging the students of DEH to take part in and demonstrate their extra-curricular skills and talents for this is the first event of its kind initiated […]

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Author Reading by Olga Grjasnowa

The Department of English and Humanities at ULAB, in collaboration with Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, organized a an Author Reading and Q/A on November 7, 2018 with Olga Grjasnowa, whose debut novel All Russians Love Birch Trees (published in the original as Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt, in 2012) caused quite a stir. The program began with […]

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DEH Freshers’ Orientation, Fall 2018

The orientation program for the newly admitted students of Department of English and Humanities was held on the 29th of October at ULAB campus A auditorium premises. The orientation program featured a general overview of the department including introduction to the faculty, undergrad curriculum and club activities. The Dean of the School of Arts and […]

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Preserving (Hi)stories: A Talk by Dr. Shashanka Sinha at DEH

On November 1, 2018, the Department of English & Humanities at ULAB invited Dr. Shashanka S. Sinha, Head of the Routledge India Originals (RIO) to a talk titled “Preserving (Hi)stories.” It was an engaging session based on preserving historical monuments in India. Dr. Sinha’s focus was different from typical historical assessments of such relics; he […]

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Celebrating 200 years of Frankenstein with Frankenreads

The Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at ULAB took part in “Frankenreads,” a project of the Keats-Shelley Association of America, funded by a Chairman’s grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (1818) on Halloween Day, October 31. ULAB was […]

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Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies Published

The Department of English and Humanities is pleased to announce the publication of its annual peer-reviewed journal Crossings. Read it here.

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MUSE, Mouthpiece of ULAB Students of English, published

The August 2018 online edition of MUSE, mouthpiece of ULAB students of English, is out! Read it here.

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Talk on Art for Social Change

Art for Social Change Joan Marie Kelly , Singapore-based American artist affiliated with Nanyang Technological University, gave a talk on “Art Practice as Pedagogy Situated in Students Lived Experiences” on August 3 at 2:30pm in the Auditorium. The discussion focused on her most recent social art events between Bangladesh and Indian foreign workers and a group […]

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Public Lectures at DEH

ULAB hosts public lectures by Manosh Chowdhury and Azfar Hussain The Department of English and Humanities of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) hosted two public lectures on masculinity and Nazrul’s poetry respectively on July 26 at its Dhanmondi campus in Dhaka. Manosh Chowdhury delivered the first lecture entitled “Construction of Masculinity in Bangladesh.” […]

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