Independent University, Bangladesh
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman
Professor
Department of English and Modern Languages,
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Room No: 8009
Email Address: ahsanuzzaman@iub.edu.bd
Phone Number: 2440

    Research Profile





Legends:
Patent,
Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,
Others

A Ahsanuzzaman (trans. and dir.)

, " An Enemy of the People", Socio-Political Aspects of Ibsen plays, Agrotechnology Discipline, Khulna University (Organiser) , 2021, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "'Kobi’ & ‘Rani’: An absorbing tale of companionship between Rabindranath and Nirmalkumari", Arts & Letters, The Dhaka Tribune , 2021, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Bangabandhu: A People’s Hero against Corruption", Star Literature, The Daily Star , 2021, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Rethinking Beckettian Waiting: Bangladeshi Playwright Sayeed Ahmad’s Absurd Plays", The Twentieth Century Literary Signposts and Watersheds., Shoolini University , 2020, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Introducing Nazrul to international audience", Arts & Letters, The Dhaka Tribune , 2020, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Ocean of Sorrow: an Afterlife of Bishad Sindhu.", The Bangla Academy Journal, Bangla Academy , 2020,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "“Guriya-Ghar: Tripti Mitra’s Take on Sambhu Mitra’s Putul Khela”. ", Spectrum, Dept of English, University of Dhaka , 2018, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Mujib: Narrating Bangabandhu’s memoirs in graphics", Arts & Letters, The Dhaka Tribune , 2018, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman (dir.)

, "Hamlet", The Shakespearean Legacy, English Discipline, Khulna University (Organiser) , 2018, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Bangladesh in the Making: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib’s Jail Diaries in English Translations", The Bangla Academy Journal, Bangla Academy , 2018, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Karagarer Rojnamcha: A Jail Diary with a Difference", Star Literature, The Daily Star , 2017, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman (trans. and dir.)

, "Ninaad (A Doll's House)", Ibsen and Freedom of Speech, English Discipline, Khulna University (Organiser) , 2017, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Films for Bangladesh: in conversation with Tanvir Mokammel, a recipient of Ekushey Padak ", Arts & Letters, The Daily Tribune; , 2017, (Link)

Islam, Sheikh Shareeful and A Ahsanuzzaman

, "The effects of Starbuck’s excessive greed: an eco-critical study of Moby-Dick.", The Khulna University Studies, Khulna University , 2017, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Translation as Intervention: Sambhu Mitra’s Translations of the Key Scenes in Putul Khela (A Doll’s House). ", Ibsen Between Cultures, Novus Forlag , 2016,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Translation as Intervention: Sambhu Mitra’s Putul Khela (A Doll’s House).", Ibsen and World Drama(s), Nordlit , 2015, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Sambhu Mitra’s Participation in A Doll’s House’s Bengali Afterlife", Translation Studies: Exploring Identities, writers.ink , 2015,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Rosmersholm: Ibsen’s Indictment of Amoral Politics", Praxis, Dept of English, University of Rajshahi , 2015,

Fakrul Alam and Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman (editors)

, "Translation Studies: Exploring Identities", Translation Studies: Exploring Identities, writers.ink , 2015, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Rendezvous with Kamal Chowdhury", Star Literature, The Daily Star , 2015, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Politics of Performance: The Missing Fourth Act in Nilu’s Peer Chan", The Peer Gynt Cycle: Ibsen between Tradition and Contemporaneity. , University of Hyderabad , 2015,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Ibsen: A Contemporary Bangladeshi Playwright", Ibsen Across Cultures, Fudan University Press , 2012,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Brand: an Indictment of Fundamentalism in Bangladesh", Fudan Forum on Foreign Languages and Literature, Fudan University Press , 2011,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "What the Children Learn: A Review of Primary Textbooks of Bangladesh", Reading Children, Orient Blackswan , 2009,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "An afternoon with Jon Fosse", arts.bdnews24.com, bdnews24.com , 2008, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Shifting Identity of a Diasporic Subject: Jhumpa Lahiri’s Lilia", East West University Journal, East West University , 2008, (Link)

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Noras Confront Nora: A Bangladeshi Experience", ACTA IBSENIANA V , University of Oslo , 2007,

A Ahsanuzzaman

, "Influence sans Anxiety: Kaiser Haq’s honeymoon with Ezekiel’s Poems in Indian English", Harvest, Dept of English, Jahangirnagar University , 2006,
  1. Project Title: Remaking Western Texts in Asia (Sponsored Research)
    Project Manager: PI: Prof Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman, Dept of English and Modern Languages; Co-PI: Prof Zakir Hossain Raju, Dept of Media and Communication, IUB
  1. Project Title: to be published under the aegis of the National Implementation Committee for Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu..
    Project Manager: Prof Rashid Askari, Dept of English, Islamic Unversity and Prof Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman, Dept of English and Modern Languages;
  1. ENG 412 : English Drama from Congreve to Churchill
  1. ENG 499 : Thesis/Project/Teaching Practicum/Internship
  1. ENG 504 : Contemporary World Literature in Translatioon

October 1, 2019 to till date   Professor

Department of English and Modern Languages, IUB, Dhaka

www.iub.edu.bd                                                                                            

                                     Teaching and research

 

 

                                                                         

 

April 21, 2009 till September 30, 2019

Professor

English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna – 9208, www.ku.ac.bd

Teaching and research

 August 1, 2003 to April 20, 2009

Associate Professor

English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna – 9208, www.ku.ac.bd

Teaching and research

    August 1, 1999 to July 31, 2003

Assistant Professor

 

English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna – 9208, www.ku.ac.bd

 

Teaching and research

 August 20, 1998 to July 31, 1999

English Language Curriculum Specialist (on deputation)

 

English Language Teaching Improvement Project (ELTIP)), National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka.

 

Curriculum development

    March 15, 1998 to Aug 20, 1998

Research Officer (on deputation)

 

National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Research support for curriculum development 

     Dec 23, 1993 to Feb 08, 1998

Lecturer in English

 

Narsingdi Govt. College, Narsingdi, Bangladesh

 

Teaching

    Nov 22, 1993 to Dec 19, 1993

Lecturer in English

 

Govt. Yasin College, Faridpur, Bangladesh

 

 Teaching



Awarded Norwegian government's research grant to pursue the doctoral research at the University of Oslo (2008-12) 

Awarded Norwegian government's quota scheme grant to pursue MPhil research at the University of Oslo (2007-08)

Awarded Dhaka University's merit scholarship for the performance in Bachelor of Arts (Hons) examinations (1987-88)

Awarded the talent pool scholarship for performance in the HSC examinations (1984-85 to 1986-87)

Awarded merit scholarship for performance in SSC examinations (1982-83 to 1983-84)

 

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Memberships:

Executive committee member, English Department Alumni Society, Dhaka University

General body member: International Ibsen Committee

General body member: Federation of International Theatre Research (IFTR)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2012
    University of Oslo
  • Master of Philosophy, 2008
    University of Oslo
  • Master of Arts (English Literature), 1988
    University of Dhaka
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English, 1987
    University of Dhaka