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Masrufa Ayesha Nusrat

Assistant Professor
Department of English

MA in English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK
BA (Hon’s) in English and MA in English Literature,University of Dhaka

Assistant Professor, Department of English,

East West University (May 2008 – present)

 

Adjunct Faculty, Department of English,

East West University (1 Nov 2001- Jan 2002 )

 

Postcolonial Theory

South Asian English

Women Writing

Feminism

Bangladeshi Writing in English

Translation Studies

Stylistics

Language through Literature

Journal Publication

International:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Bridging the Gap between Language and Literature: Teaching English in Bangladesh at Tertiary Level.” ELT Worldwide: Journal of English Language Teaching, English Language Education Graduate Program of the State University of Makassar, Indonesia.2.2 (2015): 1-32. Print.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Bangladeshi Literature in English.” South Asian Literature in English: An Encyclopedia, Ed. Jaina C. Sanga. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004. 24-28. Print.

National:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Varieties of Otherness in Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence.” Panini: NSU Studies in Language and Literature Vol. 5 (2007-2011): 63-84. Print.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “The Silence beyond the Remotest Echo.” Harvest: Jahangirnagar Studies of Language and Literature Vol. 19 (2004): 75-86. Print.

Book Review:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Idealistic Conviction.” Rev. of Faultlines, Ed. Niaz Zaman and Asif Farrukhi. Daily Star Literary Page. 26 April 2008. Print.

 

 

 

Conference & Seminars

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Ecofeminism in Bangla Folk Literature: Reading Khona, Chondrabotir Ramayan and Baromashi.” Department of English, Daffodil International University, National Conference on ‘Machine in the Garden: Literature, Language and Technology in English Studies’, 19 September 2015. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Studying Nature: Ecofeminism, Deep Ecology and Bioregionalism in Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence.” ASLE, Edward M. Kennedy Centre and Bangladesh Planning Committee, International Interdisciplinary Conference on Ecocriticism, Environmental Justice and Literature, 7-8 August 2015. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “The Monstrosity of Rajakars: Cultural Resistance and Bangladeshi Nationhood.” Mansfield College, Oxford University, UK, Inter-Displinary.Net, 12th Global Conference on ‘Monsters and the Monstruous’. 25-27 July 2014. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Language Teaching in Bangladesh at Tertiary Level: A Critical Perspective.” Vidya Mandala Catholic University, Surabaya, Indonesia, 59th TEFLIN International Conference. 6-8 November 2012. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Varieties of Otherness in Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence.” East West University English Department Lecture Series, 16 March 2010. Paper Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Critiquing Language Teaching through Literature: A Bangladeshi Perspective.” the British Council, IML and UGC, 8th International Language & Development Conference, 23-25 June 2009. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Women Writing in English from Bangladesh.” Department of English, East West University, 3rd International Conference on ‘Democracy, the “New World Order” and English Studies’, October 2008. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Forging a New Identity: Bangladeshi Women Writing in English.” Department of English, East West University, 2nd International Conference on ‘Passages: English Studies in the Region’, 15-16 April 2006. Conference Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “MLA and APA Documentation Style for Writing Research Papers.” East West University English Department Lecture Series, 2005. Slide Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Reading Orientalism and Patriarchy.” Department of English, Jadavpur University, India, ‘Other Voices, Other Cultures: Reading Orientalism’, 2004. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Women in Brecht’s Plays”, Department of English, University of Dhaka and Goete Institute, on the occasion of Bertol Brecht’s birthday, 1997. Conference Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Women and Urbanization”, RAJUK, National Conference on the World Habitat Day. 1997, Conference Presentation.

Other

Book:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. Celebration and Other Stories. Dhaka: Pathak Shamabesh, 2015. Print. (an anthology of translated short stories from Bangladesh)

+ Academic Background

MA in English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK
BA (Hon’s) in English and MA in English Literature,University of Dhaka

+ Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of English,

East West University (May 2008 – present)

 

Adjunct Faculty, Department of English,

East West University (1 Nov 2001- Jan 2002 )

 

+ Research Interest

Postcolonial Theory

South Asian English

Women Writing

Feminism

Bangladeshi Writing in English

Translation Studies

Stylistics

Language through Literature

+ Selected Publications

Journal Publication

International:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Bridging the Gap between Language and Literature: Teaching English in Bangladesh at Tertiary Level.” ELT Worldwide: Journal of English Language Teaching, English Language Education Graduate Program of the State University of Makassar, Indonesia.2.2 (2015): 1-32. Print.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Bangladeshi Literature in English.” South Asian Literature in English: An Encyclopedia, Ed. Jaina C. Sanga. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004. 24-28. Print.

National:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Varieties of Otherness in Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence.” Panini: NSU Studies in Language and Literature Vol. 5 (2007-2011): 63-84. Print.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “The Silence beyond the Remotest Echo.” Harvest: Jahangirnagar Studies of Language and Literature Vol. 19 (2004): 75-86. Print.

Book Review:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Idealistic Conviction.” Rev. of Faultlines, Ed. Niaz Zaman and Asif Farrukhi. Daily Star Literary Page. 26 April 2008. Print.

 

 

 

Conference & Seminars

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Ecofeminism in Bangla Folk Literature: Reading Khona, Chondrabotir Ramayan and Baromashi.” Department of English, Daffodil International University, National Conference on ‘Machine in the Garden: Literature, Language and Technology in English Studies’, 19 September 2015. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Studying Nature: Ecofeminism, Deep Ecology and Bioregionalism in Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence.” ASLE, Edward M. Kennedy Centre and Bangladesh Planning Committee, International Interdisciplinary Conference on Ecocriticism, Environmental Justice and Literature, 7-8 August 2015. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “The Monstrosity of Rajakars: Cultural Resistance and Bangladeshi Nationhood.” Mansfield College, Oxford University, UK, Inter-Displinary.Net, 12th Global Conference on ‘Monsters and the Monstruous’. 25-27 July 2014. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Language Teaching in Bangladesh at Tertiary Level: A Critical Perspective.” Vidya Mandala Catholic University, Surabaya, Indonesia, 59th TEFLIN International Conference. 6-8 November 2012. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Varieties of Otherness in Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence.” East West University English Department Lecture Series, 16 March 2010. Paper Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Critiquing Language Teaching through Literature: A Bangladeshi Perspective.” the British Council, IML and UGC, 8th International Language & Development Conference, 23-25 June 2009. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Women Writing in English from Bangladesh.” Department of English, East West University, 3rd International Conference on ‘Democracy, the “New World Order” and English Studies’, October 2008. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Forging a New Identity: Bangladeshi Women Writing in English.” Department of English, East West University, 2nd International Conference on ‘Passages: English Studies in the Region’, 15-16 April 2006. Conference Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “MLA and APA Documentation Style for Writing Research Papers.” East West University English Department Lecture Series, 2005. Slide Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Reading Orientalism and Patriarchy.” Department of English, Jadavpur University, India, ‘Other Voices, Other Cultures: Reading Orientalism’, 2004. Conference Presentation.

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Women in Brecht’s Plays”, Department of English, University of Dhaka and Goete Institute, on the occasion of Bertol Brecht’s birthday, 1997. Conference Presentation.

 Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. “Women and Urbanization”, RAJUK, National Conference on the World Habitat Day. 1997, Conference Presentation.

Other

Book:

Nusrat, Masrufa Ayesha. Celebration and Other Stories. Dhaka: Pathak Shamabesh, 2015. Print. (an anthology of translated short stories from Bangladesh)