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Mehnaz Tabassum

Lecturer
Department of English

M.A. in Literatures in English and Cultural Studies
(Jahangirnagar University)
B.A. (Hons.) in English Language and Literature
(Jahangirnagar University)

Lecturer (September 2015 – Present)

Department of English

East West University

Dhaka – 1212

 

Column Writer (March 2015 – Present)

Editorial/ OP-ED Columns and “Thinking out loud”

Daily Observer

Dhaka- 1000

 

Team Member (November 2014 – March 2015)

Media and Communications

Oxfam in Bangladesh

Dhaka – 1213

 

Freelance Content Writer (April 2011 – November 2014)

Upwork Inc.

 

 

Cultural Studies
Feminist Theories
Studies in Violence, Mourning and Memory
Postmodern Spaces

Journal Publication

International

Tabassum, Mehnaz. “Signing in the Global Classroom: The Millennials’ March towards Post-Culture and Institution, and a World that is Same (?).” International Conference on Teaching and Learning (ICTL) by Center for Pedagogy at Independent University, Dhaka, April 22-23, 2016, Alam, Mahbub; Asaduzzaman, A.S.M.; Al Marjuk, Obydullah, Center for Pedagogy, IUB, September 1, 2016.

National

Publications will be here.

Conference & Seminars

  • August 16-18, 2016: 9th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures, organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia at Penang, Malaysia

Paper Title: Life in a cocoon: A study of over-Surveillance and over-documentation in a panoptical world

  • May 27-28, 2016: International Conference on Magic and Literature, School of Arts and Humanities (SAH), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh

Paper Title: The death of magic and drought (or overfeeding?) of imagination: A study of a world at its wits end and the future of literature

  • April 22-23, 2016: International Conference on Teaching and Learning – Education in the Current World: Pedagogy, Research and Social Change, Center for Pedagogy, Independent University, Bangladesh

Paper Title: Signing in the Global Classroom: The Millennials’ March towards Post-Culture and Institution, and a World that is Same (?)

  • March 3-4, 2016: International Conference – The River: Flows of Innovation and Exchange in the Global(i)zed English World, Department of English and Modern Languages, North South University, Bangladesh

Paper Title: Written on the Walls: A Study of Literary Expressions of the Mass across Cults to Creeds, Benches to Streets and Timelines to Tweets

  • February 19-20, 2016: 4th International Conference on “English Studies and the Marketplace”, Department of English, East West University, Bangladesh

Paper Title: Literature in the pieces: Keeping calm in a world of quote cards, quick facts and one-liners

Other

+ Academic Background

M.A. in Literatures in English and Cultural Studies
(Jahangirnagar University)
B.A. (Hons.) in English Language and Literature
(Jahangirnagar University)

+ Professional Experience

Lecturer (September 2015 – Present)

Department of English

East West University

Dhaka – 1212

 

Column Writer (March 2015 – Present)

Editorial/ OP-ED Columns and “Thinking out loud”

Daily Observer

Dhaka- 1000

 

Team Member (November 2014 – March 2015)

Media and Communications

Oxfam in Bangladesh

Dhaka – 1213

 

Freelance Content Writer (April 2011 – November 2014)

Upwork Inc.

 

 

+ Research Interest

Cultural Studies
Feminist Theories
Studies in Violence, Mourning and Memory
Postmodern Spaces

+ Selected Publications

Journal Publication

International

Tabassum, Mehnaz. “Signing in the Global Classroom: The Millennials’ March towards Post-Culture and Institution, and a World that is Same (?).” International Conference on Teaching and Learning (ICTL) by Center for Pedagogy at Independent University, Dhaka, April 22-23, 2016, Alam, Mahbub; Asaduzzaman, A.S.M.; Al Marjuk, Obydullah, Center for Pedagogy, IUB, September 1, 2016.

National

Publications will be here.

Conference & Seminars

  • August 16-18, 2016: 9th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures, organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia at Penang, Malaysia

Paper Title: Life in a cocoon: A study of over-Surveillance and over-documentation in a panoptical world

  • May 27-28, 2016: International Conference on Magic and Literature, School of Arts and Humanities (SAH), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh

Paper Title: The death of magic and drought (or overfeeding?) of imagination: A study of a world at its wits end and the future of literature

  • April 22-23, 2016: International Conference on Teaching and Learning – Education in the Current World: Pedagogy, Research and Social Change, Center for Pedagogy, Independent University, Bangladesh

Paper Title: Signing in the Global Classroom: The Millennials’ March towards Post-Culture and Institution, and a World that is Same (?)

  • March 3-4, 2016: International Conference – The River: Flows of Innovation and Exchange in the Global(i)zed English World, Department of English and Modern Languages, North South University, Bangladesh

Paper Title: Written on the Walls: A Study of Literary Expressions of the Mass across Cults to Creeds, Benches to Streets and Timelines to Tweets

  • February 19-20, 2016: 4th International Conference on “English Studies and the Marketplace”, Department of English, East West University, Bangladesh

Paper Title: Literature in the pieces: Keeping calm in a world of quote cards, quick facts and one-liners

Other