A/2, Jahurul Islam Avenue
Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar
M.A in English Literature, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi (2019)
M.A. in English Literature, University of Dhaka. (2017)
B.A. in English, University of Dhaka. (2016)
Sadia Afreen is a Lecturer at the Department of English, East West University. Besides her academic endeavors she takes much interest in creative writing and and performance poetry. Several of her poems and a few short stories have been published. She has also participated in Muse Masters, a self-written performance poetry competition held by British Council and was selected among the top twenty. She actively participates in different open mics for performance poetry.
Teacher, Summerfield School, Dhanmondi ( January 2017- June 2017)
Diaspora and Belongingness
1.International Conference on Magic and Literature, 27-28 May 2016: The following paper was presented at the conference, hosted by Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB):
-"Wingardium Laviosa: Levitation of Witchcraft From Macbeth To Harry Potter."
2.International Conference on Literature, 27-29 May2020: The following paper was accepted at the conference, hosted by Universiti Sains Malaysia:
-"The Complexities of Diasporic Existence- Redifining Identities and Questioning the stability of Relationships In Jhumpa Lahiri's Interepreter Of Maladies and Unaccustomed Earth."
3. The Salerno Conference on Bangladeshi English Novels: From Emergence to Efflorescence. It was an online conference which took place on the 24th and 25th of June,2021. The following paper was presented at the conference:
-"The Complexities of Transnational Identity and Nazneen’s Concept of Agency in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane. "
4. International Conference on Borders, Diasporas, and Multilingualism in English Studies, on 7-8 January,2022. The following paper was presented at the conference organized by the Department of English, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology:
-"The Complexities of Diasporic Existence – Redefining Identities and Questioning the stability of Relationships in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies and Unaccustomed Earth."
5.International Conference on In Retrospect: 50 Years of Bangladesh in Literature and Culture organized by ATLEB’s (Association of Teachers of Literatures in English, Bangladesh). It was an online conference and was held on 14-15 January,2022. The following paper was presented at the conference:
-“Redefining Women’s Identity and the Representation of the New Age Women in Nasiruddin Yousuff’s Guerrilla.”
Afreen, Sadia. “The Complexities of Diasporic Existence- Redefining Identities in Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘Mr’s Sen’s’ from Interpreter of Maladies.” Erothanatos, vol. 6, no. 2.
Afreen, Sadia "The Diasporic Dilemma in Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Hell-Heaven” from Unaccustomed Earth.” The Changing World Order and the Postmodernism Theory and Practice. Notion Press.
1. Attended ATLEB’s first in-person workshop on “Writing and Publishing in Literary Studies” on August 5, 2022. The Workshop was conducted by Professor Fakrul Alam and Professor Rezaul Haque. She also worked on the organizing committee of the Workshop.
2. Attended a workshop on "Sustainable Teaching: Engagement Beyond Classroom" organized by The Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA) for the faculty members of the Department of English, East West University, by the English language specialist from the American Center, Dr. Wendy Ashby. It was held on Thursday 17 Nov, 2:00 – 4:30 pm