EWU holds national conference on New Media and Identity Formation
To offer a platform for addressing the current issues of new media and its role in identity formation, East West University (EWU) organized a day-long national conference titled “New Media and Identity Formation” on 21 January 2017 on EWU campus at Aftabnagar,Dhaka. The day-long conference was organized by the Department of English
Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Founder Vice Chancellor of EWU and member of International Civil Services Commission, was present as Chief Guest. Dr. Rafiqul Huda Chaudhury, Director of the Center for Research and Training and a member of the Board of Trustees of EWU and Professor M.M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor of EWU also shared their comments on the topic as the guest of honor and special guest, respectively.
Dr. Fakrul Alam, Professor, the Department of English of Dhaka University, presented the keynote paper of the conference. Mr. Zohur Ahmed, the chairperson of the Department of English was also present on the occasion.
The scholars, researchers, instructors and students from different parts of Bangladesh participated and presented a total of 40 papers in the conference. The conference opened a floor for discussions, debates and dialogues to address the ever expanding territory of new media and its influences on various aspects, including identity formation.