Ongoing Researches: Department of English

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English Language, English Language Teaching (ELT) and Applied Linguistics,
Film & Media Studies,
Teacher Education,
Educational Technology,
Plagiarism in Academia,
Computer Assisted Language Learning/Teaching (CALL/CALT),
Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA),
Discourse of Advertising,
Research Methodology (Qualitative),
Policies on Equal Employment Opportunities

  • L2 learners’ individual difference (ID)
  • Learner autonomy
  • Innovative teaching approaches
  • Academic writing
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Contemporary Ethnic and Immigrant American Literature
  • Globalization and mobility
  • Diaspora and belongingness

Composition; Theories of Writing; Romantic Poetry;
Nineteenth Century English Fiction;
American literature especially the plays of Tennessee Williams and the poetry of William Carlos Williams.

Second Language Acquisition,
Language Testing and Evaluation,
ICT in language Education,
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis

  • Postcolonial Theory
  • South Asian English
  • Women Writing
  • Feminism
  • Bangladeshi Writing in English
  • Translation Studies
  • Stylistics
  • Language through Literature

Contextual Material Development

Oral Communication and pronunciation

Use of Technology in Teaching English

Recent changes in ELT methodology and its impact in Bangladeshi context.


  • Postcolonial Theory and Literature
  • South Asian Writing in English
  • Ecocriticism
  • Psychoanalysis
  • American Literature
  • Cultural studies

Postcolonial Literature
Film Studies
Cultural Studies
Teacher Education
Material Design

Discourse Analysis
Language Change
Testing and Assessment

Syllabus and materials design,
Techniques of teaching language skills,
Second language acquisition

Trauma, alienation, memory, identity, marginalisation, postcolonialism, ecocriticism and magical realism

Second Language Acquisition (SLA),
English Language Teaching (ELT),
Material Development and
Teacher Education

Postcolonial Literature, Critical Theory,
Latin American Literature,
American Literature

Applied Linguistic (Discourse, Pragmatics, EFL, Sociolinguistics)