A/2, Jahurul Islam Avenue
Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar
“Immigrant Literature: A Mere Commodity for the Consumption of Cultural Fetishists or a Discourse of Resistance and Reformation?” 34th Annual MELUS conference. New Orleans, USA, April 2-5, 2020. Postponed to March 23-28, 2022.
“Writing Center in Bangladesh: Politics, Pitfalls, and Possibilities.” 2020 Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 25-28 March, 2020. Conference Cancelled.
Akhter, Farzana. "Toward a Sociopolitical Consciousness: Brecht’s Galileo and Mother Courage and their Role in Raising Resistance in Bangladesh.” 117th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference. San Diego, CA , U.S.A., November 14-17, 2019.
Akhter, Farzana. “‘Unhoused’: Trans-Atlantic Journey and its Impact on Identity Formation in Meena Alexander’s Manhattan Music.” Recalibrating Diasporas: Asia Pacific and the Spaces Beyond Conference, organized by School of Arts, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, June 27-28, 2019.
Akhter, Farzana. “The Spectacular City: The Golden Cage Where Subjects Are Created and Power Is Negotiated.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 3-5 Nov. 2016.
Akhter, Farzana. “Perceptions of Literacy: Teaching Composition as an International Teaching Assistant.” 2014 Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC. November 20-25 2014.
Akhter, Farzana. Representations of the Veil: Between Vulnerability and Resilience. 129th MLA Convention. Chicago, IL. January 9-12, 2014. (Participated as Respondent).
Akhter, Farzana. “Negotiating the Politics of Power: Tahmima Anam’s The Good Muslim and Women’s Role in Nation Building.” 14th South Asian Literary Association Conference (SALA). Chicago, IL. January 8-9, 2014.
Akhter, Farzana.“Quest for Home in Amitav Ghosh’s the Glass Palace.” 22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference (BCPS). Savannah, GA. February 15-16, 2013.
Akhter, Farzana. Literature 7: African and African American. 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations conference (SWTX PCA/ACA). Albuquerque, NM. February 8–11, 2012 (Chaired).
Akhter, Farzana. “Reversal of Gender Identities in Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss.” 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations conference (SWTX PCA/ACA). Albuquerque, NM. February 8–11, 2012
Akhter, Farzana. “Performing Brecht in Bangladesh: Making the Unfamiliar Familiar.” 13th Symposium of the International Brecht Society on ‘Brecht in/and Asia”. Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, U.S.A. May 19-23, 2010.
Akhter, Farzana. “Shattering the Shackles: Brecht’s Plays and the Language of Political Protest in Bangladesh” 2nd International Conference on ‘Democracy, the “New World Order” and English Studies’. East West University, Dhaka. December 2008.
Akhter, Farzana. “Mr. Puntila and his Man Matti.” Seminar on Brecht. Goethe Institute, Dhaka. March 2007.
Akhter, Farzana. “Brecht’s Threepenny Opera and Janatar Rangashala.” Seminar. East West University, Dhaka. 2006.
Akhter, Farzana. “Looking Backward to a Distant Land: South Asian Diaspora and Function of Nostalgia in ‘Silver Pavements, Golden Roofs,’ ‘Mrs. Sen’s’ and The Inheritance of Loss.” South Asian Review, Nov. 2, 2020. DOI: 10.1080/02759527.2020.1840204.
Akhter, Farzana. “Negotiating the Politics of Power: Tahmima Anam’s The Good Muslim and Women’s Role in War and Nation Building.” Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, vol. 12, no. 1, June 2018, pp. 93-107,http://journals.iium.edu.my/asiatic/index.php/AJELL/article/view/1211.
Akhter, Farzana. “Performing Brecht in Bangladesh: Making the Unfamiliar Familiar.” Brecht in/and Asia /Brecht in/und Asien. Friedemann Weidauer, Markus Wessendorf, eds. The Brecht Yearbook / Brecht-Jahrbuch, vol. 36, 2011, pp. 201-210.
Akhter, Farzana. “Shattering the Shackles: Brecht’s Plays and the Language of Political Protest in Bangladesh.” Literary Paritantra, vol. 2, no. 1, Spring 2010, pp. 65-71.
“Archie.” Comics through Time: A Historical Encyclopedia. Ed. M. Keith Booker. ABC CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA. 2014.
Akhter, Farzana. “Quest for Home in Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace.” Spectrum, vol. 5, December 2007, pp. 81-90.
Akhter, Farzana. “Reculturizing Brecht.” Spectrum, vol. 4, June 2006, pp. 27-40.
Translated articles for Banglapedia, National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh 2003.
Supervisor: Master Theses, Dept. English, East West University.