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Department of English

Academic Profile of Dr. Shirin Akter

Dr. Shirin Akter

About Dr. Shirin Akter

Dr. Shirin Akter, (ORCID: 0000-0003-2095-1113), under ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) Fellowship obtained her PhD degree from the Department of English, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. Her research articles have appeared in reputed peer reviewed journals like Crossings: Journal of English Studies, Harvest: Jahangirnagar University Studies in Language and Literature, and Commonwealth Review. She has participated in numerous national and international conferences. Her area of interest is autobiographical criticism. She is currently involved in a research project on selected South Asian Women’s Autobiography.


1. "Audre Lorde’s Zami: The Power of the Erotic" (accepted for publication)

2. ““Things can change in a day”: Rereading Arundhati Roy’s Novels in the Dichotomy of “Change”” (co-author Shirin Akter) published in Crossings: A Journal of English Studies, University of Liberal Arts; Vol. 11; 2020; ISSN 2071-1107; Bangladesh.

3. “Reading Mahasweta Devi's Mother of 1084 in the Dichotomy of Death” published in The Commonwealth Review: Journal of Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies (ISCS); Vol. 26; 2018; ISSN 0974-0473.

4. “Divergence of Third World Women in Diaspora Reading Lahiri’s Antipodal Female Protagonists Ashima and Gauri” published in International Journal of English Language, Literature and Translation Studies; Vol. 2; 2015; ISSN: 2395-2628.

5. “Distant Ties and Troubled Bonds in Trans-cultural Family Relations: A Reading of Jhumpa Lahiri's “Unaccustomed Earth”” published in Crossings: A    Journal of English Studies, Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh; Vol. 4-5, 2014; ISSN: 2071-1107.


Experiences and Activities

Associate Professor, Dept. of English, Noakhali Science and Technology University from January 22, 2022 to present

Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, Noakhali Science and Technology University from May 26, 2015 to January 21, 2022

Lecturer, Dept. of English, Noakhali Science and Technology University from May 26, 2013 to May 25, 2015.

Lecturer, Dept. of English, Metropolitan University, Sylhet from January 15, 2013 to May 25, 2013.