Department of English

Academic Profile of Khandakar Ashraful Islam


Khandakar Ashraful Islam

About Khandakar Ashraful Islam

Publications


1) ““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.
[Hyperlink: https://sah.ulab.edu.bd/crossings/archive/2020_vol-11/islam-and-akter/]

2) “Nature: A Warrior or a Victim of War?: Reading Midnight’s Children in the Light of the Liberation War of Bangladesh (1971)” published in Spectrum: A Journal of the Department of English, University of Dhaka; Vol. 12; 2016; ISSN: 1562-7195; Bangladesh.
[Hyperlink: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1-Bm6A6MzQiVDkteVYtU3VzSkU/view ]

3) “(Re)tracing Resistance from a Culture of Silence: An Alternate Reading of the ‘Jele’ (fishing) Community” published in Crossings: A Journal of English Studies, University of Liberal Arts; Vol. 7; 2016; ISSN 2071-1107; Bangladesh.
[Hyperlink: https://sah.ulab.edu.bd/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/02/Crossing-Vol-7-2016-Full-1-208.pdf ]

4) “American Dream: A Myth of Success or Mirage?: An Investigation into Lahiri’s The Namesake and Unaccustomed Earth” published in English Studies in India : A Referred Journal from the Department of English, University of Kashmir; Vol. 24; January 2016; ISSN: 0975-6574; India.

Experiences and Activities


Current Research:
Focusing on the selected novels of Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh and Arundhati Roy, my current research aims at investigating into the neocolonial encroachments in the lived experience of postcolonial present. 

Experience:
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Noakhali Science and Technology University, December 26, 2018 – Present
Lecturer, Department of English, Noakhali Science and Technology University, December 26, 2016 – December 25, 2018
Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Feni University, Feni; June 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015
Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Metropolitan University, Sylhet; January 15, 2015 – May 31, 2015
Lecturer, Department of English, Metropolitan University, Sylhet; January 15, 2013 – January 14, 2015