Faculty Profile

  • PhD Candidate, SUNY University at Albany, Albany, NY, US
    MA in English  Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh
    BA in English  Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

Areas of Interest
Marxism, Third World literature, Cultural theory, South Asian literature in English, Fiction

Sarker Hasan Al Zayed

Assistant Professor

Overview

He has now been teaching for more than thirteen years. He taught at East West University, Bangladesh, from 2003-2014. He has also taught his own courses at SUNY, Albany, New York, from 2013-2015. He has held two fellowships. In 2006-2007, He spent two months at the Center for Contemporary Theory, Baroda, India. He was also a fellow at the International Lincoln Association, Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSUS), Shreveport, LA.

Research & Awards

Current Projects:
A critical evaluation of Amitav Ghosh’s novels about the first opium war.
Awards:
SAARC Scholar, Center for Contemporary Theory, Baroda, India (2006)

Publications

Journal Articles

Zayed, H. A. (2012). Notes on Akhtaruzzaman Elias and  Realism. South Asian Review,  32(1), 229-249.

---. (2010b). The telos of the multitude: who does Empire serve? Harvest: Journal of the Department of English, Jahangirnagar University, 25, 191-205. 

---.(2008a). Late style as politics. Harvest: Journal of the Department of English of Jahangirnagar University, 23, 129-147. 

(2008b). Foucault on resistance: some larifications.” East West University Journal, 2, 71 – 86.

---. Foucault, Said and Power/Resistance. Journal of the Department of English, Vidyasagar Univerisy, 6, 119-137. 

Chapters

Zayed, H. A. (2016). The city’s changed: home boy, the reluctant fundamentalist and the post 9/11 urban experience. Masks of threat: south asian racialization and belonging after 9/11. New York: Lexington Books. 

---. (2010a). C.L.R. James and reading Lincoln dialectically. Lincoln without borders. Delhi: Pencraft International.

Reshmin, L. & Zayed H. A. (2007). Attaining identity and empowerment in Beloved, Breath, Eyes, Memory and “Draupadi.”  Theoretical and practical orientations in language and literature studies. Malaysia: Pearson Longman.

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.