Faculty Profile

  • MA in ELT, UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA, Bangladesh 2004
    MA English Literature, UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA, Bangladesh 1989
    BA English Literature, UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA, Bangladesh 1988
    Currently doing PhD at the Department of English , UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
    CAMBRIDGE CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING ( CELTA )
    CERTIFICATE IN E-TEACHING BUSINESS ENGLISH , UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
    CERTIFICATE IN COMIC BOOKS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS, UNIVERSITY OF BOULDER COLORADO

Areas of Interest

English for Specific Purposes ( ESP ), Job Enabling English Programs ( JEEP ).
Graphic Novel and Comic Studies, Teaching English as a Foreign Language ( TEFL ).

ATM Sajedul Huq

Assistant Professor

Overview

Having taught English Language and English for Specific Purposes to both graduate and undergraduate students, as well as corporate clients in Bangladesh and Thailand for the past 17 years, he is currently in charge of the Center for Language studies at ULAB. Apart from administrative duties as the Director of the Center, he is currently engaged in teaching, designing and offering new language courses for both ULAB students and external clients.

Research & Awards

Having taught English Language and English for Specific Purposes to both graduate and undergraduate students, as well as corporate clients in Bangladesh and Thailand for the past 17 years, I am currently in charge of the Center for Language studies at ULAB. Apart from administrative duties as the Director of the Center, I am currently engaged in teaching, designing and offering new language courses for both ULAB students and external clients.

Publications

Books

: Joint Author English for Employment (Text-book) - to be published by
UGC-British Council Transforming English Language Skills in the Higher 
Education Sector in Bangladesh (TELSHEB) project.

Journal Articles

The Not So Secret Origin of the Graphic Novel and Its Status in 21st Century , Stamford Journal of English, 
Volume 8, 2014, 119-133, ISSN 18189512

Using Graphic Novels to Teach English Majors in Bangladeshi Universities ,
Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies, 4 & 5, 2014, 37-51, ISSN 2071-1107

Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching ESP in Private Universities in Bangladesh , 2011 , Crossings,  ULAB Journal of English Studies ,  Vol. 3, No 1 , ISSN 2071-1107.

Strategies for Commenting on Undergraduate Student Writing : A Bangladeshi Perspective, 2008 , Journal of Human Sciences (Chiang Mai University), Vol. 9, No 2 , ISSN 1513-461X.

Cross-cultural facets in Business Communication: Corporate Realities and Current Classroom Teaching Trends , 2003 , AIUB Journal of Business and Economics (AJBE).

Conference Proceedings

Presented Using Guy Delisle’s graphic ( Novel ) Travelogues to Develop Reading Skills  at the International Conference on Diasporas and Diversities, Department of English, International University Bangladesh, November, 2015.

Presented Ethnic Diversity or Just Less Racist: Examining Racism in Comics and Graphic Novels at the national Conference on ‘The Machine in the Garden: Literature, Language and Technology in English Studies’, Department of English, Daffodil International University, September 2015. 

Presented The Case For Graphicdemia: Why Graphic Novels Belong  in the 21st Century Classroom at the first national Conference on ‘Embracing Graphicdemia: The Role of Graphic Novels and Comics in Academia’, Center for Language Studies, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, June 2015. 

Presented Duty, Disillusionment and Death: Revisiting the Great War Through Sequential Art at the International Conference on ‘The Great War and English Studies’, Department of English, University of Dhaka, December, 2014.

Presented ELT with a Vendetta: Using Graphic Novels in the 21st Century Classroom at the 2nd International Conference on ‘The 21st Century Classroom:  Directions, Issues and Changes’, University of Liberal Arts in August, 2014. 

Presented Using Graphic Novels to Teach English Majors in Bangladeshi Universities at the 33nd Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference in Khon Kaen, Thailand in January, 2013.

Presented Visualizing the Classics: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Shakespeare at the’ first Conference on English and the Interdisciplinary: Influence of Shakespeare’ at North South University Dhaka, held in December, 2012.

Presented Using Graphic Novels to Teach English Majors in Bangladeshi Universities at the International Conference on Teaching and Learning English Through Technology at the University of Dhaka, in October, 2012.

Presented One Size No Longer Fits All : Exploring Alternatives to General English Courses Taught in Private Universities in Bangladesh at the ELT Conference on ‘Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching English at the Tertiary Level’ at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh,  in October, 2011.

Presented ‘Writing Winning CVs and Resumes’, a seminar organized by Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA) at the British Council auditorium in March, 2010. 

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.