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  • PhD   Southern Illinois University Carbondale, US
    MPhil   University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    MA  University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BA  University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Areas of Interest
Nineteenth-century British Literature, modernism, women writers, classical literature, creative writing.

Sohana Manzoor, PhD

Associate Professor

Overview

Her teaching career at the university level began at BRAC University in 2002. She went for her PhD in 2009 and after completing her degree in 2015 she taught for about a year at Suffolk University in Boston. She has been teaching at ULAB since Fall 2016.

Research & Awards

Current Projects:
Working on a book project on publishing my PhD dissertation titled, “A Modernist Among the Victorians: the Case of Emily Brontë.”
Writing an article on the problems faced by English teachers in Bangladesh teaching literature in the classroom.

Publications

Books

“The Prometheus Myth in the Novels of William Golding.” Bloom’s Literary Themes: The Trickster. New York: Infobase, 2010.

Journal Articles

(Dec 2005). The theme of duality and epiphanic moments in the works of Emily Brontë. Crossings: A Journal of English Studies, Language, Literature & Community, International Conference, Special Volume. 

(2006). William Golding and the myth of fall. Spectrum: Journal of the Department of English, University of Dhaka.

“Male Actors as Women and the Problem of Cross-dressing in Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Twelfth Night.” Special Volume on Shakespeare, published in January 2018, by Independent University Bangladesh.

“Conor McPherson’s Seafarer: A Mythic Journey of Wretched Souls.” Crossings, Fall, 2017.

“When the Woman Speaks: A Reading of Christina Rossetti’s ‘Repining’ and ‘Autumn.’” Spectrum: Journal of the Department of English, University of Dhaka, Vol. 12, 2016.

Chapters

(: The Trickster. New York: 2010). The Prometheus myth in the novels of William Golding. Bloom’s Literary Themes Infobase.

Newspaper & Magazines

“Dreaming of Another Day.” Short story published in Six Seasons Review Vol. 3, No. 1, 2016.

“Ancestral Home.” Translated short story by Bibhutibhushan Bandopaddhye published in Arts and Letters, Dhaka Tribune, October 03, 2017.

“Trouble.” Translated short story by Bibhutibhushan Bandopaddhye published in Arts and Letters, Dhaka Tribune, July 6, 2017.

“Meghmallar.” Translated short story by Bibhutibhushan Bandopaddhye published in The Daily Star Literature page, on the 17th and 24th December, 2016, and on the 7th January, 2017.

“Natir Puja: A Tale of Devosion and Sacrifice as Opposed to Jealousy and Tyranny.” Article published in The Daily Star, August 2, 2019.

“Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay and the Famine of the Fifties.” Article published in The Daily Star Focus, September 10, 2018.

“Little Things.” Short story published in Asiatic: Special Issue on   Bangladeshi Writing, 12. 1, 2018.

“The Doll.” Short story published in Six Season’s Review, 4.2, 2018.

“A Portrait of Aunt Shuhashini.” Translated short story by Bibhutibhushan Bandopaddhye published in Arts and Letters, Dhaka Tribune, March 2018.

“Exile in Ashville.” Short story published in Six Season’s Review, Vol. 4, No 1,2017.

“The Wedding.” Short story published in the New Age Eid literary supplement, July 2016.

“Pori.” Short story published in Six Seasons Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2015.


“Persona.” Short story published in Six Seasons Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2014.


“Parul and the Potato Prince.” Short story published in Bengal Lights, Autumn 2012.

Conference Proceedings

(Mar 2009). Sylvia Plath’s Three Women and the position of women in today’s world. Conference Proceedings, Defining the Ethos of the New Millenium: Literature from the US and the Indian Subcontinent, Ethiraj College, India.

The University of 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.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.