Areas of Interest
Literary Theory and Criticism, Modern and Postmodern Literature, Translatology, Comparative Literature, Subaltern Studies, Culture Studies, Postcolonial and Poststructural Criticism, War Literature. The Irish Strain in Literature, Fractal Geometry in Arts, Swarm Intelligence in Resistance.
S M Mahfuzur Rahman joined the Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at ULAB in February, 2020. Previously, he was an Adjunct Faculty in the Department of English and Modern Languages at Independent University, Bangladesh, from August 2019 to January 2020. Mr. Rahman received the Chancellor’s Gold Medal from the President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for both his M.A. and B.A. in English from BRAC University and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), respectively in 2018 and 2019. He had been awarded a full free scholarship by the United States Department of State to complete his Higher Secondary Studies in Michigan, USA. Mr. Rahman has participated in numerous conferences in Bangladesh and abroad with multiple publications.
Awards and Achievements:
Rahman, S M Mahfuzur, “Subversion in Subterfuge: Chaos in the Cuckoo’s Nest”, Environment and Culture in the Anthropocene, ed. Shruti Das, New Delhi: Authorspress, 2020, ISBN 978-93-89615-47-0, pp. 44 – 69.
Rahman, S M Mahfuzur, “Macbeth: Frailties of a Paradoxical Übermensch”, Age Cannot Wither Him: Shakespeare Four Hundred Years After, eds. Niaz Zaman and Razia Sultana Khan, Dhaka: Independent University, Bangladesh, ISBN 978-984-34-3552-1, 2018, pp. 210 – 225.
Rahman, S M Mahfuzur, “Eat death or go hungry?”, Dhaka Tribune, 28 April 2020, https://www.dhakatribune.com/opinion/op-ed/2020/04/28/eat-death-or-go-hungry
“Subversion in Subterfuge: Chaos in the Cuckoo’s Nest”. Environment and Culture in the Anthropocene, 1–2 December, Berhampur University, Odisha, India. 2019.
“Naksha-interspersed-Nakshatra: Is Cacophonous Unconscious the Timeless Quintessence of Time- space.” Social Sciences in the 21st Century: Survival Strategy for Humankind Amid IR 4.0, 18 July, Independent University, Bangladesh. 2019.
“Subverting Territoriality: Translation as a Double-edged Sword.” Performing the Nation: Memory and Desire in Contemporary Literature, 8–9 February, Berhampur University, Odisha, India. 2019.
“Exonerating Eve: The Brontës’ Reversal of the Masculinist Metanarrative.” 4th Inter- University Students’ Conference 200 years of the Brontës, 21–22 April, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). 2018.
“A Home of One’s Own: The Business of Marriage in Jane Austen’s Epoch.” 3rd Inter-University Students’ Conference: Jane Austen 200, 21–22 April, ULAB. 2017.
“Macbeth: Frailties of a Paradoxical Übermensch.” (Volunteer / Event Organizer). Age Cannot Wither Him nor Custom Stale His Infinite Variety: SHAKESPEARE Four Hundred Years After, 3–5 November, Independent University, Bangladesh. 2016.