Faculty Profile

  • MA in Comparative Media Arts, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

    MA in Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

    BA in English, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

Areas of Interest
South Asian Arts, Aesthetics, and Visual Culture.

Mohammad Zaki Rezwan

Lecturer

Overview

Mohammed Zaki Rezwan has over five years of experience in teaching a diverse range of courses, including visual art and culture, film, media, communication, critical writing, critical theory, literary theory, postcolonial theory, and literatures in English. He curated the exhibition Unveiling in 2019 at Centre A, the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. He is now the Assistant Editor of Crossings: A Journal of English Studies. Prior to that, he was an editor of the Comparative Media Arts (CMA) Journal.

 

Research & Awards

Current Projects:

Visual art and culture of Bangladesh
Rickshaw Art Archive (https://www.rickshawartarchive.org/).

Curatorial Project:

Tayeba Begum Lipi: Unveiling, Centre A: Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada, November 15 - December 14, 2019.

Awards:

  • Travel and Minor Research Award, Simon Fraser University, Canada (2019).
  • SFU Service Award, Simon Fraser University, Canada (2019).
  • Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University, Canada (2018).
  • Merit Scholarship, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh (2010).

Creative Publications:

  • Rezwan, M. Z. (2017). Bo-shadhinota. In Q. A. Rahman (Ed.), Golpokotha 2.0 (pp. 48). EMK Center.
  • Rezwan, M. Z. (2016). Aesop’s Shepherd and Fallen Democracy. In F. Alam, S. M. Islam, & K. H. Haq (Eds.), Golpokotha: An Anthology of Young Bangladeshi Writers (pp. 21). EMK Center.

Publications

Books

Rezwan, M. Z., & Taslim, I. (2014). The Commodification of the Feminine Disgust in Visual Media. In R. Bari (Ed.), Visualization of Women in Literature, Media and Science (pp. 59-64). Prasaranga.

Journal Articles

Rezwan, M. Z. (2020). A Space of One’s Own: Spatial Experience of Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary. tba: Journal of Art, Media, and Visual Culture, 2 (1), 22-32.

Rezwan, M. Z. (2019). A Critical Apprehension of Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia. Comparative Media Arts Journal (5), 1-8.

Hossain, M. S., & Rezwan, M. Z. (2017). To Touch or T̶o̶ ̶T̶o̶u̶c̶h̶: Towards a Tactile Reading. Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought (5), 103-112.

Rezwan, M. Z. (2015). From an Ecofeminist Eye into Witch and Witchcraft in Popular Film. Bangladesh Film Archive Journal (9), 26-31.

Newspaper & Magazines

Rezwan, M. Z. (2020, April). Rongbaaz, Rickshaw, Revival. Showcase Magazine BD.

Rezwan, M. Z. (2019). A Reflection on Cedric Bomford’s Mountain Embassy. Reflection, SFU Galleries. 

Rezwan, M. Z. (2016). Types of Questions You Come Across in Class. Shout, The Daily Star.

Conference Proceedings

Locating Voices from the Margin in Ecofeminist Art of Bangladesh,” 109th CAA Annual Conference, 2021, New York City, USA.

The Art of Resistance: Exploring Rickshaw Art through the Mapping of Individual Film Reception in Bangladesh,” South Asia Graduate Student Conference (SAGSC-XVII), 2020, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.

A Counterpublic Discourse in the Making: Vehicular Art of Bangladesh and Beyond,” South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest (SACPAN) 2020, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Courses Taught

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.