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Bachelor Of Arts (Hons.) in English

The Department of English is a dynamic place to study Literature, Applied Linguistics, ELT, Cultural Studies, Critical and Literary theories and much more. With an aim to provide students with rich intellectuals and creative opportunities, it specializes in producing versatile students with the strong interpretive and communication skills needed for the competitive world.


The Department of English, Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB), aspires to be a center of academic excellence, professional expertise, and contextual research in English Studies both nationally and globally. Our Mission is educating citizen leaders through our commitment to the transformative power of liberal arts education. Beginning in the classroom with exposure to new ideas, new ways of understanding, and new ways of knowing, we commit to enable students embark on a journey of intellectual transformation. We aspire to do the following:


1. To balance the needs of general education - communication, diversity, global perspectives, interdisciplinary studies - with those of the academic knowledge.
2. To utilize the given appropriate pedagogies - including class size - and environments (classrooms, equipment, resources, and technology) that will lead our student retention and success as well as an increase in the number of majors and minors.
3. To help students see themselves as professionals, as part of a discipline with skills and abilities valuable in the business, teaching, publishing, or post-graduate work.
4. To encounter creativity crucial to English studies through theater productions, readings by professional writers, and their own creative and critical production and presentation.
5. To efficiently develop technical writing knowledge along with sufficient subject-relevant education

To foster knowledge and a love of literature and of language among students with a coherent curricular framework and well-structured course choices through teaching a variety of literary, pedagogical, theoretical and analytical skills. The English Department at the Canadian University of Bangladesh helps students build knowledge of the content and methods of literary studies, TESOL, English education, and academic, professional, and creative writing. It also provides General Education courses in Communication (CW, CA), Humanities and Fine Arts (HF), Diversity (D), and Ethical Citizenship.

To be recognized as the standard for liberal arts and sciences education along with providing students with proper employability skills. We are committed to creating and sustaining the conditions that enable the students to experience an unparalleled educational journey that is intellectually, socially, and personally transformative.


Research Cells

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Literature & Creative Writing Research Cell

Head & Chief Investigator: Fiza Jefreen, Assistant Professor, Department of English

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Education Leadership and Innovation in Teaching Research Cell

Head & Chief Investigator: Anika Subah Ahmad, Lecturer, Department of English

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Second Language Acquisition Research Cell

Head & Chief Investigator: Abdullah Mahmud Alauddin, Lecturer, Department of English

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Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism Research Cell

Head & Chief Investigator: Prodipto Shil Dip, Lecturer, Department of English



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Student Scholarship

146000+

Tk. Per Student Scholarship

5568+

Students' Participation Through Events


Our Faculty

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MS. MAFRUHA FERDOUS

Associate Professor & Head, Department of English
Email: mafruha.ferdous@cub.edu.bd

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FIZA JEFREEN

Assistant Professor, Canadian University of Bangladesh
M.A.: English Literature, University of Dhaka
B.A.: English, University of Dhaka
Email: fiza.jefreen@cub.edu.bd

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ANIKA SUBAH AHMAD (UPOMA)

Lecturer(Department of English), Canadian University of Bangladesh
MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Dhaka
BA Hons. English, University of Dhaka
Email: anika.ahmad@cub.edu.bd

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ABDULLAH MAHMUD ALAUDDIN

Lecturer, Canadian University of Bangladesh
MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Dhaka
BA (Hons.) English, University of Dhaka
Email: abdullah.alauddin@cub.edu.bd

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PRODIPTO SHIL DIP

Lecturer, Canadian University of Bangladesh
M.A. in Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
4-Years International Diploma in French Language, The Ministry of Education, France
B.A. (Hons.) in English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: prodipto.dip@cub.edu.bd


International Advisory Board

Dr. Malai Zeiti Sheikh Abdul Hamid

Dr. Protiva Rani Karmaker

Sabbir Sarker

Mohammad Aman Ullah


Some of Our Events

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The “English Genius” was a spectacular and successful national event of the English club with segments such as poetry recitation, poetry writing, short story writing, online speech and Olympiad enabling students to unleash their creativity.

Grand Celebration of WOMEN'S DAY 2020

The English club celebrated Women’s Day 2020 on March 8, 2020 in the auditorium of the university, by showcasing the struggles of women in the patriarchal society through cultural events. Many students participated in singing, dancing, recitation and other cultural activities in the program. Some students considered playing part of female role models.

BREAKFAST WITH FACULTIES: A Relaxing session amidst Pandemic

The hard hit of pandemic is still giving us hard time but to exhort the students and revive the memories and having essences of normal day a refreshing virtual breakfast session was held with the students and faculties of English Department. Every teacher and student had breakfast by turning on their camera on zoom.

VOICE OF AMERICA PRESENTS AMERICAN ENGLISH

Two students of the English Club, Zarmin Samdani and Navid Alam, were invited as guests on the show “Voice of America presents American English” on Bangla Radio 95.2 FM. This session was broadcast live from the Radio on 21st September, 2020.

INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES ON: CAREER PROSPECTS IN ENGLISH

A Webinar Series has been launched by CUB English Club with a view to enlightening the young students regarding the wide range of career opportunities associated with English Department.

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CUB English Club

One of the most dynamic clubs of the university is English Club. CUB English Club is a student-run society open to all the students who have interest and concentration in English Language and Literature. This is the place where the students come up with their creativity and point up their extraordinary performances



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