Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Rashed Mahmud

B.A (Hons.), M.A in English (SUST), M.Phil (SUST) 

Assistant Professor 

Department of English

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

+8801738207670 (Personal)

rashed.mahmud@pust.ac.bd (Office)

rashed.sust07@gmail.com (Personal)

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Total Publications: 20

Total Publications (20)

16
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Biography (1)

  • Rashed Mahmud is an Assistant Professor of English at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Pabna, Bangladesh. He has completed his BA (Hons), MA and MPhil in English from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). The title of his MPhil thesis is “The Earliest Feminist Writers- Mary Wollstonecraft and Begum Rokeya: The Role Models for Next Generation Feminist Writers”. Before joining PUST, he has worked as a Lecturer of English at Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail. He has worked as a Chairman of the Department of English (at PUST) from 01 June 2017 to 31 May 2020. He has also served the university’s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall as an Assistant Provost from 01 August 2018 to 31 July 2021. Mahmud has a keen interest in research activities especially in Literature. He has co-authored one book (Syllabus, Curriculum and Material Design), edited a play (Arthur Miller’s All My Sons), translated two books (Indurkonnya O Onnyannyo Golpo and The Rules of Love) into Bangla, and published many research articles on language and literature in various online and printed journals. He translated and published many Bangla short stories into English in different issues of Shabdaghar Magazine. His research areas include Feminism, Literature and Literary Theory.

Education (3)

  • MPhil in English from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet- 3114, Bangladesh. Year of Passing: 2021.
  • MA in English from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet- 3114, Bangladesh. Year of Passing: 2011 (1 year long), Result: CGPA 3.57 on a scale of 4.00 (Position: First).
  • BA (Honours) in English from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet- 3114, Bangladesh. Year of Passing: 2010 (4 year long), Result: CGPA 3.48 on a scale of 4.00 (Position: First).

Teaching Experience (4)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna- 6600 (From 25 November 2016 to the present)
  • Lecturer, Department of English, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna- 6600 (From 23 November 2015 to 24 November 2016)
  • Lecturer of English, Institute of Modern Language, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna- 6600 (From 25 November 2014 to 22 November 2015)
  • Lecturer of English, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail (From 16 October 2014 to 24 November 2014)

Administrative or Other Experience (2)

  • Chairman, Department of English, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna- 6600 (From 01 June 2017 to 31 May 2020)
  • Assistant Provost, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna- 6600 (From 01 August 2018 to 31 July 2021)

Research Interests (9)

  • Feminism, Literature and Literary Theory
  • Writings of and on Women
  • Feminist Literary Criticism
  • Modern British and American Literature
  • Post-colonial Literature
  • South Asian Literature in English
  • Bangladeshi Writings in English
  • Comparative Literature
  • World Literature in English

Active Research Project (2)

  • 2020: "A Marxist Reading of O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones"
  • 2019: "Toni Morrison’s Sula: A Rebel against Social Hypocrisy and White Domination"

Previous Research Project (4)

  • 2018: “Rabindranath Tagore’s “Streer Patra” (The Wife’s Letter): A Revolutionary Discourse on Woman’s Individualism and Emancipation”
  • 2016: “Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain: Tireless Fighter of Female Education and Their Independence”
  • 2015: “Spiritual Barrenness and Physical Deformities of Modern People in T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land”
  • 2014: “Evaluating EAP Syllabus of PUST and Developing It for the 21st Century: A Critical Study”

Journal Articles (16)

  • Rashed Mahmud, Dr. Himadri Sekhar Roy, “Early Feminists of Europe and Bengal– Mary Wollstonecraft and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain- A Comparative Study”, Journal of English Language and Linguistics (JEL), Vol. 1, Issue 2 (July-December 2020): 93-114. ISSN: 2730-2431 (Print) (Published by English Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Buriram Rajabhat University, Thailand)
  • Rashed Mahmud, Joshimuddin, “Rebellion in the Poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam: A Misconception of General Branding”, International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences (IJELS), Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2021): 256-264. ISSN: 2456-7620 (Online), DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.22161/ijels.62.37
  • Md. Ibrahim Khalil, Rashed Mahmud, Himadri Sekhar Roy, “The Projection of Submissive and Revolutionary Bengali Rural Women in Syed Waliullah’s Tree Without Roots”, European Journal of English Language and Literature Studies (EJELLS), Vol. 9, No. 2 (2021): 12-22. ISSN: 2055-0138 (Print) and 2055-0146 (Online)
  • Rashed Mahmud, “Exploring the Evils of Imperialism and Kleptocracy in O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones: A Critical Study”, European Journal of English Language and Literature Studies (EJELLS), Vol. 8, No. 6 (September 2020): 62-75. ISSN: 2055-0138 (Print) and 2055-0146 (Online)
  • Rashed Mahmud, “Feminist Thoughts of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and Sufia Kamal: A Comparative Study”, Language in India, Vol. 20, No. 8 (August 2020): 170-187. ISSN: 1930-2940
  • Rashed Mahmud, “Spiritual Barrenness and Physical Deformities of the Distressed Modern People in T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land: A Critical Study”, Language in India, Vol. 20, No. 7 (July 2020): 140-150. ISSN: 1930-2940
  • Rashed Mahmud, Md. Mahbubul Alam, “Students’ Beliefs about English Language Learning at Pabna University of Science and Technology: A Case Study”, History and Heritage of Bengal: Seminar Volume, December 2019: 466-488. Print. ISBN: 978-984-8035-35-1
  • Rashed Mahmud, Dr. Himadri Sekhar Roy, “The Genesis of Women’s Consciousness: The Feminist Views and Visions of Mary Wollstonecraft”, The Comilla University Journal of Arts, No. 3 (June 2018): 149-161. Print. ISSN: 2616-8278
  • Rashed Mahmud, Dr. Himadri Sekhar Roy, “The Plight of Women and Their Search for Individuality: A Study on Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House”, SIU Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1 (December 2017): 26-32. Print. ISSN: 1991-3052
  • Md. Shafiqur Rahaman, Md. Rawshan Yeazdani, Rashed Mahmud, “The Untold History of Neocolonialism in Africa (1960-2011)”, History Research, Vol. 5, No. 1 (March 2017): 9-16. ISSN: 2376-6700 (Print) and 2376-6719 (Online)
  • Rashed Mahmud, “Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain: Tireless Fighter of Female Education and their Independence – A Textual Analysis”, International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL), Vol. 4, No. 9 (September 2016): 40-48. ISSN: 2347-3126 (Print) and 2347-3134 (Online)
  • Rashed Mahmud, Farzana Nasrin, Md. Mehedi Hasan, “Exploring Magical Realism in Marquez’s Strange Pilgrims: A Selected Study”, Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL), Vol. 3. Issue 4. (2015 Oct-Dec): 225-231. ISSN: 2395-2636 (Print) and 2321-3108 (Online)
  • Md Mehedi Hasan, Noor-A-Jannat Tania, Rashed Mahmud, Farzana Nasrin, “The Effectiveness of Using Technology Specially Online Visual Dictionary in Teaching and Learning Vocabulary: A Study Conducted at Patuakhali Science and Technology University in Bangladesh”, Journal of Patuakhali Science and Technology University (JPSTU), Vol. 6, No. 1 (June- 2015). Print. ISSN: 1996-4501
  • Dr. Himadri Sekhar Roy, Rashed Mahmud, “J. M. Coetzee’s Lucy: An Archetype of Scapegoats on the Altar of Patriarchy”, Chaos - IUB Studies in Language, Literature and Creative Writing, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Autumn 2015): 82-93. Print. ISSN: 2304-3792
  • Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Rashed Mahmud, “Kazi Nazrul Islam: A Stern Voice against Communalism”, Southeast University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1 (December, 2014): 89-108. Print. ISSN: 2305-9257
  • Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Rashed Mahmud, “The Quest for Beauty in Rabindranath Tagore’s Poetry”, ULAB Journal of English Studies, Vol. 4 & 5 (2014): 61-75. Print. ISSN: 2071-1107

Published Book (4)

  • Rashed Mahmud (as Translator), দ্য রুলস অব লাভ (The Rules of Love by Richard Templar), February 2018. Print. ISBN: 978-984-93311-7-9
  • Rashed Mahmud (as Translator), ইঁদুরকন্যা ও অন্যান্য গল্প (Indurkonnya O Onnyannyo Golpo), ‘Amar Ekushey Boimela 2017’. Print. ISBN: 978-984-92400-9-9
  • Rashed Mahmud (as Editor), All My Sons by Arthur Miller, October 2016. Print. ISBN: 978-984-92400-5-1
  • Dr. Himadri Sekhar Roy, Rashed Mahmud, Syllabus, Curriculum and Material Design, March 2014. Print. ISBN: 978-984-90515-7-2

Conducted Courses (10)

  • Fundamental English (Basic English Course)
  • Introduction to Bangla Literature
  • Introduction to Literature: Poetry
  • Introduction to Literature: Drama
  • Western Classics in Translation: Drama
  • Short Stories
  • William Shakespeare
  • Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama (Excluding Shakespeare)
  • American Literature: Drama and Fiction
  • 20th Century Poetry

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