Education

PhD School of English Language Studies National University of Malaysia
MPhil Department of English University of Dhaka
MA Department of English University of Dhaka
BA Department of English University of Dhaka

Research Interests

Applied Linguistics and ELT

English for research and publication purposes (ERPP), English for science and Technology (EST), English for specific purposes (ESP), English for academic purposes (EAP), academic writing, discourse analysis, genre analysis, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics.

Literature

Modern British fiction (esp. D.H. Lawrence and E.M. Forster), post-colonial literature(s).

Research in Progress

Lexico-grammatical Features of English Research Articles

 

Scholarly Writing in English: A Peripheral Tale of the Empowerment of Linguistic Status quo

Book(s)

Mizanur Rahman. 2013. Religion of D. H. Lawrence. Sarbrucken: Lambert.

Publication(s)

Mizanur Rahman, Nazia Hussain, Kamal Uddin. (in press). Evaluating English Language Courses of Engineering Universities in Bangladesh: Insiders’ Perceptions. NAEM Journal. (accepted for the forthcoming issue)

 

Mizanur Rahman, Saadiyah Darus and Zaini Amir. 2017. Rhetorical Structure of Introduction in Applied Linguistics Research Articles. International Journal of Educational Studies. 9:2, pp. 69-84.

 

Mizanur Rahman, Saadiyah Darus and Nazia Hussain. 2015. English Language Competency and Outsourced call centers in Bangladesh. Journal of Language and Literature. 15:2, pp.123-136.

 

Mizanur Rahman,Saadiyah Darus and Zaini Amir. 2015. Rhetorical structure analysis of empirical research articles: A corpus development in applied linguistics. Proceedings of SOLLS Internation Conference held in National University of Malaysia, pp.127-137

 

Golam Gaus Al-Quaderi and Mizanur Rahman. Liberal Humanism and Religious Others in Forster’s A Passage to India. The Arts Faculty Journal (Vol. 2, Nos. 2 & 3, July 2007- June 2008), ISSN 1994 – 8891. Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka. (49-74)

 

Book Review(s)

The White Tiger (The booker winning novel by Aravind Adiga). In The Daily Star:

http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-78703
 

Conference Presentation(s)

Educating women in a peripheral society: Relevance of a renaissance Bengali Muslim woman. Paper accepted for presentation in the International Conference on Future of Women, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. February 06, 2018.

 

Writing research articles: Assisting graduate students and lecturers. Paper presented at the BELTA International Conference, Independent University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. January 13, 2018.

 

Technology in ELT: Critical Perspectives. Paper accepted for presentation in BELTA National Conference, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. October 20, 2017.

 

Rhetorical structure analysis of empirical research articles: A corpus development in applied linguistics. Paper presented in SOLLs International Conference, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malysia. September 29, 2015.

 

English Language Competency and Offshore Call Centers in Bangladesh. Paper presented in the 9th International AsiaTEFL (The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) Conference held in Hotel Seoul Kyoyuk Munhwa Heokwan, Seoul, South Korea; 27 July, 2011.

 

A Review of English Language Courses of Engineering Universities in Bangladesh. 7th International AsiaTEFL (The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) Conference; Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand; August 08, 2009.

 

 

Affiliation(s)

Member, IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language)

https://www.iatefl.org/
 

Member, AsiaTEFL (The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language)

http://www.asiatefl.org/
 

Elected member, BELTA (Bangladesh English Language Teachers’ Association) executive committee, 2013-2014

https://www.belta-bd.org/index.php?action=page&page_id=13
 

Member, BELTA (Bangladesh English Language Teachers’ Association)

https://www.belta-bd.org/index.php
 

Membership, (applied), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

https://www.asiaticsociety.org.bd/
 

Member, Rananim (An on-line group comprised of Lawrence scholars of the world)

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