Golam Rabbani Assistant Professor, Department of English

Research Interest

Baul Literature and Culture, Cognitive Approaches to Literature; Postcolonial Literature; American Literature; Media, Film and Cultural Studies; Literary Theory; Drama and Theatre (just a range of interest)

Conference Papers

Mind in the Marketplace: Neuroscience and Cognitive Approaches in Ian McEwan’s Saturday and Richard Powers’ The Echo Maker

Conference Title: English Studies and the Marketplace


Location: Department of English, East West University, Aftabnagar, Dhaka


Date: 19-20 February, 2016

Lectures and Speeches on Different Topics

Conference Title: BELTA Conference


Institution: Belgium English Language Teachers' Association


Place: Brussels, Belgium


Date: March 22, 2014

Be the Man That All Women Want: Gender Hegemony and English Language in E-mail Advertising

BELTA Conference: Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: “Be the Man That All Women Want: Gender Hegemony and English Language in E-mail Advertising”


Conference Title: “The Multiple Realities of English: ELT and Beyond”


Held: NAEM Compound, Dhaka January 18-20, 2013

Redefining ‘Dystonic’ Self: New Media as a Queer Utopia in Bangladesh

Allahabad, India: Forum on Contemporary Theory & University of Allahabad (International Conference)


Paper Title: “Redefining ‘Dystonic’ Self: New Media as a Queer Utopia in Bangladesh”


Conference Title: “Media and Utopia”


Held: Hotel Kanha Shyam, Allahabad, India December 16-19, 2012

Hyping Hypertext: Visual Literature in/on Virtual world

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: ‘Hyping Hypertext: Visual Literature in/on Virtual world‘


Conference Title: ‘Language and Technology’


Held: Department of English, University of Dhaka October 20, 2012

3D Panorama and Dickens’ Ghost: A Christmas Carol in Page-reality and Hyper-reality

Independent University, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: 3D Panorama and Dickens’ Ghost: A Christmas Carol in Page-reality and Hyper-reality


Conference Title: Celebrating 200 Years: Charles Dickens and Robert Browning


Held: Department of English, Independent University, Bangladesh June 29-30, 2012

The Parallax Performance: The Carnivalesque Reality in Paddopuraan and Palagaan

Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: “The Parallax Performance: The Carnivalesque Reality in Paddopuraan and Palagaan”


Conference Title: “Postgraduate Conference 2012: English Language, Literature and Cultural Studies in 21st Century”


Held: Department of English, Jahangirnagar University 25-26 May 2012

Books or Films or Television: Difficulties in Recognizing English Literature as an Interdisciplinary Discourse in Bangladesh

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India: Forum on Contemporary Theory & IIS University (International Conference)


Paper Title: ‘Books or Films or Television: Difficulties in Recognizing English Literature as an Interdisciplinary Discourse in Bangladesh'


Conference Title: “Transcending Disciplinary Decadence”


Held: Fortune Bellacasa Hotel, Jaipur, India December 18-21, 2011

Commodifying Baul Songs: Consumerism and Devaluing Baul Philosophy in Bangladesh

BRAC University, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: “Commodifying Baul Songs: Consumerism and Devaluing Baul Philosophy in Bangladesh” Conference Title: “Cultural Transformation”


Held: Department of English, BRAC University 17-18 December, 2011

Beyond Sublimity: The Aesthetics of Sublime and Gay In-tones in Tennessee’s Suddenly, Last Summer

Independent University, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: Beyond Sublimity: The Aesthetics of Sublime and Gay In-tones in Tennessee’s Suddenly, Last Summer


Conference Title: “From Page to Stage: Conference on Tennessee Williams”


Held: Department of English, Independent University, Bangladesh 17 November, 2011

Dharo Chor Hawar Ghare Faad Pete: Tracing Woman, Body and Creator in Baul Songs

Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh (International Conference)


Paper Title: ”Dharo Chor Hawar Ghare Faad Pete: Tracing Woman, Body and Creator in Baul Songs”


Conference Title: “Thinking Otherwise with/in English Studies”


Held: Department of English, Jahangirnagar University 13-14 May 2011

Media and Peeping Tom Culture: Disorienting Public Spectacle in the Evolution of Voyeurism

Chandigarh, India: Forum on Contemporary Theory & University of Punjab (International Conference)


Paper Title: ‘Media and Peeping Tom Culture: Disorienting Public Spectacle in the Evolution of Voyeurism'


Conference Title: “The Virtual Transformation of the Public Sphere”


Held: Park View Hotel, Chandigarh, India December 16-18, 2010

Casualties of Empire: Gender Hegemony and Identity Politics in Fire

East West University (International Conference)


Paper Title: Casualties of Empire: Gender Hegemony and Identity Politics in Fire


Conference Title: Empire and English Studies: Pedagogy and Activism Now


Held: Department of English, East West University 11-12 December, 2009

Decentering the Hegemonic ‘Centre': ‘Palabras Liminares’ and Ruben Dario’s Poetic Identity

Jahangirnagar University (International Conference)


Paper Title: ”Decentering the Hegemonic ‘Centre': ‘Palabras Liminares’ and Ruben Dario’s Poetic Identity


Conference Title: “Locating Latin American Literature”


Held: Department of English, Jahangirnagar University 24-25 May 2009

The Quest for Wording the Word: Communication Crisis & Alienation of Language in Wole Soyinka’s The Road

University of Dhaka (International Conference)


Paper Title: ‘The Quest for Wording the Word: Communication Crisis & Alienation of Language in Wole Soyinka’s The Road


Conference Title: ‘African Literature in English/ Africa in Literature’


Held: Department of English, University of Dhaka October 30, 2008

Journals Papers

When the Subaltern Screams: Pedophilia and Patriarchy in Humayun Ahmed's Pleasure Boy Kômola

Reconstruction Vol. 16, No: 02 (2016): Regionalism, Regional Identity and Queer Asian Cinema

'In the Light of What We Know': A Novel of Its Time (book review)

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies. Volume 6. 2015. 263-265. ISSN 2071-1107

Darwin, Cognition and Literary Evocations of the Mind: The Case of Requiem for a Nun.

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies. Volume 4 & 5. 2014. 85-95. ISSN 2071-1107


The article discusses Darwinian ethos in Faulkner's Requiem for a Nun. It was published in Crossings, the Journal of English Studies, belongs to the Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).

Media and Peeping Tom Culture: Violating Familial Privacy and Communal Responsibility in the Evolution of Voyeurism

Journalism and Mass Communication: David Publishing Company. Volume 3, Number 5, May 2013. 304-312. ISSN 2160-6579

Gender Hegemony in Feminist Film: ‘Woman-hero’ and Identity Politics in Rudaali

Harvest. Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature. Volume 27, 2011-12. ISSN 1729-8326

Decentering the Hegemonic ‘Centre’: ‘Palabras Liminares’ and Ruben Dario’s Poetic Identity

Harvest. Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature. Volume 26, 2010-11. ISSN 1729-8326

Reality TV or Voyeur TV: Television Shows Instigating Voyeurism.

Nrvijnana Patrika. Journal of Anthropology: Jahangirnagar University. Volume 16, 2011. ISSN 1680-0621

The Quest for Wording the Word: Communication Crisis and Alienation of Language in Wole Soyinka’s The Road

Harvest. Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature. Volume 25, 2009-10. ISSN 1729-8326

Stage within Stage: Naturalism and Spatial Dimensions in August Strindberg’s Miss Julie

Harvest. Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature. Volume 24, 2008-09. ISSN 1729-8326

Staging the Stage: The Expressionist Manifestation of Spatial Discourse and Colour in August Strindberg’s Ett Dromspel (A Dream Play)

Eastern University Journal. Volume 01, No: 02, July 2009. ISSN 1998-7889

Seminars

Reliving Bauliana: Baul Songs Representing the Surviving and Extinct Baul Gharana

Seminar at East West University, Bangladesh


Paper Title: Reliving Bauliana: Baul Songs Representing the Surviving and Extinct Baul Gharana


Held: Department of English, East West University 03 August, 2011

Others

Tagore’s Formation of Cosmopolitanism: A Reconstruction of Literary and Cultural Concepts (research project)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Research Project, Jahangirnagar University


Research Title: Tagore’s Formation of Cosmopolitanism: A Reconstruction of Literary and Cultural Concepts


Department of English


July 2010 to June 2011