Faculty Profile

Anwar, Md. Nurul

Email : nurul@eli.uiu.ac.bd

Research Interests

Diaspora Literature, Transnational Identity, Literary Theory and Cultural Theory , Translation Theory, Language and Imperialism




  • Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK, Graduated with Merit 61%, successfully completed Teaching Practicum in Hungary
  • M.A. in English Literature, North South University (NSU), The First Private University of Bangladesh graduated as one of the top 5 in the class, Thesis titled-“A contrastive analysis of selected poems from Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali translated by Tagore himself with those translated by others” 
  • B.A. (Hons) English,  East West University (EWU), Bangladesh, graduated with a concentration on literature and ELT courses


Brief Bio

Mr. Md Nurul Anwar is a poet, translation theorist, and an academic who has taught at some of the best universities in the country both full time and part time including North South University(NSU) and Independent University, Bangladesh(IUB) before joining ELI, UIU. He has taught a series of courses in English literature and language to undergraduate students such as Introduction to Prose and Poetry, Introduction to Philosophical Thoughts, Advanced Writing (Research), English Composition, Intensive English, Certificate English Proficiency etc. He was educated both at home and abroad. He has received his teaching training in Hungary as part of his Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL degree at the University of Ulster, UK. Mr. Anwar is an author of a book titled  “The Impossible Tagore: Myths Behind Translation”, and seven research articles including a conference paper on Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali. He is an expert in phonetics as well.


[Publications in Peer-reviewed International Journals]


Capitalism versus narcissism: Death of a salesman’s psychoanalytic critique. International Journal of English and Literature, 9(4), 31-38. ISSN: 2141-2626

Treatment of rationality in Shakespeare’s a midsummer night’s dream. Journal of English Language and Literature, 3(1), 1-10. ISSN: 2456-2327

Learners’ Problem in Phonetics with the Intelligibility at Segmental and Supra-segmental Level. Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 477-483. ISSN 2053-0684

Linguistic imperialism & cultural politics in English language teaching world. American Research Journal of English and Literature, 4(1), 1-6. ISSN: 2378-9026

Native VS Non-native teacher: A review from TESOL perspective. ELT Vibes: International E-Journal for Research in ELT. 4(2), 01-10. ISSN: 2395-0595

Acquisition of skills for listening comprehension: Barriers and solutions. International Journal of English, Language and Literature Studies, 7(3), 50-54. ISSN: 2306-0646


[Conference paper]

Thematic, Linguistic, and Stylistic Disaster: Translations of Gitanjali by Modernist Translators, Presented in 2nd Dhaka Translation Fest


The Impossible Tagore: Myths behind Translation (1st Ed.). Dhaka: Century Publications, 2017