Faculty Profile

Anwar, Md. Nurul

Assistant Professor
Email : nurul@eli.uiu.ac.bd

Research Interests

Postcolonial and Diaspora Literature, Transnational Identity Politics, Literary  and Cultural Theory , Translation Theory, Critical Pedagogy in TESOL




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 English Language Teaching

Teaching Training-  TESOL Trainee Teacher in Hungary


Brief Bio

Mr. Md Nurul Anwar is a poet,  literary and 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 at UIU. He has taught 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 mainly interested in literary and cultural theory, Postcolonial Indian Diaspora Writers, Literature and Philosophy, and History and literature. He is also interested in TESOL and Critical Pedagogy, and Learning and Teaching Environment.


SCOPUS Indexed-Journals 

Anwar, N., Ahad, N., & Hasan, K. (2022) Investigating the Tertiary Level Students’ Practice of Collaborative Learning in English Language Classrooms, and Its Implications at Public Universities and at Arabic Institutions. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research.  Vol. 21, No. 8, pp. 345-367, August 2022 https://doi.org/10.26803/ijlter.21.8.20

Anwar, M. N. (2019). Learners’ Problem in Phonetics with the Intelligibility at Segmental and Supra-segmental Level. Journal of Language Teaching and Research10(3), 477-483.

Anwar, M. N. (2018). Acquisition of Skills for Listening Comprehension: Barriers and Solutions. International Journal of English Language and Literature Studies7(3), 50-54.


Publications in Other Peer-reviewed International Journals

Anwar, N. (2018). Capitalism versus narcissism: Death of a salesman psychoanalytic critique. International Journal of English and Literature9(4), 31-38.

Anwar, M. N. (2018). Treatment of Rationality in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, DJ Journal of English Language and Literature, Vol. 3(2) 2018, pp. 1-10.

Anwar, M. N. (2018)Linguistic imperialism & cultural politics in the English language teaching world. American Research Journal of English and Literature, 4(1), 1-6.

Anwar. N (2018). Native VS Non-native Teacher: A review from TESOL perspective. ELT Vibes: International E-Journal For Research in ELT. 4(2). 01-10



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


[Conference paper]

Anwar. M. N. (2019). Thematic, Linguistic, and Stylistic Disaster: Translations of Gitanjali by Modernist Translators, Presented in 2nd Dhaka Translation Fest.