Professor Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman

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Professor Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman

Professor

Comilla University
Cumilla-3506, Bangladesh

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Professor Dr Md Habibur Rahman (Pseudonym as Anton Habib) was born in the village Raninagar of Chapi Nawabganj District, Bangladesh. He obtained his Honour’s degree in English in 1992 and MA in English in 1993 from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. He completed his MPhil in 2009 from Institute of Education and Research, Rajshahi University. He also did his PhD in 2019 from the same institute of Rajshahi University. Dr Rahman taught for more than a decade in a Degree College at Chapai Nawabganj and he joined as a lecturer in the Department of English at Comilla University in 2011. At present he has been teaching as Professor in the Department of English, Comilla University.  Though a student of English literature, he has keen interest in Creative Writing, Folklore. Bangla literature, History and Philosophy. Dr Rahman authored a book Lokosangskritir Rupantor that was published in 2008 Book Fair, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Besides this, he has written many Research articles published in different Research Journals of the world.
Dr Rahman is fond of art, travelling and simplicity in life.

PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy) Rajshahi University Society, Culture and Education: A Study of Bangla and English Folktales. 2019
M. Phil (Master of Philosophy) Rajshahi University Eastern Bengal Ballads, and The English and Scottish Popular Ballads: A Comparative Study. 2009
M.A (Master of Arts) Rajshahi University English 1993
B.A (Bachelor of Arts) Rajshahi University English 1992

Comilla University, Bangladesh
Associate Professor
February 2019 - Present


Comilla University, Bangladesh
Assistant Professor
June 2012 - February 2012


Comilla University, Bangladesh
Lecturer
January 2011 - June 2012


Shah Neamatullah Degree College, Bangladesh
Lecturer
January 1999 - January 1999


1. “বাংলার লোক মাধ্যমে গম্ভীরার ভূমিকা”, ফোকলোর জার্নাল, ফোকলোর বিভাগ, রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় দ্বিতীয় সংখ্যা, অক্টোবর ২০০৪। (Single author)
2. “এ যুগের প্রবাদ”, রাজশাহী এসোসিয়েশন সাহিত্য পত্রিকা, ৫ম সংখ্যা (জুন-২০০৬)। (Single author)
3.“আদিবাসী কোল ঃ উৎসব-অনুষ্ঠানের পরিচয়”, সাহিত্যিকী, ষষ্ঠ ত্রিংশৎ ও সপ্তত্রিংশৎ খন্ড ঃ চৈত্র ১৪১০-১১, বাংলা গবেষণা সংসদ, বাংলা বিভাগ, রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়। (Single author)
4. “চাঁপাইনবাবগঞ্জ অঞ্চলের লোকসংগীতঃ ঝান্ডি”, শিল্পকলা, বাংলাদেশ শিল্পকলা একাডেমী, ষান্মাসিক বাংলা পত্রিকা পঞ্চবিংশ বর্ষ ২য় ও ষষ্ঠবিংশ বর্ষ ১ম যুক্তসংখ্যা, ১৪১৩ বঙ্গাব্দ, ২০০৬ থ্রিষ্টাব্দ। (Single author)
5. “A New Dimension to Folklore Study- Folklore : The Pulse of the People”, Mrittunjoy Mazharul Islam, Folklore Gaveshona Shangsad, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, February-2005.  (Single author)
6. “Anik Mahmud: A Poet and a Critic” Subarna Samidh, Anik Mahmud Panchasat Joyanti Parishad, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, November, 2008. (Single author)
7. “English Writings of Tagore: Gitanjali”, Rabindra journal, Vol.08, Number 01,  Bangladesh, February 2013. (Single author)
8. “চাঁপাইনবাবগঞ্জের লোকসঙ্গীত: মেয়েলী গীত”, Rabindra Journal, Vol.09, Number 01, March 2013. (First author)
9. “Process of How to Make The English Learning and Teaching Easy for The Adults”. Rabindra Journal, Vol.09, Number 02, Bangladesh, March 2013. (Corresponding author)
10. “Ballad: A Means of Education”, Development Compilation, A Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Professional Studies, Vol.12, Number 01,  Dhaka, Bangladesh,  January,  2016. (Single author)
11. “Socio-cultural Representations in The English and Scottish Popular Ballads”, The Comilla University Journal of Arts, Number 01, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Comilla University, Comilla, Bangladesh, June 2016. (Single author) 
12. “The Reasons of Women’s Inability to Be as Popular as a Male Writer: A Study of A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf”, Journal of Cultural Heritage and Social Studies, Vol.1, Cultural Heritage and Social Studies Research Centre, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, December, 2017.  (First author)  
13. “Treatment of Love in Mymensingh Geetika: Mahua Pala”, Folklore Journal, Number 09, Department of Folklore, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2019. (Single author)
14. “Impact of Colonization on Igbo Folk-culture: Reading Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God”, The Comilla University Journal of Arts, Number 03, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Comilla University, Comilla, Bangladesh, 2019. (Corresponding author)
15. “A Reflection of Folk Life and Culture in Eastern Bengal Ballads”,  The Comilla University Journal of Arts, Number 04, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh, 2019 (Single author).
16. “Magic Realist Elements in Selected Bangla and English Folktales”, Praxis, Journal of the Department of English, Vol. 10, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2018-19 (Single author).
17. “W B Yeats’s Poetry: A Critical Analysis of Folkloric Elements”,  Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh, 2019 (Single author).
18. “ Revisiting the Bangla and English Folktales through Marxist Lens”, journal of the Institute of Bangladesh, Vol. 42, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2019 (Single author).
19. “The White Men’s Politics and Their Domination over the Black      Americans: A Study of The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL), Vol. 8. Issue1., India, 2020, (January-March) (Corresponding author). 
20.  “Constructing the ‘other’ in Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner: A Postcolonial Study”,  The Comilla University Journal of Arts, Number 05, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh, 2020 (Single author).
21. “Giving Voice to The Voiceless: A Feminist Approach to Carol Ann Duffy’s Poetry”, European Journal of English Language and Literature Studies, Vol 9, No. 3, United Kingdom, 2021 (Corresponding author).
22.  “Late-Romanticism: Reading Matthew Arnold’s Poetry”,  The Comilla University Journal of Arts, Number 06, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh, 2021 (Single author).
23.  “Robert Frost’s Poetry: Exploring Polarities”,  The Comilla University Journal of Arts, Number 07, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh, 2022 (Single author).


লোকসংস্কৃতির রূপান্তর, বিশ্বসাহিত্য ভবন, একুশে বই মেলা ২০০৮।


PARTICIPATION IN COFERENCES / SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS
1. Participating in a Production Based Workshop of the People’s Theatre Group organized by Transparency International Bangladesh held during August 05-09, 2006. 
2. Participating in the International Folklore Conference held during 13-15 July, 2013 organized by Bangla Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.    
3. Presenting a paper in the International Seminar on “Folklore in the Digital Era” organized by The Bangladesh Folklore Research Centre & Loukik, India on July 28-29, 2017, At Department of Folklore, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
4. Participating in the three-days long (9-11 July, 2018) Workshop/Training on “Teaching-Learning and Assessment (Tertiary Pedagogy)” organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Comilla University, Bangladesh.  
5. Participating as chief discussant on different sessions in the International Conference on “Urban Folklore” organized by Department of Folklore, University of Rajshahi and Mukteshwari Folklore Institute, Kultia, Manirampur, Jashore, Bangladesh, held during 26th-28th July, 2019. 
6. Participating in the Training on “Project Cycle Management on Sustainable Climate Smart Agriculture for Govt. Officials” held during 17 to 21 December, 2019 organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
7. Participating as Paper Presenter as well as Session Chair in the International Seminar on Folklore -2022 on “Theoretical Perspectives of Folklore” jointly organized by Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh and Department of Folklore, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.    
8. Participating as Session Chairs in the First International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences held on 14-15 June 2022 organized by Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh.  
9. Participating in a workshop on “Writing and Publishing in Literary Studies” held on August 5, 2022 organized by the Association of Teachers of Literatures in English, Bangladesh (ATLEB).
10. Participating as Paper Presenter in the Second International Conference on Issues and Discourses Around Liberal Arts and Humanities held on 13-14 November 2022 organized by Faculty of Arts, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.  


  • Creative Writing  
  • Postcolonial Literature  
  • Folklore