Department of English

Mohammad Ataullah Nuri

Assistant Professor & Head of the Department.
Phone: 01712157149

I have been working as an assistant professor and head of the Department of English at Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology, Comilla since 7th March 2016. Previously, I worked as a senior lecturer and the Head of the Department of English at Cox’s Bazar International University from 4th May 2014 to 6th March 2016. I was the founding head of the Department of English both at CBIU and BAIUST and helped successfully raise the Department of English at both of the institutions. Before that I also worked at University of Information, Technology and Sciences (UITS), Chittagong as a lecturer in the department of English from January 03, 2011 to May 4th, 2014.

I was the member of the syndicate (nominated by Vice Chancellor) of Cox’s Bazar International University. Currently, I am a member of the Academic Council of BAIUST. I am also working as an assistant director of IQAC, BAIUST and have arranged a number of workshops on teaching as a profession.  


Research Area:

Environmental Humanaties (Ecocriticism, Bioregionalism, Postcolonial ecocriticism), Cultural studies, New Literatures in English, William Shakespeare, Romantic Poetry, Modern Poetry

Teaching Areas:                   

Literary Theory, Literary Criticism, Romantic Poetry, American Poetry, Graeco-Roman Classics in translation, English Language, History of English Literature, Philosophical ideas, Modern Poetry, New Literatures in English  


1. Title: "Edward Said’s ‘Secular Criticism’: A Counter Modern Approach to Textual Suzerainty"

Journal: ASA University Review (ASA University Journal, Dhaka, Bangladesh). Vol. 10 NO. 1 (18th Issue) (2016). Pages: 153-158. ISSN: 1997-6925

2. Title: ‘Kaiser Haq: Writing the inside out of Dhaka’

Journal: Premier Critical Perspectives (Premier University Journal, Chittagong, Bangladesh). Vol.2 (2018). Pages: 130-142. ISSN: 2075-650X

3. Title: ‘Three Waves of Ecocriticism: An Overview’ (Forthcoming)  

Journal: Horizon (Department of English, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh) Number 5, 2019.  ISSN: 2223-0556

4. Title: ‘Human-environment Relationship in Wole Soyinka’s The Swamp Dwellers’ (Forthcoming)

Journal: The Comilla University Journal of Arts (Faculty of Arts, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh) Number 4, 2019. ISSN 2616-8278

5. Title: ‘Water: A Preserver and a Destroyer in Selina Hosen’s Jalocchwas’ (Forthcoming)

Journal: BAIUST Journal of Science and Humanities (Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology, Cumilla, Bangladesh) Issue. 1, 2019

Conference Papers:

[1] 'Khanar Bachan: A Discourse of Ecological Agrarianism and Sustainable Development' (International interdisciplinary conference on "Ecocriticism, Environmental Justice and Literature" organized by The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) and EMK Center, Dhaka University)

[2] 'Wole Soyinka’s The Swamp Dwellers: The Human-environment Relationship in the Niger Delta Falls Apart' (‘International Conference on Sustainable Development’ arranged by Portcity International University, Chittagong)

[3] 'Bioregional Imagination in Dwijen Sharma’s Nishorgo Nirman O Nandonik Bhabna (Building the Environment and Related Thoughts)'(International Conference on ‘South Asia Studies’ arranged by Premier University)

M.Phil in English, University of Chittagong, Chattagram, Bangladesh
Dissertation: A Ecocritical Study of Wole Soyinka’s The Swamp Dwellers and Selina Hosain’s Jolucchas (The High Tide)

Master of Arts in English,
University of Chittagong, Chattagram, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English, University of Chittagong, Chattagram, Bangladesh