English Discipline, Kobi Jibanananda Das Academic Building, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Dr. Md. Shahjahan Kabir

I am an enthusiastic professional academic with profound teaching interest in English language, linguistics and literature. As an articulate English teacher, I am quite able to effectively communicate with students from diverse backgrounds or varying degrees of ability. I believe in committed and dedicated professional ability to teach, motivate and direct students to maximum performance by encouraging a positive and energetic environment.

2012 – 2016

Ph.D. in ELT (English Language Tests)


Department of English, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh


1996 – 1997

M.A in English


Second Class, Obtained University Scholarship


Department of English, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh

1994 – 1996

B. A. (Honors) in English


Second Class, First Position, Obtained University Scholarship


Department of English, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh



1992 –1993

Higher Secondary School Certificate

First Division, Jashore Cantonment College, Jashore

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education,Jashore, Bangladesh


1986 –1991

Secondary School Certificate

First Division ( Star marks) Jhikarhacha M.L. Pilot High School, Jashore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Jashore,   Bangladesh



Drama, Poetry, Ecofeminism, Ecocriticism, Ecoanxiety, Toxic Masculinity, ELT, CLT, TESL, TEFL, TALL, CALL, MALL, CALT, TALT, Testing English Language Skills, Backwash, Test Administration, Problems and Prospects of Using Materials

Current Research Project/Collaboration

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Employment History


University Served




    English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna


8 November 2017 to till date


Associate Professor

    English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna


7 May 2012 to 7 November 2017

Assistant Professor

    English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna

13 December 2007 to 6 May 2012


1.      English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna

31 January 2006 to 12 December 2007

2.      Department of English, Asian University of Bangladesh

8 May 2004 to 30 January 2006

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1. Kabir, M. S. (2022). The Overshadowing Presence of Toxic Masculinity and a Call for Reducing Sexism in Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns. Khulna University Studies. DOI:

2. Kabir, M. S. (2022). Filial affection versus biological attraction: A study of mother-son relationship in Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain. Khulna University Journal of Arts and Humanities, 1, 221-232.

3. Kabir, M. S. (2022). Guilty Sex and Eco-anxiety in Eliot’s The Wasteland: A Critique. Journal of ELT and Education, 5(2), 43-54. DOI:

4. Kabir, M.S. Learning Vocabulary through Subtitles: A Case Study of First Year Students at NUBTK, The Journal of Islamic Education and Research (IIER), Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2, October 2017.

5. Rahman, M.M. Kabir, M. S. Al Mamun, M.A. Nasrin, F. Halim, M.A. and Mazumder, T.  Impact of Examination System on the Teaching and Learning of English at Higher Secondary Level in Bangladesh, Journal of Jessore University of Science and Technology, December 2016, ISSN 2521-5493.

6. Kabir, M. S. Shifts in Wooing in Different Contexts and Periods: A Study of Christopher Marlowe, Sir Walter Raleigh and Anjan Dutt’s Lyrics, The National University Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Business Studies Vol.2 No.2, January-June 2016, ISSN 2410-1508.

7. Kabir, M.S. and I.H. Sabuj. Learning Language Through Literature: A Study of Maugham’s ‘The Luncheon’ and Eliot’s ‘Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock’, Crossings, A journal of English Studies Language, Literature & Community, International Conference, Special Volume, December 2015, ISSN 2071-1107.

8. Kabir, M. S. Testing English at Tertiary Level: An Overview, Crossings, A Journal of English Studies Vol. 6, 2015, ISSN 2071-1107.

9. Kabir, M. S. and Ahmed, S. Compulsory English Syllabi at Undergraduate level: A Study of Biotechnology and Sociology Disciplines in Khulna University, Islamic University Studies Vol. 14, Number 2, 2015.

10. Kabir, M. S., Ahsan, M. and Akter, S. (2010). Teaching Pronunciation: A Study on the Secondary Schools at Khulna District, Khulna University Studies, 8(1), ISSN 1563-0897.

11. Kabir, M. S and Awal, M.M. Shakespeare’s the Tempest: Meaning of Politics and Diplomatic Killing, Khulna University Studies Volume-8 Number -1, Jun-2010, ISSN 1563-0897.

12. Huq, M.E, Kabir, M. S., and Sultana, T. Wordsworth and the Problem of Evil, Khulna University Studies Volume-8 Number -1, Jun-2007, ISSN 1563-0897.

13. Kabir, M.S. Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth: The Feminist Perspective, Refereed Proceedings   of the seminar on Contemporary Issues in English Language and Literature, April, 2006.


Introduction to Drama, Shakespearean Drama, Philosophy, Language Skills Development

1. Eng-1203 ( Introduction to Drama)

    a) Text: Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge


   b) Riders to the Sea Study Guide


    c) Text: She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith


2. Eng-3207 (Shakespearean Drama)

   a) Text: Hamlet Link:

    b) Text of King Lear


      c) T. S. Eliot: "Hamlet and His Problems"


     d) King Lear pdf


    3.HSS-3253 ( Philosophy)

       a) The Philosophy of God

  b) The Problem of Evil

  c) The Philosophy of Mind/Soul

 d) Outlines of General Philosophy

       By Phanibhushan Chatterji

e) A History of Western Philosophy by Russell, Bertrand

4. Eng L 5205 ( Language Skills Development) 

 a) The Joy of Vocabulary by Levine, Harold, Norman and Robert

 b) An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English by A. C. Gimson

 c) Importance of Listening Skill


 d) Speaking Skill 

  • Introduction to Drama, Shakespearean Drama, Philosophy, Language Skills Development