Dr. Md. Emdadul Huq




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





Date of graduation/Award of Degree

Ph D

English Literature (Poetry)

Islamic University, Kushtia



Master’s degree

English Literature

Rajshahi University



B A (Hons.)   

English Language and Literature

Rajshahi University



Romantic Poetry, Critical Theory, Feminist Studies and Criticism, Gender and Queer Studies, Cultural Studies and Diaspora Literature, Postcolonial Theory and Criticism, Films and Adaptations, Taxidermy and Paedophilia, Performance Theory and Criticism, Romantic Theory and Criticism

Current Research Project/Collaboration

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June 2007 to date: Professor, English Discipline, Khulna University

February 2004 to June 2007 : Associate Professor, English Discipline, Khulna University

January 1995 to February 2004: Lecturer, Assistant Professor & Associate Professor, English Department, Islamic University, Kushtia

July 1992 to January 1995: Lecturer in English, Department of Humanities, BIT, Khulna

January 2014 to January 2019: Professor, English Department, Najran University, KSA

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Title of the paper / book

Date of publication



 The Role of Literature in the EFL Teaching  Context   


Language and Literature, vol. 23 (Special Issue), 2011, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Wordsworth and the Problem of Evil



The Khulna University Studies, Volume-8 (1), Jun-2007, ISSN 1563-0897.


Wordsworth’s Nature Poetry and the Environmental Issue


1.      The Refereed Proceedings, English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, 2006.



From the Odes to the Hyperion Poems: Keats’ Drift Towards Tragic Humanism


The Islamic University Studies, vol. 10(2), 2003


Romantic Alienation: Sources and Effects in Creative Consciousness


The Islamic University Studies, vol. 10 (1), 2002

Sessional on English Grammar

Basic English Grammar: Teaching and demonstration. The course is designed to refresh students' knowledge of English grammar crucial for written and spoken English. It will help learners improve their abilities in Grammar, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. 


Performance Studies

This course critically examines the embodiment of written and spoken human communication in a variety of social and cultural contexts and practices, including rituals, plays, narratives, story-telling, folklore and popular media. One of the major goals of the course is to help learners develop insight into human responses to everyday life and the universe.


Romantic Poetry

This course is designed to help students understand different features of English Romantic poetry, with special focus on Romantic Theory and Criticism.


Sessional on Adaptation

Course Description:

This course aims to train the students in adaptation. A text will be chosen by the teacher for intra/ inter-lingual translation or intersemiotic translation or adaptation/transcreation with a specific critical intent. The students will write the script in groups, perform and observe each other’s work. The course teacher may arrange study tours and on and off campus activities to familiarise them with adaptation.


The course is designed to—

·       introduce the students with practicalities of translation and adaptation

·       make them aware of the mechanics of adaptation and its socio-political context

dig out the motivation and creativity of students to be demonstrated through adaptation.



Course objective: This course is designed to develop insight into the nature of being and becoming, different philosophical concepts that help them understand and explain such metaphysical questions that usually fall out of the jurisdiction of science. 


Studies in Shakespeare

This course includes significant pieces from the vast oeuvre of Shakespeare with a special focus on contemporary critical reception of the author. Important critical writings of the 20th and 21st centuries are included in the course to update the postgraduates with the current state of Shakespearean criticism.



American Fiction

This course is designed to help student know the sociopolitical background of the American novel, its themes and styles. It further makes the learners familiar with such critical issues as race, color, class, and gender that dominate the genre.  


Discourse Analysis


Discourse Analysis is a modern discipline that covers a wide variety of different sociolinguistic approaches. The course will help the students correctly analyse language in at least one of the three ways (language beyond the level of a sentence, language behaviours linked to social practices, and language as a system of thought).


  • Sessional on English Grammar
  • Performance Studies
  • Romantic Poetry
  • Sessional on Adaptation
  • Philosophy
  • Studies in Shakespeare
  • American Fiction
  • Discourse Analysis