English Discipline Kobi Jibanananda Das Academic Building Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh Cell: +88-01914067565

Dr. Sabiha Huq

PhD, Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (KULTRANS fellow, NRC), University of Oslo, Norway (PhD thesis on translation of Ibsen's play Peer Gynt in three regional languages)

MPhil in Ibsen Studies, Centre for Ibsen Studies, University of Oslo, Norway (MPhil thesis on influence of gender in adaptations of Ibsen's plays in Bangladesh)

MA in English Literature, Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

BA (Hons) in English, Department of  English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Postcolonial and gender studies, Modern drama and Henrik Ibsen, Twentieth century English and American fiction and drama, Translation studies, Refugee and migration studies, Women's writings, Cultural studies

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 Mapping Partition Memory, Amnesia & Literature in Middle and South Bengal: An Indo-Bangladesh Perspective

21+ years of teaching

Courses: Introduction to English Literary Studies, Studies in Shakespeare, 20th Century English Drama, 20th Century English Poetry, 20th Century English Fiction, American Drama, Postcolonial Literature, South Asian Literature, Performance Studies, Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Metaphysical Poetry, Victorian Poetry, Research Methodology, English for Employability, Research Methods in English Literary Studies. Drama Workshop. 

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2022. Syed Shamsul Haq. Literary Encyclopedia. Entry recorded on 14 September.

2022.Sohana Manzoor, ed. Our Many Longings: Contemporary Short Fiction from Bangladesh.” Book review in Asiatic. Vol 16 No 1, June 2022.

2022. The Mughal Aviary: Women's Writings in Pre-Modern India. Vernon, USA. 

2021. “Fayeza Hasanat, The Bird Catcher and Other Stories.” Book review in Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature. Vol 15, No. 2, December 2021.

2021. Tahmima Anam. Literary Encyclopedia. Entry recorded on 4 June.

2021. Selina Hossain. Literary Encyclopedia. Entry recorded on 19 February.

2020. Jahanara Imam. Literary Encyclopedia. Entry recorded on 17 December.

2020. “A Liminal Bengali Identity: Film Culture in Bangladesh.” In Media Culture in Transnational Asia: Convergences and Divergences. Ed. Hyesu Park. Rutgers University Press, USA. 

2020. “Ivo de Figueiredo: Henrik Ibsen, The Man and the Mask.” Book review in Ibsen Studies. Vol 20, Issue 1, June, 2020. 

2020. “Issues that Matter: Intersemiotic Transfer of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.Spectrum. Dept. of English, University of Dhaka.

2020. “Guns in Bangla Cinema across Borders: Perspectives on Cultural Evolution.” (Co-authored). Palgrave Communications.

2019. “National Struggle from Postcolonial Literary Perspective: Nuruldiner Sarajiban.The Wenshan Review. (Department of English at National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Taiwan). Vol 12.2June 201929-52. DOI: 10.30395/WSR.201906_12(2).0002.  

2019. “Soft-Power, Culturalism and Developing Economies: The Case of Global Ibsen.” Palgrave Communications (Humanities and Social Sciences) Vol 5, Article 48. 019-0255-4.

2018. “Images of Bangladesh in Niaz Zaman’s Novels.” In Asiatic (IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature) , 12(1),

2018. “Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt in India”. In Apperception (Journal of the Department of English) Vol X, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India.

2017. “Re-appropriating the Great War from a Marginalized Perspective: A God in Every Stone.”in The Great War and Our Mindscapes. Ed. Fakrul Alam et al. Dhaka:

2016. “Nationalism under ‘det ydre forrevne Lag’: Peer Gynt at Gålå.” Ed. Frode Helland and Julie Holledge. Ibsen Between Cultures. Acta Ibseniana.

2016. “The Location of Peer Gynt in South Asia: Cultural Entanglements.” in Ibsen Between Tradition & Contemporaneity: The Peer Gynt Cycle. Department of Theatre Arts, Sarojini Naidu School. University of Hyderabad.

2016. “Resurrected Abattoir: Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Bangladesh.” In  Brukenthalia, Romanian Cultural History Review Supplement of Brukenthal, Acta Musei.

2015. “A Tempest: Liberating a Caliban.” Translation Studies: Exploring Identities. Ed. Fakrul Alam and  Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman. Dhaka:

2015. “The Stage Performance of Peer Gynt in Mysore: Is Global Ibsen against Globalization?” Nordlit  (Tromsø University Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education) , 34.    

2013. “Peer Gynt in Bangladesh: A Political Envoy or a Cultural Signifier?” International Journal of English and Literature. Chennai: TJPRC. 3 (1). 

2011. “Staging of Ghosts as Krishnabibar in Bangladesh: ‘Gender’ as an Indispensable   Factor” (Tr. Chinese). Fudan Forum on Foreign Languages and Literature.

2010. “Reiteration of Cultural Norms: An Iranian Film Version of A Doll’s House”. Spectrum (Journal published by the Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh). vol. 6 and 7.

2010. “The Use of Gun and the Myth of Freedom”. Forum for World Literature Studies. 2 (1). Shanghai, Wuhan, West Lafayette.

2009. “Is Freedom of Choice regarding Women’s Occupation Blocked by Traditionalist Values in Ibsen’s First Prose Play?” Proceedings on the International Conference on ‘Ibsen through New Eyes’. Dhaka: Centre for Asian Theatre (CAT).

2008. “The Other in The Lady from the Sea.” Spectrum (Journal published by the Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh). vol.5.                            

2007. “The (Mis) Guided, the Distorted, the Lost: A Study of The Guide”. Referred proceedings of the seminar on ‘Contemporary Issues in English Language and Literature’, Khulna: English Discipline, KU.            

2006. “Hedda Gabler’s Failure in Social Adaptation”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Socio-political Aspects of Ibsen’s Plays’. Dhaka: Centre for Asian Theatre (CAT). 


Introduction to Prose-Fiction, Introduction to Drama, Performance Studies, Romantic Poetry, Victorian Poetry, Shakespearean Drama, Translation Studies, Twentieth Century English Fiction, Twentieth Century English Poetry and Drama, Research Methodology,  English for Employability, English Literature from the Former Colonies, South Asian Literature, Cultural Studies and Cultural Theory, Studies in Shakespeare 

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