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Shahinul Islam

Shahinul Islam

Assistant Professor
English Language and Literature


Shahinul Islam joined USTC in 2019 as Assistant Professor of English Literature. He has more than 7 years’ teaching experience in diverse disciplines, namely, English Literature, History, Philosophy, South Asian Studies and Film Studies in different institutions of Bangladesh. He has been working as the Chair of the Department of English Language and Literature since April 2021.

Apart from teaching at USTC, Shahinul Islam has been involved in diverse institutions at home and abroad in different capacities. He works as a Creative Writer, Curriculum Planner, Thesis Reviewer, and Newsletter Editor at different organizations.


  • MA in English Language and Literature

Program Affiliated

  • USTC Journal
  • URC Newsletter
  • University Research Cell etc.

Areas of Interest

  • Post-humanism
  • Marxism
  • Creative Writing

Courses Taught

  • Victorian Literature
  • 20th Century Literature
  • History of Western Thoughts
  • Research Methodology and Dissertation
  • 16th &17th Century Literature
  • Metaphysical Poetry

Journals & Articles

  • Bangladesh Politicians, the People, and Whataboutism”. Crossings. Vol-9, 2018. ISSN 2071–1107. Web link:
  • The Absence of Conventional Narrative Tension in The Outsider”. University of Science and Technology Annual (USTA). Volume 24. No. 1. 2020. ISSN: 17280435.
  • The Narrative Techniques used in In the Mood for Love”. International Journal of
    Entrepreneurship and Development Studies. Vol 5, No 1 (2017): 25-32.IJEDS.Weblink:
  • The Distance between Need and Demand: A Critical Study of Jibanananda Das’s Poetry”. University of Science and Technology Annual (USTA). Volume 25. No. 1. 2020. ISSN: 17280435.