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Fakulti

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Md. Mahmudul Hasan
Associate Professor

  • KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES
  • IIUM Gombak Campus
  • mmhasan@iium.edu.my
  • 6045

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I joined the Department of English Language and Literature at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) on 1 June 2010. The courses I have taught at IIUM include South Asian Literature in English, Islamic Literature in English, Twentieth-Century English Literature and World Literature. I have supervised PhD and Masters theses mainly in the field of English and Postcolonial Literature and Feminist Comparative Literature. My work at IIUM manifests an interplay between English and postcolonial literatures. I have recently completed a book project (with Mohammad A. Quayum) on Banglad ... show more

  • Feminist Comparative Literature - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Portsmouth
  • English Literature - Masters Degree, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • English Language - Bachelor Degree, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Arts and Culture ~ Traditional Arts and Culture - South Asian Muslim literature; South Asian Muslim women's writing; and South Asian literature in English.
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Comparative Religion - Comparing English and South Asian literature.
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Quranic and Hadith Studies - Islam and English studies.
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ History and Philosophy of Sciences and Medicine ~ History and Philosophy of Science and Technology - Feminist literary criticism; postcolonial feminism; women in Islam (Islamic feminism)
  • 2015 - 2019 , Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought (BIIT)
  • 2008 - 2019 member , Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought (BIIT)
20TH CENTURY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE 2011/2012
BRITISH LITERATURE UP TO THE 19TH CENTURY 2010/2011
ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE 20TH CENTURY 2018/2019 2019/2020
ENGLISH LITERATURE: TWENTIETH CENTURY AND CONTEMPORARY 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018
ISLAMIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
LANGUAGE FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES 2010/2011
LITERARY GENRES I : POETRY 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2019/2020 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER 1 (LITERARY STUDIES) 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER II (LITERARY STUDIES) 2016/2017 2017/2018
SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 2010/2011 2019/2020
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE 2010/2011 2011/2012 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE I 2020/2021
TOPICS IN ISLAMIC LITERATURE II 2016/2017 2017/2018
WORLD LITERATURE II 2010/2011
WORLD LITERATURE III: WOMEN'S WRITING AROUND THE WORL 2015/2016
Completed
2018 - 2018 Islamic Perspectives on Twentieth-Century English Literature
2016 - 2018 Islamization and Integration of Knowledge in Rokeya's Works
2014 - 2016 Textbook Project, International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT, USA)
2013 - 2016 Islamization of English Literary Studies (Twentieth Century)
2013 - 2014 Imaginaries Versus Lived Experienced: Comparing Rokeya's and Taslima's Representations of Europe
2012 - 2013 Graduate Citizenry: Higher Education, Patriotism and Nation Building in Malaysia
2010 - 2011 Taslima Nasrin's Criticism of Islam: An Academic Response
Article
2020 The one vice Coronavirus should wipe out. AboutIslam.net
2020 Does Islam require women to stay home?. AboutIslam.net
2020 Marmaduke Pickthall: A forgotten English novelist. Literature at Portsmouth
2020 Death of Murad Hofmann: Some thoughts and recollections. The New Straits Times
2019 Remembering Abdul Quadir: life and anecdotes. The Daily Star
2019 Our debt of gratitude to Abdul Quadir. The Daily Star pp.11
2019 Ban smoking during Ramadan. New Straits Times pp.16
2019 Intimate revelations: conversations among “evil” women in Rokeya’s Padmarag. Journal of Commonwealth Literature pp.1-26
2019 Thoughts from my one-evening Ramadan experience. AboutIslam.net
2019 Literary tourism: exploring Charles Dickens’ Rochester. The Daily Star, Dhaka pp.13-13
2019 My PhD in English Literature at Portsmouth. English Literature @ Portsmouth
2019 Critical reception: a comparison between Rokeya and Woolf. The Daily Star, Dhaka pp.11-11
2019 Julian, first published woman writer in English. English Literature @ Portsmouth
2019 Visiting Norwich, a UNESCO City of literature. The Daily Star, Dhaka pp.13-13
2018 Rokeya and Woolf: souls that have lived. The Daily Star pp.11-11
2018 The campus-masjid convergence in Islam. AboutIslam.net
2018 Writing from the margins: multiple subalternity of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature , 12 (2) pp.174-191
2018 Early defenders of women’s intellectual rights: Wollstonecraft’s and Rokeya’s strategies to promote female education. Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education , 54 (6) pp.766-782
2018 IIUM’s Dr. Maszlee Malik becomes Malaysia’s Education Minister. Al-Misbah: IIUM News Bulletin , Jan-Jun pp.5
2018 The bluestocking salons of eighteenth-century Britain. The Daily Star, Dhaka pp.11-11
2018 Integrate moral, religious values in education system. New Straits Times pp.16-16
2018 The feminist “quarantine” on hijab: a study of its two mutually exclusive sets of meanings. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs , 38 (1) pp.24-38
2018 Transplanted gender norms and their limits in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane. Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English and Literature , 12 (1) pp.59-77
2018 Rokeya and woolf: souls that have lived. The Daily Star, Dhaka pp.11-11
2018 Resisting colonialism, militarism and patriarchy: Rokeya's and woolf's feminist strategies. Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies , 6 (2) pp.41-52
2018 Introducing Bangladeshi writing in English: emergence to the present. Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature , 12 (1) pp.1-8
2018 Rokeya from a comparative literary perspective. The New Age, Dhaka pp.9-9
2018 A long jihad: my quest for the middle way. The Muslim World Book Review , 39 (1) pp.59-64
2017 The Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi’s false flag and ethnic cleansing in Arakan. Irish Marxist Review , 6 (19) pp.50-60
2017 Women in the Western cultural tradition and the caricature of Islam as misogynistic. International Journal of Islamic Thoughts (IJITS) , 6 (2) pp.5-30
2016 Muslim Bengal writes back: a study of Rokeya’s encounter with and representation of Europe. Journal of Postcolonial Writing , 52 (6) pp.739-751
2016 Distinguishing Islam from cultural practices: Conversations with Qaisra Shahraz. Asiatic : IIUM Journal of Asian Literatures, Cultures and Englishes , 10 (1) pp.171-183
2016 Muslim women and knowledge: Are we ready to face the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’? . About Islam pp.1-5
2016 Rokeya's feminism and cultural affiliation. New Age, Dhaka pp.9-9
2016 136th birth anniversary of Begum Rokeya : Rokeya's wake-up call to women. The Daily Star pp.15
2016 Teaching English literature at IIUM: Islamic perspectives on selected twentieth-century texts. Al-Shajarah , 21 (1) pp.49-71
2016 Nasrin Gone Global: A Critique of Taslima Nasrin’s Criticism of Islam and Her Feminist Strategy. South Asia Research , 36 (2) pp.167-185
2016 Discovering Doris Lessing: convergences between Islam and her thoughts. The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) , 33 (2) pp.25-49
2016 Oppression versus liberation: Representation of hijab in two post-9/11 British literary texts. Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World , 14 (2) pp.147-165
2015 OPINION: Rokeya’s tolerance and magnanimity. The Daily Star, Dhaka
2015 Do Muslims have equal right to free speech?. OnIslam.net
2015 Seeking freedom in the “third space” of diaspora: Muslim women's identity in Aboulela's Minaret and Janmohamed's love in a headscarf. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs , 35 (1) pp.89-105
2015 English literary studies: including Islamic perspectives in pedagogy and practice. The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) , 32 (1) pp.1-22
2015 Think twice before taking bribe: the binary of corruption and dignity. OnIslam
2015 Review of the essential Rokeya: selected works of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932). The Daily Star (Dhaka) pp.12-12
2015 Muslims should take pride in Islamic greetings. New Straits Times pp.16-17
2015 Rokeya’s anti-colonial ideas: corporate exploitation of women in Bangladesh. The New Age, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014 How muslims trivialize the Qur'an. Muslim World Affairs
2014 Approaching Teaching and Learning: The Islamic Way. Kulliyyah Research Bulletin , 5 (1) pp.5-8
2014 The relevance of Rokeya's legacy. The Daily Star
2014 Journey through the world of Rokeya. The New Age
2014 Islam's encounter with English and Ismail al-Faruqi's concept of Islamic English: A postcolonial reading. The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) , 31 (2) pp.1-21
2014 Good literature and bad literature: debate on Islam and poetry. International Journal of Islamic Thoughts , 3 (1) pp.43-54
2014 Are people sincere condemning Israeli atrocities? a letter to the world. OnIslam.net pp.1
2013 Islam’s encounter with women’s rights and feminism: the need for greater engagement of Muslim women. International Journal of Islamic Thought , 2 (1) pp.81-94
2013 The Islamization of English literary studies: a postcolonial approach. The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) , 30 (2) pp.21-41
2013 Commemorating Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and contextualising her work in South Asian Muslim feminism. Asiatic , 7 (2) pp.39-59
2013 Islam and professionalism: in search of excellence. OnIslam.net pp.1-3
2012 Marginalisation of muslim writers in South Asian literature: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's English works. South Asia Research , 32 (3) pp.179-197
2012 Feminism as Islamophobia: a review of misogyny charges against Islam . Intellectual Discourse , 20 (1) pp.55-78
2011 Syed Sajjad Husain. Banglapedia, the national encyclopedia of Bangladesh , 14 pp.427-427
2011 S M A Rashidul Hasan. Banglapedia, the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh , 14 pp.354-354
2010 Free speech, ban and “fatwa”: a study of the Taslima Nasrin affair. Journal of Postcolonial Writing , 46 (5) pp.540-552
2010 Nawab Faizunnesa's Rupjalal. The Muslim World Book Review , 30 (2) pp.65-69
2009 Ballads from Bangladesh: an anthology of poems (translated by Helal Uddin Ahmed and introduced by Syed Manzoorul Islam: Dhaka: Sucheepatra, February 2009). Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities) , 54 (2) pp.147-150
2008 Love for Prophet Muhammad (Part One): a profound inspiring love. OnIslam.net
2008 Love for Prophet Muhammad (Part Two): moral obligation and spiritual need. OnIslam.net
2007 Proceeding to a postgraduate research degree: some tips . Alumni News 2007 , XX pp.51-54
2005 The orientalization of gender. The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) , 22 (4) pp.26-56
2005 A tribute to Mulk Raj Anand. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities) , 50 (1-2) pp.569-578
2005 Brick lane by Monica Ali (Black Swan, London 2004 [First published by Dobleday, London, 2003]), pp. 496. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities) , 50 (1-2) pp.667-672
2004 Anti-colonial feminism: discourses of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Ania Loomba. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities) , 49 (1) pp.89-104
2004 Indictment of misogyny on Mary Wollstonecraft and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. BRAC University Journal , 1 (2) pp.1-12

Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Travels to metropolitan London: experiences of two early twentieth-century Muslim women. In: “A Space of their Own: Women, Writing and Place, 1850-1950”
2019 In conversation with Dr Md. Mahmudul Hasan: the need to represent. In: In Conversation with Dr Md. Mahmudul Hasan
2019 Transmitting qur’anic and hadithic messages through literature: a study of rumi’s “love poems”. In: DELL Research Seminar
2019 Islam and English studies. In: Seminar on 'Islam and English Studies and Writing Academic English'
2019 The unspeaking subaltern: Female domestic workers in Dhaka. In: 28th Women's History Network Conference 2019
2019 African and Islamic: lessing’s theory of literature in “The Small Personal Voice”. In: Doris Lessing at 100: The Writer’s Quest
2018 An Islamic reading of Thomas Gray’s “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”. In: Symposium on Contextualization and Relevantization of Religion to the Contemporary World
2018 Islamization of English literary studies. In: The 3rd International Conference on Islamic Education (3rd ICIED)
2017 ‘Dealing with the western intellectual heritage’: Reading twentieth-century English Literature in light of Alwani’s Sixth Discourse. In: Shaykh Dr. Taha Jabir Al-Alwani Conference
2017 Facing the challenges of the humanities and social sciences: the IIUM Way. In: Talk at The Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE) 2017
2017 An Islamic reading of Marie Stopes’ married love. In: The International Centre for Victorian Women Writers (ICVWW): From Brontë to Bloomsbury Fourth International Conference: Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1900s and 1910s
2016 Writing academic English. In: Workshop on Academic Research Skills 2016
2016 Intimate revelations: conversations among ‘evil’ women in Rokeya’s Padmarag. In: The Evil Project: The 8th Global Meeting
2016 Killing the angel in the house and “telling the truth about my own experiences as a body”: an Islamic perspective on Virginia Woolf’s stance on Victorian gender ideology. In: Research Symposium on Thought and Knowledge 2016
2015 Postcolonial education system: challenges and responses. In: The International Conference on Islam, Economic, Banking, Social Science, Communication and Education (IEBBSSCE2-2015)
2015 Teaching English literature at IIUM: Islamic perspectives on selected twentieth-century texts. In: The 2nd International Conference on Islam, Economic, Banking, Social Science, Communication and Education (IEBBSSCE2-2015)
2015 Teaching Doris Lessing at IIUM: Islamic perspectives on her thoughts on education, literature, racism and women’s rights. In: The International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture and Education 2015 (ICLLCE 2015)
2014 English literary studies: Islamic perspective and method . In: IIIT Lecture
2014 Fetishized hijab and resilient Muslim women: Representations of the veil in Leila Aboulela’s Minaret and in Shelina Janmohamed’s Love in a Headscarf. In: Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention 2014
2013 Gendered migrant experiences and multiple identities of Muslim women in Leila Aboulela’s Minaret and Shelina Janmohamed’s Love in a Headscarf. In: Inaugural Australasian Conference on Islam: Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies
2012 Muslim Bengal writes back: A study of Rokeya’s representation of Europe. In: Imaginary Europes
2012 The Islamization of English literary studies: An introduction. In: Seminar on Islamization of English Literary Studies: An Introduction
2012 The intellectual and religious crisis of the modern educated Muslims: A study of Muhammad Kutb’s critique of colonial education policy in Muslim societies. In: International Conference on Colonialism and Decolonization: Challenges and Prospects (ICCD 2012)
2011 Feminism as Islamophobia: can western feminism be replicated in Muslim society?. In: Seminar on Issues to Related to Feminism
2011 Taslima Nasrin’s Criticism of Islam: an Academic Response. In: Librasia 2011 - The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2011
2011 Muslims’ encounter with the English language: a study of Ismail Raji al Faruqi’s concept of Islamic English . In: 5th BELTA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2011: Learning English in a Changing World: Global Perspectives & Local Contexts

Book

2017 Islamic perspectives on twentieth-century English literature. International Institute of Islamic Thought (East and South East Asia) . ISBN 978-967-15622-0-8
2017 Convert experiences in Lena Winfrey Seder’s and Kristiane Backer’s autobiographies. IIUM Press . ISBN 978-967-418-612-8
2017 Images of Islam and Muslim in v.s Naipaul's travel writing. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia . ISBN 978-967-418-513-8
2017 Experiences of diasporic Muslim women: a study of Mohja Kahf's and Umm Zakiyyah's works. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia . ISBN 978-967-418-635-7
2017 Islam and Muslim in V. S. Naipaul's Travel Writing. IIUM Press . ISBN 978-967-418-513-8
2012 Woman in the light of Qur'an and Hadith. The Islamic Foundation . ISBN 9789860613717
2009 Selections from Akram Khan's Tafsirul Qur'an. Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought (BIIT) . ISBN 984-70103-0016-0

Book Section

2019 Introduction: a young Muslim's guide to religion in the world. In: A Young Muslim's Guide to Religions in the World BIIT Publishers . ISBN 978-984-8471-66-1 , pp.ix-xix
2019 Challenges of womanhood and motherhood. In: Tales of mothers 2: of love and courage Iman Publication . ISBN 978-983-2423-70-6 , pp.199-216
2019 Introduction: a young Muslim's guide to religions in the world. In: A Young Muslim's Guide to Religions in the World BIIT Publishers . ISBN 978-984-8471-66-1 , pp.ix-xix
2017 Introduction. In: A feminist foremother: critical essays on Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Orient Blackswan (formerly Orient Longman) . ISBN 978-93-86296-00-9 , pp.xi-xxvii
2017 The private-public dichotomy in Rokeya's works. In: A feminist foremother: critical essays on Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Orient Blackswan (formerly Orient Longman) . ISBN 978-93-86296-00-9 , pp.154-172
2017 Conclusion: stranded refugees and the global conscience. In: Displaced & forgotten: memoirs of refugees Iman Publication Sdn Bhd . ISBN 978-983-2423-44-7 , pp.145-168
2016 Working for women’s rights in Bangladesh. In: Islam and Gender: The Bangladesh Perspective Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought (BIIT) . ISBN 978-984-8471-43-2 , pp.1-10
2015 Conclusion: reaffirming and celebrating motherhood. In: The Greatest Love: Tales of Mothers Iman Publications . ISBN 978-983-2423-28-7 , pp.161-175
2011 Introduction: crossing boundaries and celebrating diversity. In: Crossing boundaries: musings on language, literature and culture IIUM Press . ISBN 9789674181468 , pp.9-15
2007 The trope of home and the representation of Muslim women in Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a Broken Column. In: Behind the Veil: Representation of Muslim Woman in Indian Writings in English 1950-2000 A P H Publishing Corporation . ISBN 81-313-0150-8 , pp.61-86