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International English Conference begins at IUB

  • Published at 10:54 am November 10th, 2015
International English Conference begins at IUB

The Department of English of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) is organising a three-day international conference entitled “Diasporas and Diversities: Teaching English in a Changing World,” which will commence on Thursday, November 5 and continue till Saturday, November 7.

The inaugural ceremony of the conference was held on Thursday, November 5 at the IUB campus in Bashundhara, Dhaka. A total of 66 papers will be presented in the conference.

Syed Manzoorul Islam, professor, Department of English, University of Dhaka presented the keynote paper on “English Matters: Language in a Multicultural World.”

Mr Towhid Bin Muzaffar, head, Department of English, IUB, delivered the welcome speech. Prof Zakir Hossain Raju, dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Prof M Omar Rahman, vice chancellor, IUB, spoke at the occasion.

The conference will offer a forum for discussion, bringing together scholars, academics and language practitioners interested in this dynamic field of study.