Md. Zubair Rahman

MA in Literatures in English and Cultural Studies (JU)


Md. Zubair Rahman completed MA in English Literature and Cultural Studies in 2018 and BA (Hons) in English (Concentration: Literature) in 2017 from Department of English, Jahangirnagar University. He joined the Department of English Studies, State University of Bangladesh (SUB) in 2021 and has been teaching courses on Literature, Literary Theory and General Education. He has done research works in Literature during his Master and Bachelor Programs in Department of English Jahangirnagar University. In his Master Thesis, he established the reception of Indian Sub-Continental Philosophy in the works of French philosopher, dramatist and novelist Albert Camus and reception of French Existential Philosophy in the works of Bangladeshi novelist Syed Waliullah. His area of interest includes Postcolonial Literature, Metaphysical Poetry, Romantic Poetry, 16th and 17th Century Drama, Cultural Studies and Comparative Studies. Apart from his responsibility as a lecturer, he had worked as a Research Assistant (survey analyzer, transcriber and translator) under Associate Professor Dr. Rashedur Chowdhury from Southampton University of United Kingdom for the project titled “Microfinance and Its Implications in Bangladesh” and “A Case Study on Rana Plaza”.


Research Works

  • Cross-Philosophical Legacy: Exploring the Appropriation of Indian Philosophy in Camus’ The Outsider and French Existentialism in Waliullah’s চাঁদের অমাবস্যা (M.A. Thesis)
  • Researching the (Non-)being: A Spectral Reading of Addie’s Representation in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying (B.A. Research Report)

Awards & Achievements

  • Jahangirnagar University Academic Scholarship (Based on BA and MA Results)
  • Professor Abu Rushd Matinuddin Trust Fund Scholarship (Based on BA Result)