Three students from Metropolitan University's Department of English stood out at the 'Discover English: Student Conference on English Language and Literature 2023,' hosted by the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) and TESOL Society. The conference, held at the AIUB campus in Dhaka on November 18, 2023, brought together students from 30 public and private universities across the country.
Among the 128 research papers presented by BA, MA, and MPhil students, Shahnaz Jasmin Kaya, a 51st batch Masters English student, Rohama Chowdhury from the 53rd batch, and Tasnia Ahmed Zaima, an Honors 51st batch student, represented Metropolitan University with their insightful research contributions.
The topics covered in their respective papers were as diverse as they were thought-provoking. Shahnaz Jasmin Kaya delved into the exploration of "Patriarchy in a Modern Men: A Study of Satyajit Ray's Mahanagar," while Rohama Chowdhury's paper, "Stratification in Socio-Ecological System in Olivia Newman's Film Where the Crawdads Sing," offered a unique perspective. Tasnia Ahmed Zaima's contribution, "The Use of Satire as a Tool for Social Critic: A Critical Study on Nissim Ezekiel's Selected Poems," added depth to the academic discourse.
Rohama Chowdhury's essay stood out, earning her the prestigious third place in the conference, a testament to the rigorous academic standards upheld by Metropolitan University's English Department.
The Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Dr. Suresh Ranjan Basak, and the Head of the English Department, Rama Islam, along with all the faculty members, extended their heartfelt congratulations to the triumphant students. The success of these students in a national-level conference not only reflects their dedication to academic excellence but also highlights the commitment of Metropolitan University in nurturing and promoting scholarly achievements within its diverse academic community.