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Overview of English Department

Head of the Department: Jahangir Kabir

Designation Reader(SS), HOD in English
Date of Joining 8.5.1987
Qualification M.A in English
Contact No 8763343520
Department Overview:

The English department in B.B. College plays a pivotal role in providing students with a comprehensive education in the English language, literature, and related disciplines. The department is dedicated to fostering critical thinking, effective communication, and a deep understanding of the cultural and historical aspects of the English language. Here is an overview of the key components and functions of the English department in our college:

  1. Academic Programs:
    – The English department typically offers undergraduate and, in some cases, graduate degree programs. These programs may include Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees in English, literature, or related fields.
  2.  Curriculum:
    – The curriculum is designed to cover a broad spectrum of English language and literature. Courses may include language studies, literary analysis, creative writing, rhetoric, linguistics, and cultural studies.
  3. Faculty:
    – The department is staffed with qualified faculty members, including professors, associate professors, and lecturers, who have expertise in various areas of English studies. Faculty members may also engage in research and scholarly activities.
  4. Research and Publications:
    – Our English department encourages the faculty and students to engage in research and contribute to scholarly publications. This may involve the publication of research articles, books, and literary journals.
  5. Language Skills Development:
    – The English department focuses on developing students’ language skills, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Courses are designed to enhance proficiency in academic, professional, and creative communication.
  6. Literary Analysis:
    – Students are exposed to a wide range of literary genres and periods. They learn to analyze and interpret literature critically, exploring themes, motifs, and historical contexts.
  7. Creative Writing Programs:
    – Our English department offers creative writing programs, allowing students to develop their skills in poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and other creative genres. Workshops and seminars are organized regularly to facilitate peer feedback and collaboration.
  8. Cultural and Historical Perspectives:
    – The Courses often explore the cultural and historical aspects of English literature, helping students understand the broader societal and historical contexts in which literary works were produced.
  9. Technology Integration:
    – With the advancement of technology, English department has incorporated digital tools and resources to enhance teaching and learning. This includes online research databases, multimedia presentations, and collaborative writing platforms.
  10. Extracurricular Activities:
    – The English department also organizes literary events, seminars, conferences, and writing competitions. These activities provide students with opportunities to engage with the broader literary community and showcase their talents.
  11. Career Guidance:
    – The department also offers career counseling and guidance to students, helping them explore various career paths, such as writing, editing, publishing, teaching, journalism, and more.

In summary, the English department in B.B.  college is a dynamic academic unit that aims to provide students with a well-rounded education in English language and literature while fostering critical thinking, communication skills, and a passion for lifelong learning.

The English Department envisions a vibrant academic community at the forefront of literary and linguistic exploration, dedicated to inspiring transformative literacy that transcends cultural, linguistic, and disciplinary boundaries. We aspire to be a beacon of intellectual curiosity, fostering an environment where students and faculty passionately engage with the dynamic realms of language, literature, and culture. Our vision is rooted in the belief that literature is a powerful catalyst for understanding, empathy, and positive change. We aim to cultivate a generation of discerning thinkers and eloquent communicators who navigate the complexities of our globalized world with sensitivity and insight.

  • M1-Foster Academic Excellence: Strive for academic excellence by providing rigorous and intellectually stimulating programs that empower students to master the English language, literature, and related disciplines.
  • M2-Cultivate Critical Thinking: Cultivate critical thinking skills through the exploration of diverse literary works, linguistic theories, and cultural contexts, enabling students to analyze, interpret, and engage with ideas thoughtfully.
  • M3-Promote Inclusive Learning: Create an inclusive and welcoming learning environment that celebrates diversity, encourages open dialogue, and respects varied perspectives, ensuring that all students feel valued and supported.
  • M4-Enhance Language Proficiency: Develop and enhance language proficiency by integrating innovative teaching methods, technology, and practical applications, preparing students for effective communication in academic, professional, and creative contexts.
  • M5-Inspire Creative Expression: Inspire creative expression by offering opportunities for students to explore and develop their writing skills in various genres, fostering a passion for self-expression and artistic innovation.
  • M6-Encourage Research and Scholarship:: Encourage faculty and student engagement in research and scholarly activities, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in English studies and promoting a culture of intellectual curiosity.
  • M7-Embrace Cultural and Global Perspectives: Embrace and explore the cultural and global dimensions of English language and literature, fostering an appreciation for the diverse cultural heritage that shapes the literary landscape.
  • M8-Facilitate Professional Development: Facilitate professional development by providing resources, mentorship, and guidance to students, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers in diverse fields, including writing, education, publishing, and more.
  • M9-Cultivate a Love for Lifelong Learning: Cultivate a love for lifelong learning by instilling a sense of curiosity, intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to continuous personal and professional growth among students and faculty alike
  • M10-Engage with the Community: Actively engage with the local and global community through literary events, seminars, outreach programs, and collaborations, promoting the value of literature and language in societal discourse.
  • M11-Promote Ethical and Social Responsibility: Promote ethical and social responsibility by encouraging students to use their language and literary skills to advocate for positive social change, ethical conduct, and cultural understanding.
  • M12-Build a Collaborative Academic Community: Build a collaborative academic community by fostering a supportive and collaborative environment among faculty, students, and staff, promoting teamwork and shared dedication to the department's mission and goals

Student Count of English Department

Class +2 +3
Student Count 100 200

Laboratories of English Department

Calender of English Department

Workshops and Seminars of English Department

Faculties of English Department

Name : Harishankar Mohakud
Designation : Lecturer in English
Qualification : M.A in English
Contact No : 9777273696
Name : Jahangir Kabir
Designation : Reader(SS), HOD in English
Qualification : M.A in English
Contact No : 8763343520

Faculty wise Lesson Plans of English Department

Faculty wise Lecture Notes of English Department

Faculty wise Video Lectures of English Department

Staffs of English Department