Dr. Md. Sahidul Islam

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.A.,B.Ed.,Ph.D.,
Phone :
Email ID : sahidul@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Qualification

Programme Discipline Year Of Passing Institution
Ph.D. English 2013 Aligarh Muslim University, India
B.Ed. English 2007 The University Of Burdwan, India
M.A. English Literature 2005 Aligarh Muslim University, India
B.A. English Literature 2003 Aligarh Muslim University, India

Experience

Institution Period of Work
B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology From 01.07.2013 till Date
Gagan Public School (10+2), Aligarh (U.P) July 2005 – July 2006

Course Taught

Course Code Discipline Programme and Semester
EN 601 Research Methodology Ph.D.
ENZ003

Indian Diaspora: Meanings & theories

Ph.D.
ENZ004 Diaspora and Literature: Theory Ph.D.
ENZ005 Gender, Ethnicity and theories of Diaspora  Ph.D.
ENZ 010 Literary Theories and Criticism Ph.D
ENZ 011 Indian Writings in English Ph.D
ENZ 012 Indian Poetry in English Ph.D
ENZ 014 Contemporary Literary Theories and Criticism Ph.D.
ENZ 019 Indian Fiction Ph.D.
ENC6281 Communication Skills M.Sc. (Actuarial Sci.)-II
ISC 1102 Communicative English B.A. – I
ISC 1212 English Language B.A. – II
ENC 1181 English B. Tech. I
ENC 1282 Written Communication B. Tech. II
ENC 2181 Oral Communication B. Tech – III
EN 201 Communication Skills Laboratory – II B. Tech – III
ENC 1182 General English-I BCA & B.Sc.-CS – I
ENC 1283 General English-II BCA & B.Sc.-BIO – II

Research

Ph.D. Supervisor

(Guiding the following research scholars)

  • Mr. Sornamani P – Indian Literature in English
  • Ms. Lakshmi – Diasporic Women Writers
  • Ms. Catherine Anna Pushpam – Indian Literature in English

Area of Research Interest

  • English Literature
  • ELT
  • Literary Theory

Chapters in Edited Book  

  • “Fostering Language Skills Using Wiki Spaces.” Research Practices in Computer Assisted Language Teaching & Assessment. Ed. Vijayakumar S. & Michael Des Jardins: Scholar’s Press, (August) 2018: Page No. 129-140. Print. (ISBN 978-620-2-31559-3)
  • “Fictionalization of the life of Muslims with Special Reference to the Selected Post-Modern Fiction.” Modern Approaches to English Language, Literature & Feminism Studies. Ed. Dr. Ratnakar D BalaIbrahimpatnam: IMRF International Publishing House, (July) 2018: Page No. 1-4. Print. (ISBN 978-93-86435-51-4)
  • “Representation of Religious Fundamentalism in Hanif Kureishi’s “My Son the Fanatic”. Advances in English Studies, Women Empowerment, Business, Humanities & Social SciencesEd. Dr. Rathnakar D. Bala. Ibrahimpatnam: IMRF International Publishing House, (Dec.) 2017: Page No. 35-38. Print. (ISBN 978-93-86435-25-5)
  • “Torn Country”: Afghanistan and the Taliban in Khaled Hossein’s The Kite Runner.”Progress in English Studies and Women Empowerment. Ed. Rathnakar D.B, Suresh Samson D & Mrinalini B. Chavan. Ibrahimpatnam: IMRF International Publishing House, (July) 2017: Page No. 33-36. Print. (ISBN 978-93-86435-10-1)
  • “Patriarchal Domination, Gender and the Social Change in Contemporary Turkey in Orhan Pamuk’s SnowProgress in English Studies and Women Empowerment. Ed. Rathnakar D.B, Suresh Samson D & Mrinalini B. Chavan. Ibrahimpatnam: IMRF
    International Publishing House, (July) 2017: Page No. 59-62 Print. (ISBN 978-93-86435-10-1)
  • “History, Myth, Fundamentalism and Postmodernism in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children” Indian Booker Prize Winners. Ed. Vivekanand Jha & Rajnish Mishra. New Delhi: Author’s Press, (Oct.) 2014: Page No. 225-238. Print. (ISBN 978-93-82647-03-4)

Research Papers & Articles Published

  • Islam, Md. Sahidul.”Representation of Girl Child as the Victim in Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed and Nadia Hashimi’s The Pearl That Broke Its Shell”. English Studies: International Research Journal. V: 6 Issue 1 (July 2018): 76-79. Print. ISSN 2347-3479. (Peer Referred Journal)
  • —. “Victory of Secularism over Political Islam in OrhanPamuk’s Snow.” Human Rights: International Research Journal. V: 6 (Spl. Issue April 2018): 164-67. Print. ISSN 2320-6942. SE Impact Factor2.58(UGC Approved-Jrn No. 63778)
  • Islam, Md. Sahidul. “Depiction of Gender Politics and Postcolonial Identity in Hanif Kureishi’s and Stephen Frears’ My Beautiful Laundrette.”  Social Sciences: International Research Journal. V: 3 Spl. Issue (April 2017): 103-104. Print. ISSN 2395–0544; ISBN 978-93-84124-78-6. (Double Blind Peer Reviewed; Thomson Reuters Impact Factor : In Process)
  • Published a paper titled “Women’s Education in Afghanistan: A Study with Special Reference to the Novels of Khaled Hosseini.” Social Sciences: International Research Journal. V: 2.2 (July  2016): 237-40. Print. ISSN 2395 – 0544; ISBN 978-93-84124-78-6. (Double Blind Peer Reviewed;  Thomson Reuters Impact Factor : In Process)
  • Gender Discrimination and the Wretched Condition of Women in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things and Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns.” Arts & Education: International Research Journal. V: 2.1 (October 2015): 55-58. Print. ISSN 2349 – 1353; ISBN 978-93-84124- 56-4. (UGC Approved-Sl. No: 63780)
  • “The Plight of Afghan Women during the Reign of Taliban Government in Select Novels of Khaled Hosseini.” English Studies: International Research Journal. V: 2.1 (November 2014): 59- Print. ISSN 2347-3479; ISBN 978-93-84124-19-9. (Double Blind Peer Reviewed; Thomson Reuters Impact Factor : In Process)
  • “The Wretched of the Earth’: A Study with Reference to William Blake’s “The Chimney ” Arts & Education International Research Journal. V: 1.1 (June 2014): 5-8. Print. ISSN 2349 – 1353; ISBN 978-93-84124-06-9. (UGC Approved-Sl. No: 63780)
  • “Representation of Indian Tradition and Patriarchal Dominance in Tagore’s “Punishment”. IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature. V: 4 (April 2014): 155-160. ISSN (P): 2347-4564; ISSN (E): 2321-8878. [Impact Factor: 1.1783]
  • “Voices from the Subaltern: Challenges of Reconstructing Women Identity in Orhan Pamuk’s Snow and Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns.” Human Rights: International Research Journal. V: 2.1(March 2014): 462-64. Print. ISSN 2320-6942; ISBN 978-93-84124-01-4. (UGC   Approved-Sl. No 63778) \
  • “Revival of India’s Indigenous Culture and its Clash with the Western Culture in Kamala Markandaya’s Nectar in a Sieve: A Postcolonial Study.” International Journal of English and Literature (IJEL). V: 4.1 (Feb. 2014): 85-90. ISSN (P) 2249-6912; ISSN (E) 2249-8028. [Impact Factor: 3.8526]
  • “Nativism and the Cultural Conflicts between East and West in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children.”Wizcraft Journal of Language and Literature (An International Online & Print Journal). V: 2.2 (March 2013): 93-96. (ISSN: 2319-4952) 
  • “Igbo Culture, Its Encounter with Colonial Power and Identity Crisis: A Study with Reference to Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.” Alchemist: An International Journal of English & Interdisciplinary Studies (online). V: 1.1(March 2013): 23-27. (ISSN: 2320-9216)
  • “East versus West: A Reflection of Cultural Conflicts in Rabindranath Tagore’s The Home and the World.”The Criterion: An International Journal in English (online). Issue 12 (February 2013):1-4. (ISSN: 0976-8165)
  • “Nativism, Love and Sorrow in Nissim Ezekiel’s ‘Night of the Scorpion.” The Criterion: An International Journal in English (online). V: 3.2 (June 2012): 1-3. (ISSN: 0976-8165) 
  • “Veil Controversy and Its Representation in Fiction with Reference to Snowand A Thousand Splendid Suns.” Journal of English Literature and Language. V: 1(June 2011): 87-95. Print. (ISSN: 0975-6930)

Book Review

  • Bassam Tibi, Political Islam, World Politics and Europe: Democratic Peace and Euro – Islam versus Global Jihad (London and New York: Routledge, 2008). Indian Journal of Politics. V: 46.3-4 (December 2012): 415-17. Print.

Presentation

  • Presented a paper titled “Victory of Secularism over Political Islam in OrhanPamuk’sSnow” in an International Conference on “Advances in Women Entrepreneurship, Gender equality, Law, Business, Social Sciences & Dr. B.R Ambedkar Memorial Lecture” held at Sri Ram College of Commerce & Science, Bhandup, Mumbai, India on 13th& 14th April 2018.
  • Presented a paper titled “Torn Country”: Afghanistan and the Taliban in Khaled Hossein’s The  Kite Runner” in an International Conference on English Studies & Women Empowerment – 2017 at Mysore, Karnataka, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation on 21st & 22nd July 2017.
  • Presented a paper titled “Patriarchal Domination, Gender and the Social Change in Contemporary Turkey in Orhan Pamuk’s Snow” in an International Conference on Gender Equality, Culture, Education & Social Sciences – 2017 at Mysore, Karnataka, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation on 21st & 22nd July 2017.
  • Presented a paper (in absentia) titled “Depiction of Gender Politics and Postcolonial Identity in Hanif Kureishi’s and Stephen Frears’ My Beautiful Laundrette” in an International Conference on Women Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce, Management, Law, Gender Studies,  Humanities, & Social Sciences 2017 at Goa, India conducted by International  Multidisciplinary Research Foundation, 30th March – 1st April 2017. 
  • Presented a paper titled “Women’s Education in Afghanistan: A Study with Special Reference to the Novels of Khaled Hosseini” in an International Conference on Women and Education held in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation (in Collaboration with Center for Scientific Research Education)  on 15th& 16th July 2016.
  • Presented a paper titled “Gender Discrimination and the Wretched Condition of Women in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Thingsand Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns.” in an International Academy & Research Conference held in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation on 9th & 10th October 2015.
  • Presented a paper titled “The Plight of Afghan Women during the Reign of Taliban Government in Select Novels of Khaled Hosseini” in an International Conference on ‘English Language & Literature’ held at Pondicherry, Puducherry, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation on 14th& 15th November 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled “‘The Wretched of the Earth’: A Study with Reference to William Blake’s “The Chimney Sweeper” in an International Conference on “Arts, Education & Cultural Studies’ held at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation on 13th& 14th June 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled “Voices from the Subaltern: Challenges of Reconstructing Women Identity in Orhan Pamuk’s Snow and Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns” in an International Conference on ‘Women Empowerment’ held at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India conducted by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation on 7th-8th March 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Victims of History, Culture and Gender: Women in Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns’ in an International Conference on ‘Literature to Cinema: Appropriation, Adaptation, Adulteration’ held at National Institute of Technology,  Durgapur, West Bengal, India organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences on 1st – 3rd June 2013.
  • Presented a paper titled “East-West Conflict in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children” in a National Conference on ‘Contemporary Social Realities in Indian English Fiction of Post 1980’s’ held at Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, Haryana, India organized by the Department of Humanities & Management on 19th May 2012.
  • Presented a paper titled “Hegemonizing the Margin: Americanism in Khaled Hosseini’s and Marc  Forster’s The Kite Runner” in a National Conference on ‘Writings from the Margins’ held at Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India organized  by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences on 23rd & 24th March 2012.

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • Attended Three-Day Workshop on “Writing Quality Research Articles, Project Proposals and Patents” organized by the Office of the Dean Research, held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, 20th – 22nd July 2018.
  • Attended One Week Faculty Development Programon “Research Methodology and Data  Analysis using SPSS and AMOS” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India organized by the Department of Management Studies-13th –19th July 2017.
  • Participated in the ICSSR-Sponsored National Workshop on “Virtual Learning” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai organized by the Department of English on 3rd& 4th February 2017.
  • Participated in the One-Day colloquium on “Emerging Theories and Applications in English Literature and Language Teaching Research” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai organized by the Department of English on 13thFebruary 2016
  • Participated in the Two-Day national workshop on “Mobile Enhanced Language Learning” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai organized by the Department of English on 21st& 22nd August 2015.
  • Attended the Cambridge English Masters’ Workshop focusingon “Delivering the Touchstone Course” in July 2015 at Chennai, India.
  • Attended a One-Day workshop on “Drafting an Effective Lesson Plan: An OBTL Approach” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai organized by organized by the Department of English on 10thOctober 2014.
  • Attended ‘The Third International Workshop on Teaching and Learning in the Twenty First Century’ held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai organized by the Faculty Training Academy on 17thDecember, 2013.
  • Participated in the Two-Day National Conference on “Instructional Methods and Materials for Outcome-based Education in English Language Teaching” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai organized by the Department of English on 10th& 11th October 2013.
  • Participated in the International Workshop on “How to publish articles in peer-viewed journals” held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Vandalur, Chennai; organized by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering on 5thAugust 2013.
  • Attended national workshop on ‘Minorities, Multiculturism & Law’ held at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh organized by A.M.U. in collaboration with Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK), Dehradun and NALSAR University, Hyderabad on March 30th& 31st 2013.
  • Participated in a seminar on ‘Writings of Zahida Zaidi’ held at the Dept. of English, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh organized by the Progressive Writers Association on 5thMay, 2010.
  • Attended a workshop on “Linguistics for Language Researchers” held at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh organized by UGC Academic Staff College: 5th– 10th April, 2010.
  • Attended a workshop on ‘Creative Writing’ held at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh organized by the University Literary Club (General Education Centre) on 15thJanuary, 2010.

Extension

  • One of the organizing committee members of the Three-Day training programme on ‘Communication Skills’ for the laboratory technicians held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India on 3rd – 5th July 2018.
  • One of the organizing committee members of the ICSSR-Sponsored National Workshop on “Virtual Learning” held at the Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology on 3rd& 4th February 2017.
  • One of the organizing committee members of the One-Day colloquium on “Emerging Theories and Applications in English Literature and Language Teaching Research” held at the Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 13thFebruary 2016.
  • Conducted sessions during the Five-Day training programme on ‘Communication Skils’ in the training programme for the laboratory technicians organized by the School of Social Science and Humanities at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India on 18-22 January 2016.
  • One of the organizing committee members of the Two-Day national workshop on “Mobile Enhanced Language Learning” held at the Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India on 21st& 22nd August 2015.
  • Handled Refresher course for the students of first year B. Tech Programme: 22ndJune – 13th July 2015 at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
  • One of the organizing committee members of the One-Day workshop on “Drafting a Effective Lesson Plan: An OBTL Approach” held at the Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 10thOctober, 2014.
  • One of the organizing committee members of the Two-Day national conference on “Instructional Methods and Materials for Outcome-based Education in English Language Teaching” held at the Department of English, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India on 10th& 11th October 2013.

SESSIONS CHAIRED/CONDUCTED

  • Have been the resource person for the one week training programme on “Communication Skills” for the Technical Staff held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India: 3rd July to 5th July 2018.
  • Chaired a session in the International Conference on “Advances in Women Entrepreneurship, Gender equality, Law, Business and Social Sciences & Dr. B.R Ambedkar Memorial Lecture” held at Sri Ram College of Commerce & Science, Mumbai, India on 14th April 2018.
  • Chaired a session in the International Conference on “English Studies & Women Empowerment” held at Mysore, Karnataka, India on 22nd July 2017.
  • Have been the resource person for the one week training programme on “Communication Skills” for the Technical Staff held at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and
    Technology, Chennai, India: 18th January to 22nd January 2016.

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Member of Institutional Ethics Committee, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai, India in 2015.
  • Member of Progressive Writer’s Association, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh in 2012.

Awards Won

  • Awarded Undergraduate Merit Scholarship from the Department of English, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh in 2000.
  • Awarded Maulana Azad National Fellowship from the UGC for pursuing Ph.D.