Muhammad Saiful Islam, BA in English (DU), MA in English Literature (DU), is a Lecturer at the Department of English in King Khalid University (KKU), Saudi Arabia. Before joining KKU in 2008, he taught in BRAC, Stamford, Peoples and Dhaka universities in Bangladesh. His scholarly articles appeared in refereed journals including Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies, Romanian Journal of English Studies, Umm Al-Qura University Journal of Languages and Literatures and Dhaka University Studies. His poems appeared in The British Council Book of Emerging English Poets from Bangladesh (2001) and Maps and Metaphors, Writings by Young Writers from Bangladesh and United Kingdom (2006). His poems were adjudged first in several national poetry competitions.
Areas of interest:
postcolonial literature and theory, Doris Lessing, Arundhati Roy, Michel Foucault, Seamus Heaney, postmodernism, Marxist literary criticism, Henrik Ibsen, William Shakespeare, Zygmunt Bauman, T. S. Eliot, feminism and the body, pedagogy of English literature, creative writing and ELT