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Md Alamgir Hossain

Graduate Student
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Departmentm of English

Research Interests

Postcolonialism, Postcolonial Ecocriticism, Diaspora Literature, World Literature, Literary and Cultural Theory


  • M.A., English (Literary Studies), Eastern Illinois University
  • M.A., English, University of Rajshahi
  • B. A. (Honors), English, University of Rajshahi

Awards and Honors

2019 U of Illinois English Department Fellowship to attend the Institute for World Literature at Harvard University

2019 Best Graduate Student Conference Paper (SALA Conference, 2019)

2016 Outstanding M. A. Thesis in English, Eastern Illinois University

2016 Distinguished Graduate Student, Eastern Illinois University

Courses Taught

ENGL 285: Postcolonial Literature in English

ENGL 213: Modernism and Modernity

ENGL 109: Introduction to Fiction

RHET 105: Writing and Research

Additional Campus Affiliations

Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

Highlighted Publications


  • Toxic Grace? Tahmima Anam’s The Bones of Grace and the Pollution Trade.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 58, no. 6, 2022, pp. 773-786.
  • "Muslims in Diaspora: Negotiating Identity in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers." South Asian Review, vol. 42, no. 1, 2021, pp. 94-108.  
  • "Sarah Waters’s Affinity: A Séance of the Sexual Subaltern.” Praxis, vol. 7, 2015, pp. 69-81. (ISSN 2225-8078)
  • Islam, Terrorism and Bangladesh: Reading Adib Khan’s Spiral Road.” Praxis, vol. 5, 2013, pp. 16-32. (ISSN 2225-8078)