The Department of English and Humanities at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized the Final Presentation Showcase event of the Fall 2021 Curriculum Integration Program on the theme “Of Sustainability and Development: Academia Meets Practice” on January 20, 2022. In total, twenty-two groups from different courses of DEH presented their projects/presentations focusing on different SDGs - fusing them with their major/core academic subjects. The participating courses were ENG302 Novel -1 (section 1), ENG 208 Sociolinguistics (Section 1 and 2), ENG 2103 Morphology and Syntax, ENG 223 Romantic Poetry, ENG 225 Shakespeare, ENG 402 Victorian Literature, and ENG 411 Semantics and Pragmatics – both literature and linguistics courses.
Students from both disciplines contributed to the CI using self-written skits, posters presentations, academic presentations, and documentaries within a time limit of 10 minutes each. The judges of this competition were Dr. Tabassum Zaman, Associate Professor, Department of English and Humanities, and Mohammad Mosiur Rahman, Senior Lecturer, Department of English and Humanities. At the end, three groups were announced as the winners of the Fall ‘21 Curriculum Integration program.
The Champions were the group from Batch 193 called Turning Point from ENG 225 Shakespeare. The members were Farhan Labib Reza, Amina, Sahar Islam, Noshin Tasnim Hassan (193013030).
The First Runner Up group were from ENG 208 (sec 1) Sociolinguistics and the members, from Batch 201, were Syeda Maliha Mahmud, Mehelika Anan, Md Razin Saleh Alam, Md Khalid Saifullah, Shanjida Nusrath Ali.
The Second Runner Up group was from ENG 208 (sec 2) Sociolinguistics. The members, from Batch 201, included Md. Abdullah Al Maruf, Shrabony Rahman, Nusrat Chowdhury Sojja, Tanjila Fairoz, Afra Anjum, Tasfiyah Saba.
The judges also made Honorable Mention of the group from ENG 223 Romantic Poetry which was comprised of Isra Tahiya Islam, Mayesha Islam, and Rafia Benta Yousuf Ritu. All the winners were awarded a cash prize.
The event was concluded by the Pro-Vice Chancellor and the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Prof. Shamsad Mortuza who appreciated the students’ outstanding CI contributions. The vote of thanks was presented at the end by Ms. Tasmia Mayen, Lecturer, Department of English and Humanities, and the convener of the Fall 2021 Curriculum Integration Program.
The event was hosted by Amreeta Lethe Chowdhury, a student from the Department of English and Humanities.
Report by Shahriyer Hossain Shetu (182013004), Teaching Assistant, DEH