Institute of Modern Languages
Dr Shaila Sultana, Professor, Department of English Language, Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka, has been educated at Jahangirnagar University (Dhaka), Monash University (Melbourne), King’s College (London), and University of Technology Sydney (UTS, Sydney). Her research interests include - trans approaches to language and identity, sociology, critical geography, and post-colonial contexts. She has authored articles in renowned international applied linguistics journals, such as Linguistics and Education, International Multilingual Research Journal, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Journal of Asia Pacific Communication, Asian Englishes, Translanguaging and Translation in Multilingual Contexts, International Journal of Multilingualism, and Journal of Sociolinguistics. Her co-authored book titled Popular Culture, Voice and Linguistic Diversity: Young Adults On- and Offline has recently been published from Macmillan, Palgrave (UK). A chapter titled ‘Gender performativity in virtual space and ‘Linguistic and multi-modal resources within the local-global interface of the virtual space: Critically aware youths in Bangladesh’ have also been published in Language and Culture on the Margins from Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism (UK) and Multilingual Matters (USA) respectively. She is the lead editor of Routledge Handbook of English Language Education in Bangladesh (in press, UK).Read less
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Sender Dovchin, Alastair Pennycook and Shaila Sultana A Popular Culture, Voice and Linguistic Diversity - Young Adults On- and Offline. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017 .
Shaila Sultana "TV advertisements in the mediascape of Bangladesh: A disjuncture between the realities of the emerging ‘transsemiotic’ arena and the language policies in practice." Language, Digital Communication and Society. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2020 39-72 .
Shaila Sultana "Ordinary English amongst Muslim communities in South and Central Asia." Translinguistics: Negotiating Innovation & Ordinariness. New York: Routledge., 2019 241 - 254 .
Shaila Sultana "Linguistic and multi-modal resources within the local-global interface of the virtual space: Critically aware youths in Bangladesh." Critical Inquiries in the Studies of Sociolinguistics of Globalization. New York: Multilingual Matters, 2019 1 – 19 .
Shaila Sultana "Gender performativity in virtual space: Transglossic language practices of young women in Bangladesh." Language and Culture on the Margins. Global/ Local Interactions. New York: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism., 2018 69 – 90 .
Brook Bolander and Shaila Sultana : Ordinary English amongst Muslim communities in South and Central Asia, International Journal of Multilingualism , vol.16 , no.2 , pp.162-174 , 2019 .
Shaila Sultana and Sender Dovchin : Relocalization in digital language practices of university students in Asian peripheries: Critical awareness in a language classroom, Linguistics and Education , 2019 .
Shaila Sultana : Communities of practice dissected, Journal of Institute of Modern Languages , vol.28 , pp.64-90 , 2019 .
Shaila Sultana : Language crossing of young adults in Bangladesh, Journal of Multicultural Discourses , pp.1-21 , 2019 .
Shaila Sultana : Language practices and performances of identity of young adults within spaces of a private university in Bangladesh, Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association Journal , vol.2 , pp.1-28 , 2018 .
Sultana, S., Dovchin, S., Sultana, S. and Pennycook, A. : Unequal translingual Englishes in the Asian peripheries, Asian Englishes , vol.18 , no.2 , pp.92-108 , 2016 .
Shaila Sultana : Language and identity in virtual space: Reconceptualisation of ELF, Journal of Asia Pacific Communication , vol.26 , no.2 , pp.216-237 , 2016 .
Shaila Sultana : Construction of others and negotiation of identification, Journal of Institute of Modern Languages , vol.27 , pp.1-46 , 2016 .
Sender Dovchin, Shaila Sultana and Alastair Pennycook : Relocalizing the translingual practices of young adults in Mongolia and Bangladesh, Translation and Translanguaging in Multilingual Contexts , vol.1 , no.1 , pp.4-26 , 2015 .
Shaila Sultana, Sender Dovchin and Alastair Pennycook : Transglossic language practices of young adults in Bangladesh and Mongolia, International Journal of Multilingualism , vol.12 , no.1 , pp.93-108 , 2015 .
Shaila Sultana and Sender Dovchin : Popular culture in transglossic language practices: Young adults in Bangladesh and Mongolia, International Multilingual Research Journal , vol.12 , no.1 , pp.93-108 , 2015 .
Shaila Sultana : English as a local practice: Young adults in Bangladesh, Journal of Institute of Modern Languages , vol.26 , pp.1-26 , 2015 .
Shaila Sultana : Transglossic language practices: Young adults transgressing language and identity in Bangladesh, Translation and Translanguaging in Multilingual Contexts , vol.1 , no.2 , pp.68–98 , 2015 .
Shaila Sultana : English as a medium of instruction in Bangladesh's higher education: Empowering or disadvantaging students?, Asian EFL Journal , vol.16 , no.1 , pp.11-52 , 2014 .
Shaila Sultana : Young adults’ linguistic manipulation of English in Bangla in Bangladesh, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism , vol.17 , no.1 , pp.74-89 , 2014 .
Shaila Sultana : Heteroglossia and identities of young adults in Bangladesh, Linguistics and Education , vol.26 , pp.40-56 , 2014 .
Shaila Sultana, Sender Dovchin and Alastair Pennycook : Styling the periphery: Linguistic and cultural takeup in Bangladesh and Mongolia, Journal of Sociolinguistics , vol.17 , no.5 , pp.687 – 710 , 2013 .
Shaila Sultana : Language learning strategies (LLS) of EFL learners in Bangladesh, Journal of the Institute of Modern Languages , vol.23 , pp.255-284 , 2012 .
Shaila Sultana : Problematising the popular discourses about language and identity of young adults in Bangladesh, 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies , vol.18 , no.4 , pp.49 – 63. , 2012 .
Shaila Sultana : Universal Grammar (UG) and second language acquisition (SLA), Journal of the Institute of Modern Languages , vol.22 , pp.25-38 , 2009 .
Shaila Sultana : Approaches to teaching writing, Journal of the Institute of Modern Languages , vol.21 , pp.157-172 , 2007 .
Shaila Sultana : The ELT textbook: A source of cultural confrontation in the EFL classroom, Harvest: Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature , vol.21 , pp.103 – 120 , 2006 .
Shaila Sultana : Impact of peer feedback on writing in EFL classrooms, Journal of the Institute of Modern Languages , vol.17 & 18 , pp.83-110 , 2005 .
Shaila Sultana : Teachers’ perception of grammar in English language teaching (ELT) in Bangladesh, Harvest: Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature , vol.19 , pp.129-139 , 2004 .
Shaila Sultana : Can formal instruction on grammar help EFL students in Bangladesh develop communicative competence?, Panini: NSU Studies in Language and Literature , vol.2 , pp.173-188 , 2004 .
Shaila Sultana : The political context of pedagogical practices in the EFL classroom in Bangladesh, Harvest: Jahangirnagar Studies in Language and Literature , vol.18 , pp.115-131 , 2003 .
Shaila Sultana : Second/foreign language (SL/FL) teachers: Why should and how can they Be extended practitioners? Critique: Islamic University Studies in Literature, Critique: Islamic University Studies in Literature , vol.1 , pp.113-128 , 2003 .
Shaila Sultana : Teachers’ role in minimising students’ English reading anxiety at the tertiary level of education in Bangladesh, The Jahangirnagar Review Part C , vol.XIII & XIV , pp.325-351 , 2003 .
Shaila Sultana : How inexperienced English language teachers can benefit from observation: A case study, Journal of the Institute of Modern Languages , vol.16 , pp.45-60 , 2003 .
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