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Research Biography

Mohammad A. Quayum is Professor of English at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and Adjunct Professor at Flinders University, Australia. He has taught previously at the State University of New York at Binghamton, University Putra Malaysia, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), University of Dhaka (Bangladesh) and University of Chittagong (Bangladesh). Author, editor and translator of 32 books, Quayum has published more than 80 articles and book chapters in the areas of American literature, Bengali literature and Southeast Asian literature. His recent publications include Tagore, Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism (ed; Routledge, 2020), A Feminist Foremother: Critical Essays on Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (ed; Orient Longman, 2017), One Sky, Many Horizons: Critical Essays on Malaysian Literature in English (Marshall Cavendish Asia, 2007, 2014) and Beyond Boundaries: Critical Essays on Rabindranath Tagore (Bangla Academy, 2014). Quayum is also the curator and editor of a Festschrift on the Asian American poet Shirley Geok-lin Lim, "Festschrift: The Poetry and Poetics of Shirley Geok-lin Lim," published in the December 2019 issue (10.2) of the Journal of Transnational American Studies (https://escholarship.org/uc/acgcc_jtas/10/2). He is the Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Asiatic: An International Journal of Asian Literatures, Cultures and Englishes (indexed in Scopus and WoS), and sits on the advisory board of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing (UK), Interdisciplinary Literary Studies (USA) and Transnational Literature (Australia), among others.

Research Interests

American Literature

Bengali Literature

Gender Studies

Postcolonial Studies

South Asian Literature

Southeast Asian Literature

Transnational Literature

Translation Studies

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Flinders University

… → 1991

Master of Arts, Lakehead University

… → 1984

Master of Arts, University of Dhaka

… → 1979

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Dhaka

… → 1977

External positions

Adjunct Professor, University of South Australia

2018 → …

Professor, International Islamic University Malaysia

2004 → …


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