ISLMAIC UNIVERSITY, March 3, 2018 (BSS) - An International seminar titled "The influence of world literature on the Tagorean characterization of women" was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Saturday.
English department of the university organised the seminar at Birshreshtha Hamidur Rahman central auditorium of the campus around 11.30am.
IU VC Professor Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed here as the chief guest while Pro-VC Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman spoke the seminar as special guest.
Tagore scholar and a well-known author Professor Dr Bina Biswas, former head of the English department of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad delivered the keynote speech related with Tagorean characterization of women.
Professor Dr Mia M Rashiduzzaman, acting chairman of the department, presided over the seminar conducted by M Sazzad Hossain Jahid, assistant professor of the department.
Some five hundred teachers and students of the department took part at the seminar including Assistant Professor Prodip Kumar Adhikari, Mrs. Tanzila Shahid, Mrs. Sonia Sharmin and Prakash Chandra Biswas.