…University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh…
I am a historian of the British imperial world, focusing on the experiences of colonised peoples in South Asia and Australia.
I work in an alt-ac position at Colorado College, where my work focuses on digital humanities/digital liberal arts and digital pedagogy, and I teach research, writing, and literature online at the University of Denver’s University College.
DeBartolo Chair in Liberal Arts and Professor of Digital Humanities, Department of English, University of South Florida.
Mr. Rahman is currently a PhD candidate in English Studies at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA, with a plan to graduate in July 2020. His scholarly interests are in the intersection of applied linguistics and composition studies, especially in areas like English for Specific/Academic Purposes, genre theories, language ideologies, NNEST and translingualism. Over the years, he taught a variety of English courses, including first-year-composition, technical writing, written business communication, second language writing and writing in the academic disciplines in three different schools: Illinois State University, Millikin University, and Northern University Bangladesh.
As my inaugural editorial note for the Journal of General Education, this short essay outlines the arts of liberty as a cultivated activity at the heart of General education in the United States. The challenge of the general education endeavor is to teach the virtues of the arts of liberty at scale, recognizing that our communities are enriched when citizens have the ability to practice liberty well.
Comparative modernisms; modern British literature; the fate of the liberal arts; the future of the University; comparative Anglophone literatures.Also, I am DGS and am interested in rethinking doctoral education.