Mehnaz Tabassum

Sessional Lecturer

English, English and Cultural Studies
Office: FIP 322
Email: mehnaz.tabassum@ubc.ca


Research Summary

Critical race theories, immigrant narratives, screen cultures.

Courses & Teaching

First-year English courses (Studies in Composition)

Biography

Mehnaz Tabassum completed her M.A. in English from the Department of English and Cultural Studies. Her thesis is titled, “Sickening Fantasies and the Subdued Other: The Big Sick.” This is her second M.A. She has also been a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant at the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus in 2017-2018. She has also worked as a Learning Design Intern with the Centre for Teaching and Learning at UBC.

Degrees

M.A. in English, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan
M.A. in English, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka
B.A. in English, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka

Selected Grants & Awards

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies Graduate Fellowship (2020)

University Graduate Fellowship (2019-2020)

TUUM EST fund for conference presentation (2019)

Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship (2018-2019)

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Award (2017-2018)

Professional Services/Affiliations/Committees

Film Studies Association of Canada

Fulbright Association

 

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