Language

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

ULAB’s 6th literary salon discusses the local publishing scene

The event is being hosted today, October 12, between 5 and 7 pm at The Auditorium, 6th Floor of ULAB Research Building, House 56, Road 4/A Dhanmondi. It is open for all.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

NSU to host international conference: 'Ruptures and Resilience: English Studies in the Now'

Organisers told The Daily Star, “We expect this conference to be a grand event for showcasing theoretical ideas and cutting-edge research in the fields of literature, linguistics, and English teaching”.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

‘A platform for erasing the cancelling of the other’: ULAB’s Inter-University Student Conference

The 2022 Inter-University Student Conference and Cultural Competition explored different facets of conflict and avenues for conflict resolution on topics within literature, language, linguistics, cultural studies, communication studies, translation studies, and digital humanities.

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

ULAB to hold Inter-University Student Conference from Thursday

In a break from last year’s partially virtual format, this year’s event will be held at ULAB’s Permanent Campus in Beribad and its Research Building in Dhanmondi, Dhaka.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Words that have gotten new meaning because of Gen Z

Some of the many words that have gotten new meanings thanks to Gen Z

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Humayun Ahmed and the language of Bangladeshi novels

His written language came close to spoken language due to the primitive and original style of Bengali syntax—simple sentence structures.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

How much Bangla should we really know?

In today's English dominated world, does the youth know enough Bangla?

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Rakhine, Bangla, and English: Freedom in three languages

Growing up in a bicultural household, I was exposed to two languages, two cultures, as a child. I picked up both the languages as my mother tongue—Bangla and Rakhine. Eventually, a third language,

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

The Many Languages We Speak

The linguistic heritage of our country is varied, rich and diverse.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

I Can Speak 5 Languages. Here’s How You Can, Too.

Find a way that amuses you and your progress will feel natural.