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  • What’s stopping us from improving our English skills?

    AG Stock was a visiting scholar at the Department of English at Dhaka University from 1947 to 1951. In her recollection of her time in Dhaka, she reminisced about befriending future luminaries such as poet Jasimuddin and professor Munier Choudhury.
  • Slavery in Bengal: A forgotten history

    Notably absent in Bengali literature and history is a rather shameful past: the existence of slaves and the significant role that slavery played in our society and economy.