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M. Z. Mashreque
M. Z. Mashreque

English & CommunicationInstructor of EnglishTurner Hall A-Wing 294803-536-8345

M. Z. Mashreque

Muhammad Mashreque is a full-time English instructor representing the Department of English and Communications, SCSU.  

He also is a committee member of Intersectional Studies Conference, works on the departmental newsletter; and is the coordinator of the Composition Computer Classroom Freshman Writing Success Project.


  • TESOL/TESL/TEFL Teacher Training Certification, Oxford Seminars, Columbia, SC, USA, 2010
  • M. A., English Language and Literature, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, USA, 1984
  • M. A., English Language and Literature, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1979
  • B. A., (Honors), English Language and Literature (Major), Political Science, General History (Minors), Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1978


Mashreque has been at SC State since 2015.  Besides teaching English literature, language, and communication courses, Mashreque has been involved in student-advising dedicated to ensuring student academic success.  For professional development, his participation ranges from organizing and attending educational conferences to serving various departmental committees. With a view to retaining our freshmen, getting them interested in and improving their skills at intensive reading and writing, the Department of English and Communications has launched the Freshman Writing Success Project. Under such a project, his responsibility entails him to be the Coordinator of Composition Computer Classroom. Their ultimate goal is to get the institution to the next level. English Language and Literature> Orientalism in English Literature> its dynamics through ages. 


English Composition I & II ; World Literature ; Advanced Grammar ; Fundamentals of Communication ; Public Speaking


  • “Gandhi” of Attenborough, NMSU, 1982.
  • The US Middle East Policy, NMSU, 1983.
  • The Two Women, Windfall, 1983.
  • The Refuge, Whispers in the Wind, 1998.
  • The Dove, Heartland, 1991.
  • An Introduction to Al Quran, World Reader, 2001.
  • Wordsworth’s The Daffodils, World Reader, 2002; The Dictionary of Deception, In Other Words, 2004.

Papers Presented

  • “Mahabharata and Ramayana,” Lecture Series, BC, 2001
  • “Muslims at the Crossroads,” Religious and Cultural Diversity, BC, 2002
  • “Synthesis Assignment,” Learning Community, HBCU, 2002
  • “Bangladesh Spiritual,” Harambee, BC, 2004
  • “Fiction and Poetry,” Literary Awards Program, BC, 2004
  • “Literature and Life,” Aesthetics in Humanities, BC, 2007
  • “Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha: Unifying the Muslim Community of South Carolina, SCPLC Conference, SCSU, 2017.

Research Interests

Funded personal research, special studies, documented research in progress:

  • Islam and Literature: Past and Present, a book of research on oriental and occidental treatment of Islam
  • Beyond the Barrier, a book of poetry in manuscript form
  • The Return, a book of poetry in progress
  • The Shoplifter, a book of short stories in progress
  • Essentials of English, a book of English usage.