Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
Dr. Towfique E Elahi  Assistant Professor
Name :
Dr. Towfique E Elahi
Employee ID
710001209
Designation
Assistant Professor  
Department
Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
Faculty
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
Personal Webpage
http://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/jmc/towfique.html
E-mail
elahi.jmc@ daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Phone
Cell-Phone
+8801929355734

PhD (Film & Media Studies), Hiroshima University, Japan 2012
MA (Film & Media Studies), Hiroshima University, Japan 2009
MA (Drama and Dramatics), Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2004
BA (Drama and Dramatics), Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2003

  1. Certificate on Media Journalism, Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB)
  2. Certificate on ‘English for TV Reporters’ British Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  3. Certificate on Video Production, National Mass Communication (NIMCO), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  4. Certificate from Theatre School, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  5. Directed several Documentaries and TV Programs

Film & TV studies/production, Media & Society, Modernism & Identity

Journals:

 

1. ‘Resisting Bollywood: Monpura as Popular Folk Cinema of Bangladesh’; Journal of Film International, Vol: 11; Issue :3-4; August, 2013; PP 110-122; Intellect. Ltd: London, UK.


2. ‘Popularizing Bollywood films in Bangladesh: An Ethnographic View’; Journal of Comparative Aesthetics, Issue 2; 2012, PP 150-161, Hiroshima University, Japan


3. ‘The Cultural Hegemony of Bollywood in South Asia: De-Popularizing Bangladeshi Cinema’; Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.2.Issue. 11. November 2012, PP 226-241, India

 

4. ‘From Manchurian Incident to World War II: Militarism, Manipulation and Nationalism in Japanese Cinema’; Proceedings of the Joint International Conference of the Japanese-Korean Society and The East Asian Society for Aesthetics, 1-4 April 2010, PP 477-483; Hiroshima University: Hiroshima, Japan


5. ‘Discourse of National essence (Kokutai) in Japanese Cinema’; Journal of Human Science, March 2009,PP 1-15; Hiroshima University: Hiroshima, Japan


 

Books:

 

Title:
The Cultural Hegemony of Bollywood in South Asia: The Challenges of Bangladeshi Cinema; (Research Report Book). Fuji Xerox Research Grant Paper; June, 2013
Publisher: Fuji Xerox, Tokyo, Japan

 

 


Conference Papers: 

 

1. ‘Resisting Bollywood: Popular Folk Cinema from Bangladesh- Monpura’ Presented in the ‘Film And Media 2012: The Second Annual London Film And Media Conference’ on the 22-24 June 2012, University of London, Institute of Education, London, UK


2. ‘Cultural Hegemony of Bollywood in South Asia: De-Popularizing Bangladesh Cinema’ Presented in the International Conference on ‘ Cultural Transformations: Development Initiatives and Social Movements’ hosted by Inter Asia Cultural Studies Society, on the 17th-18th December,2011, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

3. 'Cultural Hegemony of Bollywood in Bangladesh: Bangladesh Cinema at Stake ‘presented in the ‘Second International Conference on the Image’ on the 26-27 September’2011, San Sebastian, Spain

 

4. ‘Re/presenting The Art of Mono no Aware and the Question of Japaneseness in Ozu’s Noriko Trilogy’ presented in the 18th International Congress of Aesthetics, August9th-13th 2010, Peking University, China

 

5. ‘Understanding Neorealism in Asian Cinema: Kurosawa’s Ikiru and Satyajit’s Pather Panchali’ presented in the annual conference of Hiroshima Society for Science of Arts’ 24th July 2010, Hiroshima, Japan

 

6. From Manchurian Incident to World War II: Militarism, Manipulation and Nationalism in Japanese Cinema’ paper presented at the International seminar of ‘China-Japan Cultural Aesthetics’ 31st October 2009, Nanjing University, China

 

7. Discourse of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Hibakusha Film’ paper presented at the seminar ‘Education for Peace Culture’; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA; 4th March 2009

 National/Cultural identity/Modernism in South Asian/Southeast Asian Film & Media

  1. Fuji Xerox Research Grant, Japan, 2011-2012
  2. Jinhaken Long Term Research Grant, Hiroshima University, Japan, 2011-2012
  3. Yahata Memorial Scholarship, Hiroshima, Japan 2009-2013
  4. Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship Award, 2008-2009

• Member, International Association of Aesthetics (IAA)
• Member, Society for Cinema and Media Studies
• Member, Hiroshima Society for Science of Art

Postdoctoral Special Researcher (April 2012-March 2013)
Division of Human Science
Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences (GSIAS)
Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

News Reporter (2004- 2007)
Bangladesh Television (BTV), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Program Director, Universal Multimedia (2002-2004)
Dhaka, Bangladesh