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Professor Dr. Tapas Shankar Ray

Education

BA (Hons)
MA (Utkal)
PGDTE, MLitt, PhD (CIEFL)
MA (Durham)

Contact Details

Telephone:  040-27689524
Email: tapasray@efluniversity.ac.in

Biography

BA (English Hons), Bhadrak College, Utkal University (1970-72)

MA (English), Utkal University (1972-74)

Post-Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English, CIEFL, Hyderabad (1980-81)

MLitt (English: Linguistics and Phonetics), CIEFL, Hyderabad (1981-82)

MA (Applied Linguistics with Special Reference to TEFL), University of Durham, UK (1983-84)

PhD (English: Linguistics and Phonetics, CIEFL, Hyderabad (1982-83, 1984-87)

Teaching

Lecturer in English, Government Colleges in Orissa (About 12 ½ years: From Aug 1975 to Jan 1988)

Senior Lecturer in Contemporary English Grammar and Usage, English Language Teaching Institute, Orissa, Bhubaneswar (About 2 ½ years: From Jan 1988 to May 1990)

Reader in English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (About 3 years: From May 1990 to June 1993)

Reader, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad (About 5 years: From June 1993 to July 1998)

Professor, Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, The English and Foreign Languages University (Formerly, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages), Hyderabad (About 16 ½ years: Since July 1998)

Research Interests

Syntax

Publications

2007. Oriya. In Cardona, G. and Jain, D. (eds.) The Indo-AryanLanguages, London and New York: Routledge.

2003. Oriya script and orthography. In Bhaskararao, P.(ed.) Working Papers, International Symposium on Indic Scripts: Past and Future, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo

2000. Lexical anaphors and pronouns in Oriya. In Lust, B. C. et. al. (eds.) Lexical Anaphors and Pronouns in Selected South Asian Languages, Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Self-instructional materials:

2013. Syntax and Semantics. MA Programme. The EFL University.

2012. Syntax. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. Language and mind. In Ray, T. S. (ed.) Social, Psychological and Applied Perspectives. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University

2012. The Verbal. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. Syntax. PGDTE Programme. The EFL University.

2006. Syntax. In Mohanty, P. (ed.) Natural Language Structures. PG Diploma in Computer Applications in Indian Languages. University of Hyderabad.

Self-instructional materials edited:

2013. (with Bharati S., Sarwat-un-Nisa and Anish Koshy) What is Linguistics? MA Programme. The EFL University.

2013. (with Bharati S. and Roopa Suzana) Phonetics. MA Programme. The EFL University.

2013. (with Bharati S.) Phonology and Morphology. MA Programme. The EFL University.

2013. (with Bharati S. and Sarwat-un-Nisa) Syntax and Semantics. MA Programme. The EFL University.

2013. (with Bharati S. and Sarwat-un-Nisa) Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics. MA Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) General Introduction: Introduction to Linguistics. PGCTE Programme. The EFLUnivesity.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Phonology and Morphology. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Syntax. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Meaning. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Social, Psychological and Applied Perspectives. PGCTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Phonology. PGDTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Morphology. PGDTE Programme. The EFL University.

2012. (with Bharati S.) Syntax. PGDTE Programme. The EFL University.

Awards and Memberships

Krishnamurthy Endowment Prize for getting the highest GPA in the PGDTE Examination, 1981

British Govt Scholarship under Technical Co-operation Training Prgramme, 1983

Professor Dr. Surabhi Bharati

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Professor Dr. Roopa Suzana

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Assistant Professor Ms. Smita Joseph

Education

• Bachelor of Elementary Education Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University
• M. A. (Linguistics) Jawaharlal Nehru University
• M. Phil. (Linguistics) Jawaharlal Nehru University
Thesis title: “Sex vs. Gender: Biology, Society and Language”

Contact Details

Telephone:  040 2768 9645
Email: joseph.smita@gmail.com , sociolingpaper@gmail.com, smita@efluniversity.ac.in

Biography

I am a native of Delhi and did my schooling from St. Xavier’s School, Delhi. After school I graduated in Education (to be precise, Elementary Education) from Delhi University, Jesus and Mary College.

I did my Masters and M. Phil in linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Currently I am doing my PhD in Sociolinguistics from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

Teaching

1. Courses taught through Face to Face mode at various universities:

(A) Courses Introduced at M. A. level, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad:

• Aug-Nov 2011: LS 104-Introduction to Sociolinguistics [self-designed course]

• Aug-Nov 2010: LS 104-Introduction to Sociolinguistics [self-designed course

• Jan-Apr 2010: LS 251-Between Theory and Practice in Sociolinguistics[self-designed

(B) Courses taught from Prescribed Syllabus at B. A. level:

• Jan–Apr 2012: English Grammar, The English and Foreign Languages University

• Aug–Nov 2010: Morphology, The English and Foreign Languages University

• Jul–Dec 2008: Language Learning, Jawaharlal Nehru University

• Jan–May 2008: Language in Society, Jawaharlal Nehru University

• Jan–May 2007: Language in Society, Jawaharlal Nehru University

(C) Courses taught on the International Training Programme (ITP), The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad:

• Jan – Mar 2012: English Grammar

• Aug – Nov 2011: English Grammar

• Aug–Sept 2010: Spoken English

• Jan 2010: Conversational English

2. Courses taught through Distance mode, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad:

(A) Post-Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English (PGCTE):

• Jun – Jul 2010-14: Social, Psychological and Applied Perspectives (Block IV); Meaning (Block V) in “Introduction to Linguistics”

• Jun – Jul (2010-13): General Introduction (Block I) The Relationals (Block V) in “Modern English Grammar and Usage”

(B) M.A. English (I):

• Jan (2010-15): Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics (Block V) in “Introduction to Linguistics”

Research Interests

Research interests:

• Variationist Sociolinguistics

• Dialect Studies

• Language and Gender

Research projects:

2009 (Sep 5 – Nov 10): Research Title: “A Sociolinguistic Study of Malayalis in Delhi”

My Role: Project Assistant.

Job Profile: Constructed Sociolinguistic Questionnaires. Interviewed and Recorded People. Sponsoring Agency: University Grants Commission. Project Head: Dr. S. Kunjamma (University of Kerala).

Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals

• 2010: Do Biology and Socio-cultural Bases Justify the Categorization of “Male” and “Female”? A Literature Review. STARS: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES) Vol. IV (No.1&2): 26 – 42. Pala: St. Thomas College. (ISSN 0973-7812)

• 2010: The Invariability of the Gender Variable. LANGUAGING A JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LANGUAGE STUDIES Vol. II: 83 – 107. Hyderabad: The English and Foreign Languages University. (ISSN 2229-323X)

• 2007: The Problem of Predictability in Social Variables: vis-à-vis Pronominal Variants in Migrant Malayalis. South Asian Language Review Vol. XVII (No.2.): 74 – 89 Available online:http://salr.net/volumexvii2.aspx (ISSN 0971-0485)

Book Reviews

• 2005: Review of ‘A Sociolinguistic Study of Kashmiri’, by Maharaj K Koul. In South Asian Language Review Vol. XV (No.1.): 74 –79 Available Online: http://salr.net/volumexv1.aspx (ISSN 0971-0485)

Magazines

• 2013: Perceiving how different is the “male” and “female”! English Connect Issue No.1.: 14 – 17. Trichy, Chennai: ebek

Material Production

Self-instructional materials edited:

• 2012-13: Content Editor. M.A. English (I) Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics (Block V) “Introduction to Linguistics”. Hyderabad: The English and Foreign Languages University. (This is a part of a course currently being offered to students through the distance mode.)

Awards and Memberships

Awards

• 2006: University Topper M. A. (Linguistics) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Memberships

• 2009 –present: Member. International Conference on South Asian Languages (ICOSAL)

• 2010 –present: Life Member. Dravidian Linguistics Association (DLA)

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

(A) Resource Person:

• 2015 (Jan 23): Reviewed Research Project entitled‘ Context Consciousness in Health Centre: A Study’, in a Workshop for UPE-II Scheme of Social Determinants of Health, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

• 2013 (Oct 23 – 25): Acted as a Resource person in ‘Workshop for Academic Counsellors of the M.A. (distance mode) Programme’, School of Distance Education, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

(B) Participant:

• 2014 (Oct 27 – Nov 16): Refresher Course in Community Education. North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

• 2012: Workshop on ‘Development of Self-Learning Materials for Distance Learning’. Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, School of Distance Education, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

• 2011-12 (Dec 13, 2011 – Jan 9, 2012): Orientation Programme 69 (OR-69). CPDHE, Delhi University.

• 2011 (Mar 28 – Apr 1): National Workshop on ‘Development of Self-Learning Materials for Distance and Online Learning’. Organized by STRIDE, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.

• 2007 (May 21 – Jun 30): New Linguistic Survey of India. Preparatory Summer School. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.

(C) Paper(s) Presented (Based on Refereed Abstracts):

• 2009 (Jun 18 – 20): “The Invariability of the Gender Variable”, 37th All India Conference of Dravidian Linguists. International School of Dravidian Linguistics. Thiruvananthapuram

Other interests

Theatre. I was an active member of Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) at Jawaharlal Nehru University from 2007 to 2009

Assistant Professor Dr. Anish Koshy

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