Dr. Madhumita BarboraPI for Assamese
Professor, Department of EFL, Tezpur University, Napaam – 784 028 Tezpur, Sonitpur Assam
Degree: MA, PGDTE, M.Phil, Ph.D
Area of specialization: Syntax, Field Linguistics: Tibeto-Burman languages of North East India and applied linguistics
M.Phil title: Grammatical Function Changing Rules in Assamese, 1995, CIEFL, Hyderabad
Ph.D title: COMPs in Assamese: Implication for Second Language Acquisition, 2002, Tezpur University
1. DIT sponsored project titled” Indian Language Corpora Initiative (ILCI) Phase-II on Assamese; part of consortium of 17 languages. Consortium Leader: Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, New Delhi, Project Director: Dr. Girish Jha, Associate Professor, Centre for Sanskrit Studies, JNU, New Delhi. From 21st March 2012 to 20th September 2014
2. Awarded ICSSR, Major Research project titled ‘ Language Contact and Convergence: Study of Bugun (Khowa) of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh’. From 25th June 2012 to 24th June 2014.
3. Awarded UGC, Major Research project titled ‘The Grammatical Description of the Bugun Language.’ From 1st May 2009 to 30th April 2011
4. Associated with the DRS- SAP project funded by UGC, 5 year project undertaken by the Department of EFL, Tezpur University. Thrust Area of the project is on the shaping of Modern Assamese: Indigenous and Southeast Asian Influences
Publication :Articles & Papers
1. Dey L & M. Barbora ‘Copula in Assam Sadri’ in North East Indian Linguistics (NEILS): Vol 4. Eds Stephen Morey , Mark Post & Gwendolyn Hyslop. Foundation Books, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi. 2011 (anonymously peer reviewed).
2. ‘Nominalization and the Nominalized clause in Assamese’ in North East Indian Linguistics (NEILS): Vol 4. Eds Stephen Morey, Mark Post & Gwendolyn Hyslop. Foundation Books, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi. 2011 (anonymously peer reviewed)
3. ‘The non-finite marker –la and –pc in Mising’ in North East Indian Linguistics (NEILS) Vol 2: Eds Stephen Morey & Mark Post. Pages: 198-218. Foundation Books, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, 2009. Anonymously peer reviewed. ISBN 978-81-7596-714-4
4. ‘Quest for a Script’. North East Linguistics Society (NEILS): Vol 1. Eds Stephen Morey & Mark Post. Pages: 255-270. Foundation Books, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, 2008. Anonymously peer reviewed. ISBN 978-81-7596-600-0
5.‘The Particle ne in direct yes-no questions’. Linguistic Theory and South Asian Languages. Essays in honour of K.A. Jayaseelan Vol 102. Eds: Josef Bayer, Tanmoy Bhattacharya & M.T. Hany Babu. Pages 199-214. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2007. Peer reviewed, ISBN 978-90272 33660(Hb; alk, paper)
6. Oral Communication’ (2007) Text book written for the Department Distance Education , Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh.
7. ‘Acquisition of English (L2): A comparative study of English and Assamese medium schools 1 of of Assam’. Anves: A Bilingual Journal Vol I NoI pages 88 - 113, January –June 2006, Bani Mandir Guwahati.
8. .‘Subject- Object Wh- questions: Acquisition by L2 learners’. Prace-Bhasha –Vignan: Indian Journal of Linguistics Vol:23. Pages 19-31, January – December 2004. Published by the West Bengal Institute of Linguistics
9. ‘Causatives in Assamese’. CIEFL Occasional Papers in Linguistics Vol 7. Pages 20- 39. Editorial Board M. Hariprasad, H. Nagarajan, P. Madhavan, K.G. Vijayakrishnan, K.V. Tirumalesh. Published by Department of Linguistics & Contemporary English, CIEFL, Hyderabad October 1998