Department  Faculties
Dr. Shyamal Das
Name: Dr. Shyamal Das
Date of Birth: 1st January, 1963.
Phone number's : 09436134176/ 03812203795
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Fax : 03812374802
Academic Qualifications : M,A,, PGDTE, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Present Designation/position : Professor
Topics Taught : Topics in Literature, Linguistics, Phonetics and ELT

Publications (year wise) :

Sl No.Title of the paperName of the Journal with Volume, Pages and Year
1 Consonant Deletion Rules in the Noakhali dialect of Bangla: their lexical status and mode of application” Phases and Interfaces of Morphology CIEFL (EFL-U), Hyderabad, 1998.
2 Phonology of *NC effects in Malayalam: an Optimality Theoretic Investigation CIFEL Bulletin, Vol.10. No.2, 2000
3 Some Aspects of Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla & Tripura Bangla English (also an e-book). Rutgers (University) Optimality Archive (ROA) 493. 2002
4 Feature Checking, Case & Word Order. A Minimalist Study of the Bangla Case System PILC Journal of Dravidic Studies Pondichery (2001/6).Vol. 11: 1.11:2
5 Phonology of NC effects in Malayalam Linguistic Theory and South Asian Languages, Josef Bayer et al John Benjamins (NL) 217-236. 2007
6 Script for Kokborok: some relevant deliberations Proceedings of the National Seminar on Kokborok Script with Special Reference to its Tonal Representation, Agartala, 2006
7 Is there any poetry in the class? Mingled Voices: Literature and Philosophy, TU. 2006-7
8 Metrical Phonology and Tripura Bangla status and mode of application” Kreative Mind, Kolkata. 2007
9 Essays in Linguistics: studies in Phonology, Syntax, and Sociolinguistics Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi 2009
10 Essays in Linguistics II: Syntax, Phonology and Morphology. Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi. 2010

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Participated:

1 Refresher Course at CIEFL, Shillong 17th Nov. to 7th Dec. 2001  
2 Refresher Course at Assam University, Silchar 15th Feb. to 7th March, 2002  
3 UGC/CEC Capacity Building Program on Multimedia and e-Content Development Nov. 27-Dec.16, 2006, New Delhi.  
4 Short Intensive Course in Functional Grammar conducted by Prof. William Greaves August 02-11, 1995 CIEFL (EFL-U), Hyderabad  
5 Introductory Course in Computer for word processing Oct. 9-24, 1995. CIEFL (EFL-U), Hyderabad.  
6 International Seminar on Morphology (ISM) July 10-11, 1996, CIEFL (EFL-U), Hyderabad “Consonant deletion in Noakhali dialect Bangla: Rules and their applications
7 Generative Linguistics in the Old World GLOW: Colloquium and Workshop Jan. 20-23, 1998, CIEFL (EFL-U), Hyderabad.  
8 Resource person at UGC Workshop on Linguistics, Phonetics and Communicative English August 09-21, 1999, MBB College, Agaratala  
9 International Conference on Stress and Rhythm Dec. 13-15, 2000, CIEFL(EFL-U), Hyerabad “Demotion of Rhythmicity in two dialects of Bangla
10 International Conference on Architecture of Grammar, January 15-17, 2002, CIEFL (EFL-U), Hyderabad “Redefining Lapse”
11 25th All India Conference of Linguists, Nov. 26-28, 2002. CU, Kolkata “Positional faithfulness and an OT account of Resisted Neutralization in the vowel inventory of Tripura Bangla”
12 Orientation Program for Academic Counselors, April 6-7, 2005. IGNOU Regional Center, Shillong  
13 ICHR National Seminar on Tribes, Peasants and Modern Identity in NE India c 1800-2000AD April 5-7, 2006 Tripura University “Politics of marginalization: a study in the light of freedom of speech and expression”
14 Natinal seminar on Development of Tribal Languages: Sharing of Experiences, May 27-28, 2006, Agartala. “Language Development and Script: the issue of Kokborok”
15 NLSI summer school May 28 to June 2007. CIIL, Mysore.  
16 UGC National seminar on Quality on Higher Education, March 25-26, 2008, BBM College, Agartala. “Quality in Higher Education: an appeal for self-respect and self-appraisal”
17 Workshop and National seminar on Translation: Lending Audibility/ Bridging the Gap’ Feb. 16-18, 2009 “Teaching English to Bilingual students of Tripura”
18 International Congress of Bengal Studies, February 25-28, 2010, Delhi University. “Generating dialectal typology: an OT grammar of variation in verbal forms of Bangla”
19 Invited for a talk 27th August, 2010. EFL-U, Hyderabad “Aspiration: A dying phenomenon in Bangla”
20 National seminar of Capacity Building of students in Higher Education with special reference to Tribal students of Tripura Nov. 16-17, 2010. MBB College, Agratala. “Language Pedagogy in Vernacular Education in Tripura”
21 National seminar on “Rabindranath: Bharatiya o sanskritir prekshapate sardha-shatabarshik samiksha” Nov. 18. 2010. Dept. Bengali, Tripura (Central) University “The mystery behind poetic language: a linguistic analysis of Tagore’s ‘Prarthana’”

Membership/Positions in Learned Academic Bodies/Organisations:

1 Member, Linguistic Society of India, HO. Deccan College, Pune
2 Dravidian Linguistic Association of India, Thiruvanthapuram
3 Anonymous reviewer for the Journal of International Phonetic Association (JIPA), University of Victoria, Canada.
4 I am a member of the Academic Committee of Arka Community College (Registered with IGNOU), Tripura.

Research Projects:

1. UGC, Minor Research Project Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English Completed, 2008

Research Supervisions (Scholar's Name, Topic and Status):

1. Mr. Swapan Debnath PhD Phonology of Kokborok English: A Profile with Pedagogical Implications Submitted, Feb. 2010
2. Mr. Uttam Chakraborty PhD A Prosodic Study of the Inflectional Morphology of Noakhali Dialect of Bangla and Noakhali English Synopsis submitted, 2010
3. Ajita Tripura, MPhil (Co-guide) Compatative Study of Kokborok and English Language Awarded, 2007
4. Debabrata Deb Purakyastha, MPhil Properties of Technical Communicative Skill in English Awarded, 2009

Scholarship/Award/Recognitions:

1. Awarded S. Krishnamurthy Endowment Prize for the best Diploma participant for PGDTE, CIEFL (EFL-U). Year 1994-1995

Other information (if any):

So far the following international authors and researchers have cited my work mentioned in each citations.

Sl No.CitationsYear
1 1. “Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English” (ROA 493-0202) in “Ternary Stress” by Paula Haughton of University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US. 2003
2 2. “Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English” (ROA 493-0202) in ‘Towards a Theory of Constraints in OT: Emergence of the not-so-unmarked in Malayalee English” by Tara and K.P. Mohanan. National University of Singapore, 2003 2003
3 3. “Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English” (ROA 493-0202) in Avoiding Boundaries: Antepenultimate Stress in Rule-Based Framework” by Tim Beasley and Katherine Crosswhite in Linguistic Inquiry, Vol. 34.3. 2003. (MIT, US) 2003
4 4. “Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English” (ROA 493-0202) in “As Proud the head with heavy feet: Restrictions on structure are in GEN” by Curt Rice, Ms. 2007. University of Tromso, Norway. 2007
5 5. “Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English” (ROA 493-0202) in ‘Positionally Licensed extended lapses” by Paula Haughton in University of Pennsylvaniya Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 14.1.2008, also in the Proceedings of the 31st Annual PENN Lingistics Colloquium @ http://repository .upenn.edu/pwpl 2008
6 6. “Some Aspects of the Prosodic Phonology of Tripura Bangla and Tripura Bangla English” (ROA 493-0202) in Sameer ud Doula Khan’ doctoral dissertation “Intonational Phonology and Focus Prosody in Bengali” University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 2008. 2008
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