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PROF. SHAILENDRA MOHAN


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Publications

  • Shailendra Mohan (edited). Advances in Munda Linguistics. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publication

  • In Preparation. Nihali Grammar, Text and Vocabulary.

  • Hasnain, S.Imtiaz, Sanggeta, Bagga-Gupta & Shailendra Mohan 2012 (Eds). Alternative Voices: (Re)searching Language, Culture, Identity... Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publication.

  • Research Report (Unpublished Manuscript):

  • 2019 : Submitted the final report of the Joint Research Project under Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR, India) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science ( JSPS, Japan) joint research Programme in the field of Social Sciences. Japanese Collaborator: Professor Toshiki Osada, Research institute of Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan. Project titled “Extablishment of International Munda Studies Network.

  • 2014 : Submitted the final report of the project titled Documentation and Description of Nihali, a critically endangered language isolate of India, funded by Endangered language Documentation Programme ( ELDP), School of Oriental and African Studies ( SOAS), University of London, London.

  • 2012 : Submitted the final report of the Major Research Project titled Revisiting Khalapur: Language Variation and Social Stratification 50 years later, funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi (Co-Project Director).

Bio :

    Prof. Shailendra Mohan is a practicing linguist, academician and teacher with more than 19 years of teaching experience at Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute, Pune. He has done extensive field work working on scores of major and minor languages of India. His wide study includes extensive research on an endangered language and a language isolate called Nihali spoken in central India. He also specializes in linguistic studies on Munda languages, a language family spread across India that includes languages like Santhali, Kurux, Kharia, Pnar, Khasi and so on. Prof. Shailendra Mohan has contributed lot to language studies in India through his teaching and scores of research papers and books prior to joining CIIL.

         Educational Qualifications :
  •      2004 Ph. D in Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  •      2000 M.Phil in Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  •      1997 M.A. in Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Positions Held :

 
  •      January 2014- July 2021 Professor in Austro-Asiatic Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, Pune

  •      January 2011- January2014 AssociateProfessor in Austro-Asiatic Linguistics,Department of Linguistics, Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, Pune

  •      January 2009- January 2011 Lecturer (Senior) in Sociolinguistics, Department of Linguistics, Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, Pune

  •      January 2005- January 2009 Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, Department of Linguistics, Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, Pune

Articles :

    2021 :

  • Introduction: Munda Languages: An Overview ( co-authored with Masato Kobayashi). In Shailendra Mohan ( edited) Advances in Munda LinguisticsNewcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publication,pp-1-20.

  • Noun Morphology in Korku. In Shailendra Mohan ( edited) Advances in Munda Linguistics Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publication,pp-236-246.

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    2017 :

  • Negation in Nihali. Bulletin of Deccan College Post-Graduate Research Institute vol.77.

  • Expressives in Nihali. ( submiited) for inclusion in volume to be published by Mouton.

  • Some Observation on Nihali language. Mother Tongue.( submitted)

  • 2016 :

  • Mohan, S. " Describing Endangered languages: Experiences from Nihali Documentation Project". Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the Foundation for Endangered languages. England: Foundation for Endangered languages.

  • Relativisation Strategies in Nihali". BDCRI vol. 76

  • 2014-2015:

  • Noun Morphology in Nihal and Korku: A comparative account. Bulletin of Deccan College Research Insitute, Deccan College, Pune, Vol.7

  • 2013 :

  • Numeral Expressions in Kharia, Korku, and Sora: A comparative account. Bulletin of Deccan College Research Institute, Pune, vol.72-73,367-374.

  • Revisiting Khalapur: Language variation and Social straticfication 50 years later. Indian Linguistics vol.74, 2013,131-140.

  • Linguistic Identity and Language Preferences among the Austro-Asiatic language speakers of Jharkhand. In S.I.Hasnain, Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta & S.Mohan ( Eds.) Alternative Voices: (Re)searching Language, Culture, Identity... Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publication,331-349.

  • Introduction : (re)searching language, culture and identity. In Hasnain,Imtiaz , Sanggeta, Bagga-Gupta & Shailendra Mohan (Eds). Alternative Voices: (Re)searching Language, Culture, Identity... Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publication,pp-10-37 ( Co-authored).

  • 2012 :

  • Documentation and Description of Tribal Languages in Nimad Region: Methods and Approach. In K.Suresh ( ed.) Tribal Languages & Development Bhopal : Tribal Research & Development Institute,pp-128-142.Documentation and Description of Tribal Languages in Nimad Region: Methods and Approach. In K.Suresh ( ed.) Tribal Languages & Development Bhopal : Tribal Research & Development Institute,pp-128-142.

  • 2011 :

  • Minority and Majority linguistic groups in India: Issues and Problems. Bulletin of the Deccan College Research Institute Deccan College: Pune, Vol. 70-71, pp-205-215.

  • 2010 :

  • Politeness Phenomena in Hindi: A Survey. Politeness Phenomena in Hindi: A Survey.CENACLE, vol.1, pp.44-52.

  • 2009 :

  • Bahubhasikta evam Hindi ki pratigrahayata: Jhankhand ke janjatiyoN ke sandarv meN.(in Hindi) Gavesna,vol.95,pp-173-181.

  • A note on Schwa Fronting in Hindi. Indian Linguistics Vol. 70, pp-223-225.

  • 2008 :

  • Echo Word Formation in Indian Languages: A Typological Study. Bulletin of the Deccan College Research Institute, Deccan College: Pune, Vol. 68-69, pp-205-215.

  • Language Documentation and Language Preservation in India. In S. Priya (Ed.) Vanishing Voices: The Endangered Languages Across the Globe. ICFAI University press, pp-37-52.

  • 2007 :

  • Patterns of Language use among the tribal Communities of Jharkhand. Bulletin of the Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, pp-335-347.

  • 2006 :

  • Tribal Bilingualism: A Case of Jharkhand. In Indian Journal of Language and Literature. Nagpur, Vol. 1, no. 1pp-8-17.

  • Development of Sociolinguistic Studies at the Deccan College. Bulletin of the Deccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute, pp-261-269.

  • Echo-Word formation in Hindi. Indian Linguistics Vol.67, pp.119-126.

  • 2005 :

  • Issues in Hindi Linguistics. In Indian Journal of Language and Literature. Nagpur, Vol. 1, no. 2, pp-83-85.

  • A note on Schwa Fronting in Hindi. Indian Linguistics Vol. 70, pp-223-225.

  • 2002 :

  • Linguistic Landscape and Social Identity: A Case Of Jharkhand. In N.H. Itagi & S. Singh (Eds.) Linguistic Landscape In India With Particular Reference To The New States. Mysore; Central Institute Of Indian Languages.

Projects :

    1. Project: Establishment of International Munda Studies Network (2017-2019) :

  • Joint Research Project under Indian Council of Social Science Research ( ICSSR, India) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science ( JSPS, Japan) joint research Programme in the field of Social Sciences. Japanese Collaborator: Professor Toshiki Osada, Research institute of Humanity and Nature ( RIHN), Kyoto, Japan.

  • Funded by: Indian Council for Social science research ( ICSSR), New Delhi.

  • 2. Project: Documentation and Description of Nihali, a critically endangered Language isolate of India (2012-2014)

    Funded by: Endangered language Documentation Programme ( ELDP), School of Oriental and African Studies ( SOAS), University of London, London

  • 3. Project: Revisiting Khalapur: Language Variation and Social stratification 50 years later ( Co- Project Director) ( 2010-2012)

  • Funded by: Indian Council for Social science research ( ICSSR), New Delhi.

  • 4. Deputy Coordinator, University Grants Commission, Special assistance Programme”Language Contact in India ( 2011-2016).

Academic Activities

  • Visiting Professor: Bhopal Institute of Social Science, Bhopal.

  • Convenor, International Seminar on Munda Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Deccan College PG & RI, Pune during 16-17 March 2017.

  • Presented a seminar on Observations on the nature of multilingualism in Indian contexts. Orebro University, Sweden( 29th May,2015).

  • Chief Guest lecture on Hindi and its varieties at Hindi Week at Indian Metrological Department, Pune,12th October,2014.

    Delivered Special Lecture on Echo-Word formation in some Indian Languages. at Preparatory Summer School for New Linguistic Survey of India (NLSI) at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore. ( May 21st-15th June 2007)

  • Delivered a series of lectures on Hindi Sentence Stucture at Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha from 27.11.06 to 10.12.06.

  • Delivered lectures on Introduction to Linguistics, at Bharati Vidyapeeth on Saturdays.(2006-2007)

  • Delivered a talk on Tribal languages of Andaman Islands on March 3, 2006 at the Discussion Group in the Department of Linguistics, Deccan College, Pune.

  • Delivered two lectures at Western Regional language Center, Pune on Language Teaching (14.12.07 ) and Introduction to Phonetics( 06.02.08).

  • Delivered a lecture at Western Regional language Center, Pune on Status of Hindi in India ( 14.09.10).

Academic Positions

  • Secretary, Linguistic Society of India, Deccan College, Pune.

  • Rector, Gents Hostel.( July-2006-June2009) and from July 2011 –October 2017.

  • Coordinator, International Seminar on Archaeology and Language, 6-9 October, 2014, Deccan College PG & RI, Pune.

  • Coordinator & Secretary, International Conference of Linguistic Society of India ( ICOLSI-36), Department of Linguistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, 1-4 Dec,2014

  • Coordinator & Secretary, International Conference of Linguistic Society of India ( 35th Annual &ICOLSI-1) CIIL Mysore,27-29,November,2013.

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