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DR. SANGITA  SAIKIA
Asst. Professor in Assamese &
Teacher-in-Charge
Assamese Language Unit
Bhasha-Bhavana

 

 

 

Date of Birth

01-02-1978

Qualification – M.A. Ph.D.

Year

Degree

College/University

1998

B.A. (Assamese)

Gargaon College, Dibrugarh University

2001

M.A. (Assamese)

Gauhati University

2001

NET, UGC JRF

Gauhati University

2010

Ph.D.

Gauhati University

Topic of PhD: Deuri Bhasha Sampradayar Ek Samaj Bhashatattvik Adhyayan (A Socio-linguistic Study of Deuri Speech Community)

Teaching Experience:
6  years in Visva-Bharati

Area of Specialization:

  •  Assamese Language, Literature, Culture and Folklore
  • Deuri Language, Literature and Culture

Publication of Book:

  • Muhuni Chuya Jimosanya-Ahamiya Chiban Yerubon (Deuri Assamese Bilingual Primer)
  • Deuri Assamese Pictorial Glossary (in progress)

Research Projects: “Development of Deuri Language” under North Eastern Language Development Project of Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore (2004-2006)

Published Research Papers & Articles:

  • A Brief History of Lexicography in Assamese Language, Visva-Bharati Dipika, 26th Issue, (Ed. Prof Giribala Mohanty, Dept.of Odia, Visva-Bharati), 2010
  • Deuri Xamparkiya Adhyayan Aru Gavexonat Ana Deuri Pandit Gavexokxokol (Non Deuri Scholars and Researshers in the field about Deuris, Ed. Dr. upen Rabha Hakasam), Asom Sahitya Sabha Patrika, 64th Year, Fourth Issue, 2010
  • Deuri Bhaxik Janagosthir Dwibhaxikota, Bhaxik Xamanwoy, Xongkramon Aru Mishran (Bilingualism, Language Convergence, Code Switching and Mixing of Deuri Language Community), Aitihya, the Heritage, Issue No.4, Volume-I, 2012
  • Anyatra Birala Devi: Xamaj Bastavatar Jivanta Dastabej (Anyatra Birala Devi: The Live Chapter of Social Reality), Satsori(Ed. A Sharma Pujari), 8th Year, 2nd Issue,2012

Chapters in Books:

  • Assamese Literature, Culture & Sports Part of Asom Year Book-2002, (Ed. Dr. Nabajyoti Sarma), 2002
  • Deurixokolor Kathita Axomiya: Ek Somu Adhyayan (The Spoken Assamese of the Deuris, a brief study), Axomiya Bhaxar Upobhaxa, University Publication Department, Gauhati University, 2007
  • Deuri Bhaxar Dhvanitattva, Rupatattva aru Bakyatattva(Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of Deuri Language), Axamiya aru axamar bhaxa, (Ed. Dr P Basumatary & Dr B Das), 2010
  • Deuri, Asomar Bhasha, Peoples Linguistic Survey of India (Ed. G.N.Debi), Vol-V, Part-II), 2013

Seminar/Workshop Participation and Paper Presentation:
1. National Seminar & Great Malayalam Poet G. Shankar Kurup Centenary Celebration, Dept. of MIL, Gauhati University, 2nd February, 2003
2. India Workshop on Multilingual Education With Special Focus on Tribal Education, jointly organized by UNESCO, CIIL, NCERT & UNICEF, in CIIL, Mysore, 25-27 October, 2005
3. Workshop on Preparation of Grammar of Deuri, Rabha, Mising, Tiwa and Sadri Language by NERLC, Guwahati of CIIL, MHRD, January 17-25,2006
4. National Seminar on Collection and Codification of Oral Literature in the Languages of North East, Dept. of Assamese, Gauhati University in collaboration with CIIL, Mysore, 14th-17th February, 2006
5.UGC-SAP Seminar on Ethnic Heritage of Assam: Conflict & Convergence, Dept. of Assamese, Gauhati University, January 21-28,2008
6. National Seminar on Gopinath Nandasharma and Lexicography in Indian Languages, organized by Dept. of Odia, Visva-Bharati, February 21-22, 2010
7. Workshop for the Compilation of Common Administrative Terminology of North-Eastern Indian Languages, organized by CIIL, Mysore in North Bengal University, 14-21 November, 2011
8. National Seminar on Rabindrabichitra, organized by Visva-Bharati Adhyapaka Sabha, February 11-12, 2012
9. National Seminar on Feminism in Odia Fiction: Indian Perspective, organized by Dept. of Odia, Visva-Bharati, February 13th – 14th , 2012
10.The First Peoples Linguistic Survey of India Workshop for Assam, in Gauhati University, organized byBhasha Research & Publication Centre, Baroda,19th February, 2012
11. The Second Peoples Linguistic Survey of India Workshop for Assam, in Gauhati University, organized by Bhasha Research & Publication Centre, Baroda,26th --27th April ,2012
12. National Seminar on Rabindranath Tagore and Indian Folkloristic, organized by Bhasha-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati in collaboration with ICSSR, New Delhi & CIIL, Mysore, February 14-16, 2013
13. Workshop on Rabindranath and Santiniketan, organized by Tagore Studies Unit, Visva-Bharati, 10th & 24th January, 2013
14. International Conference on “ A Man of Letters: Rabindranath Tagore and His Epistles”, organized by Rabindra Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, 14 & 15 March, 2013
15. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on The Trend of Contemporary Eastern Indian Fictions, organized by VN Autonomous College, Jajpur, Odisa, 20-21 April, 2013
16. National Seminar on Hindi as the Rajbhasha And Rastrabhasha, organized by Rajbhasha Cell & Dept. of Hindi, Visva-Bharati, 14-16 September, 2013

Other Publications:
( About 20 articles on Deuri Language, Literature, Culture and Assamese Literature, Folk literature and Creative Writings in various major literary magazines and news papers of Assam Since 1999)

Awards:

  • 1. Ramdeu Sarma Memorial Award by Asom Sahitya Sabha And Arun Chandra Guha Memorial Medal by Assam Higher Secondary Education Council for Securing highest marks in MIL (Assamese) in HS Examination, 1995
  • 2. Best Literary Award of Gargaon College in 1998

Other information :

  • Invited by Student Counselling Cell of  Demow College, Sivasagar, Assam to deliver a lecture on “Higher Education Outside Assam” on 18-10-2011
  • Invited by Madhya Kamrup College, Subha, Chenga, Barpeta, Assam as Resource Person in a UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Importance of Women Education for the Upliftment of Rural Society, 2011
  • As a Convener organized a two days National Seminar on “Impact of Rabindranath on Indian Literature”, with Marathi & Tamil Language Units of Bhasha-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, 7th & 8th March, 2013

Other Participation :

  • UGC Sponsored Orientation Course in ASC, University of Burdwan, 10th January-6th February,2012
  • UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in ASC, University of Gauhati, 28th May-17th June,2012
  • UGC Sponsored Orientation Course in ASC, University of Burdwan, 24th June-14th July,2013

Contact Detail:

  •  Assamese Language Unit, Bhasha-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan,

W.B.-731235, email- sangitaz123@gmail.com; sangitasantiniketan@gmail.com
2. Visva-Bharati Quarters’ No-16, Ratanpalli,
Santiniketan
3. Mobile No- +91 94756 68664