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Faculty Member

Anupam Das
Assistant Professor

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Department
DEOMEL

Date of Birth March 2nd, 1975

Contact:
Office: Office:
Department of English & Other Modern European Languages,
Visva-Bharati,
Santiniketan, Birbhum
West Bengal, India
PIN: 731 235

Residence:
Akashmoni, Andrew’s Palli (West),
Santiniketan, Birbhum,
West Bengal, India
PIN: 731235

E-mail: onupam@gmail.com

Landline:

Mobile:

Educational Qualification:
Ph.D. (Indiana University, USA)

Awards / Honours:
Travel grant, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, 2009
Householder doctoral research grant, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, 2009
Discipline-Based Scholarship in Education, Center for Education & Society, Spencer Foundation, 2006-2008
Travel grant, Indiana University Linguistics Club, Indiana University, 2004
Doctoral Fellowship, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Government of India, 2002
Doctoral Scholarship, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Government of India, 2002
Junior Research Fellowship, Anthropological Survey of India, 2000

Teaching Experience:
2009 – present (Visva-Bharati)

Research Areas:
Social network analysis of computer-mediated communication, computer-mediated discourse analysis, pragmatics, critical discourse analysis, and interactional sociolinguistics

Representative Publications: (between 5 and 10):
Conference proceeding (Nominated for best paper)
(June 2010). Politeness and Social Distance: Bangla Politeness Practice on Orkut®. In Proceedings of the Language & Social Interaction Division of International Communication Association Annual Conference. Singapore.
Book chapter
(Forth coming). Social interaction process Analysis of Bengalis on Orkut®. In R. Tiwai (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Journal Article
(2009). The distribution of aspirated stops and /h/ in Bangla: An optimality theoretic approach. Linguistics Journal, 4(2), 49-73.
Other Publication (Report)
(2006). Evaluating Language Statistics: The Ethnologue and beyond. with J. C. Paolillo. Contract report for UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

Other Academic Work:
Peer reviewing
Association of Internet Research
Communication and Technology division of International Communication Association
Cyber Psychology
Indiana University Linguistics Club Working Papers
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC)
Language@Internet

Other Interests / Activities:
Photography