125th Birth Anniversary of Prof. Suniti Kumar Chatterji

National Seminar

on

Dialect & Identity Crisis

organized by

Hindi Department, Presidency University, Kolkata

&

Central Institute of Indian Languages, MHRD(GOI), Mysore

Programme

Monday, 23.02.2015

AJC Bose Auditorium, Presidency University

Inaugural Session 10 am

Inauguration

Prof. Anuradha Lohia, Vice Chancellor, Presidency University, Kolkata.

Chief Guest Speech

Prof. Awadesh Kumar Mishra, Eminent Linguist, Director, CIIL, Mysore.

Keynote Address

Prof. Manager Pandey, Eminent Literary Critic, Former Chairman, CIL &CS, Jawaharlal

Nehru University, New Delhi.

Special Guest Speech

Prof. Uday Narayan Singh, Eminent Linguist, Ex Pro-Vice Chancellor, Visva Bharati & Former Director, CIIL, Mysore.

Special Guest Speech

Prof. S. Imtiaz Hasnain, Eminent Sociolinguist, Department of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Co-ordinator

Dr. Rishi Bhushan Choubey, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Presidency University.

Session-II 12.30 pm

Chairperson

Prof. Udaya Kumar Chakraborty, Professor & Head, Bengali Department, Jadavpur University.

Speaker

Vandana Tete, Social Activist, Ranchi

Topic : Dialects & Identity Crises.

Speaker

Dr. Ganga Sahay Meena, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Jawaharlal

Nehru University, New Delhi

Topic : Globalization & Threats of Indian Languages, Reference to Tribal Languages.

Speaker

Dr. Dipak Kumar Roy, Assistant Professor, Bengali Department, North Bengal University

Topic :Dialects of North Bengal.

Speaker

Dr. Debashree Dutta Ray, Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature Department, Jadavpur University

Topic : Narratives of ‘Bong” and ‘Hor’ : Exploring ‘Indigeneity’ in the Context of India’s North-East.

Co-ordinator

Dr. Anindya Gangopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Presidency University.

Session-III 2.30 pm

Chairperson

Prof. Mridu Rai, Professor, History Department, Presidency University, Kolkata.

Speaker

Prof. Shailendra Kumar Singh, Professor, Hindi Department, North East Hill University, Shilong.

Topic : North-East Dialects

Speaker

Dr. Chandan Shrivastav, Senior Fellow, CDS, New Delhi

Topic : Multilingual Approach in Hindi Cinema.

Speaker

Dr. Vaibhav Singh, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Dayal Singh College, New Delhi

Topic : Dialect, Language and Making of Nation.

Speaker

Dr. Arimardan Tripathi, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, North East Hill University, Shilong

Topic : Abridged Expressions in Wider Communication.

Speaker

Dr. Rajendra Pandey, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, CHI, New Delhi

Topic : Language, Dialects Dialectics in Indian Traditional Grammer.

Co-ordinator

Dr. Mary Hansda, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Presidency University

Tuesday, 24.02.2015

AJC Bose Auditorium

Session-IV 10.30 am

Chairperson

Prof. Chandrakala Pandey, Professor & Former Head, Hindi Department, Calcutta University.

Speaker

Nirmala Putul, Writer, Ranchi

Topic : Tribal Dialects of Jharkhand.

Speaker

A. K. Pankaj, Social Activist, Ranchi

Topic : Tribal Dialects & Culture.

Speaker

Dr. Aditi Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Linguistic Department, Calcutta University

Topic : Multilingualism and the Nation.

Speaker

Dr. Bikas Kanti Middya, Associate Professor, Bengali Department, Rabindra Bharati University

Topic : Language in Bengali Rites.

Speaker

Dr. Madhura Shamkant Damle, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, Presidency University, Kolkata

Topic : Defining ‘Dialect’ : A Survey of Linguistic Survey of India.

Speaker

Dr. Ajay Kumar Shaw, Head, Hindi Department, Siliguri Mahavidyalay, Siliguri, Darjling

Topic : Women Dialects & Questions of Identity.

Co-ordinator

Dr. Itu Singh, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Khidderpure College, Kolkata

Session-V 2 pm

Paper Presentation of Research Scholars & Students

Chairperson

Prof. Ipshita Chanda, Professor, Comparative Literature Department, Jadavpur University.

Paper

Debdip Dhivar

Language & Linguistic Department, Jadavpur University

Topic : Dialects in Bengali Translation

Paper

Patitpavan Pal

Language & Linguistic Department, Jadavpur University

Topic : Self Introduction in Dialects and Politics of Division & Aftermath

Paper

Dipankar Ghosh

Bengali Department, Jadavpur University

Topic : Dialects of Women : In Context of Manasa Mangal

Paper

Sayantan Dutta

DBS Department, Presidency University

Topic : Gender Identity Through Dialectic Literature

Paper

Samudranil Gupta

English Department, Presidency University

Topic : Silenced in translation : Looking at Mahasweta Devi’s Breast Stories translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (In Context of Dialects)

Paper

Malay Bhattacharya

Bengali Department, Presidency University

Topic : Joler Apar Naam.

Co-ordinator

Dr. Vivek Singh, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, S.S. Jalan Girls College, Kolkata

Concluding Lecture

Prof. Manager Pandey, Eminent Literary Critic, Former Chairman, CIL &CS, Jawaharlal

Nehru University, New Delhi.

Vote of Thanks

Prof. Tanuja Majumdar, Professor & Head, Hindi Department, Presidency University

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