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Dr. Vivek Kumar

  • Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of English
  • Contact Details:

    Email : vivek240829@yahoo.co.in

    Contact Number :+91-9759848911, +91-7906941278

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. (Linguistics) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
      Completed Ph.D. in accordance with the 'UGC REGULATION - 2009' with six months Course Work
      Title of the PhD Thesis: "Sociolinguistic Study of Language Practices among Internally Displaced Populations in the Narmada Valley"
    • M.A. (Linguistics) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
    • B.A. (Hons.) Linguistics, Education & English from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
    • General English Course from British Council, British High Commission, New Delhi, India.
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2014:

  • "Multilingualism in the Market-Place of the Resettled Villages of Internally Displaced Populations of the Narmada Valley". (Co-authored with S.I. Hasnain and S. Kulkarni-Joshi). Aligarh Journal of Linguistics. Aligarh. 2014, 4 (1-2). ISSN 2249-1511.

2015:

  • "Maintenance and Shift among Tribal Migrants in Nandurbar". (Co-authored with S.I. Hasnain and S. Kulkarni-Joshi) International Journal of Innovations in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Gurugram. 2015, 1 (1-4). ISSN 2454-6887.

2017:

  • "Sociolinguistic Study of Begusarai Maithili". Language in India. August 2017, 17:8, http://www.languageinindia.com/aug2017/vivekbegusaraimaithili.html. ISSN 1930-2940.
  • "Language Choices among the IDPs in Nandurbar". International Journal of Innovations in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Gurugram. 2017, 1 (2-2). ISSN 2454-6887.

2018:

  • "The Home Domain – A Safe Haven for a Mother Tongue: A Case Study of the Nandurbar Tribals". International Journal of Innovations in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Gurugram. 2018, 4 (2-2). ISSN 2454-6887.

2019:

  • "Resettlement - Adding New Languages in the Life of the Bhils and the Pawras of the West Central India". International Journal of Innovations in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Gurugram. 2019, 4 (2-2). ISSN 2454-6887.

2021:

  • "Struggle of a minor community to save its ethnic identity: A Case Study of the Bhois of the Narmada Valley". Indian Linguistics. Pune. 2021, 80 (1-2). ISSN 0378-0759. [To be published]

2009:

  • Participated in the '3rd Students' Conference of Linguistics in India' (SCONLI-3) and the Workshop in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. February 19-21, 2009.

2010:

  • Presented paper entitled 'Language is Shaped by the Socio-Cultural Nature of Society' in National Seminar 'World within Words' in Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. February 6-7, 2010.
  • Participated in the Workshop on 'Natural Language Processing' (NLP), conducted by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore, India in Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. February 11-15, 2010.

2011:

  • Participated in the One Week Workshop on "Preparation of Concise Maithili-Urdu Dictionary" organized by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Lucknow, India in Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 7-13, 2011.

2013:

  • Presented paper entitled 'Language Choices and Language Attitudes among Internally Displaced Populations in the Narmada Valley' in the ICOLSI in Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore, India. November 27-29, 2013.

2014:

  • Presented paper entitled 'Multilingualism in the Marketplace of the Resettled Villages of Internally Displaced Populations of the Narmada Valley' in the 'South Asian Languages Roundtable - 30' (SALA-30) in the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India. February 6-8, 2014.

2016:

  • Participated in the National Seminar on "Preservation, Promotion and Technological Development of Indian Languages", organized by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore and the Department of Linguistics, Lucknow University at BBAU, Lucknow, India. May 25, 2016.

2017:

  • Presented paper entitled 'Language Choices among the IDPs in Nandurbar' in 'The National Symposium' on 'The Significance of Language and Linguistic Studies' organized by Amity School of Liberal Arts and Amity Centre of Linguistic Studies, Amity University, Gurugram, Haryana, India. April 24, 2017.
  • Participated in the Five Day Workshop on "Classroom Communication" organized by the Institute of Applied Sciences and Humanities, GLA University, Mathura, India. November 14-18, 2017.

2018:

  • Presented paper entitled "The Home Domain – A Safe Haven for a Mother Tongue: A Case Study of the Nandurbar Tribals" in the International Conference on 'Actuating Indic Studies for a Better World' organized by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore and Amity School of Liberal Arts, Amity University, Gurugram, Haryana, India. August 02-03, 2018. Conference Proceedings Print: ISBN 978-81-934992-5-2.
  • Participated in the Workshop on "English Language: Testing and Evaluation" organized by the English Language Teachers' Association of India (ELT@I) and the Department of English, Institute of Applied Sciences and Humanities, GLA University, Mathura, India. November 23-24, 2018.
  • Presented paper entitled "From Monolingualism to Multilingualism: A Case Study of the Internally Displaced Populations of the Narmada Valley" in the 39th Annual International Conference of the Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN), Kathmandu. November 26-27, 2018.

2019:

  • Participated in the International Workshop-cum-Discussion on "Rethinking a Model of Language Policy" by Professor Emeritus Bernard Spolsky, organized by the Department of English, Institute of Applied Sciences and Humanities, GLA University, Mathura, India. November 18, 2019.

2020

  • Presented paper entitled "Struggle of a Minor Community to save its Ethnic Identity: A Case Study of the Bhois of the Narmada Valley" in the 41th Annual International Conference of the Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN), Kathmandu. November 26-27, 2020.
  • Presented paper entitled 'Struggle to Save the Ethnic Identity: A Case Study of a Minor Community of the Narmada Valley' in the 42nd ICOLSI organized by the Department of English, Institute of Applied Sciences and Humanities, GLA University, Mathura, India and Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore, India. November 10-12, 2020.
  • Member of the Editorial Board: International Journal of Innovations in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Gurugram - 122 413, India.
  • Life Member: Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN), Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Life Member: Linguistic Society of India (LSI), Pune, Maharashtra – 411 006, India.
  • Member: The English Language Teachers' Association of India (ELT@I), Chennai - 600 049, India.

Linguistic Field Work Exposure

Worked as a team member in the University Grants Commission Multi-University Project "Internally Displaced Populations (IDPs) and Multilingual Spaces: A Sociolinguistic Perspective" 2012 - 2014 under the Chief Principal Investigator Professor Sonal Kulkarni-Joshi, Deccan College, Pune; Professor S. Imtiaz Hasnain and Professor P Mohanty as the Principal Investigators.

Work Experience

Worked in the Department of English, GLA University, Mathura, India from 25 July 2016 to 28 June 2020. [Three Years and Eleven Months]

Worked as a Visiting Faculty at Amity School of Liberal Arts, Amity University Haryana, Gurugram, India

The Courses Taught

  • Linguistics and English Language Teaching (ELT) to MA (English) fourth semester students.
  • A Course in Elementary English for the First Year Engineering Students.
  • A Short Term Course in Spoken English for the Engineering Students.
  • An Advanced Course in Professional and Business Communication for the Computer Science Students.
  • An Introductory Short Term Course in Basic English for the newly admitted Engineering Students.
  • Developed a series of need based Elementary English Course.

Academic Programme Organized / Conducted

  • Conducted as well as Organized a series of events for the Engineering Students under 'The Club of Linguistic Arts', the University Polytechnic, GLA University, Mathura, India.
  • Organized the Five Day Workshop on "Classroom Communication" by Professor Shreesh C Chaudhary, Distinguished Professor, GLA University, Mathura (Retired Professor, IIT Madras) in GLA University, Mathura, India; November 14-18, 2017.
  • Worked as a member of the Organizing Committee in the One Week Workshop on "Preparation of Concise Maithili-Urdu Dictionary", conducted by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Lucknow, India in Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 7-13, 2011