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Faculty Profile

Dr. Vivek Kumar
Lecturer
University of Polytechnic

Contact Details:

Email: vivekkumar.gla@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 9759848911

Academic 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. 

Research Papers Presented / Participatedin the Conferences, Seminars and Workshops: 

2009:

  • Participated in the ‘3rd Students’ Conference of Linguistics in India’ (SCONLI - 3) and 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 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 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) in 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 Department of Linguistics, Lucknow University at BBAU, Lucknow, India. May 25, 2016. 

2017: 

  • Presented paper entitled Language Choices among the IDPs in Nandurbarin ‘The National Symposium’ onThe Significance of Language and Linguistic Studies’ organized by Amity School of Liberal Arts and Amity Centre of Linguistic Studies, AmityUniversity, Gurugram, Haryana, India. April 24, 2017.

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’ onActuating Indic Studies for a Better World’ organized by the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore and Amity School of Liberal Arts,AmityUniversity, Gurugram, Haryana, India. August 02-03, 2018. Conference Proceedings: ISBN 978-81-934992-5-2. 

Publications: 

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. http://www.languageinindia.com/aug2017/vivekbegusaraimaithili.html. ISSN 1930-2940.

 2017: 

  • “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.

 LinguisticField Work Exposure:

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

 Work Experience:

Working in the Department of English, GLA University, Mathura, India from 25th July 2016 to till date.

 The Courses Taught:

  • 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. 

Professional Membership:

  • Life Member: Linguistic Society of India (LSI), Pune, Maharashtra – 411 006, India.
  • Member of the Editorial Board: International Journal of Innovations in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Gurugram – 122 413, India.
  • Member: The English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI), Chennai - 600 049, India.