Barnali Chetia

Assistant Professor(Linguistics)

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D (Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2014)
  • M.Phil (Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2010)
  • M.A (Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2007)
  • UGC-NET (2007)
  • PGDM-Print Journalism (IMSIT, New Delhi, 2005)

Research interests

Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Discourse Analysis, Gender Studies, Science Fiction, Technical Communication.

Member of Professional bodies

  • Linguistic Society of India (LSI)-Life Member
  • NileTESOL-Member
  • Publications & Presentations

    Publications in Journals
    • Chetia Barnali, "Discourse Markers in Written English Texts in a Multilingual Setting: A Comparative Study of High School English in the Schools of Assam," Language in India (International), Vol.13:9, pp. 40-70, 2013.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Language Contact in Indian Media-A Sociolinguistic Study," ed. by Dr. S Nikam, Journal of Higher Education & Research Society: A Refereed International, ISSN 2349-0209, Issue-1, Volume-3, pp. 91-104, 2014.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Rhetorical Devices in English Advertisement Texts in India: A Descriptive Study," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, ISSN 2010-3646, vol. 5, no. 11, pp. 980-984, 2015.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Gender and Acquisition of Discourse Markers-A Sociolinguistic Approach," Human Rights International Research Journal (Biannual Peer Reviewed), ISSN 2320-6942, Vol. 3:1, pp.219-223, 2015.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Technical Communication for Engineering Students-Relevance in the Indian Context," International Journal of Management and Applied Science, ISSN: 2394-7926, Vol-1:2, pp.19-21, 2015.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Slangs and Gender-A Sociolinguistic Perspective," International Journal of Technical Research and Applications e-ISSN: 2320-8163, Issue 18, PP. 43-46, 2015.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Unsung Women Characters of Mahabharata: A Saga of Unexplored Potential," Social Sciences International Research Journal, ISSN: 2395-0544, Vol 2:1, pp. 355-58, 2016.
    Publications in Conference Proceedings
    • Chetia Barnali, "English Advertisements in a Multilingual Setting-A Linguistic Perspective," in ICEHM International Conference Proceedings, ed. by Prof. Jiri Strouhal (Bangkok, Thailand, 2014), pp. 27-29, ISBN 978-93-82242-59-8.
    • Chetia Barnali, "English Discourse Markers-The Second Language Learner Perspective," in ICELL International Conference Proceedings, ed. by H Suwastio, S.R.Najeeb, K Kamaluddin (Hyderabad, India, 2014), pp.1-5, ISBN 978-93-83303-59-5.
    • Chetia Barnali, "Technical Communication for Engineering Students "Relevance in the Indian Context," in Eighth TheIIER-Science Plus International Conference Proceedings, ed. by Dr. P Suresh (Dubai, UAE, 2015), pp. 49-51, ISBN 978-93-84209-83-4.
    Presentations in International Conferences
    • Presented the paper, “ Grammar in Advertising Communication: A Lexico-Linguistic Analysis,” in the V Conference Innovation in Philology and Communication Studies: Methodological and Research Applications, held at the University of Valencia, Spain, 14-16 December, 2016.
    • Presented the paper, “ Women in Science Fiction- Echoes from an Uninhibited World,” in the 2nd World Conference on Women's Studies by the International Institute of Knowledge Management in collaboration with Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies, University of Karachi (Pakistan), Colombo, Srilanka, 05-06 May, 2016.
    • Presented the paper, "Unsung Women Characters of Mahabharata: A Saga of Unexplored Potential," in International Conference on Women Studies & Social Sciences, Carmel College of Arts Science & Commerce for Women, Nuvem, Goa, March 03-05, 2016.
    • Presented the paper, "Lexical Features in Marketing Communication- A Linguistic Approach," In International Interdisciplinary Conference on New Trends in Humanities, Gender and Cultural Studies, N.G Acharaye and D.K Marathe College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Chembur, Mumbai, 9-10 October, 2015.
    • Plenary speaker in International Conference on Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences (ICHLSS), Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), Singapore, June 16-17, 2015.
    • Presented the paper, "Slangs and Gender-A Sociolinguistic Perspective," in International Conference on Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences (ICHLSS), Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), Singapore, June 16-17, 2015.
    • Presented the paper, "Gender and Acquisition of Discourse Markers-A Sociolinguistic Approach," in International Conference on Women Empowerment & Social Sciences, The American College, Madurai, March 05-07, 2015.
    • Presented the paper, "Technical Communication for Engineering Students: Relevance in the Indian Context," in Eighth TheIIER-Science Plus International Conference, Dubai, UAE, January 24-25, 2015.
    • Presented the paper, "Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Wikispaces for Engineering Students -Relevance and Utility," at Bangla Wikipedia 10th Anniversary Celebration and International Conference, organized by Jadavpur University, Kolkata, January 9-10, 2015.
    • Chaired a Conference session at International Workshop on Communications in the Era of the ASEAN Economic Community, organized by Shinawatra University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 18-19, 2014.
    • Presented the paper, "Grammar as We Know and Grammar as We Use -A Study of Lexical Features in Marketing Communication," at International Workshop on Communications in the Era of the ASEAN Economic Community, organized by Shinawatra University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 18-19, 2014.
    • Presented the paper, "Language Contact in Indian Media-A Sociolinguistic Study," at International Conference on 'Fourth World Literature & Culture', organized by Higher Education and Research Society, Pune, September 12-13, 2014.
    • Presented the paper, "Rhetorical Devices in English Advertisement Texts in India: A Descriptive Study," at 4th International Conference on Humanities, Society & Culture (ICHSC), organized by International Economics Development & Research Center (IEDRC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 2-3, 2014.
    • Presented the paper, "English Discourse Markers-The Second Language Learner Perspective," at 5th International Conference on English Language and Literature, organized by International Academic and Industrial Research Solutions (IAIRS), Hyderabad, June 28-29, 2014.
    • Presented the paper, “English Advertisements in a Multilingual Setting- A Linguistic Perspective,” at International Conference on Humanities, Literature & Economics (ICHLE), organized by International Centre of Economics, Humanities & Management (ICEHM), Bangkok, Thailand, January 1-2, 2014.

    Teaching

    Second Language Pedagogy, Sociolinguistics, Research Methodology in Linguistics and English, Language and Gender, Written and Spoken Communication, Technical Writing, Science Fiction, Professional Ethics

    Others

  • ELT Vibes Journal (Special Advisor)
  • SIU Journal (Peer Reviewer)
  • PhD Courses IIT Patna (External Reviewer)
  • GRDS Publishing (Editorial Board Member)
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