Workshop-cum-Seminar on Minor Languages of

Workshop-cum-Seminar on Minor Languages of the Northeast India
organized by
Department of English and Foreign Languages, Tezpur University
in collaboration with
Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore
National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi
3rd to 12th January 2009
Tezpur University
F No:TU /EFL/ MLWS/ 01/2008
7th Nov 2008
The Department of English and Foreign Languages, Tezpur University is organizing a workshop-cumseminar on minor languages of Northeast India from 3rd to12th January 2009.
The Workshop on Minor Languages of Northeast India is from 3rd to 10th January 2009. The workshop
will focus on the following groups:
Bodo-Konyak Group
Chang, Sangtam, Phom, Yimchungar, Khiamniunga (Nagaland),
Wamcho, Tutsa, Nokte, Tangsa (Arunachal Pradesh),
Rabha, Tiwa, Dimasa, Karbi, Chorai (Assam)
Zomi Group
Zou, Monsang (Manipur)
Bru, Laik, Lakher (Mizoram)
A miscellaneous Group comprising of:
The Seminar on Nominalization is on 11-12 January 2009. The seminar will focus on the process of
nominalization in minor languages of Northeast India. Papers are invited from linguists, scholars, and
researchers working on these languages. Those interested can send an abstract (of not less/more than 300
words) by 30th November 2008. We would like an early response as accommodation at the university
guest house and hostels are limited. TA and DA will be paid as per rule. There will be a working lunch.
(Dr. Madhumita Barbora)
Reader, Dept of EFL
Tezpur University,
Napaam 784-028, Tezpur
Workshop cum Seminar on Minor Languages
Mobile: 09435082112
Phone: 03712-236276 (Res)
PS: You will be provided with rooms in the university hostels. Please carry your own bedding. January is
pretty cold, extra blankets may be required.