M.Phil in English

Jawaharlal Nehru University
In New Delhi

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New Delhi
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi , 110067, Delhi, India
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M.Phil in English

This course is a survey of current research in areas and issues in Biolinguistics. It also proposes to cover a variety of approaches to language design (as a biological system) and the evolution of language. Some of the major areas of research will be covered in the following sections:

s Acquisition of speech and language

s Cognition and perception studies through different disorders of communication.

s Studies in lateralization and localization of language in brain through imaging techniques.

s Genes and language/speech.

s Speech and voice patterns of genetically related people

s Language and evolution

List of Courses For M. Phil

Students are required to take any four courses in the first two semesters of the programme


Course No.

Title
Credits
LE601 Research Methodology 4
LE602 Structure of Contemporary English 4
LE603 Applied English Linguistics 4
LE604 Literature in India 4
LE605 Phonology and Syntax of English 4
LE606 Teaching of English in India 4
LE607 Stylistics and Discourse Analysis 4
LE608

History and Development of English Language
4
LE612

Semiotics of Creative Process in Language & Literature
4
LE613 Seminar 4
LE615 Readings in Linguistics 4
LE618

Indian English in its Socio-cultural & Historical Setting
4
LE620 Socio-linguistics 4
LE622 Lexicography 4
LE623

Theoretical Issues in Syntax and Semantics
4
LE625

Areal Linguistics and Language Typology
4
LE626 Indian Linguistic Tradition 4
LE629 Structuralism and Literary Critique 4
LE630

Structures of Lesser Known Languages
4
LE631 Saussure and Semiology 4
LE632

Glossematics and the Danish School Linguistics
4
LE633

Conceptual Structures in Language, Literature, Art and Culture
4
LE635

Semantics: Language and Cultural Perception
4
LE636

Vakyapadiya: Philosophy of Language and Linguistics
4
LE637 Applied Linguistics 4
LE638

Readings in Natural Language Processing
4
LE639 Indian Linguistic Tradition 4
LE641 Pedagogical Theory and Practice 4
LE642 Cognitive Linguistics 4
LE644

First Language Acquisition: Issues of Methodology & Analysis
4
LE645 Linguistics and the Human Sciences 4
LE646 Language and Interpretation 4
LE647

Language Contact and Language Convergence
4
LE648 Montague Grammar 4
LE649 Computational Semantics 4
LE653

Formal Methods in Computational Linguistics
4
LE654 Topics in Formal Semantics 4
LE655

Speech Sciences and their Application
4
LE656 English in Contact 4
LE658

Socio-linguistics: Issues and Perspectives
4
LE663 Post-structuralism 4
LE664 Issues and Themes in Biolinguistics 4
LE667 Language Documentation 4


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