P.hd in English:Semiotics of Conceptual Structures

Jawaharlal Nehru University
In New Delhi

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  • New delhi

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New Delhi
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi , 110067, Delhi, India
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New Delhi
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi , 110067, Delhi, India
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Course programme

P.hd in English:Semiotics of Conceptual Structures

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

The research and teaching programme in the Semiotics of Conceptual Structures covers a broad spectrum of communication channels in language, literature, art and culture. A number of courses are offered in the semiotics of creative process in French Scholastic tradition from the Middle Ages to the modern structuralist speculations on the nature of sign and signification. Discursive studies in the discourse of language, literature, cinema, folklore, painting are some of the domains already covered by our research scholars.

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