Dr. Sabiha Hashami

Designation : Assistant Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Language and Literature

Email : sabiha{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-113

Address : F-7, IT Building

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Educational Qualifications

  • PhD Centre for Linguistics, School of Languages, Literature & Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2016) 
  • National Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), UGC (2012) 
  • M.Phil. Centre for Linguistics, School of Languages, Literature & Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2011) 
  • M.A. Linguistics, Centre for Linguistics, School of Languages, Literature & Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2008) 
  • B.A. (Hons.). Functional English, St. Xavier's College, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India (2006).

Areas of Research

Sociolinguistics, Contact linguistics, Language Variation & change, Emergence of new varieties, Areal linguistics, Language endangerment, Sociology of Language, Culture Study and Gender study.

Courses Taught


Professional Appointments

  1. Guest Faculty, Department of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. March-May 2018.
  2. Executive Officer (Academic) at National Institute for Open Schooling. A-24-25, Industrial Area, Sector-62, NOIDA. From 9th March 2016- till 28th February 2017.
  3. Course Instructor for undergraduate optional courses at Centre for Linguistics, School of Languages, Literature & Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. From January 2011-May 2011 & August 2011-December 2011.

Recent Publications

  • PAPER TITLED: CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF HINDI, URDU AND HINDUSTANI & ITS IMPACT ON THE IDENTITIES OF THE SPEAKERS. PP 198-215. In Journal of Advanced Linguistic Studies (JALS). Vol. 3, No. 1-2, Jan-Dec 2014.ISSN-2231-4075.
  • PAPER TITLED: MOTHER TONGUE SUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT. PP 116-133. In Journal of Advanced Linguistic Studies (JALS). Vol.4, no. 1&2, Dec. 2015. ISSN-2231-4075.
  • HINDI AS A CONTACT LANGUAGE IN BIHAR AND JHARKHAND: A SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDY OF A NON-DOMINANT VARIETY OF HINDI. PP 221-238. In Rudolf Muhr, Kelen Ernesta Fonyuy, Zeinab Ibrahim and Corey Miller (eds.). Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Vol-1: Pluricentric Languages across Continents- Features and Usage. Peter Lang GmbH Internationaler Verlang der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt. 2016. ISBN: 978-3-631-67913-5.
  • HINDI IN COLONIAL BIHAR: IMPLICATIONS- THEN & NOW. PP 50-59. In Nicholas Ostler and Panchanan Mohanty (eds.). Proceedings of the 20th conference of Foundation for Endangered Languages 9th-12th December 2016. FEL XX Language Colonization and Endangerment: Long-Term effects, Echoes and Reactions. Foundation for Endangered Languages, Hungerford, England. ISBN: 978-0-9560210-8-3

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