GIAN courses:

The Department organized two international workshops each one as a 2-credit course, under the Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) scheme of the Government of India:

3rd-13th January, 2018

“Topics in the Interface between Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics: Asserting, Asking and Answering.”

Guest faculty: Prof. Veneeta Dayal, Department of Linguistics, Rutgers University, USA (now at Yale University, USA).

21st-30th December, 2016


“Topics in the Syntax of Modern Indo-Aryan Languages” 

Guest faculty: Prof. Rajesh Bhatt, Department of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.



Both the GIAN courses of the Department were rated very high by the expert scrutiny committee of GIAN. Each course was attended by between 25-30 students, researchers and young faculty in Linguistics from all over India.