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ANUPAM DAS  







Assistant Professor

Humanities & Liberal Arts in Management

+91-495-2809437 / +91-8129157108
  anupamdas@iimk.ac.in


Ph.D. in Linguistics with a minor in Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana USA

M.Phil in Linguistics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

M.A. in Linguistics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Research Areas
“The Power of image-enabled Conversations on Facebook: An Organizational Perspective.” Pragmatics of Social Media Communication. Theoretical, Cross-Cultural and Register Perspectives Panel at the 13th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA), New Delhi, India, September 8-13, 2013.

“Impression Management on Facebook and Orkut: A Cross Cultural Study of Brazilians and Indians” Internet Research 13.0 Conference, University of Salford, UK, October 18-22, 2012.

“Politeness and Social Proximity on the Social Network Site Orkut®: Some Methodological Issues.” Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2011, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, March 10 – 13, 2011.

“Bangla politeness practice on Orkut®: Bulge or no bulge is the question.” 5th International Symposium on Politeness, Basel, Switzerland, 30 June – 2 July 2010.

(2010). Social interaction process analysis of Bengalis on Orkut®. In R. Tiwai (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction (pp. 66-84 ). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

 

Current Projects
Photo blogging and Small Talk on Facebook: A Managerial Perspective (Work in Progress)

Indian Business Museum, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) (First phase is completed in 2012)

Design and implementation of the Website for Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (Completed in 2013)

Coffee Table Book for Indian Institute of Management (Work in Progress)

 

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor (Humanities & Liberal Arts in Management), Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, November 2010 - present

Lecturer, Institute of Languages, Literature & Culture, Visva-Bharati University, India, August 2009 – 2012
 

Other Professional Appointments
Chairperson, Editorial Board: IIMK Newsletter, IIMK, Kerala, India
 

Awards
Householder doctoral research grant, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, 2009

Discipline-Based Scholarship in Education, Center for Education & Society, Spencer Foundation, 2006-2008

Doctoral Fellowship, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Government of India, 2002

Doctoral Scholarship, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Government of India, 2002

Junior Research Fellowship, Anthropological Survey of India, 2000

 

Significant Publications
Das, A., & Herring, S. C. (2016). Greetings and interpersonal closeness: The case of Bengalis on Orkut. Language & Communication. 47, 53-65. doi:10.1016/j.langcom.2015.12.003

(2010). Social interaction process analysis of Bengalis on Orkut®. In R. Tiwai (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction (pp. 66-84 ). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

(2009). The distribution of aspirated stops and /h/ in Bangla: An optimality theoretic approach. Linguistics Journal, 4(2), 49-73.

(2006). Evaluating Language Statistics: The Ethnologue and beyond. with J. C. Paolillo. Contract report for UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

 

Conferences, Seminars & Talks
“Interpersonal Relationship and Linguistic Greetings Online: A South Asian Perspective” . Linguistics colloquium at Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, USA, March 7, 2011

“Impression Management on Facebook and Orkut: A Cross Cultural Study of Brazilians and Indians” Internet Research 13.0 Conference, University of Salford, UK, October 18-22, 2012.

“Politeness and Social Proximity on the Social Network Site Orkut®: Some Methodological Issues.” Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2011, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, March 10 – 13, 2011.

“Computer-mediated communication in convergent media”, with Susan Herring, Courtenay Honeycutt, and Asta Zelenkauskaite. Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics Colloquium Series, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, November 9, 2007.

 

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