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Lakhan Gusain

Lakhan Gusain


Lecturer,Hindi
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

lgusain@syr.edu

215 HB Crouse Hall
315.443.5905


    Research and Teaching Interests

    Lakhan has been teaching Hindi-Urdu in the United States for 15 years. He has passion for conducting linguistic research and teaching South Asian languages, literatures, and cultures. His area of research is the interface between language and national security. He is fluent in Hindi, Urdu, Rajasthani, Haryanavi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Balochi and Pashto.

    Courses

    Hindi-Urdu 101

    Hindi-Urdu 102

    Hindi-Urdu 201

    Hindi-Urdu 202

    Education

    • PhD in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
    • MPhil in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
    • MA in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
    • MA in English Literature from University of Ajmer, Ajmer
    • BSc in Biology from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur

    Career

    • Hindi-Urdu Instructor at Syracuse University
    • Hindi-Urdu Lecturer at the International Language Institute
    • Hindi-Urdu Lecturer at the SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
    • Hindi-Urdu Lecturer at the Washington University in Saint Louis
    • Hindi-Urdu Lecturer at the University of Michigan

    Publications

     

    2015

    Wagri Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 434) Munich: Lincom Europa (in press)

    2015

    Harauti Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 433) Munich: Lincom Europa (in press)

    2015

    Dhundhari Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 435) Munich: Lincom Europa

    2013

    Mewari Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 431) Munich: Lincom Europa

    2004

    Marwari Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 427) Munich: Lincom Europa

    2003

    Mewati Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 386) Munich: Lincom Europa

    2001

    Shekhawati Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 385) Munich: Lincom Europa

    2000

    Bagri Grammar. (Languages of World/Materials, 384) Munich: Lincom Europa