The Centre for Studies in Endangered Languages, Manuscriptology and Folkloristics(CELMF)
The Centre for Studies in Endangered Languages, Manuscriptology and Folkloristics(CELMF) started its functioning on official basis since 01-01-2009 under UGC approval. The centre is attached to the Department of Bengali and is monitored by a committee having Prof. S. Devi as Chairman, Dr. Biswotosh Choudhury as Vice Chairman and Prof. D. Bhattacharjee as the director cum convener. Presently , there are threefaculty members. Aims and objectives: the centre is mainly a Research Centre. Its main objectives are:
- To facilitate research activities on the areas relating to Manuscriptology, Folk studies and studies in endangered languages in the North Eastern part of India.
- To create a comprehensive archive of folk tools, technology, performing arts likedance, music and culture representing different ethnicgroups of NE India.
- To include planned studies in Endangered Languages of North East India with special reference to lexicography, preparing dictionaries etc.
- To arrange short term workshop and certificate/diploma courses in the specified areas.
- To promote publication of research oriented occasional papers in the specified areas.
|Name||Designation||Area of Specialization|
|Ramakanta Das, Ph.D||Assistant Professor||Folklore|
|Rahul Das, Ph.D||Assistant Professor||Literary theory and modern Bengali Literature|
|Arjundev Sen Sarma, Ph.D||Assistant Professor||Medieval Bengali Literature|
Director(i/c): Dr. D. Bhattacharjee