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Lakhan Gusain

Lakhan Gusain


Lecturer,Hindi
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

lgusain@syr.edu

313 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