Curriculum Vitae

Name                                                  :   Dr. A. Kamatchi

Expansion of Initial                           :   Alagarsamy

Sex                                                      :   Male

Date of Birth and Age                      :   10.04.1957, 60 years

Community                                        :   Backward Community

Religion                                              :   Hindu

Nationality                                         :   Indian

Address for Communication            :   Dr. A. Kamatchi, CAS in Linguistics,

Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar-608002, Tamilnadu

Permanent Address                          :   Dr. A. Kamatchi, Sitharagal Natham (PO),

    Vilampatti – 624 219, Dindigul District

Academic Qualification                    :    B. A. (Tamil Lit), M. A. (Ling), M. Phil. (Ling),

Ph. D. (Ling), DCA, C & C++.

       Degree/ Diploma Institution/ University Year of        Passing Subject Class
B.A. MK. University 1980 Tamil Literature Second Class
M.A. M.K. University 1982 Linguistics First Class
M.Phil. University of Kerala 1985 Linguistics A-Grade
Ph.D. University of Kerala 1991 Linguistics Awarded
DCA –– 1998 Computer C-Grade
C & C++ –– 2000 Computer A Grade

 

Research Experience                        :           30 Years

Teaching Experience                        :           16 Years

Total Service in the University         :           16 Years

Post Held, Basic Pay & Pay Band with Grade Pay / Academic Grade Pay University / Institution Period No. of years/months Nature of work
From To
Lecturer, 9,100/- CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University 9th July 2001 30th June 2005 4 Years Teaching & Research
Lecturer (Senior Scale), 10,200/- CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University 1st July 2005 31st December 2005 6 Months Teaching & Research
Assistant Professor (Basic Pay Rs. 21,600/- in 6000/- Grade Pay) CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University 1st January 2006 30th June 2007 1 Year 6 Months Teaching & Research
Assistant Professor (Basic Pay Rs. 22,540/- in 7000/- Grade Pay) CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University 1st July 2007 30th June 2010 3 Years Teaching & Research
Assistant Professor (Basic Pay Rs. 31,010/- in 8000/- Grade Pay)

(Gross Rs. 92,153/-)

CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University 1st July 2010  30th April 2017 (Rtd) 7 Years Teaching & Research

 

Title of M. Phil. Thesis          :           Time, Tense and Aspect in Tamil

Title of Ph. D. Thesis            :           Temporal in Tamil, Malayalam,

Kannada and Telugu

Area of Specialization           :                       Syntax and semantics

                                                                        Generative Syntax

                                                                        Comparative Dravidian

                                                                        Comparative Linguistics

                                                                        Traditional Tamil Linguistics

Advanced Syntax

                                                                        Corpus Linguistics

                                                                        Testing and Evaluation

  1. OF RESEARCH GUIDANCE :           One M. Phil. (Awarded)

One Ph. D. (Awarded)

Three Ph. D. (Ongoing)

COUNTRIES VISITED FOR THE ACADEMIC PURPOSE: 

Sri Lanka (2014)

                                    Malaysia (2014)

Malaysia (2015)

Singapore (2015)

ACADEMIC ORGANISATIONS AFFLIATED WITH

  1. Dravidian Linguistics Association, Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Linguistic Society of India, Pune
  3. Tolkappiya Manram, Tuticorin
  4. Moliyiyal, All India Tamil Linguistics Association, Annamalai Nagar
  1. Association of Linguists List, United States
  2. Arima Nookku, Chennai
  3. Uttamam (INFITT), United States
  4. Executive Committee Member of AUTA in Annamalai University

TITLE OF THE UGC-MAJOR PROJECTS COMPLETED

 (AS ONE OF THE CO-INVESTIGATORS)

  • Development of Syntactic Parser for Tamil

TITLE OF THE UGC-SAP-RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED

                              (AS ONE OF THE INVESTIGATORS)    

  • Lexical Resources for Tamil

TITLE OF THE MAJOR PROJECTS (by other funding Agency) COMPLETED

(SINGLE  INVESTIGATOR)

·         A New Tamil Grammar (Phonology)

TITLE OF THE MAJOR PROJECTS (by other funding Agency) COMPLETED

(AS ONE OF THE CO-INVESTIGATORS)

  • Survey of Sociolinguistic Problems and Development of Literacy Skill among the Tribal Population of the Western Hills of Madurai District.

TITLE OF THE UGC-SAP-RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED

(SINGLE  INVESTIGATOR)

·         Sandhi in Modern Tamil

  • Proto Dravidian Vowels in Brahui
  • Short Vowels ‘e’ and ‘o’ in North Dravidian
  • Developing Corpus and Concordance for Thirumurugarruppatai

TITLE OF THE MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED

  • Developing Corpus and Concordance for Thirukkural

BOOKS PUBLISHED        

  1. tolkaappiyattil vinaikkuRippu

Subha Publications, Nagarkoil, 1989.

  1. Time and Tense in Tamil and Malayalam – A Syntactico Semantic Approach Annamalai University Publications, Annamalai Nagar, 2007.
  2. AinkuRunuuRRu uRupaniyaR pakuppaayvu (ilakkaNa viLakkattuTanum AinKuRunuuRRuc coRkoovaiyin tamil-aankila akaraatiyuTanum) (With Co-Author Kalpana, Department of Tamil Studies, Annamalai University), New Century Book House (NCBH Pvt. Ltd), Chennai, 2016.

AWARD: The Best Teacher Award (2007)

– By Thamizhaga Institute of Educational Research and Advancement, (TIERA) Chennai – 61.

TEACHING MATERIAL PREPARED

  1. SYNTAX (Tamil Medium), Prepared for M.A. Linguistics Course in Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University, 2002.
  2. Tamil moli varalaaRu, Prepared for B.A. Tamil, Online Teaching Course in Tamil Virtual University (Tamil Virtual Academy), Chennai, 2017.

TEACHING MATERIALS EDITED (With Other Editors)

  1. tolkaappiyam kaRpittalil moliyiyal aNukumuRai, (payileeTu), Edited the Experts Materials for the benefit of the Participants Participated in the 10-day Workshop Organized by the CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in Collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai, 2012.
  2. tamil marapilakkaNankaLil toTariyal cintanaikaL (payileeTu), Edited the Experts Materials for the benefit of the Participants Participated in the 10-day Workshop Organized by the CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in Collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai, 2014.

SOFTWARE PREPARED

  • A Software CD-ROM (Chemmozhi-The Tamil Tutor) (for Native and Non-native Language Learners of Basic Tamil) under my Academic Design, Development & Consultancy, Multimedia Firm of Allenpark Infotech, Ernakulam. March, 2005.
  • A Software CD on modern Tamil Grammar Part 1 (Verb) (One of the Co-Authors) in CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, January, 2006.
  • A Software CD ROM for Thirukkural (ThirukkuRal – Tamil Commentary – Phonemic Transcription – English Translation), March 2007.
  • A Software for Corpus and concordance for Thirukkural, February 2017.

WEBSITES

 

PUBLICATION OF BOOKS (Forthcoming) (under Our Team of Academic Experts)

            By Central Institute of Indian languages, Manasagangotri, Mysore.

  1. Assessment in Language and Literature

                        Item Types and Tools & Techniques – (ISBN: 81-7342-156-0)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Primary) –            (ISBN: 81-7342-141-2)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Upper Primary) – (ISBN: 81-7342-143-9)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Secondary) – (ISBN: 81-7342-144-7)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Higher Secondary) – (ISBN: 81-7342-145-5)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Graduate) – (ISBN: 81-7342-146-3)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Post Graduate) – (ISBN: 81-7342-147-1)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi

                  Language and Literature (Research) – (ISBN: 81-7342-148-X)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

                  Language and Literature (Primary) –            (ISBN: 81-7342-149-8)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

            Language and Literature (Upper Primary) – (ISBN: 81-7342-150-1)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

                  Language and Literature (Secondary) – (ISBN: 81-7342-151-X)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

                  Language and Literature (Higher Secondary) – (ISBN: 81-7342-152-8)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

                  Language and Literature (Graduate) – (ISBN: 81-7342-153-6)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

                  Language and Literature (Post Graduate) – (ISBN: 81-7342-154-4)

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Tests

                  Language and Literature (Research) – (ISBN: 81-7342-155-2)

ORIENTATION COURSE/ REFRESHER COURSES ATTENDED

1.      Participated in the 50th Orientation Course, held at UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore from 24.01.2003 to 20.02.2003.

  1. Participated in the 14th UGC – Refresher Course in Linguistics, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar from 22.01.2004 to 11.02.04.
  2. Participated in the 15th UGC – Refresher Course in Linguistics, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar from 13.10.2004 to 2.11.2004.
  3. Participated in the UGC – Refresher Course in Tamil, held at Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University, Puducherry from 07.02.2014 to 27.02.2014.

TEACHING SPOKEN LANGUAGE (for Nursing Courses)

Teaching Spoken Tamil for Nursing Course Students in the Medical College, Annamalai University

RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED

International

  • Perfect form ‘iru’ in Tamil in the International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, XXXIII, No.2, June, 2004 (pp.151- 162).

2006    The period of Tolkappiyam not earlier than 3rd Century A.D. – An Epigraphic Approach.  In the International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, Vol. XXXV. No : 1, January, 2006 (pp.127- 142).

RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED

In Journals and Proceedings (National & International)

1986    Nagatives in Tamil.  In aayvukoovai – 18,     All India University Tamil Teachers’ Association, Annamalai Nagar.

1987    The Aspect viTu in Tamil. In aayvukoovai – 19,      All India University Tamil Teachers’ Association,  Annamalai Nagar.

1988    Tense in Tamil. In Proceedings of the XV All India Conference of Linguists, Madurai 1986, Linguistic Society of India, Pune.

1988    vinaikkuRippin utaaraNankaL aakkappeyarkaLee. In Tamil ilakkiya aayvuoovai-20, All India University Tamil Teacher’ Association, Annamalai Nagar.

1988    tolinilai oTTu enpatu terinilai vinayaTi.  In Tamil ilakkiya aayvuoovai-2, All India Tamil Literature Association, Tanjore.

1989    Future Progressive in Tamil.  In Tamil ilakkiya aayvukoovai-3, All India Tamil Literature Associations, Tanjore.

1989    Be Going To.  In aayvukoovai-21, All India University Tamil Teacher’s Association, Annamalai Nagar.

1998    coRpaakupaaTu. In aayvunccintanaikaL, Aintamil Researchers’ Association, Madurai.

1999    The Role of Language System in Second Language Teaching. In “Language Teaching & Learning (Collected papers), Applied linguistics Forum, Madurai.

  • tamil ilakkaNam calippatu een? In “tamil valarcci tiTTak karuttarangu, Organised by the Department of Tamil Development in collaboration with V.V. Vanniyaperumal college for women, Viruthunagar.

2002    paal kaaTTum peyaraakka urupukaL.  In Commemoration Volume of current Trends in Tamilology, Tamil University, Thanjavur.

2003    Non–Deictic Tense in Temporal Clause. In Proceeding of the International Seminar on the Development of Criticism in Tamilology” Vol.2,  (Ed) Dr. A. Muthiah; Centre of Tamil Research, AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Thanjavur.

2004    Timeless and Tenseless sentences. In Journal of Annamalai University, Platinum Jubilee Special issue 2004, pp. 563-72.

2005        Bibliography on Tense and Time Notion.  In Proceedings of “Tense and Time Notion in Indian Languages”, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University Publications.

2006    vinaikkuRippu kaalakkuRippaakumaa?. In the  proceedings on “Tholkappiyam – Sankattamil Oru puthiyappaarvai”, (Eds.) Dr. S. Natanasabapathy  et al., February, 2006

2006    A Survey of Tribal Education. In Journal of Indian Language, Annamalai University.

2006    Early Tamil Brahmi and Tolkappiyam. In  Studies in Linguistics, Calicut University:Calicut.

2007    Negative Modality. In Proceedings Trends in Linguistics, (eds) A. Athithan, V. Renuga Devi and A. Muninan, published by Dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University.

2007    tolkaappiyattil ‘yaar’ maRRum ‘evan’ enpana vinaikkuRippaakumaa?. In Proceedings  tamil ilakkanak kaTTuraikaL, (eds.) S.M. Ravichandran et al., Publication Division, Bharathiar Universtiy, Coimbatore.

2008    Prefixation in English. In Proceedings  tamil moliyiyal-putiya cikarankaL, (eds) S. Agesthialingom et al., SVS Platinum Jubilee Commemoration Volume, pp 428-33.

2008    praami eluttin muulam. In the Journal of Indian Language, Annamalai University.

2008    Dravidian–Indo Aryan Cognates in Tolkappiyam. In the Proceedings of 8th International Conference on South Asian Languages (ICOSAL-8), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP.

2010    tolkaappiyarin ‘ceyyum’ vaaypaaTu. In the book on Cemmoli CintanaikaL, (Ed.) Prof. P. Rathinasabapathi, Tamilnadu Institute of Educational Research and Advancement, (TIERA) Chennai – 24 (with Co-author S.Saravanan).

2010    palantamilil iRantakaalam. In the Journal of Tamilppolil, Karantai Tamil  Sangam, Tanjore, 2010.

2010    viLakkamuRai ilakkaNa muRaippaTit tolkaappiyattil kaaNum cila niRaivinmai.  In the Proceedings of the National Seminar on Descriptive Strategies of Phonology and Morphology as Conceived the Traditional Grammar, Tolkaappiyam, Veeracooliyam and Neeminaatam, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai

2010    eTTuttokaiyil iRappallaak kaalam.  In the proceeding on Tamil aayvu CintanaikaL, (Ed.) Prof. T. Sethupandian, Tamilnadu Institute of Educational Research and Advancement, (TIERA) Chennai (with Co-author, S.Saravanan),  2010, ISBN 978-81-90906-39-5.

2010    Tamil Languages through the Ages (Early period to later Sangam Period).  In the Proceeding of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Linguistics [ICRAL] Organized by Dept of Linguistics Bharathiyar University Coimbatore, ISBN 978-81-910681-3-9.

2012    Morphosyntactic Features of the Form ‘in’ in Old Tamil. In Proceeding of the UGC- SAP National Seminar onMorphosyntactic features in Dravidian Languages”, organized by the  CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University during 27-29, March 2012.

2012    Personal Termination of First Person Singular in Eight Anthologies of Tamil.  In the proceeding of the national Conference on inRaya moliyiyal (Current Trends in linguistics), (Eds.) Dr, K. Viswanathan, and Dr. P. Mangayarkarasi, Department of Linguistics, Tamil university , Tanjore.

2012    Sanga ilakkiyaccoRkoovayum menporuL uruvaakkamum.  In tolkaappiyam Sanga ilakkiyam-eluttucol marapukaL (Eds.) T. Parasuraman and G. Ravisankar. Puducherry : Puducherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture.

2012    Time and Tense in Tolkappiyam in the Teaching Material for the Workshop on Linguistic Approach to the study of Tolkkappiyam held in CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University from 03.12.2012 to 12.12.2012 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.

2013    Developing Online Sangam Corpus and Concordance.  In the Proceeding of the 12th International Tamil Internet Conference 2013, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2014    Online Corpus and Concordance to AinkuRunuru of Sangam Tamil Literature.  In the Proceeding of the 13th International Tamil Internet Conference 2014, University of Pondicherry, Pondicherry.

2014    marapilakkaNankaLum Noam Chamsky’s ViLakkamuRai ilakkaNamum in the Teaching Material for the Workshop on tamil marapilakkaNankaLil toTariyal cintanaikaL, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University.

2015    tolkaappiyamum Sanga ilakkiya veeRRumaikaLum. In the Teaching Material for the Workshop on Treatment of Morphology in Traditional Grammars, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University.

2015    Sangap peNpaaR pulavar veLLiviitiyaar paaTalkaLin moliyamaippu. In the Proceeding of National Seminar on Sanga peNpaaR pulavar paaTalkaLin molinaTai: matippiiTu. (Eds.) Balakumar, M., S. Kalpana, et.al. Department of Tamil, Annamalai University.

2015    Online Corpus and Concordance to Kuruntokai in Sangam Literature. In the Proceeding of the 14th International Tamil Internet Conference 2015, SIM University, Singapore.

2015    Non-Past in Old Tamil. In Studies On Dravidian (V.I.Subramoniam Commemoration Volume-I), (with Co-author Dr. S. Saravanan), Eds. Panikkar, G.K., B. Ramakrishna Reddy, K. Rangan & B.B. Rajapurohit, International School of Dravidian Linguistics, Thiruvananthapuram.

2016    Tolkaappiya vinayiyalum moliyiyal anukumuRayum. Journal of Indian Languages, (Vol. 14), Annamalai University, ISSN: 2454-8057.

2017    Tolkaappiya vinayiyalum moliyiyal anukumuRayum. Journal of Indian Languages, (Vol. 15), Annamalai University, ISSN: 2454-8057.

2017    No short vowels *e and *o in Proto Dravidian. In Dr. A.Kamatchi Commemoration Volume on Recent Research in Linguistics, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar. ISBN : 978-93-84446-29-7.

PAPERS PRESENTED

In the International Conferences

2004    Participated and presented a paper entitled Dictionary for Grammatical Elements in the International Conference on Indian Lexicography (ICOIL) held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar in collaboration with the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, Lexicographical Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tamil Linguistics Association, Annamalainagar during 28th-30th January.2004

2006    Participated and presented a paper entitled Did the Short Vowels, e and o exist in Proto Dravidian?. In the 26th Annual Conference of South Asian Language Analysis (SALA-26) jointly organized by the Kannada University, Hampi and the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, during 19th -21st December, 2004.

2008    Participated and presented a paper on Dravidian–Indo Aryan Cognates in Tolkappiyam in the 8th International Conference on South Asian Languages (ICOSAL-8) held at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP during January 6-8, 2008.

2009    Participated and presented a research paper on “Pronominal Suffixes in Eight Anthologies of Classical Tamil” in the International Conference on Dravidian Linguistics (in honour of Prof. S. Agesthialingom), held at the CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with the Central Institute of Indian Languages  during 19 – 21st  August 2009.

2009    Participated and presented a research paper on eTTuttokaiyil iRappallaakkaalam in the International Conference on Dravidian Linguistics (in honour of Prof. S. Agesthialingom), held at the CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with the Central Institute of Indian Languages  during 19 – 21st  August 2009 (with Co author, S. Saravanan) .

2010    Participated and presented a research paper on Tamil Languages through the Ages (Early period to later Sangam Period).  In the International Conference on Recent Advances in Linguistics [ICRAL] Organized by Dept of Linguistics Bharathiyar University Coimbatore on 15th and 16th December 2010.

2011    Participated and presented a paper on Modality of the Modal form – laam in Tamil in the International Seminar on interdisciplinary perspectives on semantics held at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP during February 25-27, 2011.

2011    Participated and presented a research paper on Teaching Tense Concept from one language to another” in the International Congress on English Grammar, organised by the Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam from 28th to 30th December 2011.

2012    Participated as one of the experts in the Global Languages Meet, organised by the Centre for Tribal Studies, Baroda, Gujarat on 7th and 8th January 2012.

2013    Participated and presented a research paper on A comparative Study of Tolkappiyam and Brahmi Tamil in the International Seminar on Methods in Historical Linguistics Evidences from Tamil Epigraphic texts, organized by the Department of History and the Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in collaboration with the EPHE-UMR 7528 Mondes iranien et indien of the National Centre for Scientific Research in Paris on 30th and 31st of May 2013.

2013    Participated and presented a research paper on Developing Online Sangam Corpus and Concordance in the Twelfth Tamil Internet Conference 2013, organised by the Department of Linguistics, University of Malaya during 15-18, August 2013.

2014    Participated and presented a research paper on Developing Online Corpus and Concordance to AinkuRunuru of Sangam Tamil Literature in the Thirteenth Tamil Internet Conference 2014, organised by Pondicherry University, Pondicherry during 19-21, September 2014.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on Tolkaappiyamum ainkuRunuuRRu veeRRumaikaLum in the four day 9th International Conference-Seminar on Tamil Studies, organized at University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur during 29th January-1st February 2015.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on Proto Dravidian Short Vowels’ on 26th March 2015 in a three-day “International Seminar on Reconstructing Classical Tamil Traditions: Globa Quest (Seminar in honour of Prof. Rev. Fr. Xavier Thaninayagam and Bishop Robert Caldwell)”, organized by the Department of Tamil, Central University of Tamilnadu, Thiruvarur during 25-27 March 2015.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on Corpus and Concordance to KuRuntokai in Sangam Tamil Literatures” in the 14th TAMIL INTERNET CONFERENCE 2015, organised by the  University of Singapore Institute of Management (SIM UNIVERSITY), Singapore during 30th May -1st June 2015.

2016    Participated and presented a research paper on “Mobile Application for Sangam Dictionary – Design and Development”, in the 15th TAMIL INTERNET CONFERENCE 2016, organised by the Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigramam, in collaboration with International Form for Information Technology in Tamil, USA, 8th to 11th September 2016.

PAPERS PRESENTED

In the National Conferences

1986    Participated and presented a paper on Tense in Tamil in the XV All India Conference of Linguists, held in Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in collaboration with Linguistic Society of India, Pune and Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.

1987    Participated and presented a paper on Non-Compatibility of Present Tense with some Verbs in the XVII All India Conference of Dravidian Linguists, held in Udupi, Karnataka.

1990    Participated and Presented a paper on putiya tamil – eluttiyal – cila cikkalkaL in Seminar on Phonology of a New Tamil Grammar, organized by the Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture, Pondicherry.

1991    Participated and Presented a paper on iilattamil in Second Conference – Seminar, International Society of Tamil Culture Studies, Pondicherry.

1997    Participated and Presented a paper on Linguistic Variables in Tribal Speech in Review Seminar-cum-Workshop, conducted by the Dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21.

1997    Participated and Presented a paper on Influences of Other Languages of Saurashtra in National Seminar of Society, Culture and Language, Organised by the Dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University in collaboration with DLA, Thiruvananathapuram.

2000    Participated and Presented a paper on tamil ilakkaNam calippatu een? in “tamil vaLarcci tiTTak karuttarangu, Organised by the Department of Tamil Development in collaboration with V.V. Vanniyaperumal college for women, Viruthunagar.

2001    Participated and Presented a paper on Phonological Modification of Tamil Lexical Items in National Seminar on “Lexical studies”, Organised by CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar.

2003    Participated and Presented a paper on vinaikkuRippu kaalakkuRippaakumaa?, in the Seminar on “Tolkappiya sankattamil karuttarangukal”, held on 7th and 8th August 2003 at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar in collaboration with T. P. Meenakshisundaranar Memorial Trust, Madurai.

2003    Participated and Presented a paper on Non-finite verbs, in the Seminar-cum-Workshop on Modern Tamil Grammar, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar during 26th October to 2nd November 2003.

2004    Participated and presented a paper on Revision of Winslow’s A Comprehensive Tamil and English Dictionary in the National Seminar on ‘Revisiting Lexicon as Archives’, held at University of Delhi, Delhi during 8-10 March 2004.

2004    Participated and Presented a paper on Constraints on Educational Development of Tribal People in the National Seminar on “Mother Tongue/First language Teaching and Learning”, organized by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in collaboration with Southern Regional Language Centre, CIIL, Mysore during 18- 20th March 2004.

2005    Participated and presented the research paper entitled Early Tamil Brahmi Vs. Tolkappiyam in the UGC- ASIHSS National Seminar on “Current Trends in Indian Linguistics”, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University during 21-23, February 2005.

2005    Participated and presented the research paper entitled, Are the Short Vowels *e and *o Loss in Brahui?. In the UGC-National Seminar on Dravidian Tribal Studies, held at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 3-5 March, 2005.

2005    Participated and presented a paper entitled Why should not the so-called Indo Aryan Word in Sangam Tamil be treated as cognates? in the 33rd All India Conference of Dravidian Linguistics, held at the International School of Dravidian Linguistics, Thiruvananthapuram during 16–18 June 2005.

2005    Participated and presented the research paper entitled, Linguistics and Teaching Sandhi in the Seminar on A role of Linguistics in Language Teaching held at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai during 30th September, 2005.

2006    Participated and presented a paper entitled Linguistics in the context of Globalization in the UGC-ASIHSS National seminar on “Indian Languages in the Context of Globalization” held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, during 15 -17,  February 2006.

2006    Participated and presented the research paper entitled, Word Sense Disambiguation for movement verbs in Tamil in the UGC- ASIHSS National Seminar on “Current Trends in Indian Linguistics”, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University during 21-23, February 2006 (Co-author with Dr. V. Geetha and Dr. R. Saranya).

2006    Participated and presented a paper entitled Affixation in English, in the National Seminar on “Comparative Literature: problems and perspectives” held at Department of English jointly organized with Centre for Comparative Studies on Language and Literature, Annamalai University, during 13-15,  March 2006.

2006    Participated and presented the research paper entitled, Vowels in Toda. In the UGC-SAP National Seminar on Dravidian Tribal Studies Western Ghats, organized by  Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 27-28 March, 2006.

2006    Participated and presented the research paper entitled, Lexical Resource for Tamil, in the National Seminar on Language Technology, organized by Department of Malayalam, University of Calicut on 29th March, 2006 (Co-author with Dr. M. Ganesan, Dr. V. Geetha and Dr. R. Saranya).

2006    Participated and presented a paper entitled Veerama munivar, in the Seminar on “meelai moliyiyal vallunarkalin paarvaiyil tamil” held at Pondicherry institute of Linguistics and Culture, Pondicherry on 1st April y, 2006.

2006    Participated and presented a paper entitled Tolkaapiyattil yaar maRRum evan enpana kuRippuvinai aakumaa?, in the National Seminar on “tamil ilakkaNam” held at Department of Tamil, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 16th & 17th November, 2006.

2006    Participated and presented a paper entitled Violation on Grammaticality in Mass Media, in the National Seminar on “Applied Linguistics” held at Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 22-24 November, 2006.

2007    Participated and presented a paper entitled muRayaana ilakkaaNam kaRRukkoTukkappaTukinRataa?, in the Seminar on “Linguistics and Grammar Teaching” held at Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University on 1st February, 2007.

  • Participated and presented a research paper entitled, The Need for the Change of Syllabus Pattern on Tamil Grammar in School Level, in the UGC- ASIHSS National Seminar onLanguage Education in India”, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University during 21-23, February 2007.
  • Participated and presented a research paper entitled, varalaaRRu eluttu muRai, in the National Seminar onHistorical Grammar”, held at the Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University in collaboration with the Central Institute of Indian Langauges, Mysore during 21-23, February 2007.

2007    Participated and presented a paper on A Programme for the Retrieval of English Prefixes and Suffixes and Their Meaning in the All India conference of Linguistics held at the Dept of CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, during 12th-14th December 2007.

2007    Participated and presented a paper on Electronic Dictionary of Linguistics Technical Terms in the 29th All India conference of Linguistics held at the Dept of CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar (with S. Vanitha, R. Saranya & C. Lakshmi)during 12th-14th December 2007.

2008    Participated and presented a paper on Status of Classical Languages in the Seminar on “The Classicalness of Languages. The Dravidian Context” held at department of Dravidian and Computational Linguistics, Dravidian University, Kuppam on 25-26th January, 2008.

2008    Participated and presented a research paper on praami-eluttukkalin muulam in the National Seminar on “Tamil Language and Literature to the Growth of Indian Literature” held at the Dept. of Linguistics, Bharathiar University on 27th and 28th February 2008.

2009    Participated and presented a research paper on “The retention of Sangam Tamil Features in Malayalam in the National Seminar on “The relevance of Malayalam to the Study of Sangam Language and Literatues” held at the Dept. of Dravidian and Computational Linguistics, Dravidian University during 14 – 16th March 2009.

2009    Participated and presented a research paper on Linguistics in Computer Use held at the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 17th March 2009.

2010    Participated and presented a research paper on viLakkamuRai ilakkaNa muRaippaTittolkaappiyattil kaaNum cila niRaivinmai in the National Seminar on

Descriptive Strategies of Phonology and Morphology as Conceived the Traditional Grammar, Tolkaappiyam, Veeracooliyam and Neeminaatam, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during 11-13 February 2010.

2010    Participated and presented a research paper on “tamil eluttukkaLin varivaTiva varalaaRu (From 3rd Century B.C. to 6th Century A.D.)”, in the National Seminar on Tamil varalaaRRu ilakkaNam, held at the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during 3 – 5th March 2010.

2010    Participated and presented a research paper on “tolkaappiyar paarvaiyil vinaikkuRippu” in the Seminar on Tolkappiyam, held at the Department of Tamil Research, AVC College, Mayiladuthurai, Tamilnadu during 12 – 13th March 2010.

2011    Participated and Presented a paper entitled An Evaluation of Secondary School Tamil Textbooks in the National Seminar on Evaluation of Language Teaching in Secondary Schools held at Dept of Linguistics, University of Kerala, Trivandrum from 17th – 19th January 2011.

2011    Participated and presented a paper entitled vinaattaaL tayaarittalil putiya aNuku muRai in the National Seminar on Recent trends in Language testing organized by the Dept of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University in collaboration with CIIL, Mysore on 15th & 16th March 2011.

2012    Participated and presented a research paper on patinonRaam vakupput tamilp paaTanuulil ilakkaNappakuti” in the “National Seminar on Higher Secondary Text Books” organised in Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in collaboration with the Centre for Testing and Evaluation (CIIL), Mysore from 23rd and 24th January 2012.

2012    Participated and presented a research paper on A Comparative Morphological Study of KuRuntokai and AinkuRunuuRu in a three-day National Seminar on Morphological Studies on Classical Tamil, organized by the Department of Dravidian and Computational Linguistics, Dravidian University on 2nd and 3rd February 2012.

2012    Participated and presented a paper entitled An Evaluation of Grammar Part in Text Books of High School in the National Seminar on Role of Evaluation on Teaching Tamil Language and Literature, which is organized by the Department of Tamil and Foreign Languages, Tamil University, Thanjavur in collaboration with the Southern Regional Language Centre, CIIL, Mysore on 26th and 27th March 2012.

2012    Participated and presented a research paper entitled Morphosyntactic Features of the Form ‘in’ in Old Tamil in the UGC- SAP National Seminar onMorphosyntactic  features in Dravidian Languages”, by the  CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University during 27-29, March 2012.

2012    Participated and presented a research paper entitled eTTutokaiyum tolkaappiyamum in the National Seminar on moliyiyal nookkil tolkaappiyam, organised by the Department of Tamil, Karpagam University, Coimbatore during 16-18, February 2012.

2012    Participated and presented research a paper on A Historical Perspective on Harlotry in the Early Period of Tamil Country in the UGC National Seminar on Tamil Society and Culture: Historical Perspective organised by the Department of History,
A.V.C. College, Mayiladuturai during 25 – 26.09. 2012.

2012    Participated and presented a research paper on moliyiyal nookkil vinaikkuRippu in the National Seminar on tolkaappiyattil ikkaala moliyiyal cintanaikaL, organised by the Vivekanantha Arts & Science Women’s College, Thiruchengode from 19th to 21st December 2012.

2013    Participated and presented a research paper on tolkaappiyattil vinaiyiyal in the National Seminar on Sangam  moliyin toTariyal amayppum tolkaappiya toTariyal vitikaLum-oor oppiiTu, organised by the Department of Tamil, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur from 26th to 28th February, 2013.

2013    Participated and presented a research paper on Sangattamil CoRkoovai: inRaya teevai in the National Seminar on POS Annotation for Classical Tamil: Issues & Perspectives  organised by the Department of Language Technology, International Institute of Tamil Studies, Tharamani, Chennai from 11th to 13th March, 2013.

2014    Participated and presented a research paper on tolkaappiya vinaiyiyalum Sanga ilakkiyamum  in the National Seminar on The Grammar and Poetics of Sangam Literature and Tolkappiyar’s – A Comparative Study, organised by the Department of Tamil, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur from 18th to 20th March, 2014.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on min uuTakankaLukku ainkuRunuuRRuc collakaraati in a three-day National Seminar on min uuTakankaLil Sanga Ilakkiyac collaTaivukaLum akaraati tokuttalum,  held in Constituent College of Arts and Science, Bharathidhasan University, Thiruchirappalli in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during   8-10 January, 2015.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on kuRaL muulam aka amaippum puRa amaippum in a three-day National Seminar on cemmolit tamilin toTarmoli amaippu, held in Department of Tamil, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during 23-25 March, 2015.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on Sangap peNpaaR pulavar veLLiviitiyaar paaTalkaLin moliyamaippu in a two-day National Seminar on Sanga peNpaaR pulavar paaTalkaLin molinaTai: matippiiTu, organised by the Department of Tamil, Annamalai in collaboration with the National Testing Centre (Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore on 6-7 March, 2015.

2015    Participated and presented a research paper on Verb Structure in Tamil and Malayalam in the National Seminar on Verb Structure in Dravidian Languages, organized by the Department of Linguistics, Tamil University, Thanjavur in October, 2015.

ENDOMENT LECTURES DELIVERED     

  1. Delivered a Endowment Lecture on Language and Linguistics in the T. P. Meenakshisundaran Endowment organized by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University on 6th March 2012.
  2. Delivered a Endowment Lecture on Linguistics: The need of the hour in the T. P. Meenakshisundaran Endowment organized by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University on 6th March 2012.

SPECIAL LECTURES DELIVERED

  1. Delivered two special lectures on vinai nilai in the workshop on Orientation Programme for the College Teachers held at the Department of Linguistics and Department of Tamil Studies in Foreign Countries, Tamil University, Thanjavur on 12.02.2008.
  1. Delivered a special lecture on oRRu mikumiTankaL in the “Orientation Programme for the High School Teachers” held at Dharmapuram Athinam College, Mailaduthurai on 03.07.2008.
  2. Delivered a special lecture on Tamil Syntax in the “Orientation Programme for the High School Teachers for Puducherry Union Territory” held at Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture, Pondicherry on 19.10.2008.
  3. Delivered three special lectures on Syntax in the “Orientation Programme for the High School Teachers of Namakkal District” held at Vivekananda College of Arts and Science, Thiruchengode, Namakkal District on 01.01.2009.
  4. Invited to deliver a special lecture on Phonology in the Workshop on the Development of Second Language Learners Bi-directional Dictionary of Malayalam-Tamil, organized by CAS in Linguistics,  Annamalai University in collaboration with Southern Regional Language Centre,  (CIIL) Mysore during 23-28th March 2009
  5. Invited to deliver a special lecture on cilampil moliyamaippu in the National Workshop on cilappatikaaram, organized by Department of Tamil, Karpakam University, Coimbatore in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during 01.03.2010 – 10.03.2010.
  6. Invited to deliver a special lecture on Origin and Development of Tamil Script in the State Level Workshop on Archaeology, jointly organized by Department of History and Department of Tamil, V.V. Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar on 5th and 6th March 2010.
  7. Invited to deliver two special lectures on tamilt toTariyal (on 9th October 2010) in the UGC – Refresher Course on taRkaalat tamil moliyum ilakkaNa aakkamum organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 06.10.2010 – 26.10.2010.
  8. Invited to deliver a Special Lecture entitled tolkaappiyarin varivaTiva neRi in a ten day Workshop on tolkaappiya aayuvuk kaLankaL organized by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai on 04.02.2011.
  9. Invited to deliver two Special Lectures entitled kaalantooRum maRupaTTu vanta Tamil in a ten day Workshop on Tamil Language through the ages, organized by the CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai on 03.02.2011 and 12.02.2011.
  10. Invited to deliver two Special Lectures entitled sangattamilc coRkaLum menporuL uruvaakkamum & sanga kaala ilakkaNak kuuRukaLum menporuL uruvaakkamum on 15th December 2011 in a ten-day Workshop on tolkaappiya eluttu, col ilakkaNa marapum sanga ilakkiyamum organized by the Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture, Pondicherry in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during 14th-23rd December 2011.
  11. Invited to deliver a Special Lecture entitled vinaikkuRippu on 13.02.2012 in a ten-day Workshop on tolkaappiya moliviLakka marapukaLum piRa Tamil ilakkaNankaLum, organized by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai from  10.02.2012 to 19.02.2012.
  12. Invited to deliver two Special Lectures tolkaappiyac collilakkaNamum menporuL uruvaakkamum & tolkaappiyat toTarilakkaNamum  menporuL uruvaakkamum on 16th February 2012 in “A Ten-day National Workshop on tolkaappiyac collatikaaramum toTar ilakkaNamum organised by the Department of Tamil, Govt. Arts College, Ariyalur in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical  Tamil, Chennai from 8th to 17th February 2012.
  13. Delivered two Special Lectures entitled kaalantooRum maRupaTTu vanta tamil in a ten day Workshop on Tamil Language through the Ages, organized by the CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University,  in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai on 03.02.2011 and  12.02.2011.
  14. Delivered a Special Lecture on toTariyal in a workshop on General Linguistics the Department of Tamil, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Arts College, Puducherry on 25th October 2012.
  15. Delivered three special lectures on Time and Tense in Tolkappiyam on 10th, 11th, and 12th December 2012 in the National Workshop on Linguistic Approach to the study of Tolkkappiyam held in CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University from 03.12.2012 to 12.12.2012. in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  16. Delivered two special lectures on tolkappiya vinaiyiyalum moliyiyal kooTpaaTum on 30th January 2013 in the National Workshop on tolkaappiyam kaRpittal uttikaL, held in the Department of Tamil, K.S. Rangasamy College of Arts & Science, Tiruchengode from 21.01.2013 to 30.01.2013 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  17. Delivered a Special Lecture on Traditional Grammar and Comparative Dravidian in the Training cum Workshop on Linguistics for the Students of University of Malaya at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 18.07.2013.
  18. Delivered two special lectures on eluttukkaLin varivativam on 14/12/2013 in the National Workshop on tokappiya eluttu-col ilakkaNakkooTpaTTu vaLarcci, held in Department of Tamil, Government Rani Anna Women’s College, Thirunelveli from 10.12.2013 to 19.12.2013 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  19. Delivered two special lectures on tolkappiyattil vinai urupaniyal karuttukkaL on 15/12/2012 in the National Workshop on moliyiyal nookkil tolkaappiyakkalvi, held in the Department of Tamil, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore from 14.12.2012 to 23.12.2012 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  20. Delivered two special lectures on moliyiyal nookkil vinaikkuRippu on 21/12/2012 in the National Workshop on moliyiyal nookkil tolkaappiyakkalvi, held in the Department of Tamil, Vivekananda College, Tiruchengode, from 14.12.2012 to 23.12.2012 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  21. Delivered two special lectures on eTTuttokaiyum tolkaappiyamum on 23/02/2012 in the National Workshop on tolkaappiya eluttum-collum marapup parvaiyum moliyiyalp paarvaiyum, held in Department of Tamil, National College, Thiruchirappalli from 22.12.2013 to 31.12.2013 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  22. Delivered two special lectures on moliyiyal aNukumuRaiyil on 21/12/2013 in the National Workshop on tolkaappiya ilakkaNam kaRppittal, held in Modern Arts and Science College, CheyankoNTam from 18.12.2013 to 27.12.2013 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  23. Delivered two special lectures on marapilakkaNankaLum Noam Chamsky’s ViLakkamuRai ilakkaNamum on 01/01/2014 in the National Workshop on tamil marapilakkaNankaLil toTariyal cintanaikaL, held in CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai university from 26.12.2013 to 04.01.2014 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  24. Delivered two special lectures on tolkappiyattil vinaiyiyal on 02/01/2014 in the National Workshop on tolkaappiyamoliyiyal, held in the Department of Linguistics, International Institute of Tamil Studies, Chennai from 02.01.2014 to 11.01.2014 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai .
  25. Delivered two special lectures on “tolkaappiya ilakkaNattil VinaikkuRippuk kooTpaaTukaL” on 28th January 2014 in the ten-day Workshop on “Tolkappiyattil palthuRaik kooTpaaTukaL”, which is organised by the Department of Tamil, Constituent College for Women, Bharathithasan University, Orattanadu in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  26. Delivered two special lectures on moliyiyal nookkil Tolkappiya iTayccol in the ten-day Workshop on “Tolkappiya payilaranku”, which is organised by the Department of Tamil, Arignar Anna Govt. Arts & Science College, Karaikal in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai on 4th March 2014.
  27. Delivered a Special Lecture on “Corpus on AinkuRunuuRu” in a one-month Workshop of Classical Tamil Summer Seminar, organised by ECOLE FRANCAISE D’EXTREME–ORIENT, Pondicherry on 26th August 2014.
  28. Delivered two Special Lectures on “Testing and Evaluation of Basic grammar of Tamil” on 21.01.2015 in a five-day “Orientation cum Workshop on Testing and Evaluation of Language Teachers Working in Middle Schools at Coimbatore District” at the Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in collaboration with Central Institute Of Indian Languages, (National Testing Service-India (NTS)) Mysore during 18-22 January 2017.
  29. Delivered a Special Lecture on “uyiriiRRu, meyyiiRRup puNarccikaL” on 22nd January 2015 in a ten-day workshop on ‘tolkaappiyap puNariyal kooTpaaTukaL’, organised by the Department of Tamil, Sri Matt Shivanjana Balaya Swamikal Tamil, Arts and Science College, Mayilam in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during  22-31 January, 2015.
  30. Delivered two Special Lectures on tolkaappiyamum Sanga ilakkiya veeRRumaikaLum in a ten-day Workshop on Treatment of Morphology in Traditional Grammars organised in CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai university from 04.02.2015 to 13.02.2015 in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  31. Delivered two Special Lectures on Tolkaappiyarin toTariyal kooTpaaTu on 9th March, 2015 in a ten-day workshop on ‘tolkaappiya aayvukkaLankaL, organised by the Department of Tamil Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in collaboration with the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai during  3-12 March, 2015.
  32. Delivered two Special Lectures on Traditional Grammars and Dravidian Languages on 21st August 2015 in a three week Training Cum Workshop on Linguistics for  Malaysian Students, organised by the Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar Universtiy, Coimbatore.
  1. Delivered two Special Lectures on toTariyal kuuRukaL on 14th October, 2015 in a two-day Workshop on ‘moliyiyal nookkil ikkaalattamil, organised by the Department of Tamil, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Arts College, Puducherry under the Financial Assistance of RUSA on 13.10.2015 & 14.10.2015.
  2. Delivered a Special Lecture on “Mobile Application for Thirukkural”, in International Workshop on Tamil Mobile Application, organised by Tamil Virtual Academy in collaboration with International Forum for Information Technology in Tamil, 5th and 6th February 2016,
  3. Delivered two Special Lectures on Sangattamil taravakam-uruvaakkam, in the 15th TAMIL INTERNET CONFERENCE 2016, organised by the Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigramam, in collaboration with International Form for Information Technology in Tamil, USA, 8th to 11th September 2016
  4. Delivered a Special Lecture on “tamil ilakkiyam maRRum moliyiyal aayvukaLil kaNiniyin panku, in XXV Research Methodology Workshop, organised by Department of Economics, Annamalai University, March 2016.
  5. Delivered a Special Lecture on “Tolakappiyam and Dravidian Linguistics”, in Symposium on “The Traditional Grammars of Dravidian Languages, organised by International School of Dravidian Linguistics, Thiruvananthapuram, July 2016.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Language Consultant for Other Research Institutions

  1. Functioned as Language Consultant for Tamil Language in Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore (under HRD Ministry, New Delhi) since 2001.
  2. Functioned as Language Consultant for the Multimedia Firm of Allenpark Infotech, Ernakulam since November 2004.

Editor Position occupied in Journal

  1. Appointed as Editor for the Journal of Moliyiyal, All India Tamil Linguistics Association, Annamalai Nagar since August 2003.

Recourse Person in Various Research Institutions

  1. Participated as Resource Person in the Programme on Miles R & D with reference to test methods for the development of Graded Syllabi and Cross Tools (Language-Part I), conducted by the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore from 1-3-2001 to 21-04-2001.
  1. Participated as Resource Person in the Programme on Miles R & D with reference to test methods for the development of Graded syllabi and cross Tools (Language Part II), conducted by the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore from21-11-2001 to 2-12-2001.
  2. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop for the Preparation of Graded Tests in Tamil Language (Primary to Higher Secondary), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore during 9th to 12th September 2004.
  3. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop for the Preparation of Graded Tests in Tamil Language (Graduate to Research), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore during 4th to 7th November 2004.
  4. Participated as a Resource Person in the Workshop for Finalization of Graded Test Resources, held at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore during 16th – 18th March, 2005.
  5. Participated as a Resource Person in the Workshop for Preparation of Item Resources for Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi in Tamil: Language II-Phase (Graduate to Research), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore from 26th to 29th August, 2005.
  6. Participated as a Resources Person in the Workshop for Preparation and Finalization of Item Resources for Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi in Tamil: Language II-Phase (Primary to Higher Secondary), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore from 19th to 23rd December, 2005.
  7. Participated as Resources person for the National workshop on Graded Syllabi, held at Central Institute of Indian Languages Mysore from 26th May to 1st June 2006.
  8. Participated as a Resource person in the National Workshop on Graded Syllabi (Phase-II) held at Central Institute of Indian Language, Manasagangotri, Mysore during 05.07.2007 to 10.07.2007.
  9. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop on Concepts of Aptitude, Achievement and Proficiency held at Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Manasagangotri, Mysore from 1st to 4th December, 2008.
  10. Participated as a Resource Person in the Workshop for “Preparation of Item Resources for Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi in Tamil : Language I Phase (Graduate to Research)”, held at Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore from 29th June to 3rd July, 2005.
  11. Participated as an Resource Person in Prof. K.S. Sonachalam Memorial XIX Inter-Displinary Research Methodology Workshop, organized by the Department of Economics, Annamalai University during 9th – 12th March 2009.
  12. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop on Revising and Finalizing Tests of Language Proficiency (Tamil), held at Centre for National Testing Service, Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Manasagangotri, Mysore from 11th to 13th February, 2010.
  13. Participated as an Resource Person in Prof. K.S. Sonachalam Memorial XIX Inter-Displinary Research Methodology Workshop, organized by the Department of Economics, Annamalai University during 27th – 2nd March 2009.
  14. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop on Revising and Finalizing Assessing Mastery of Language (Tamil), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Manasagangotri, Mysore from 17th to 22nd May, 2010.
  15. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop on Revising and Finalizing Assessing Personality through Language (Tamil), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Manasagangotri, Mysore from 7th to 12th June, 2010.
  16. Participated as Resource Person in the Workshop on Revising and Finalizing Tests of Language Proficiency (Tamil), held at Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Manasagangotri, Mysore from 25th to 27th June, 2010.

International Conferences Organised

  1. Functioned as Secretary in the “International Conference of Indian Lexicography”, held at Annamalainagar during 28-30 January 2004.

National Workshops Organised

  1. Functioned as Secretary in the Seminar-cum-Workshop on Modern Tamil Grammar, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar from 26th October to 2nd November 2003.
  2. Functioned as Organizing Secretary for the UGC-SAP National Workshop on “Lexical disambiguation for Machine Translation”, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University during 8th – 17th February, 2005.
  3. Functioned as Secretary in the Workshop on Corpus Analysis for Indian Languages, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar during 18th – 27th October, 2005.
  4. Functioned as Secretary in the Workshop on Modern Tamil Grammar (Noun): preparation of Material for Computer Media under the auspices of Center for Comparative Study of Languages and Literatures, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University from 23.01.2006 to 01.02.2006.
  5. Functioned as Secretary in the Workshop on Modern Tamil Grammar (Noun): preparation of Material for Computer Media under the auspices of Centre for Comparative Study of Languages and Literatures, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University from 23.01.2006 to 01.02.2006.

National Conferences/Seminars Organised

  1. Functioned as Secretary in the UGC-ASIHSS National Seminar on Language Education in India, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar during 21-23, February 2007.
  2. Functioned as an Organizing Secretary in the National Seminar cum Workshop on the Development of Second Language Learners Bi-directional Dictionary of Malayalam-Tamil, organized by CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with Southern Regional Language Centre, (CIIL) Mysore during 23-29th March 2009.

Research Circle Meeting Organised

  1. Functioned as Secretary, Research Circle, CAS in Linguistics for the year 2003 -2004.

UGC Refresher Course Organised

  1. Functioned as Organizing Secretary for the 15th UGC Refresher Course in Linguistics, held at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar from 13th October to 2nd November 2004.

Consultative Meetings Participated

  1. Participated in the First National Consultative Meeting for Classic Tamil, held at the Department of Tamil University of Madras, Chennai in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence for Classic Tamil, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore on 18th and 19th November, 2005.
  2. Participated in the Advisory Committee Meeting on the project entitled Historical Grammar of Tamil organized by the classical Tamil committee, CIIL, Mysore at CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, during 24th–25th February, 2006, (as an additional invitee).
  3. Attended the Consultancy Meeting (for the preparation of Training Modules on Testing & Evaluation in Education) held at the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTR), Tharamani (P.O.), Chennai – 600 113 on 1st and 2nd August, 2007.

Board Meetings Attended

  1. Attended the Scrutiny Board Meeting held at the Office of Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Trivandrum on 30th October 2008.
  2. Attended the Scrutiny Board Meeting held at the Office of Controller of Examinations, University of Kerala, Trivandrum on 29th September 2009.

Expert in Various Programmes

  1. Participated as an Expert in the National Seminar cum Workshop on the Development of Second Language Learners Bi-directional Dictionary of Malayalam-Tamil, organized by CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University in collaboration with Southern Regional Language Centre, (CIIL) Mysore during 23-29th March 2009.
  2. Participated as an Expert in the workshop on Corpus Development for Classical Tamil Works, organized by the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai on 28th and 29th April 2010.

Examinar/Question Setters in Various Institution

  1. Invited as one of the Question Setters for setting a question paper for first Degree Programme in Linguistics under CBSCSS from the Controller of examinations, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram in the last week of October, 2014.
  2. Invited as one of the Question Setters to set a question paper for M. A. (Tamil) from the Controller of examinations, Central University of Pondicherry, Puducherry in the first week of November 2014.
  3. Invited as one of the Examiners to evaluate the Answer Sheets for M. A. (Tamil) from the Controller of examinations, Central University of Pondicherry, Puducherry in the month of December 2014.
  4. Invited as the Assessment Committee Member for evaluating the research reports submitted by the Moulana Azad National Fellowship awardees, held in the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai on 14th August, 2015.

SYMPOSIA / SUMMER INSTITUTE / WORKSHOP ATTENDED

  1. Participated in the Workshop on the preparation of Learning packets for the open school (SSLC) of the Tamilnadu Government, Organized by the Central Institution of India Languages in Collaboration with the SERT, Tamil Nadu.
  2. Participated in the Workshop-cum-Seminar on Lexicography (sponsored by UGC), organized by the Malayalam Lexicon Department, University of Kerala in collaboration with the Lexicographical Society of India.
  3. Participated in the Summer Institute in Applied Linguistics, (sponsored by UGC), organized by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University.
  4. Participated in the Summer Institute in Research Methodology for the College Tamil Teachers (sponsored by UGC), organized by the Dept. of Tamil and Linguistics, Bharathiar University.
  5. Participated in the National Seminar on Syntax and Semantics in Translation, Organized by the Departments of Linguistics and Tamil, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
  6. Participated in the Orientation Programme on the Techniques of Translation, Organized by the Dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, 1996.
  7. Participated in the Seminar-cum-Orientation on Mother Tongue Teaching, Organized by the Dept. of Linguistics Madurai Kamaraj University in collaboration with Applied Linguistics Forum, Madurai, 1998.
  8. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme, organised by the Department of Sociology for three days from 02.08.2012 to 04.08.2012.
  9. participated in the Workshop on “Tamil Computing and Open Source” organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Information Science and Technology, College of Engineering Anna University, in association with international forum for information technology in Tamil  on 7th & 8th September 2012.
  10. Participated in the Training Programme on Communicative Hindi, sponsored by IQAC and organized by the Department of Hindi, Annamalai University during 8-10th October 2014.
  11. Participated in the Orientation on Dravidian Linguistics, organized by the Department of Linguistics and Translation Studies, Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad in collaboration with CIIL, Mysore from 26th September to 2nd October 2015

 

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