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Name: Sadaf  Munshi
Institution: University of North Texas
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State and/or Country: TX
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
Specialty: Historical Linguistics, Language Contact, Language Documentation
Selected Publications: Indo-Aryan languages(Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, edited by Kieth Brown, Second Edition, 2006); Kashmiri (Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, edited by Kieth Brown, Second Edition, 2006);
Dardic (Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, edited by Kieth Brown, Second Edition, 2006)
Courses Taught: Principles and Methods of Historical Linguistics, Principles of Linguistics, Seminar in Linguistics: Gypsy Language and Culture,General Linguistics, Language and Social Diversity,
Dissertation Director * of: Identities in Transition: Changing Language Roles in the Kashmiri Speech Community
(Mohd Bhat, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Jammu and Kashmir Burushaski: Language, language contact, and change
Academic Paper Abstract: Weight sensitivity and syllable codas in Srinagar Koshur

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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