Dr. Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang

  Curriculum Vitae       

Dr. Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang

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Personal Details:      Name: Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang

Date of birth: Feb. 8, 1957

                        Sex: Male

                        Nationality: Nepali

                        Permanent Address: Dharan 12, Sunsari

                        Designation: Lecturer

                Office: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Kirtipur,

 Kathmandu, Nepal.

                        Mobile no. 9841261210

 

Education: Degrees and Awards    

                1973                   High School, Nepal S.L.C. Board, Nepal

1975 – 1976          Proficiency Certificate Level, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

1980 – 1981          Bachelor of  Education majoring in English, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

1992 – 1993          Master of Arts in English, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

2007 –                 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in English, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

Professional

Experience:    Employment History

                1986 –1993           Assistant Lecturer of English  at Mahendra

                        Multiple campus, Dharan, Tribhuvan University,

                        Nepal.

                1993 – 2000          Lecturer at Mahendra Multiple Campus, Dharan.

                1994-2002             Head, Department of English, Mahendra

                                        Multiple Campus, Dharan, Tribhuvan University,

                                        Nepal.

                1998-2001             Member, English Subject Committee,

                                        Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal

                2000-2003             Member, English Subject Committee,

                                        Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

                2001-2005             Deputy Dean, Management Faculty,

                                        Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal.

                2007- till date Lecturer (Researcher), Centre for Nepal and

                                        Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University,  Kirtipur,

                                        Nepal.

 

2008-3-18                    Member of the editorial Board of the Journal

Curriculum Development published by Curriculum Development Centre, Kirtipur.

 

                Research Projects Conducted

                1985                   Research conducted on the topic Noun

                        Phrase Structures in Limbu submitted

                        to the Department of English, Tribhuvan

                        University,Kathmandu, Nepal as M.A.

                        dissertation.

1995                   Research conducted on the  topic Status

                        of women in Limbu Community

                        submitted to the Research Division,

                        Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu as M.A.

                        dissertation.

1995                   Research project on the topic Actual

                        use of mother tongue in

                        Limbu  community submitted to the Research

                        Division,  Tribhuvan University,

                        Kathmandu

2007                   Research project conducted on the topic

                Descriptive Grammar of Chhatthare

        Limbu  a Ph. D. dissertationsubmitted to

         the faculty of Humanities and Social

        Sciences, Tribhuvan University,

        Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

Publications:   Research Papers Published

 

                                        “Heads of Limbu noun phrases” in Journal of

Nationalities of Nepal” a journal published in

January, 2001 (Paush 20057 B.S.) by Rastriya

Janjati Biksa Samitee ( Ntional Indigenous

people’s development committee), Kathmandu,

Nepal.

 

                                        “Contributions of the foreign scholars to the

Limbu language” in NUTA Journal Vol. 2 No 2,

published in September, 2003 by Nepal

 University Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu.

 

“Search for peace through linguistic study” in

NUTA Journal published in 2004 by Nepal

University Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu,

Nepal

 

                                        “The morphosyntax of relativization in

 Chhatthare Limbu” in Tribhuvan University

Journal Volume xxiv, No 1 published in July

2004 by Research Division, Tribhuvan University,

Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

Place and order of case markers in the verb

forms of Chhatthare Limbu” in Nepalese

 Linguistics Volume 20, published in November

 2004 by Linguistic Society of Nepal, Kirtipur,

 Nepal.

 

    “Case markers in Chhatthare Limbu”,  in

 Contributions to Nepalese Studies a

research journal published in 2005 by Centre for

Nepal and Asian Studies, Kirtipur, Nepal.

 

“Negativization in Chhatthare Limbu” in

 Contemporary Issues in Nepalese Linguistics

 published in 2005 by Linguistic Society of Nepal,

 Kirtipur, Nepal.

 

 ‘Contributions  of David E. Watters to the

national languages of Nepal’. In  Swarna

Mahotsab Smarikapp53-58. Dharan: MMC.

 

“Problems of classification in Chhatthare

Limbu” in Nepalese Linguistics Volume 20

published in 2006by Linguistic Society of Nepal,

Kirtipur, Nepal.

 

“Verbal complex in Chhatthare Limbu” in

Nepalese Linguistics Volume 21 published in

 2007 by Linguistic Society of Nepal, Kirtipur,

 Nepal.

 

 “Classification of Chhatthare Limbu” in

Contributions to Nepalese Studies, a

Research journal published in 2007 by Centre

for Nepal and Asian Studies, Kirtipur, Nepal.

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Writings Published

·         Athpare Rai ra Tanka dai (Athpare Rai and brother Tanka)”  an article published in Garima

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·         “Wambule Rai:  The People and Language” (article) in The Rising Nepal, an English national daily newspaper published in Nepal on November 9. 2007.

 

·         “Chhatthare Limbu: People and Language” (article) in The Rising Nepal, an English national daily newspaper published in Nepal on November, 30, 2007.

·         “Kusunda: People and Language” (article) in The Rising Nepal  an English national daily newspaper on January 4, 2008.

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·         “Yamphu People and Language” (article) in The Rising Nepal on January 18, 2008.

 

·         “Khaling Rai: People and Language” article in The Rising Nepal on March 7, 2008.

 

 

Books and Journals Edited and Published

1996    Editor of Journal of Department of English Mahendra Multiple Campus published by Department of English, Mahendra Multiple Campus, Dharan.

2008

 

Papers Presented:

               

·         Presented a paper on the topic “Noun Phrase

Structure in Chhatthare Limbu” in the 24th  Annual

Conference of Linguistic Society

of Nepal, Kirtipur  on November 26, 2003.

 

·         Presented a paper on the topic “The morphosyntax of relativization in Chhatthare Limbu” at the 9th Himalayan Language Symposium  held in  2003 in CIIL, Mysore, India.

·         Presented a paper on the topic “Is Chhatthare Limbu a

dialect or a language ? ” in the 25th annual conference

of Linguistic Society of Nepal , Kirtipur, Nepal on  27

November, 2004.

·         Presented a paper on the topic “Problem of

classification in Chhatthare Limbu” in the 26th

annual conference of Linguistic Society of Nepal ,

Kirtipur, Nepal on  27 November, 2005.

 

·         Presented a paper on the topic “Verbal complex

in Chhatthare Limbu” in the 27th annual

conference of Linguistic Society of Nepal , Kirtipur,

Nepal on  27 November, 2006.

 

Presented a paper on the topic “Vowel deletion in

Chhatthare Limbu” in the 13th International Symposium

of the Himalayan Languages held in Simla 2007

 

·         Presented a paper on the topic “Pronominalization of

nouns in Chhatthare Limbu” in the 28th annual

conference of Linguistic Society of Nepal , Kirtipur,

Nepal on  27 November, 2007.

 

 

Invited Talks          Problems of classification in Chhatthare Limbu, a

tallk given at Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies,

Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal on 

                                Phonology of Chhatthare Limbu a talk given at

Bhasaka kura (subject of language), Patan Dhoka ,

Lalitpur, Nepal.