Faculty Profile


    

Education

PhD, Univerisity of Texas at Austin, 2006.
Major: Department of Linguistics/ "Jammu & Kashmir Burushaski: Language, Language Contact and Change"
MPhil, University of Delhi, India, 2001.
Major: Department of Linguistics/ "Development of Kashmiri Vowel System: A Diachronic Approach"
MA, University of Delhi, India, 1999.
Major: Department of Linguistics/ "Configurationality in Paadam"
BS, University of Kashmir, India, 1996.
Major: Department of Bio-Sciences

Current Scheduled Teaching*

LING 4130.002, Discovering Language from Data, Spring 2023
LING 5400.002, Tools and Methods for Lexicography and Language Analysis, Spring 2023
LING 4410.001, World Englishes, Spring 2023
LING 5380.001, Linguistic Field Methods, Fall 2022
LING 5380.600, Linguistic Field Methods, Fall 2022
LING 4040.001, Phonetics and Phonology : The Sound Patterns of Language, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

LING 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2022
LING 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2022
LING 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Fall 2021
LING 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2021
LING 5900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2021
LING 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
LING 5900.723, Special Problems, Spring 2021
LING 5300.001, Phonology I, Fall 2020 SPOT
LING 6050.001, Phonology II, Fall 2020 SPOT
LING 5380.001, Linguistic Field Methods, Fall 2019 SPOT
LING 4900.708, Special Problems, Spring 2019
LING 4120.001, Migration and Language Contact, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2018
LING 4130.001, Language Data Management : Methods and Tools for Analysis and Dissemination, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4040.001, Phonetics and Phonology : The Sound Patterns of Language, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5020.001, Studies in Historical Linguistics, Fall 2017 SPOT
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4130.001, Language Data Management : Methods and Tools for Analysis and Dissemination, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4040.001, Phonetics and Phonology : The Sound Patterns of Language, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5300.001, Phonology., Fall 2016 SPOT
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4040.001, Phonetics and Phonology : The Sound Patterns of Language, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4120.001, Gypsy Language and Culture, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4950.001, Senior Capstone Field Experience, Fall 2015
LING 5360.001, Studies in Descriptive Linguistics, Fall 2015 SPOT
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2014 Syllabus
LING 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
LING 4040.001, Phonetics and Phonology : The Sound Patterns of Language, Spring 2014 Syllabus
LING 3060.801, Principles of Language Study, Spring 2014 Syllabus
LING 5300.001, Phonology., Fall 2013
LING 5040.002, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2013
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2013 Syllabus
LING 5570.001, World Englishes, Spring 2013
LING 5300.001, Phonology., Fall 2012
LING 5040.002, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2012
LING 5040.792, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2012
LING 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2012
LING 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
LING 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
LING 5040.690, Principles of Linguistics, Spring 2012
LING 5040.801, Principles of Linguistics, Spring 2012
LING 5380.001, Linguistic Field Methods, Fall 2011
LING 3060.001, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2010 Syllabus
LING 3060.002, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2010 Syllabus
LING 5570.001, World Englishes, Fall 2010
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2010
LING 3060.006, Principles of Language Study, Spring 2010
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Spring 2010
LING 5020.001, Studies in Historical Linguistics, Spring 2010
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Summer 5W2 2009
LING 5040.900, Principles of Linguistics, Summer 5W2 2009
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2009
LING 5040.003, Principles of Linguistics, Spring 2009
LING 5020.001, Studies in Historical Linguistics, Spring 2009
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Fall 2008
LING 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
LING 5040.002, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2008
LING 3060.002, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W2 2008
LING 3060.900, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W2 2008
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Summer 5W2 2008
LING 4070.001, History of the English Language, Spring 2008
LING 5040.003, Principles of Linguistics, Spring 2008
LING 5900.723, Special Problems, Spring 2008
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Spring 2008
LING 5040.002, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2007
LING 5040.792, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2007
ENGL 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2007
LING 5020.001, Studies in Historical Linguistics, Fall 2007
LING 3060.002, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W2 2007
LING 3060.003, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W2 2007
LING 3060.900, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W2 2007
LING 3060.007, Principles of Language Study, Spring 2007
LING 3060.008, Principles of Language Study, Spring 2007
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Spring 2007
LING 3060.007, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2006
LING 5020.001, Studies in Historical Linguistics, Fall 2006

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Munshi, S. (2019). Srinagar Burushaski: A Descriptive and Comparative Account with Analyzed Texts. Leiden: Brill Publications.
Book Chapter
Munshi, S., Abbas, Q., Raja, M. (2020). Kashmiri Language and Literature: In Times of Peace and Conflict. Religion and Politics in Jammu and Kashmir. 176-194. Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group.
Book Review
Holst, J. H., Munshi, S. Advances in Burushaski Linguistics. Other. 10. Tübingen: Journal of South Asian Languages and Linguistics (de Gruyter).
Digital Collection
Munshi, S. (2016). Burushaski Language Resource. https://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/collections/BURUS/
Journal Article
Munshi, S. (2014). Poetic Traditions of Kashmir. Other. 9. Oxford University Press.
Munshi, S. (2012). The Metrical Structure of Kashmiri Vanivun. Ars Metrica. 1-32. Budapest: ELTE.
Munshi, S., Crowhurst, M. (2012). Weight sensitivity and syllable codas in Kashmiri stress. Other. Cambridge University Press.
Munshi, S. (2010). Other. 32-72. Berlin: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Munshi, S., Bhat, R. (2009). Neg Movement and Optional Verb Second in Kashmiri. Other. 205-239. John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Munshi, S. (2006). Dardic. Other. 3(2), 354-356. Oxford: Elsevier Limited.
Munshi, S. (2006). Indo-Aryan Languages. Other. 3(2), 62-632. Oxford: Elsevier Limited.
Munshi, S. (2006). Kashmiri. Other. 6(2), 156-158. Oxford: Elsevier Limited.
Munshi, S. (2005). Aspects of Kashmiri folk poetics: meter and rhythm. Other. 111-126. University of Kashmir.
Other
Munshi, S. (2020). Mankiyali Language Resource. https://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/collections/MKLR/
Webpage
Munshi, S., Raina, A., Keen, S., (2014). Kashmir Oral History. http://www.kashmiroralhistory.org

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Munshi, S., "Documenting the Poetic Traditions of Kashmir," Sponsored by COI Seed Grant, Local, $3500 Funded. (2019 – Present).
Munshi, S. (Principal), "Investigation of Tonogenesis and Consonant Inventories through Language Documentation," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $284728.00 Funded. (September 1, 2018February 28, 2022).
Munshi, S., "Symposium on the endangered folk traditions of Kashmir," Sponsored by Global Venture Fund; University of North Texas, Local, $3000 Funded. (20192020).
Munshi, S. (Principal), "Preserving for Posterity," Sponsored by India Venture Fund, University of North Texas, $7500 Funded. (January 2018December 2018).
Munshi, S. (Principal), ""Archive of Annotated Burushaski Texts"," Sponsored by NSF Documentation of Endangered Languages program (NSF-DEL), Federal, $163000 Funded. (20102017).
Munshi, S. (Principal), "NSF Supplemental Award for Orthography Workshop and Archiving," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $10840 Funded. (May 2016September 2017).
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