Prof. D. R. L. Nonglait

Khasi Department

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

  • M.A. (Khasi), North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong
  • M.A. (Christian Studies), IDE, University of Madras, Chenai
  • M.Phil. (Khasi), North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong
  • PGDTE, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad
  • Ph.D. (Khasi), North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Areas of interest/specialization: 

Khasi literary criticism; English literary criticism (Classical, postcolonialism, narrative criticism and psychoanalytic criticism); Khasi fiction; Biography and autobiography.

Experience:

  • Lecturer, Department of Khasi, Mawsynram Border Area College, Mawsynram (Affiliated to NEHU, Shillong), w.e.f. 1st October, 1997 to 15th August, 1999.
  • Principal, Mawsynram Border Area College, Mawsynram (Affiliated to NEHU, Shillong), w.e.f. 16th August, 1990 to 30th May, 2000.
  • Principal, Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat (Affiliated to NEHU, Shillon), w.e.f. 1st June, 2000 to 20th December, 2006.
  • Reader, Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong, w.e.f. 20th December, 2006 and re-designated as Associate Professor w.e.f. 20th December, 2009.
  • Professor, Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong, w.e.f. 20th December, 2012 till date. 

Ph. D. Awarded/suppervised:

  • Successfully guided 3 (three) Ph.D Scholars; and currently guiding 4 (four) Ph.D Scholars.

Administrative responsibility (if any):

  1. Principal, Mawsynram Border Area College, Mawsynram (Affiliated to NEHU, Shillong), w.e.f. 16th August, 1990 to 30th May, 2000.
  2. Principal, Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat (Affiliated to NEHU, Shillon), w.e.f. 1st June, 2000 to 20th December, 2006.

Academic affiliation:

  1. Secretary, Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong, during April, 2007 to May, 2010.
  2. Joint Secretary, Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong, w.e.f. June, 2008 to June 2010.
  3. Secretary, Tribal Literary Forum Of India, Shillong, w.e.f. 9th May, 2010 till date.
  4. President, Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong, for 4 (four) consecutive terms, i.e. 2012-2014; 2014-2016; 2016-2018 and 2018-2020.

Publications

Books:

(i) Khasi –

  1. Ka Jingbishar Bniah ïa ka Novel U F.S. Lyngdoh Ka Jingieit Banylla, (SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2004; Reprint, 2017.
  2. Ka Thew ka Woh ïa ka Jingbishar Bniah halor ka Novel Khasi (SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2005; 2nd Reprint, 2009; Second Edition, 2012; Reprint, 2016.
  3. Kin Im Pat Kum U Kew (SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2009.
  4. Tbeh ïa ka Jingshai Jong Phi: Ki Jingkren Seminar bad Conference Thup – I (Unity Nylla Bannett Lyngkhoi, Shillong), 2012, Reprint, 2017.
  5. Ka Thew ka Woh ïa ka Jingbishar Bnaih halor ka Novel Khasi (SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), Second Edition, 2012; Reprint, 2016.
  6. Shisong La Ki Matti: Ka Thymmei U Thomas Jones I bad kiwei de ki Jingthoh Bishar Bniah, (Antionette Kharmalki, Shillong), 2017.

(ii) English –

  1. A Demand for Prohibition in Meghalaya, (A booklet, published by Khasi Jaintia Prohibition Organisation, Shillong and printed at Bonsen Press, Mission Compound, Mawkhar, Shillong), 1991.
  2. Literary Criticism and Bhasa Literature: A Study with Reference to Khasi Literature  (SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2005.
  3. Literary Criticism and Fiction in Khasi, (SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2005.

Book Chapters:

  1. “Ka Shongkha Shongman Khynnah bad ka Jingnang Jingstad” )Ch-6) and “Ka Shongkha Shongman Khynnah ha ka Jingïadei bad ka Riti ka Dustur Tynrai” (Ch-7) in Ka Shongkha Shongman Khynnah (KJP Synod Sepngi, Shillong), 2011.

Research Articles:

          KHASI –

  1. “Ka jingpule ïa ka Literary Criticism ha ki College bad University” in Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.IV, (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat, and printed at SMS Hi-Tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2006.
  2. “Ka Iathuh-Thaw bad ka Parom Khasi”, in Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.IV, (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat and printed at SMS Hi-tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2006.
  3. Ka Phang Pdeng ha ka Litereshor” in Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol.II.No.1, (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong), 2010.
  4. “Ka Diacritic bad ki Dak Thoh Khasi” in Ka Thiar Ki Nongthoh Thup-8 (Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong.), 2011.
  5. “Ka Postcolonial Thiori: Ka Bynta jong ka ha ka Jingpule ïa ka Synshar Nongwei ha ka Litereshor Khasi” in Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol.II No.2, (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong), 2012.
  6. “Ka Step Phyrngap ka Pule Puthi bad ka Jingshai Gospel ha Ri Khasi Sepngi” in Souvenir Parïong Presbyterian Lower Primary School Quasqui-Centenial Jubilee Celebration (1887-2012) (PPLPS, Parïong), 2012.
  7. “Ka Riti Synshar bad ki Hok Baïaryngkat ha ka Pule Puthi” in Khasi Jaintia National Government U.P. School Platinum Jubilee Mile Stone (1937-2012) (KJNGUPS, Jaiaw, Shillong), 2012.
  8. “Ka Thymmei u Thomas Jones u Kpa ki Dak Thoh Khasi bad u Nongseng ïa ka Nongrim Baneh jong ka Litereshor Khasi” in Ka Syngkhong Jingtip – Thup 4  (Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong), 2013.
  9. “Ki Samla Khristan bad ka Jinglong Nongïalam” in Ka Thup Sah Jingkynmaw Jubili Rupa 1988-2013 Ka Jingïaseng Samla Parïong-Nongsynrieh Presbytery, Shillong Branch, 2013.
  10. “Ki Tyngshop bad Puron bapher ha ki Parom Mutdur bad ha ki Sawangka” in Ka Syngkhong Jingtip – Thup 5 (Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong), 2014.
  11. “Ka Thiori bad ka Buitthaw ha ka Republic U Plato” in Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol.II No.2, (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong), 2015.
  12. “Katto katne Shaphang ka Jingim bad Jingtrei u Thomas Jones II” in Ka Pateng Khristan (Vol. LXXXII No.8, August, 2018), published by the Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Assembly, Shillong
  13. “Katto katne na ka Ktien U Blei halor ka Jingïashonglok Para Shynrang Para Kynthei (Homosexuality)” in Youth Sunday Golden Jubilee Celebration Souvenir (1968 -2018), published by Jingïaseng Samla, Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Assembly, Shillong
  14. “Halor katto katne ki Tien-pyrkhat Saikoloji (psychology)” in Ka Thiar ki Nongthoh – Thup XIII (Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong), 2018.

ENGLISH –

  1. “The Life and works of B.C. Jyrwa” in Symposium on the Life and works of Khasi and Jaintia Authors, (Directorate of Arts and Culture, Government of Meghalaya, Shillong), 2000.
  2. “Aspect of Discourse” in Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol. I, (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat and printed at SMS Hi-Tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2003.
  3. “Khasi Motherland and the Patriotic Spirit of the Khasis in the Past” in Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.II, (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat and printed at SMS Hi-Tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong, 2004.
  4. “Literary Criticism and Khasi Literature” in Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol. I No.1, (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong) 2005.
  5. “Literary Criticism and Tradition: A Study with Reference to Critical Activities in Khasi” in Tribal Literature of North East India (Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong), 2009.
  6. “A Critical Assessment of the Sense of the Past in Soso Tham’s Ka Jingpynshai” in Tribal Languages and Literature of North East India (Department of Mizo, Mizoram University, Aizawl), 2010.
  7. “Re-echoing the Patriotic Spirit of the Khasis” in NEHU Students’ Annual Magazine (NEHU Printing Press, Shillong), 2010.
  8. “Khasi Oral Narrative and Tradition” in Sngap Syiem College Odyssey 25 (1985-2010), (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat and printed at SMS Hi-Tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2010.
  9. “Relevance of Postcolonial Approach in the Study of Khasi Literature” in Postcolonial Writings in Tribal Languages of India (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong), 2011.
  10. “Ka Bri U Hynniew Trep (The Khasi Land) in Khasi Folktales” in A Glimse of Language and Culture of North East India (Gauhati University Institute of North East India Studies, Gauhati University, Guwahati), 2012.
  11. “Khasi Language: An Overview” in Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol.II No.3, (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong), 2013.
  12. “Contribution of the Presbyterian Church to the Growth and Development of Khasi Literature” in Dosquicentenial Jubilee Souvenir of the Presbyterian Church in Khasi-Jaiñtia Hills, Meghalaya 1841-2016 (KJPA, Shillong), 2016.
  13. “The Art of Public Speaking” in Mawkhar Christian Higher Secondary School Quasqui-centinial Jubilee 1891-2016 Souvenir (MCHSS, Shillong), 2016.
  14. “Biblical Reflection on Homosexuality” in The PCI Herald (Vol I No. 3 March – April), 2017; The Presbyterian Church of India, Assembly House, Central Ward, Shillong.

Poems:

  1. “Na University bad Pubon Khasi Pnar” in Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.II, (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat), 2004.
  2. “U Wollington” in Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.III, (Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat), 2005.
  3. “Na ki Syllai Ka Ri u Tbeh” in Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol.1 No.3, (Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong), 2008.

Short Story:

  1. “Ka Jingïohi Paw I Meirad Khilisa Hoojon” in Ka Souvenir Jingdap 100 Snem Ka Jingwan Ka Revival ha Ri Khasi Jaintia (1905-2005), (Pariong Presbytery, Pariong and printed at SMS Hi-Tech Impression, Police Bazar, Shillong), 2005.

Papers presented and sessions chaired in conferences/seminars/workshops, etc. :

  1. State Level:
    1. Presented a paper on “The life and works of B.C. Jyrwa” at a Symposium on “The life and works of Khasi and Jaintia Authors”, organized by the Directorate of Arts and Culture, Govt. of Meghalaya, Shillong on 3rd & 4th November, 1998.
    2. Presented a paper on “Diacritical Marks and Khasi Spelling” at a Seminar on “Ka Rukom Spell dak bad ki Dak Thoh ha ka Ktien Khasi”, organized by Khasi Authors’ Society, at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Laitumkhrah, Shillong on 13th August, 2005.
    3. Resource Person and chairperson of one session at a Seminar on “Teaching Khasi at the Secondary Level”, organized by the District Institute of Education, East Khasi Hills, Govt. of Meghalaya in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Laitumkhrah, Shillong on 22nd June, 2007.
    4. Presented a paper on “Status of Literary Criticism in Khasi Literature” at the State level work-shop on “Khasi Study: In the context of Khasi Culture, Folklore, Literature and Linguistics”, organized by St. Mary’s College, Shillong on 23rd-24th August, 2007.
    5. Chairperson of the Celebration of the “58th Death Aniversary of Dr. H. Lyngdoh”, held at Motinagar, Shillong on the 22nd April, 2008.
    6. Chaired a Programme, when Prof. P. Tandon, Vice Chancellor, NEHU, Shillong launched Daniel Stone Lyngdoh Nonglait’s book, The Life and Works of Hoping Stone Lyngdoh  on the 5th June, 2008 at Soso Tham Auditorium, State Central Library, Shillong.
    7. Chairperson of a Panel Discussion on “Maintenance and Development of Khasi Language”organized by the Khasi Students Union at the Old Guest House, NEHU, Shillong on the 9th April, 2010.
    8. Resource Person and Chairperson of one session in a Seminar on “Ka Kolshor Khasi: Ka Iktiar u Shynrang bad ka Bhah ka Kynthei Khasi”, organized by the Department of Khasi, Synod College, Shillong on 30th July, 2010.
    9. Panelist in a Panel Discussion on “Authorities Responsible for Maintenance of Khasi Language (Kiba Long Sordar halor ka Ktien Khasi)”, organized by the Jaiaw Presbyterian Church on the 4th September, 2010 at Dinam Hall, Jaiaw, Shillong.
    10. Presented a Paper on “Ka Postcolonial Theory bad ka Jingpule halor ka Jingsynshar Nongwei ha ka Litereshor Khasi”, at a Seminar on “U Synniang ba ki Nongthoh Khasi ki la noh sha ka Ri bad ka Jaitbynriew”, organized by Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong in collaboration with the Department of Khasi, Thomas Jones Synod College, Jowai at Jowai on the 28th April, 2012.
    11. Panelist in a Panel Discussion on “Freedom: The Spirit of Sacrifice”, organized by Ka Riti Academy and Friends Connection in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture, Government of Meghalaya, Shillong on the occasion of U Tirot Sing Day, the 17th July, 2012 at Shillong Club, Shillong.
    12. Chief Guest in the release of Sweetymon Rynjah’s book, Beh Mrad Ha U Khasi (Ki Phawar) at a function held at Mawkhar, Shillong on the 17th August, 2012.
    13. Moderator in a Seminar on “Media, Nation and Democracy in Meghalaya: Experiences and Prospects” organized by the Rupang News Paper on the 10th August, 2013 at Community Hall, Mission Compound, Shillong.
    14. Chairperson in a One-Day Seminar on “U Khasi: Ka Jinglong Kawei” organized by the Department of Khasi, Synod College, Shillong on the 10th June, 2014.
    15. Resource person in a Seminar on “Ki Snap Ka Parom Mutdur” organized by the Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong on the 29th September, 2014.
    16. Presented a paper in a Seminar on “Translation in Khasi Literature” organized by the Department of Khasi, Shillong College, Shillong on the 5th November, 2014.
    17. Delivered speech as Chief Guest at the Observation of Soso Tham Death Anniversary, organized by the Hynniew Trep Youths’ Council (HYC), Shillong on the 18th November, 2015 at Soso Tham Auditorium, Central Library, Shillong.
    18. Resource person in the Regional Seminar on “U Rev Thomas Jones I bad ka Jaitbynriew Hynñiew Trep” organized by the Department of Khasi, Jaiñtia Eastern College, Khliehriat on the 9th December, 2016.
    19. Presented a paper on “Ka Bynta jong ka Welsh Mission ha kaba Saiñdur ïa ka Thoh ka Tar Khasi” in the Seminar on “Ka Ktien bad ka Thoh ka Tar Khasi: Ki Matïong ka Kolshor U Khasi” organized by the Department of Khasi, Lady Keane College, Shillong on the 14th December, 2016.
    20. Chaired a Session of the Symposium on “The beginning of written Khasi language and literature” organized by the Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong on 28th February, 2017.
    21. Chaired the Inaugural  Session of a Seminar on “Ka jingsynshar nongwei bad ka jingktah jong ka  ïa ki riti dustur Khasi kumba ka paw ha ka litereshor Khasi” organized by Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on the 22nd April, 2017 at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Laitumkhrah, Shillong.
    22. Chaired the Inaugral Session of a Rally on “Pyneh rngiew ïa ka ktien Khasi” organized by Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on the 5th May, 2017 at Jaïaw Shyiap Durbar Hall, Shillong at 11.00 A.M.;  and the second Session at Students’ Field, Jaïaw, Shillong at 1.00 P.M.
    23. Chaired a Session of the Symposium on “Ka thoh ka pule ka sdang na u ABK” organized by the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 2nd September, 2017 at Nabon Sawian Memorial Secondary School, Mawmluh, Sohra.
    24. Chaired the Sessions of a Seminar on “Haba im ka ktien ka jaitbynriew ka im” organized by the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong at the Science Seminar Hall, NEHU, Shillong on 16th September, 2017.
    25. Resource person in a One Day Workshop on “U Tirot Sing the Freedom Fighter”  organized by the Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil), Mairang in collaboration with the Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong on the 4th November, 2017 at Nongkhlaw, Mairang.
    26. Chaired a Session of the Mizo Literature Festival Cum national Seminar, 2018 organized by the Department of Mizo, Mizoram University, Aizawl in collaboration with NEC, Ministry of DONER, Shillong on 6th – 8th June, 2018.
    27. Chaired a Programme in observance of “Thomas Jones Day”, the 22nd June, 2018 organised by the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong in collaboration with the Khasi Department, Synod College , Shillong at Synod College, Jaiaw, Shillong.
    28. Presented a paper on “U Thomas Jones I bad u Synñiang jong u sha ka Litereshor Khasi” in a Seminar organized by Khraw Sing College, Mawphlang on the 22nd June, 2018.
    29. Resource Person in a seminar “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Department, Shillong College in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 4th August, 2018 at Shillong College, Shillong.
    30. Delivered a key note address in a seminar “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Department, Sngap Syiem College in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 11th August, 2018 at Sngap Syiem College, Mawkyrwat.
    31. Delivered a key note address in a seminar “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Department, Thomas Jones Synod College, Jowai in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 18th August, 2018 at Thomas Jones Synod College, Jowai.
    32. Delivered a key note address in a seminar “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Department, Jaintia Eastern College, Khliehriat in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 25th August, 2018 at Jaintia Eastern College, Khliehriat.
    33. Delivered a key note address in a seminar “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Department, Balawan College, Umsning in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 1st September, 2018 at Balawan College, Umsning.
    34. Delivered a key note address in a seminar “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Department, Nongstoin College in collaboration with the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on 8th September, 2018 at Nongstoin College, Nongstoin.
    35. Acted as the Chief Guest at a Book Launch programme  on thwe 7th September, 2018 at Mawkhar Durbar Hall, Mawkhar, Shillong – delivered speech and released a Khasi novel, entitled Shaei Nga Phai authored by Dr. B.Ps. Toi.
    36. Chaired the Inaugral Session of a “Regional Seminar cum Literary
      Day” “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by the Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on the 11th September, 2018 at National Durbar Hall, Mawkhar, Shillong.
    37. Delivered speech at a Rally on “Haba im ka Ktien im ka Jaitbynriew” organized by Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong on the 22nd September, 2018 at Malki Ground, Shillong.
    38. Presented a paper on “Ka jingtbit kren kum ka atiar ban synshar ïa ka jingmut jingpyrkhat ki nongsngap” at a seminar organized by Buddha Bhanu Saraswati College, Shillong on the 24th November, 2018.
    39. Presented a paper on “Thomas Jones and his contribution to the emergence of Khasi written language and literature” at a Special Lecture organized by Synod College, Shillong on the 21st June, 2019.
  2. National:
    1. ?
    2. Attended a National Seminar on “Interpretation of texts”, organized by CIEFL, North East Regional Centre, Shillong in collaboration with the Department of English, NEHU, Shillong w.e.f. 19th to 20th December, 2000.
    3. Attended a One Week Executive Development Programme for College Principals, organized by the Academic Staff College, Goa University, Goa in collaboration with the Association of India College Principals, at Goa w.e.f. 22nd to 27th April, 2002.
    4. Presented a paper on “Literary Criticism and Tradition: A Study with Reference to Critical Activities in Khasi” at a National Seminar on “Tribal Literature with Special Reference to the Languages of North East India”, organized by the Department  of Khasi NEHU, Shillong, w.e.f. 20th to 22nd Feb, 2008.
    5. Participated in a One Day Programme on “Trickster Tale Tradition of North East India” organised by Sahitya Akademi, NECOL, Shillong in collaboration with the Department of Cultural and Creative Studies, NEHU, Shillong in March, 2008.
    6. Presented a paper on the “The Khasi Oral Narratives and Tradition” at the National Seminar on “Oral Narratives of the North East”, organized by Sahitya Akademi, NECOL, Shillong in collaboration with the Department of English, Mizoram University, Aizawl, on the 18th & 19th November, 2008.
    7. Presented a paper in a Seminar on “Tribal Literature and Language with Special Reference to Languages of the North East India” organized by the Department of Tenyidie, Nagaland University, Kohima in collaboration with Sahitya Academy, North East Council and North East Cultural Centre on the 11th – 13th March, 2010 at Nagaland University, Kohima.
    8. Presented a paper on “A Critical Assessment of the Sense of the Past in Soso Tham’s Ka Jingpynshai”, at the National Seminar on “Tribal Literature with Special Reference to the Languages of North East India”. Organized by the Department of Mizo, Mizoram University, Aizawl in collaboration with the Tribal Literary Forum of India, Shillong at Mizoram University, Aizawl w.e.f. 7th to 9th May, 2010.
    9. Presented a paper on “Relevance of Postcolonial Approach in the Study of Khasi Literature” at the National Seminar on “Postcolonial Writings in Tribal Languages of India”, organized by the Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong w.e.f. 1st to 3rd June, 2010.
    10. Presented a paper on “Ka Bri U Hynñiew Trep (The Khasi Land) in Khasi Folktales” at a National Seminar on “North East India as Diverse Tribal Language Belt”, organized by Gauhati University Institute of North East India Studies, Guwahati, in collaboration with the Tribal Literary Forum of India, Shillong at Gauhati University, Guwahati on 2nd-3rd February, 2011.
    11. Delivered lectures on the 12th August, 2011 during a “Short Term Course in Reseach Methodology for College/University Teachers”, conducted by the Academic Staff College, NEHU, Shilllong.
    12. Presented a paper on “A Glimpse of  Ka Bri U Hynñiew Trep in Khasi Folk Tales” in the National Seminar on “Oral Literature: A Reflection”, organized by the Department of Garo, NEHU, Tura, in collaboration with Tribal Literary Forum of India w.e.f. 28th to 30th October, 2015.
    13. Chaired a Session of the Mizo Literature Festival Cum national Seminar, 2018 organized by the Department of Mizo, Mizoram University, Aizawl in collaboration with NEC, Ministry of DONER, Shillong on 6th – 8th June, 2018.
  3. International:
    1. Attended the 5th International Convention of the Forum on “Contemporary Theory” organized by M.S. University of Baroda in collaboration with Louisiana State University, U.S.A and CIEFL, North East Regional Centre, Shillong at Shillong Club, Shillong on 15th-18th December, 2002.
    2. Chairing a session at the South and South-East Asian Conference on Austro-Asiatic Languages organized by the Department of Linguistics, NEHU, Shillong in collaboration with NEC, Shillong, CIL, Mysore, ICSSR-NERC, Shillong on the 22nd November, 2016 at NEHU, Shillong.

Collaboration/consultancy (if any):

  1. Examiner for State Literary Award, for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.
  2. Member, Task Force on the Meghalaya State Education Policy, 2018.
  3. Member, Task Force on the Meghalaya State Curriculum Framework, 2019.

Any other:

  1. Seminars Organised:
    1. Coordinator of a State Level Seminar on “Khasi Orthography”, organized by the Department of Khasi, NEHU, in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi, NECOL, Shillong and ICSSR, Shillong on 26th October, 2007.
    2. Coordinator, Celebration of the “67th Death Anniversary of U Soso Tham”, organized by the Department of Khasi NEHU, Shillong on 18th December, 2007.
    3. Joint-Coordinator, National Seminar on “Tribal Literature”, organized by the Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong in collaboration with NEC, Shillong w.e.f. 20th – 22nd February, 2008.
    4. Coordinator of a National Seminar on “Constructing Identity in Tribal Literature and Languages of India” organized by the Department of Khasi, NEHU, Shillong in collaboration with NEC Shillong and ICSSR, Shillong on the 26th – 28th March, 2014.
  2. Editor of the following publications –
    1. ?Golden Jubilee Souvenir Pariong Presbytery Higher Secondary School, Pariong (1952-2002), published by the School in 2002.
    2. Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.I, 2003.
    3. Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol. II, 2004.
    4. Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol. III 2005.
    5. Sngap Syiem College Annual Magazine, Vol.IV, 2006.
    6. Souvenir Parïong Presbyterian Lower Primary School Quasqui-Centenial Jubilee Celebration (1887-2012) (PPLPS, Parïong), 2012.
    7. Ka Thup Sah Jingkynmaw Jubili Rupa 1988-2013 Ka Jingïaseng Samla Parïong-Nongsynrieh Presbytery, Shillong Branch, (JSPNP, Shillong), 2013.
    8. Ka Jingïaid Lynti Bajwat: Ka Jingthoh Shaphang la ka Jingim Bynta – I (1953-2005), Khrikshon Lyngkhoi (Ri Khasi Book Agency, Mawkhar Main Road, Shillong), 2013.
    9. Ka Thup Sah Jingkynmaw Jingdap 25 Snem ka District Parïong 1991-2016: Souvenir, (District Parïong, Parïong), 2016.
  3. Chairman, Editorial Boards of Literary Journals –
    1. Ka Thiar Ki Nongthoh (Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong), 2012-2019.
    2. Ka Syngkhong Jingtip (Khasi Authors’ Society, Shillong), 2013-2019.
  4. Forewords:
    1. ?Pynwandurlang Shabong’s Ka Jingieit bad Jingthrew ka Doh: Ka Jingbishar Bniah halor ka Parom U Klew bad ka Sngi, 2011.
    2. P.R. Kharshiïing’s Ka Shongkha Khleh: Ka Bishar Bniah ïa ki Nobel Khasi, 2014.
    3. Dr. K.D. Ramsiej’s Ka Mariang ha U Khasi bad ki PurinamPuriskam, 2014.
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