Dr. Marbhador M. Khymdeit

Khasi Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

  • M.A. (Khasi), North-Eastern Hill University 
  • M.Phil (Folkloristics) Gauhati University 
  • PhD. (Khasi) North-Eastern Hill University

Areas of Interest/Specialization: Khasi Poetry, Stylistics and Ecocriticism

Experience: Joined the Department of Khasi, North-Eastern Hill University as Lecturer in 2009 

Administrative responsibilities undertaken: Programme Officer, NSS Unit, NEHU, Shillong (2015 -2019)

Academic affiliations :

  • Secretary of the Society for Khasi Studies (2009-2017)
  • Joint Secretary of the Tribal Literary Forum of India( 2012 till date)
  • Member of the Khasi Authors’ Society (2018 till date)
  • Secretary, Khasi Authors’ Society, Ri-Bhoi Unit, (2018 till date)

Publications

Papers in Journals

  • “Ki Snap ka fantasy ha ka Khana U Don Putit jong u D.S.Khongdup”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for knowledge) Vol. II No.1, 2010, Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies. Pp. 61-68
  • “Khyndiat halor ka Translation bad ki nongrim jong ka”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for knowledge) Vol. II No.2, 2012, Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies. Pp. 43-46
  • “Ka Book review halor Ka Jingïapeiñ jong Ka Por: Ki Haiku bad Senryu”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for knowledge) Vol. II No.2, 2012. Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies. Pp.66-67
  • “U Bevan L.Swer kum u nongpeit pyrman ïa ka ka Hiarpateng ha ka ‘Meingi Bakthang’”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol. II , No. 3, 2013,Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies. Pp. 16-20
  • “ Ka ‘Um’ ha ki Sngi Ba Rim u Hynniew Trep”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for knowledge) Vol. III, No.1, 2014. Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies, ISSN 2278-6813. Pp. 10-17.
  • “Ka Ktien Khasi bad ki Kyntien Shim Kylliang”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for Knowledge) Vol. III No.2, 2015. Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies, ISSN 2278-6813. Pp. 12-18.
  • “Ka Khana-parom bad ka Litereshor: Ka Bishar Bniah ïa ka Sawangka Ka Nam jong ka Esther Syiem”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for knowledge) Vol. III No.3, 2017. Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies, ISSN 2278-6813. Pp. 43-48.
  • “Ka Jingslor noh ka Jinglong Kyrpang jong ka Jaitbynriew kumba ka paw ha ki Poim u Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih”. Ka Syngkhong Jingtip. Vol-7, 2018. Shillong: Khasi Authors’ Society. ISSN 2278-6791. Pp.56-68. 
  • “Ka Mynsiem Ieit Mariang bad Ieit Ri ha ki Poim u V.ictor G. Bareh”. Ka Thwet Jingstad (Quest for knowledge) Vol. IV, No.1, 2018. Shillong: The Society for Khasi Studies, ISSN 2278-6813. Pp. 43-48.

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars: 

  • “Interpretation of dreams into practice: A study in the context of Khasi folk gambling” in the International Seminar on “ Tradition, Identity and Diversity: the Future of Indigenous Culture in a Globalised World” organized by the Centre of Indigenous Culture, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India held from 1st - 2nd February 2011.
  • “Erosion of Ethnic Identity in the Poetry of Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih” in the National Seminar on “Constructing Identity in Tribal Literature and Languages of India” organized by the Department of Khasi in collaboration with the Tribal Literary Forum of India, Shillong held from 26th-28th March 2014.
  • “The function of repetition in the selected poems of Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih: A Stylistic sudy” in the one day Regional Seminar on “Khasi Language, Culture and Literature” organized by the Department of Khasi in collaboration with the Society for Khasi Studies, Shillong on the 26th August, 2015.
  • “Documenting Superstitions and Admonitions in the Khasi Context” in the National Seminar Organized by the Department of Garo, NEHU, Tura held from the 28th – 30th October, 2015
  • “Folklore and Literature: A Study on the Khasi folk narrative Ka Nam” in the International Seminar on “Orality: The Quest for Meaning” organized by the Department of English, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, Assam held on the 26th and 27th of May, 2016.
  • “Analysing the function of Linguistic Deviation in the poems of Bevan L. Swer” in the South and South-East Asian Conference on Austro-Asiatic Languages organized by the Department of Linguistics, NEHU, Shillong with NEC, Shillong held on the 21st and 22nd of November, 2016.