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Anidita Sahoo obtained her PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. Her primary research interests are in Language and Communication Studies, Linguistic Typology and Syntax. She has presented papers in various academic conferences in India and abroad. Her papers are published in both national and international journals. She has been an invited speaker in prestigious organizations like Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong and BITS Pilani (Hyderabad Campus). As a PhD candidate she was funded by IIT Delhi to present a paper in a students’ conference organized by Lancaster University. Anindita is associated with a Linguistics project run by PolyU Hong Kong as a research associate.

With more than 9 years of teaching and research experience (both Full Time and Part time), Anindita has contributed in organizations like Amity University, Galgotias University and CIIL Mysore. She always aims at excellent academic records and works hard to stand up to the expectations of her students and the team that she is assigned to.

Reading and writing is Anindita’s favorite pastime activity. She writes short stories in Odia and some of them have been published in literary magazines in her home state Odisha.


Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi
Masters Utkal University, Odisha
Bachelors Fakir Mohan University, Odisha

Research Interests

  • Language and Communication Studies
  • Soft Skills
  • Indian English Grammar
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language Acquisition
  • Syntax
  • Pragmatics
  • Historical Linguistics

Selected Publications:

  • Sahoo, Anindita. (co-author P. Chandra) (2015). Ditransitive Active-passives in Malayalam: A brief note. International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, Vol 44:1. Dravidian Linguistics Association.
  • Sahoo, Anindita. (co-author P. Chandra) (2014). Learning Puzzles with Indian English Tags’. Language and Language Teaching, Vol 3:2, Azim Premji University and Vidya Bhavan Society.
  • Sahoo, Anindita. (co-author P. Chandra) (2013). Passives in South Asian Languages: Some Typological Puzzles, Acta Linguistica Asiatica, Vol 3:1, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Sahoo, Anindita. (co-author P. Chandra) (2010). Gradience In ditransitives and morphological specifities: The case Of Oriya, AICL-32 Conference Proceedings, Linguistic Society of India.
  • Sahoo, Anindita. (2010). Odia passives with ditransitives, LAEL-5 PG Conference Proceedings, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.


  • Book chapter titled ‘Headlines: Same-lines, In Sheikh’, Aejaz M. (Ed). News Media Discourse: Issues and Perspectives. Hope International. pp 228-238. ISBN: 978-8192979-50-2.

Selected Papers presented in conferences:

  • ‘Conceptualizing Linguistic and Cultural Identities’ Presented at National Conference on Language, Identity and Society: Centrality of Language in Formation of Identity in Contemporary Society, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, from 30th to 31st October 2015.
  • ‘Headlines: Same Lines’ Presented at Free Linguistics Conference 2015, De La Salle University, Manila, the Philippines, from 24th to 26th Sept 2015


  • The development of copulas and their functions: A typological perspective .(Co-authors: Foong Ha Yap, Abhishek Kumar Kashyap, Mizuho Tamaji), Presented at 20th Himalayan Languages Symposium (HLS 20), Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, from 16th July to 18th July 2014.
  • ‘Error, or no error: An analysis’ Presented at 8th Students Conference of Linguistics in India (SCONLI 8), Kashmir University, Srinagar, From 24th March to 26th March 2014 .
  • (Re-)visiting the Principles of Reflexivization: A Study of Reflexives in Khasi’, Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the South East Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS 2013), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, from 29th May to 31st May 2013
  • ‘Scope Patterns in Oriya’, (Co-author: Dr. Pritha Chandra), Presented at South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable 29 CIIL, Mysore, from 6th January to 9th January 2011
  • ‘Gradience In Ditransitives and Morphological Specifities: The Case Of Oriya’(Co-author: Dr. Pritha Chandra) Presented at All India Conference of Linguists,Lucknow University, on 21st December, 2010
  • Oriya Passives with Ditransitives’ Presented at Lancaster Post Graduate Conference Lancaster University, UK, on 5th July 2010
  • Yes-no Questions: Probing the Structures of Indian English (Co-Author: Pritha Chandra), Presented at 31st All India Conference of Linguistics, Hyderabad Central University, from 15th to 17th Dec 2009

Invited talks:

  • Title: ‘Re-Understanding passives from South Asian perspectives’ Delivered at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 2nd October 2015.
  • Title: ‘Phonology-Morphology Mismatches in English: A Case Study on New Words’ Delivered at BITS Pilani (Hyderabad Campus) on 27th Aug 2016.

Academic Experience:

BIMTECH: October 2016  till date
Amity University, Noida, 2014 -2016
Galgotias University, Greater Noida, 2011-2013
IEC-CET, Greater Noida, 2007-2009



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