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Nishaant Choksi

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Nishaant Choksi

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BA: University of Chicago, 2004
  • MA: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2009
  • PhD: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2014

Email: nishaant.choksi -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : http://www.nishaantchoksi.people.iitgn.ac.in/

Office: 4/333 B
VOIP: 2541


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (July 2018 to present)
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto University/Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (2016 - 2018)
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo University/JSPS (2014 - 2015)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Graphic Politics in Eastern India: Script and the Quest for Autonomy, Bloomsbury Academic (2021).
    2. Nathan Badenoch and Nishaant Choksi, eds. Expressives in the South Asian Linguistic Area, Brill (2020).
    3. Expressives and the multimodal depiction of social types in Mundari. Language and Society 49(3). (2020).
    4. From language to script: graphic practice and the politics of authority in Santali language media, eastern India. Modern Asian Studies 51(5). (2017).
    5. Surface politics: scaling multiscriptality in an Indian village market. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 25(1): 1-24. (2015).