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Bhatt Sunil

Lecturer (Limited Term)South Asian Civilizations
University of Toronto


Dr. Sunil Kumar Bhatt’s fills a newly created cross-appointed position in both the Department of Language Studies and the Department of Historical Studies. Bhatt holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Linguistics (Comparative analyses of Croatian and Hindi tenses) from the University of Zagreb, Croatia and M.A. in Russian Language and Literature from Delhi University. His research interests include verbal aspects in Hindi and Slavic languages, socio-linguistic situation in South Asia, language endangerment and language education. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, Bhatt taught a variety of different courses on South Asian Languages and Society at the universities in the U.S. including Arizona State University and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and in Europe -University of Zagreb and most recently, the National University of Singapore. Bhatt’s experience in South Asian culture and language education makes him ideally suited to be a part of our interdisciplinary Centre for South Asian Civilizations.

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Hindi-Urdu Language and South Asian Studies

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