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Name: Divya  Kalia
Institution: Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
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State and/or Country: India   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: systemic functional linguistics
Selected Publications: Research Papers:

a) Patterns of Cohesion in Written Texts: A Study of a Privacy Policy, a Memoir and a Book Review. Punjab Journal of English Studies. Volume XXII 2008.
(This paper has evolved from my doctoral thesis)

b) Punjabi Folk Sayings and the Gender Bias Journal of Indian Folkloristics, Volume VΙΙ. No.½. Jan-Dec 2005(N.S.).

c) Folk Metaphor In Advertising Disourse. Journal of Indian Folkloristics, Volume ІV. No.½. Jan-Dec 2002(N.S.).
d) Rhetorical Moves and Generic Text Structure: A Study of Personality Grooming Advertisements. (Unpublished Paper). (This paper has evolved from my doctoral thesis)
e) The Discourse of Advertising as a Multilayered and Highly Socio-Semiotic Activity. (Unpublished Paper). (This paper has evolved from my doctoral thesis).

Book Reviews:

a) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics 2nd Edition: Suzanne Eggins in SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE REVIEW
VOL. XIV, January 2004, Nos.1&2.

b) Home by Manju Kapur (Random House, India, 2007) Punjab Journal of English Studies, volume XXI 2007.

c) The Sari Shop by Rupa Bajwa (Penguin 2004) Punjab Journal of English Studies, volume XX 2006.

Interdisciplinary Approach to Folklore Studies, Amritsar Congress of IFS 2004 (A Report) in Journal of Indian Folkloristic, Volume VI. No.½. Jan-Dec 2004 (N.S.).
Courses Taught: Literature,
Systemic Functional Linguistics,
Communication Skills

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