The English discipline at IIT Kanpur comprises Literature and Linguistics streams. It runs graduate programmes in both these streams.



English, Linguistics & English Language Teaching

The discipline has made substantial contributions in the areas of Ethnic literatures in English, Modernist and Post- Modernist Literature, Post- Colonial Literatures, Literature in Translation, Feminist Literatures and Cultural Studies, Cyberpunk Literature, Indian Aesthetics, Cognitive and Computational Linguistics, Language Documentation and Description, Language Typology, Historical Linguistics, South Asian Linguistics, Indian Linguistic Tradition and History of Ideas in Formal Linguistics.

Mini Chandran (Convenor)
English Discipline
Dept of HSS, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208 016
Tel: +91-512-259-7191
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