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Prof Loitongbam Birjita Devi

Designation: Professor

Specialization: Folklore and Manipuri Literature

Contact: 9436894352/ 7641908485

Email: biloitongbam [AT] gmail.com

M.A. Ph.D

Personal Profile of Prof. Loitongbam Birjita Devi

Manipuri Department, Manipur University

 

 

1. Name: Prof. Loitongbam Birjita Devi

2. Designation: Professor Manipuri Department, Manipur University

3. Department: Manipuri Department

4. Specialisation: Folklore and Manipuri Literature

5. Phone/ Mobile: 9436894352/ 7641908485

6. Email: biloitongbam [AT] gmail.com

7. Highest Educational Qualification: M.A. Ph.D

8. Research Areas: Folklore and Manipuri Culture

9. Achievements, Membership of different academic & professional bodies, Publications :


 

Achievements:

i. Chairmanships at National/State Seminars

Sr. No.

Title of Conference/Seminar etc

Date(s) of the event

Organised by

Whether International/

National/State

1.

A Two Day National Seminar on Oral Narratives of North East India

3-4 May, 2015

Kha Manipur College, Kakching, Manipur

National

2.

41st Indian Folklore Congress and National Seminar on Folklore of Northeast India

16-18 November, 2017

Departments of English and Cultural Studies and Manipuri, Manipur University at Manipur University Canchipur, Imphal.

National

3.

42nd Indian Folklore Congress and National Seminar on The Dynamics of Indian Folklore.

27th-28th December, 2018

D.M. College of Arts, Imphal and Dhanamanjuri University,Manipur

National

 

4.

One Day Seminar on "Houjiki Matamda Folklore Amasung Sahtya" on 11th Foundation Day Celebration of Society For Folklore and Literary Research, Manipur

9th November 2019

Society For Folklore and Literary Research, Manipur , Imphal

State

ii. Organisation of refresher courses, Training Courses, Teaching-Learning-Evaluation Technology, Faculty Development Programmes

Sr. No.

Programme

Duration & date

Sponsored by

1

Course Co-ordinator in the Refresher course Organised by Academic Staff College Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal on Folklore.

22 days (1st to 22nd August 2013)

U.G.C.

2

Course Co-ordinator in the Short Term Programme Organised by Academic Staff College Manipur University on “ Folk Medicine”.

7 days (30/3/12 to 5/4/12)

U.G.C.

 

iii. Talk on Refresher Course:

a)Organised by the UGC Academic Staff College Manipur University (31st October to 19th November 2011) on “Folklore of North East India”.

Topic of the talk:- “Manipuri Proverb and its Message” on 1/11/11

b) Organised by the UGC Academic Staff College Manipur University (30 /12/11 to 19/1/12 ) on “ Manipuri Folk and Culture”

Topic of the talk :-

i) “Manipuri Legend: Functions and Classification”on 5/1/12.

ii) “A Study of Manipuri Proverb” on 6/1/12.

c) Organised by the UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Manipur University (19th November to 11th December 2018) on “Indian Languages”

Topic of the talk:-“Manipuri Folk Literature” on 4/12/2018.

 

iv. Radio Talk:-

i) “ Manipuri Sahityada Paorougi Mapham”(Proverbs in Manipuri Literature)

Place of Broadcast-AIR, Imphal

Date and Time- 10/1/2009 at 8.35 a.m.

Duration-10 minutes

ii) ) “ Manipuri Samajda Paokhongi Mapham”(Riddle in Manipuri society)

Place of Broadcast-AIR, Imphal

Date and Time- 15/10/2011 at 8.35 a.m.

Duration-10 minutes

 

v. Papers presented in Conferences, Seminars, Symposia:-

Sr. No.

Title of the paper presented

Title of Conference/Seminar etc

Date(s) of the event

Organized by

Whether International/ National./State/Level

1.

Beliefs Associated with the Distribution of Kabok(Eatable items made from rice):A ritual of Moirang

Belief Narratives International Symposium on the theme “Local Legends in the Global Context”

from 6-8 February 2012

Departments of English & Manipuri, Manipuri University in collaboration with the International Society for Folk Narrative Research

International

2.

Oral History and the Narrative of Goddess Panthoibi in the Meitei Community

39th Indian Folklore Congress International

Conference

9-11th Oct 2015

N.S. Patel Arts College, Anand, Gujarat(Sadar Patel Education Trust)

International

3.

Manipuri Legend Amasung Oral History

A two day National Seminar on “Oral Narratives Of North East India” UGC sponsored.

3-4th May 2015

Department of Manipuri, Kha Manipur College Kakching, Manipur.

National

 

4.

Pena: A Study on the performance of Manipuri Folk Epic Khamba Thoibi

A two day National Seminar on Epic Tradition in North East India(UGC sponsored

3-4 July, 2016

Department of Manipuri, Naorem Birahari College, Khundrakpam, in collaboration with

JN Manipur DA.

National

 

5.

Manipuri Warimachagi Khutyi amasung Maphongdok Neinaba(1990: 2010)

A One-Day Literary Forum on Contemporary Manipuri Fiction: A Critical Assessment (1990-2010)

22nd August 2016

Sahitya Akademi and Manipuri Department, Manipur University

National

6.

Ethnic Identity in Manipuri Romantic Ballad(Moirang Saiyon)

40th Indian Folklore congress

18-20 October, 2016

Lokkala Academy-Shahir Amarshaikh Adhyasan, University of Mumbai, Maharashtra

National

7.

The Role of the Proverbs in the Khamba Thoibi Folk Epic

41st Indian Folklore Congress and National Seminar on Folklore of Northeast India

16-18 November, 2017

Departments of English and Cultural Studies and Manipuri, Manipur University at Manipur University Canchipur, Imphal.

National

8.

The Belief narrative of Keibul Lairembi (goddess)

42nd Indian Folklore Congress and National Seminar on The Dynamics of Indian Folklore

27th to 28th Dec. 2018

D.M. College of Arts, Imphal and Dhanamanjuri University,Manipur.

National

9.

Khongjomnubi(Constellation of Six Stars) and Meitei Beliefs

43nd Indian Folklore Congress held at CIIL, Mysore

16-17 Sept 2019

CIIL Ministry of Human Resource Development. Dept. of Higher Education Govt of India

National

10.

Folk Ballad Amasung Manipuri(Meitei) Khongjom Parba

A two day Seminar on Narrative Arts of Manipur

5-6 Dec, 2015

All Manipur Wari Leeba Association & Research centre JNM Dance Academy, Imphal, 5-6 Dec, 2015

State

11.

Meiteisingi Leisemlonda: Malem Leisemlon Ariba

One day Literary forum on Creation Myths in Old Manipuri Manuscrips

21st Jan, 2016

Shitya Academi, New Delhi And Ashangba Communication, Imphal

State

 

vi. Ph.D. Submitted and award declared

Name of the Scholar

Research Topic

Year

Nongmaithem Soniya Devi

Manipuri Folk Ballad Neinaba

submitted on November, 2014 and declared on feb. 2016


 

 

 

vii. Undergoing Ph. D:-

Sl. No.

Name of the Scholar

Research Topic

1.

Moibungkhongbam Shangbanabi Devi

Manipuri Fungawarigi Tongan Tonganba Versongi Maramda Neinaba

2.

Hatleinam Touthang

Thadougi Folksong Neinaba

3

Tayenjam Bidyapati Devi

Koirengi Folklore Neinaba

 

 

 

4

Mayanglambam Briten Singh

Kakching Khunthok-Khundaron Amasung Chatnabi Natshing

5.

Chabungbam Ranjana Devi

Manipuri Place, Name, Legend Neinaba : Kakching Districtna Koliba Lamshing

6

Laiphrakpam Ranjita Chanu

Lainingthou Sanamahi Amasung Manipuri Khunnai

7

Oinam Nitishkumar Singh

Manipuri Sankritangi Top Toppa Mashak

8

Oinam Binorani Devi

Loktak Patka Sagolariba Folk Literature

9

Thd chungboi chiru

Chirugi Folklore Neinaba


 

viii. Post Doctoral Fellowship going on:-

Name of the Scholar

Research Topic

1. Dr. Sarangthem Sobharani Devi

Ballad Traditions among the Meiteis of Manipur


 

Membership:

SL.no.

 

1

Member, Indian Folklore Congress

 

2

. Patron Member, Manipuri literary Society, Imphal

 

3

. Life Member, Leimarol Khorjeikol (Leikol), Yaiskul Policeland, Imphal

4

Member and Treasurer, Society for folklore and Literary Research, Imphal, Manipur

5

. Life Member, Cultural Reserach Centre Manipur

6

Member of the Editorial Board of the Annual Academic and Research Journal of the School of Humanities

7

Member Academic Council, Manipur University

8

Member of BSS

9

Member, Departmental Board of Studies

10

Member, M.U. Working Women's Association

11

Member MUTA


 

Publications:

i. Books published as single author

Sr. No.

Title with page no.

Type of Book

Date of Publication

Whether you are the main author

1

"Manipuri Paorou Neinaba" page-198

 

Research Book

Sept. 2007

Yes

ii. Research papers published in Journals

Sr. No

Title with page no.

Journal

ISSN/ISBN No.

1

Meitei Paorouda Tariba Khunaigi Mashak.

PP 3-5

Lambi, Vol.18-24 April 2012,

 

2

Moirangi Lairembi Kabok Chaibi Laigi thouramga Loinariba Thajanabishing PP 1-7

Sahitya Leichal, Vol.47,August 2012.

ISSN 2347-5862

3

Hijam Gunagi “Tonu Laijinglembi Sheitharol”da Sangaigi Meechei

PP 19-24

Lambi, Vol.25, Sept.,2012,

 

4

Prakitida Meeoibagi Lamchat hapliba Mahakavi Anganghalgi “ThambalPP.97-106

 

Ningshing Chefong Mahakavi Hijam Anganghal Singhagi 120 shuba(28 july 2012-28 Jan. 2013) Mapok Kumon Loishinba Thouramda Fongjaba

 

5

Meitei, Kabui, Komgi Ahanba Meeoiba Semlakhiba Myth Changdamnaba

pp. 10-14

Leikol, Vol. 8, issue no. 8 April 2014.

ISSN 2321-0788

6

Houjiki Matamda Meitei(Hindu)gi Luhongbada Chinbungda Thangtharakliba Chatna Kanglongi Mashak pp. 15-25.

Sahitya, Vol. 49 issue no. 161 May 2014.(It is regarded as the most prestigious Manipuri journal in the state)

 

7

Meitei khunaida Paokhonggi Thoudang

pp. 16-19.

Sahitya Leichal, Vol.22 issue no. 51 August 2014

ISSN 2347-5862

8

Meitei Khunaida Lainingthou Sanamahi (1st part) pp. 33-36

Leikol, Vol. 8, issue no. 9 October 2014.

ISSN 2321-0788

9

Tonu Laijinglembi Seitharolda Meeoiba Oina Yekliba Sangai pp. 31-35

Sahitya Leichal, Vol.23 issue no. 52 February 2015

ISSN 2347-5862

10

Meitei Khunaida Lainingthou Sanamahi (2nd part) pp. 6-7.

Leikol, Vol. 9, issue no. 10 April 2015

ISSN 2321-0788

11

Oral History Amsung Lairembi Panthoibigi Wari pp. 1-6

Sahitya Leichal Vol. 24, issue no.54 February, 2016

ISSN 2347-5862

12

Folkloregi thoudang amsung Manipuri Folk Ballad pp 9-16,

Sahitya Vol. 52, issue no. 168-169 February-May, 2016

 

13

Manipuri Legenda Oral History pp 5-9

Leikol,Imphal Vol. 10, issue no. 13 October, 2016

ISSN 2321-0788

14

Manipuri Phunga Warida Natki Mashak pp 3-10

Sahitya Leichal Vol. 26, issue no.58, February, 2018

ISSN 2347-5862

15

Manipuri Flora Ballad Neinaba-1 pp 19-22

Leikol, Imphal Vol. 11, issue no. 15/16 October 2017-April, 2018

ISSN 2321-0788

16

Manipuri Flora Ballad Neinaba-2

pp 29-34

Leikol,Imphal Vol. 12, issue no. 17 October 2018

ISSN 2321-0788

17

Manipuri Place name Lagenda Khunaigi Mashak pp 3-8

Sahitya Leichal Vol. 27, issue no.60, February, 2019

ISSN 2347-5862


 


 


 

iii. Research papers published in Journals as Co-Author


 

 

 

 

 

1

Khamba Thoibi Seirengda Paorou

Reetu (The Cultural Forum, Manipur) Vol. 61, issue no 187-188 Jun-August 2019

ISSN 2348-2044

2

Manipurda Lee

Wakhal Vol 51 issue 182-183 Sept. Dec. 2019

ISSN 2319-2089

3

Khwairakpam Chaobagi Warengsingda Paorougi Mapham

Sahitya Leichal Vol. 27 issue no 62 feb 2020

ISSN 2347-5862

4

Sarangthem Bormanigi Folk Drama Neinaba

Sahitya Leichal Vol. 27 issue no 62 feb 2020

ISSN 2347-5862

 


 

 


 


 


 


 


 


 

iv. Chapters/Topics published in Books:-

Sr. No

Title with page no.

Book Title, editor & publisher

International, national or local level

ISBN No.

1

Wahei Khara, page ix to xi

Thanga Khundarol, by N. Chaoba Singh & published by N(o). Yaima Devi For Cultural Research Centre, Manipur,Feb. 2016.

Local

ISBN

978-93-83201-19-8

2

Oral History and the Narrative of Goddess Panthoibi in the Meitei Community, page 109 to 119

Indian Folk-Epics and Other Folklore, Edited by Dr. Mohan Patel and Dr. Prasant Patel, published by Prof. Awadesh Kumar Mishra, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Manasagangotri, Mysuru-570 006, India

National

ISBN: 987-81-7343-170-8