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Prosodic rules for schwa-deletion in hindi text-to-speech synthesis
TLDR
We used an account of syllable structure and stress assignment for two- and three-syllable words (Beckman and Pierrehumbert, forthcoming) to predict the presence and absence of schwa in phonetically transcribed Hindi. Expand
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Reporting rape: Language, neoliberalism, and the media
This study is a critical examination of news reports, editorials, and other stories directly related to the rape of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi, India, on 16 December 2012. I examine newspaperExpand
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Public koti and private love: Section 377, religion, perversity and lived desire
In this paper, we juxtapose the present-day Supreme Court battles over the colonial anti-sodomy provisions in the Indian Penal Code (Section 377), with everyday interpretations of carnal intercourseExpand
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The janana community of practice
Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India
Negotiating identity through varying gender marking
Jananas and hijras
To feel like a woman