Department of Bangla

Academic Profile of Sadika Parvin Tamanna

Sadika Parvin Tamanna

About Sadika Parvin Tamanna


Book Chapter: 

Tamanna, Sadika Parvin. (2015). Agrammatism and the analysis of the nature of grammatical components usage by Bengali Broca’s aphasics (in Bengali). In Arif, Hakim (Ed.), Aphasia and Bengali language: Linguistic analysis (pp. 59-76). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Books Fair.


Article, Journal: 

Tamanna, Sadika Parvin. (June 2019) Difficulties of Producing Postposition in Broca’s Aphasia: A Test in Bengali. Dhaka University Journal of Linguistics (DUJL), 11(21-22), 175-193.


Experiences and Activities


Profesional Experience 

Position: Lecturer, Department of Bangla
Institution: Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU)
Tenure: March 2019 – present, full time position  

Position: Researcher at UiB
Institution: University of Bergen, Norway
Tenure: 2016-2017, fulltime position. 

Thesis & Monographs

1) Full Thesis Paper in M.Phil. - Production and Comprehension Deficit in Broca's Aphasia: A Test in Bengali. Supervisors: Professor Koenraad De Smedt and Professor Lars-Eric Christer Johansson, Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen, Norway

2) Full Thesis Paper in M.A. - ব্যাকরণ বৈকল্য ও বাংলাভাষী ব্রোকা অ্যাফাজিক রোগীদের ব্যাকরণিক উপাদান ব্যবহারের প্রকৃতি বিশ্লেষণ (Agrammatism and Nature of the Use of Grammatical Components in Bengali Speaking Broca’s Aphasic Patients). Supervisor: Dr. Hakim Arif, Former Professor and Chair, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

3) Monograph in B.A. - বাংলা ভাষার শব্দতাত্ত্বিক পরিবর্তনে পরিবর্তনশীল বাঙালি সংস্কৃতির প্রভাব (The Influence of Changing Bengali Culture in Morphological Change of Bengali Language). Supervisor: Dr. Rafiqul Islam, Former Pro VC, ULAB and adjunct Professor, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

4) As a part of Clinical Linguistics course - ভের্নিক অ্যাফাজিয়া আক্রান্ত রোগীদের স্বরূপ: বাংলাদেশ প্রেক্ষিত (Wernicke’s Aphasia effects among the speech impaired people of Bangladesh: An Introductory Survey” )

Trainings and Voluntary Work

  • Introduction to Statistical Methods in Social Science, University of Bergen, Computer Laboratory. Tenure: March 2016 to June 2016.
  • Training Program on SPSS & Applied Statistics. Organized by Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT), University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Tenure: May 2015 to June 2015.
  • Basic Pronunciation Courses in English & Bengali from Linguistics Department in 2008.
  • Active Member & Regular Blood donor in BADHAN (A Voluntary Blood Donors Organization) in Dhaka University Zone.
  • Successfully arranged fresher’s reception and other programs of Linguistics department of Dhaka University from 2007 to 2012.

Awards & Scholarships

  • Norwegian Quota Scheme Scholarship 2015-2017 from Norwegian government.
  • Distinctive Scholarship from Ruqayyah Hall, University of Dhaka on the 46th Convocation of Dhaka University for excellence in academic result and hall activities.
  • Achieved various awards in different cultural programs at University level.

Language Skills

  • Bengali 
  • English 
  • Junior Certificate Course in German Language Institute of Modern Language (IML), University of Dhaka.
  • Basic foundation course in Norwegian language from Language Center, UiB.   

Professional Memberships 

  • Life Time Member, Dhaka University Alumni Association of Linguistics (DUAAL), Dept. of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, 2018. 
  • Life Time Member, Linguistics Society of Bangladesh (LSI), University of Dhaka, 2012.                                    
  • Life Time Member, Registered Graduate Students, University of Dhaka Alumni Association, 2012.                                           
  • Ex Vice-president, Bangladeshi Students' Union in Bergen (BSUB), Norway, 2015.                                        
  • Member, Nordic Alumni Association of Bangladesh (NAAB), 2016.