Prof. Harjeet Singh Gill
Professor Emeritus
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-67


1964-1968 Attaché de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
1968-1984 Professor of Linguistics, Punjabi University, Patiala
1984-2000 Professor of Linguistics, JNU
1986, 88, 90, 92… Visiting Professor of Semiotics, Maison des Science de l'Homme, Paris
1998 Visiting Professor, Collège de France
2000--- Professor Emeritus, JNU
2000-2003 Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
2006-2011 Editor-in-Chief, Punjabi Kosh, Punjabi University, Patiala
2012--- Professor of Eminence, Punjabi University, Patiala




Select Publications

A Reference Grammar of Punjabi
Linguistic Atlas of the Punjab
Folk Art of the Punjab – an essay on the art and philosophy of courage, voluptuous celebration and demythologising incision
Structures of Narrative in East and West Abelardian Semiotics and other essays
1990, 1992, 1994
Structures of Signification – in three volumes, edited papers on linguistic and literary interpretations for the Journal of the School of Languages.
Ideas, Words and Things, French writings in Semiology, edited with Professor Bernard Pottier of the Sorbonne.
The Semiotcs of Conceptual Structures – The Abelardian Discourse, The Cartesian Discourse, The Narrative Discourse, The Interpretative Discourse
Signs and Signification – edited proceedings of the seminars on The Theories of Signification since the Middle Ages held at the Maison des sciences de l'Homme, Paris, and at JNU.
Signication in Buddhist and French traditions – a revised version of the lectures delivered at the Collège de France in 1998.
BabaNanak— a biography of Baba Nanak in free verse
Nanak Bani -- in two volumes, interpreted in free verse Sufi Rhythms – a selection of the compositions of Baba Farid, Shah Hussain, Bulleh Shah, Sultan Bahu and Laeeq Babree interpreted in free verse.