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Sakshi Dhaka – Student of Linguistics

Show Notes

Ratik speaks to Sakshi, a Masters student at JNU studying Linguistics. Sakshi’s journey of finding a niche that she truly enjoys being in is a classic example of how there are no right decisions in life.

The conversation that follows takes you through a multitude of things in Sakshi’s life. There is talk about her experience with boarding school to her quintessential DU-experience and to finally the choice that introduced her to Linguistics. And well, the rest is history.

Links from the Conversation

  1. Cognitive Science, Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax
  2. About Chomsky
  3. Courses @ Ashoka University
  4. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (movie)
  5. Turing Test & The Imitation Game
  6. Fields of Linguistics
  7. Continuity & Discontinuity Hypothesis - Link 1, Link 2

Linguistics Courses in India

Sakshi Recommends


  1. Harry Potter (hehe)
  2. Never Let Me Go
  3. When We Were Orphans
  4. Chronicles of a Death Foretold
  5. Love in the Time of Cholera




Sakshi on the Internet

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