Dr. Madhavi Sardessai to preside over the
all Goa Yuva Sahitya Sammelan
28 Feb.08 Dr. Madhavi Sardessai has been selected as the President of the 9th
All Goa Yuva Konkani Sahitya Sammelan which is to be held on 16th & 17th
February, 2008 at the campus of Fr. Agnel College Pillar, Pillar, Goa.
The sammelan is
being organized by Goa Konkani Akademi in collaboration with Fr.Agnel College
Pilar, Pilar, Goa.
Sardessai is born in Lisboa, Portugal, at present she is residing at Margao,
Goa. She has done her primary education through Konkani medium and has graduated
from Smt. Parvati bai Chowgule College, Margao, with English & Philosophy. She
has done her M.A. in Linguistics. For M.Phil she has presented a thesis on �Some
aspects of Konkani Grammar�. She has obtained her Ph.D degree from the
Department of English, Goa University on the topic �Comparative study of
Linguistic and Cultural influence on Konkani vocabulary�.
book on Linguistics, �Eka Vicharachi Jivit Katha� ( translation ) and �Mankullo
Raj Kunvor� a translation of the children�s novelette from French Language into
Konkani are the publications at her credit. Beside this, many of her poems,
essays, short-stories etc. are published in various magazines. A number of her
Research papers on Konkani Language, literature & Linguistic are published.
From August 1995
to July 2007 she has worked as the Executive Editor of �Jaag� monthly and from
Aug.2007 has taken the full-fledged charge as the editor of the same.