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Conference and Workshop Attendance (1999-)

1999

  • Postverbal dak: a D-quantifier or an A-quantifier? The 7th International Conference on Cantonese and Other Yue Dialects, The University of Hong Kong, June 26-28, 1999.

  • 粵語拼音的學習和使用。第七屆國際粵方言研討會,香港大學,1999年6月26至28日。[The 7th International Conference on Cantonese and Other Yue Dialects, The University of Hong Kong, June 26-28, 1999.] (與童哲生和藺蓀)

  • The Syntax of Noun Phrases in Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese: Some Speculations. 3rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, The University of Melbourne, July 1-2, 1999.

  • The Agent Argument in Chinese Passives. International Association of Chinese Linguistics Eighth Annual Conference, The University of Melbourne, July 3-5, 1999.

  • Grammaticalization as Structure Elimination. The 28th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest, The University of Texas at San Antonio, October 1-3, 1999.

  • The Interaction of Sentence Final Particles and V-Movement. Western Conference on Linguistics, The University of Texas at El Paso, October 28-31, 1999.

  • A Parametric Theory of V-to-T movement and its Consequences. Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 11-12, 1999

  • Some Notes on the So-called 'Pseudo-Passives' in Chinese. Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 11-12, 1999 (with Dingxu Shi)

  • 粵語拼音教學的重要性。一九九九國際語文教育研討會 (ILEC 99), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 17-19, 1999

2000

  • Focus as an Anchoring Condition. International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 21-23, 2000 (with Thomas H.-T. Lee)

  • Chinese as a 'MOM' Language. The 9th International Conference on Chinese Linguistics, The National University of Singapore, June 26-28, 2000

  • The Markedness of Preverbal Patient NP. The 9th International Conference on Chinese Linguistics, The National University of Singapore, June 26-28, 2000 (with Dingxu Shi)

  • The acquisition of clausal peripheral categories in Cantonese-speaking children with mental retardation. The 33rd International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, Bangkok, October 2-6, 2000.

  • On Anchoring: Evidence from Nominal Predication. Workshop on Predicative Constructions, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin, October 16-17, 2000

  • 時制焦點定位與漢語句子的自足性 [Tense and focus anchoring and sentence completeness in Chinese]. 中國第八屆當代語言學研討會(The 8th National Conference of Contemporary Linguistics), Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, October 20-23, 2000 (with Thomas H.-T. Lee)

  • 南雄珠璣方言和被動句的結構 [Nanxiong Zhuji dialect and the structure of passive sentences]. 粵北土話及周邊方言國際研討會(International Conference on Local Dialects Spoken in Northern Guangdong and Other Peripheral Dialects), 韶關學院Shaoguan University, November 6-9, 2000

  • Properties of the particle ngaang and its syntactic structure. LSHK Workshop on Cantonese Particles, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 18, 2000.

  • Characteristics of some verbless sentences in Chinese. Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, The City University of Hong Kong, December 9-10, 2000.

2001

  • 漢語有沒有被動標記? [Does Chinese have a passive morpheme?]. 21世紀首屆現代漢語語法國際研討會(暨第七屆現代漢語語法研討會)The First International Conference on Modern Chinese Grammar for the New Millennium (The seventh Conference on Modern Chinese Grammar), The City University of Hong Kong, February 1-3, 2001.

  • 粵語「得滯、乜滯、咁滯」是否屬于同一個家族? 香港語言學學會粵語補語討論會The LSHK Workshop on Cantonese Verbal Complements, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, April 28, 2001.

  • Telepathy: economy in language. The First International Conference on Formal Linguistics (China), Hunan Normal University, June 9-11, 2001.

  • Verbless clauses in Chinese and economy principles. The 10th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-10) and 13th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-13), University of California, Irvine, June 22-24, 2001.

  • 粵語「滯」家族的特點與語法理論 [Characteristics of the zai family in Cantonese and the Theory of Grammar]. 全國漢語方言學會第十一屆學術年會,西安外國語學院,October 10-13, 2001 [The 11th National Conference of Chinese Dialect Society]

  • The Verb Movement Approach to Dialectal Variation. LSHK Annual Research Forum 2001, Hong Kong Baptist University, December 8-9, 2001

  • 粵語謂詞詞尾「噉」的一些特點 [Some Characteristics of Cantonese Verbal Particle gam]. 第八屆國際粵方言研討會,暨南大學,December 21-24, 2001 [The 8th International Conference on Cantonese and Other Yue Dialects, Jinan University, Guangzhou, December 21-24, 2001]

2002

  • 漢語方言語法研究的理論意義 [Theoretical Implications of the Study of Chinese Dialectal Grammar]. 第一屆中國語言文字國際學術研討會,香港大學,2002年3月12-14日 [The First International Symposium on Chinese Language Studies, University of Hong Kong, March 12-14, 2002]

  • Exploring the deictic properties of naa4 in Cantonese. LSHK Workshop on Cantonese, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, April 13, 2002.

  • 情態和數量詞主語的指稱 [Modality and the reference of the numeral subject]. 第12次現代漢語語法學術討論會12th Conference on Modern Chinese Grammar, Hunan Normal University, April 20-22, 2002.

  • 粵語拼音方案的應用 [The application of the LSHK Cantonese Romanization System]. 首屆漢語方言書寫國際研討會,香港理工大學,2002年6月21至22日 First International Conference on the Written Representation of Chinese Dialects, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 21-22, 2002.

  • On output conditions. The Second Conference on Formal Linguistics (China), Hunan University, June 22-23, 2002

  • A parametric theory of the double object construction in Chinese. The 11th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-11), Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Japan, August 20-22, 2002

  • Notes on word order, movement, and clausal structure. The East Asian Linguistic Forum, Doshisha University, Japan, August 23, 2002

  • Licensing of object indefinites. Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, December 14-15, 2002

  • 我們能做甚麼?——漢語對語言共性研究的一些貢獻。中國語言學嶽麓論壇,湖南大學語言學系,2002年12月25-26日

2003

  • 被動、作格和使役 [Passives, ergatives, and causatives]. 漢語被動表述問題國際學術研討會 (International Conference on Chinese Passives), 華中師範大學Central China Normal University, October 11-12, 2003.

  • Ergativization and 'passivization' in Chinese. Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 6-7, 2003.

  • 閩語的無定賓語 [Indefinite objects in the Min dialects]. 第八屆國際閩方言研討會,海南大學,海口[The 8th International Conference on the Min Dialects, Hainan University, Haikou] November 10-12, 2003

  • 粵語「先」的句法 [Syntax of sin1 in Cantonese]. The 9th International Conference on Cantonese and Other Yue Dialects, Macau, December 22-24, 2003.

  • 名詞詞綴/詞尾的分類與中國東南部方言 [Nominal suffixes in southeast Chinese dialects]. 中國東南部方言比較研究計劃──名詞詞尾研討會 (Workshop on Nominal Suffixes), Xiamen University, March 25-26, 2004.

2004

  • 量名短語的句法制約 [Syntactic constraints on the 'CL + N' noun phrases]. 12th Annual Conference of the International Association on Chinese Linguistics (IACL 12), Nankai University, Tianjin, June 18-20, 2004.

  • A theory of licensing in English syntax and its applications. 2004 KASELL Summer Conference, The Korean Association for the Study of English Language and Linguistics, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, June 29, 2004. [as a plenary speaker].

  • 雙方言語法研究的重要性──以被動句為例。第八屆雙語雙方研研討會(國際),2004年8月13-16日,深圳

  • 「連」的強調與否定極性 [Emphatic usage and negative polarity of lian]. 第二屆國際漢語方言語法學術研討會 (the Second International Conference on Chinese Dialect Grammar), 華中師範大學 (Central China Normal University), Wuhan, December 4-6, 2004 (with Qiongpeng Luo).

  • 格位理論與短語的選擇 [Case theory and selection of phrases]. 第二屆國際漢語方言語法學術研討會 (the Second International Conference on Chinese Dialect Grammar), 華中師範大學 (Central China Normal University), Wuhan, December 4-6, 2004. [as a plenary lecture]

  • Some notes on the syntax of Chinese partitives and indefinites. Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 11-12, 2004.

2005

  • On the plural morpheme in Cantonese. The 4th LSHK Workshop on Cantonese, City University of Hong Kong, April 11, 2005.

  • Typology of object indefinites in Chinese dialects. The 3rd Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics (FOSS-3), National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 16-17, 2005.

  • Definiteness in southern Chinese dialects. South-of-Yangtze (SoY) Workshops, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, the Netherlands, June 7-8, 2005.

  • On the typology of verb movement in Chinese dialects. The 13th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-13), Leiden University, The Netherlands, June 9-10, 2005.

  • Chinese small clauses revisited. Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-3), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, July 22-23, 2005.

  • On the family of light categories in Chinese. The Third International Conference on Formal Linguistics, Hunan University, Changsha, September 23-25, 2005.

  • 漢語結構助詞「的」分析為中心語的一些理論考慮 [Some theoretical considerations of analyzing the structural particle de in Chinese as a head]. 第38屆國際漢藏語學術研討會 (The 38th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics), Xiamen University, October 28-31, 2005.

  • 動詞省略句的語法特點 [Grammatical properties of verb omission]. 「動詞與賓語問題」國際學術研討會 (International Conference on 'Verbs and Objects'), 華中師範大學 Central China Normal University, November 12-13, 2005.

  • How about kicking de out of syntax? Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, City University of Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2005. (with Joanna Ut-seong Sio)

  • 粵語框式虛詞結構的句法理論 [Syntactic theory of the discontinuous construction of function words in Cantonese]. 第十屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 10th International Conference on Yue Dialects], Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 12-14, 2005.

2006

  • Some notes on the syntax of BECOME. The 4th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics (FOSS-4), National Chung Cheng University, Chia-yi, Taiwan, April 14-15, 2006.

  • 長被動句的形式與功能 [The form and function of long passives]. 漢語形式與功能問題國際研討會 (International Conference on Form and Function in Chinese), 河南鄭州 Zhengzhou, Henan, April 22-23, 2006.

  • Verb ellipsis in Chinese and its implications for the theory of light verbs. The 14th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-14) and the 10th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-10) Joint Meeting, Academia Sinica, Taipei, May 25-28, 2006.

  • A minimalist view on the syntax of BECOME. The 8th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG8), Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 9-12, 2006.

  • Unaccusatives and their phasehood. The 11th Symposium on Contemporary Linguistics (中國第十一屆當代語言學研討會), Tianjin Normal University (天津師範大學), Tianjin, October 13-15, 2006.

  • 複合詞的題元關係和句法結構 [Thematic relations in compounds and their structures] 第十四次現代漢語語法學術討論會,上海財經大學 [Shanghai University of Finance and Economics], Shanghai, October 21-23, 2006.

  • 後置成分和漢語方言語法的比較 [Postverbal elements and the comparative study of Chinese dialectal grammar] 第三屆漢語方言語法國際研討會 [The Third International Conference on Chinese Dialectal Grammar], 暨南大學 [Jinan University], Guangzhou, December 2-3, 2006.

  • The structure of manner adverbials in Cantonese, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 2-3, 2006. (with Joanna Ut-seong Sio)

  • 粵語框式虛詞「咪……囉」的語法特點 [Grammatical properties of the discontinuous pattern mai6 ... lo1 in Cantonese] 第十一屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 11th International Conference on Yue Dialects], Guangxi University, Nanning, December 8-9, 2006.

2007

  • On the Syntax of the Stance Marker in Cantonese. International Workshop on Nominalization and Copulas in East Asian and Neighboring Languages, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, January 9-11, 2007.

  • 為甚麼問「乜」[Why mat1 in Cantonese] 香港語言學學會第六屆粵語討論會 [The 6th LSHK Workshop on Cantonese], City University of Hong Kong, April 1, 2007.

  • 幹嗎問為甚麼 [How come ask why] 第五屆形式句法學與語意學研討會暨台灣語文與教學研討會 [The 5th Workshop on Formal Syntax & Semantics (FOSS-5) & The Taiwan Languages and Teaching Conference], 國立高雄師範大學台灣語言及教學研究所 [The Institute of Taiwanese Languages and Languages Teaching, National Kaohsiung Normal University], April 21-22, 2007.

  • Verb Ellipsis in Chinese and the Syntax of Light Verbs. Workshop on Comparative Chinese - Norwegian Syntax, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, April 23-24, 2007.

  • Syntax of Chinese Stance Marker Revisited. 15th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-15) and 19th Annual North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-19), Columbia University, New York, May 15-17, 2007.

  • 「的」字句的名物化分析 [A nominalization analysis of de sentences in Chinese]. 兩岸三地現代漢語句法語義小型研討會 [Symposium on Chinese Syntax and Semantics], City University of Hong Kong, August 18-20, 2007.

  • 怎麼幹嗎問為甚麼? [How come ask why] 「語法比較」國際學術研討會 [International Conference on 'Comparative Grammar''), 華中師範大學 Central China Normal University, October 27-28, 2007.

  • 北方話、粵語繫詞句的語法差異 [Grammatical differences between Mandarin and Cantonese], Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, Hong Kong Baptist University, December 8-9, 2007. (with Heyou Zhang)

  • Light Verbs in Chinese Syntax and Morphology, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, Hong Kong Baptist University, December 8-9, 2007.

  • 粵語句末「住」和框式虛詞結構 [Cantonese zyu6 and the discontinuous construction of function words] 第十二屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 12th International Conference on Yue Dialects], Zhongshan, December 16-17, 2007.

2008

  • Cantonese Meets True Empty Categories, The 7th LSHK Workshop on Cantonese, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, March 29, 2008.

  • 普通話、粵語名物化的參數差異 [Parametric variations of nominalization in Mandarin and Cantonese]. 16th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-16), Peking University, May 30 - June 2, 2008.

  • 普通話、粵語話題類系詞句的句法差異和空語類的允准 [Syntactic variations of copular topic sentences in Mandarin and Cantonese and licensing of empty categories]. 16th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-16), Peking University, May 30 - June 2, 2008. (with Heyou Zhang)

  • 普通話、粵語含比較義系詞句的句法差異 [Syntactic variations of copular sentences with a comparative interpretation in Mandarin and Cantonese], 第十五次現代漢語語法學術討論會 [The Fifteenth Conference on Modern Chinese Grammar], Yanbian University, Yanji, July 12-14, 2008. (with Heyou Zhang)

  • A Parametric Approach to Nominal 'True Empty Categories', The Past Meets the Present: A Dialogue Between Historical Linguistics and Theoretical Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, July 14-16, 2008.

  • A Parametric Analysis of 'True Empty Categories' and its Consequences, The Fifth International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-5), University of Potsdam, Germany, September 10-11, 2008.

  • 粵語後置成分的連用 [The linear sequence of postverbal elements in Cantonese], 第二屆漢語語法南粵論壇 [The Second Nanyue Forum on Chinese Grammar], 肇慶學院 Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing, November 15-16, 2008.

  • 湖南邵東話助詞「起 / 倒」的句法特徵 [Syntactic characteristics of the particles qi and dao in the Shaodong dialect spoken in the Hunan Province] 第四屆漢語方言語法國際研討會 [The Forth International Conference on Chinese Dialectal Grammar], 泉州師範學院 Quanzhou Normal University, Quanzhou, November 29-30, 2008. (with Su'e Lin)

  • 從方言語法比較看「形義錯配句」 [A comparative dialectal grammar approach to 'syntax-semantics mismatches'] 第四屆漢語方言語法國際研討會 [The Forth International Conference on Chinese Dialectal Grammar], 泉州師範學院 Quanzhou Normal University, Quanzhou, November 29-30, 2008.

  • 從湘語邵東話「起 / 倒」看兼語句、被動句、處置句的結構 [The structures of the pivotal, passive, and disposal constructions and the particles qi and dao in the Shaodong dialects]. 2008 Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum (LSHK-ARF 2008), University of Hong Kong, December 6-7, 2008. (with Su'e Lin)

  • 同一身份、不同功能:普通話與粵語系詞允准空語類能力差異分析 [One identity, different functions: an analysis of the variation of empty category licensing of copulas in Mandarin and Cantonese]. 2008 Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum (LSHK-ARF 2008), University of Hong Kong, December 6-7, 2008. (with Heyou Zhang)

  • 怎麼用甚麼問為甚麼 [How to ask why by using what]. 歷史演變與語言接觸:中國東南方言國際研討會 International Symposium on Dialects of South-East China: Diachronic Change and Language Contact, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 15-17, 2008.

  • 粵語句末助詞「罷啦」及其框式結構 [The sentence final particle baalaa and its discontinuous construction in Cantonese]. 第十三屆國際粵方言研討會 The 13th International Conference on Cantonese and Yue Dialects, City University of Hong Kong, December 18-20, 2008.

2009

  • 香港「潮語」構詞初探 [A study of the word formation of Hong Kong Ciu4jyu5 (trendy expressions in Hong Kong Cantonese)] The 8th LSHK Workshop on Cantonese, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 28, 2009.

  • 「形義錯配」與漢英的差異──再談「他的老師當得好」 [Syntax-semantics mismatches and their variation in Chinese and English: Ta-de laoshi dang-de hao revisited]. 語言教學與研究國際學術研討會暨《語言教學與研究》創刊30周年慶典 International Symposium on Language Teaching and Linguistic Studies & 30th Anniversary Ceremony of Language Teaching and Linguistic Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University, July 9-10, 2009.

  • On shi and dui in Chinese affirmatives. 第四屆國際形式語言學研討會The 4th International Conference on Formal Linguistics, Beijing Foreign Studies University, July 19-21, 2009. (with Heyou ZHANG)

  • Classifier reduplication and distributivity in Mandarin and Cantonese. 17th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-17), CRLAO, July 2-4, 2009. (with Qingwen ZHANG and Joanna SIO)

  • 邊緣位置的蒙事和感事論元 [On the Affectee and the Experiencer in the peripheral positions]. 現代漢語句法語義國際學術論壇 International Symposium on Chinese Syntax and Semantics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, August 22-24, 2009.

  • 漢語句類和語氣的句法分析 [A syntactic analysis of clause types and force in Chinese]「句子功能」國際學術研討會 [International Conference on 'Functions of Sentences''), 華中師範大學 Central China Normal University, October 17-19, 2009.

  • 現代漢語的兩種不同保留賓語句 [Two kinds of retained object constructions in modern Chinese] 第五屆現代漢語語法國際學術研討會 The 5th International Conference on Contemporary Chinese Grammar (ICCCG-5), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 28-29, 2009. (with Qingwen ZHANG)

  • 怎麼問幹嗎,幹嗎問為甚麼? [How to ask why and how come to ask why?] 第五屆現代漢語語法國際學術研討會 The 5th International Conference on Contemporary Chinese Grammar (ICCCG-5), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 28-29, 2009.

  • 廣西賀州本地話量名短語的指稱性研究 [Referentiality of the classifier-noun nominals in the Hezhou dialect, Guangxi]. 漢語方言國際學術研討會暨全國漢語方言學會第十五屆學術年會 [International Conference on Chinese Dialects and the 15th National Conference of the Chinese Dialect Society], University of Macau, December 1-2, 2009. (with Qingwen ZHANG)

  • 再論粵語句末 "口黎" 的語法特點 [On sentence final lei4 in Cantonese: revisited]. 第十四屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 14th International Conference on Cantonese and Yue Dialects], 桂林師範高等專科學校 [Guilin Normal College], Guilin, December 7-8, 2009.

  • Classifier Reduplication and Distributivity in Kaijian Dialect. 2009 Annual Research Forum of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK-ARF 2009), Hong Kong Institute of Education, December 12, 2009. (with Qingwen ZHANG and Joanna SIO)

2010

  • 粵語「副動詞」 的虛化問題 [Some grammaticalization issues of "co-verbs" in Cantonese]. 廣東漢語方言研究的理論與實踐暨《廣東粵方言地圖集》專題研討會, Jinan University, Guangzhou, April 24-25, 2010.
  • The Syntax of Finiteness in Chinese. Finiteness Fest: Workshop on Finiteness, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, May 6-7, 2010.
  • The Retained Object Constructions in Mandarin and Cantonese. 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-18) & 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22), Harvard University, May 20-22, 2010.
  • Cl-NP Phrases in Five Chinese Dialects. 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-18) & 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22), Harvard University, May 20-22, 2010. (with Qingwen ZHANG)
  • Distributive Phrases across Chinese Dialects. 16th Symposium on Modern Chinese Grammar (第十六次現代漢語語法學術討論會), City University of Hong Kong, June 8-10, 2010. (with Qingwen ZHANG and Joanna Ut-seong SIO)
  • 再說「年、月、日」[On "year, month, and day": revisited]. 走向當代前沿科學的現代漢語語法研究國際學術研討會──紀念朱德熙教授誕辰90周年和慶祝陸儉明教授從教50周年 [Symposium Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Prof. Zhu Dexi and the 50th Anniversary of Prof. Lu Jianming's Teaching], Peking University, August 17-18, 2010.
  • 動詞特徵、語義選擇與漢語的空賓語結構 [Properties of verbs, semantics selection, and the null object construction in Chinese]. 走向當代前沿科學的現代漢語語法研究國際學術研討會──紀念朱德熙教授誕辰90周年和慶祝陸儉明教授從教50周年 [Symposium Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Prof. Zhu Dexi and the 50th Anniversary of Prof. Lu Jianming's Teaching], Peking University, August 17-18, 2010. (with Heyou ZHANG)
  • 當粵語遇上句法學── 點解做?點樣做?做o的乜?[When Cantonese meets syntax - Why? How to do? What to do?]. Tenth Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-10), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, November 13, 2010.
  • 普通話粵語副動詞的語法差異 [Grammatical differences of the co-verbs in Mandarin and Cantonese]. Third Nanyue Forum on Chinese Grammar (第三屆漢語語法南粵論壇), University of Macau, November 30 - December 2, 2010.
  • 言域、知域的句法分析——以粵語「先」和「添」為例 [A syntactic analysis of speech act and epistemic modality: a case study of sin1 and tim1 in Cantonese]. 第十五屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 15th International Conference on Yue Dialects], Macao Polytechnic Institute, December 13-14, 2010.
  • Classifiers, Modifiers and Definiteness across Chinese Dialects. Workshop on Definiteness in Chinese, Research Centre for Cantonese, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 21, 2010. (with Qingwen ZHANG)

2011

  • 共性與差異:粵語四種方言的名詞短語比較 [Universality and variation: a comparative study of nominal phrases in four Yue dialects]. Eleventh Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-11), The Hong Kong Institute of Education, March 5, 2011. (with Qingwen ZHANG)
  • 漢語的補語再議 [Complements in Chinese: revisited]. 「漢語語言研究新進展」工作坊 [Workshop on the new development in Chinese studies], The Hong Kong Institute of Education, April 9, 2011.
  • 中文大學的大學中文 [University Chinese at Chinese University]. 「大學中文的新發展」研討會 [Workshop on the New Development of Chinese Program in the 4-Year Curriculum], The Chinese University of Hong Kong, April 29, 2011.
  • 淺論「行、知、言」三域與漢語的句法結構 [Three conceptual domains: acting, knowing and uttering, and the syntactic structure in Chinese]. 19th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-19) , Nankai University, Tianjin, June 11-13, 2011.
  • 再談粵語的「添」[On Cantonese tim1: revisited]. 慶祝詹伯慧教授80華誕、從教58周年暨漢語方言國際學術研討會 [International Symposium on Chinese Dialects and Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Prof. Zhan Bohui and the 58th Anniversary of his Teaching], Jinan University, Guangzhou, June 29, 2011.
  • 當三域遇上製圖理論[When the three conceptual domains meet the cartographic approach]. 第三屆兩岸三地現代漢語句法語義小型研討會 [The Third Symposium on Chinese Syntax and Semantics], Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, August 12-14, 2011.
  • An Interface Approach to the Syntax of Interjections. International Joint Symposium on the Interfaces of Grammar (iSIL 2011), Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, October 19-21, 2011.
  • Classifier Reduplication, Dou "all" and Distributivity in Cantonese, Mandarin and Kaijian. Symposium on Language Diversity and Quantification, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, December 9, 2011. (with Qingwen ZHANG and Joanna SIO)
  • Cartographic Syntax of Interjections in Cantonese. The Fifth International Conference on Formal Linguistics (ICFL-5), National Research Centre for Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, December 10-12, 2011. (invited speech)
  • 從粵語語氣詞「啦」看三域理論 [Utterance particle laa in Cantonese and the three conceptual domains]. 第十六屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 16th International Conference on Yue Dialects], The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 15-16, 2011.
  • 粵語複合詞初探 [A study on Cantonese compounds]. 第十六屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 16th International Conference on Yue Dialects], The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 15-16, 2011. (with Pik-shan Poon)

2012

  • 從「句子、小句」的劃分看粵語稱呼語和嘆詞的句法地位 ["Sentence" vs. "clause" and the syntactic status of Cantonese vocatives and interjections]. Twelfth Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-12), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, February 25, 2012.
  • The Silence of the Time: Evidence from Chinese. 20th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-20) , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, August 29-31, 2012. (invited talk)
  • 粵語後置成份的詞序問題 [On the word order of postverbal elements in Cantonese]. 「漢語語序問題」國際學術研討會 [International Conference on "Word Order''), 華中師範大學 Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, October 20-21, 2012. (plenary speech)
  • 「了2」三域的形式特點 [Chinese le2 and the formal properties of the three conceptual domains]. 當代語言科學創新與發展國際學術研討會 [International Conference on the Innovation and Development of Contemporary Linguistic Sciences], 江蘇師範大學 Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, October 26-27, 2012.
  • 粵語框式結構與時體系統 [The discontinuous constructions and the tense and aspect system in Cantonese]. 漢語方言時體系統國際學術研討會 [International Conference on the Tesne and Aspect System in Chinese Dialects]. 中央民族大學 Minzu University of China, Beijing, November 10-11, 2012. (plenary speech)
  • Is the demonstrative licensor of null numeral yi 'one' -- a cross dialectal investigation to Mandarin, Hakka and Cantonese. 2012 Annual Research Forum of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK-ARF 2012), Hong Kong Institute of Education, December 1, 2012. (with Qingwen ZHANG, Hongyong LIU, and Zhenquan CHENG)
  • 粵語句末成分連用的重新思考 [Sentence final particle cluster in Cantonese: revisited]. 第十七屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 17th International Conference on Yue Dialects], Jinan University, Guangzhou, December 8-9, 2012. (plenary speech)

  • 粵語謂詞性語氣詞 [Predicative mood particles in Cantonese]. 承繼與拓新:漢語語言文字學國際研討會 Moving Forward - International symposium on Chinese Linguistics and Philology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 17-18, 2012.


2013

  • Notes on Cartographic Syntax of Speech Act and Evidentiality, The Eighth International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-8), National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 4-5, 2013
  • A Cross Dialectal Study of Classifier Reduplication, Workshop on the Grammar of Measurement in Chinese, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 6, 2013 (with Qingwen Zhang)
  • 嵌套句語氣詞的句法分析 [A syntactic analysis of embedded utterance particles], 21st Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-21) , National Taiwan Normal University, June 7-9, 2013
  • 語氣詞與句子的邊緣層次 [Mood particles and the periphery of sentences], 漢語句末助詞的歷史與現狀學術研討會 [Diachronic and synchronic studies of sentence final particles in Chinese], The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, September 13-14, 2013
  • 方言語法研究的挑戰與未來 [Challenges of the study of Chinese dialectal grammar and its future], 方言學高端論壇暨慶祝《方言》雜誌創刊35週年學術討論會 [Forum on Chinese Dialectology], Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, September 28-29, 2013.
  • 漢語語氣詞與謂詞的語法化 [Utterance particles in Chinese and grammaticalization of predicates], 第七屆漢語語法化問題國際學術討論會 [7th International Conference on Grammaticalization in Chinese], Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, October 12-13, 2013. (plenary speech)
  • 語氣詞在邊緣結構的句法位置 [Peripheral positions of utterance particles in syntax], 第二屆中國句法語義(青年)論壇 [Syntax and Semantics in China (SSiC) 2013], PLA University of Foreign Languages, Kunshan, Jiangsu, October 16-17, 2013. (plenary speech)
  • A Parametric Analysis of Chinese Indefinites, International Workshop on Chinese Numeral Classifiers: Semantics, Structure and Pragmatics, Centre for the Study of Language and Cognition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, October 17, 2013.
  • 粵語語氣詞的虛與實 [Utterance particles in Cantonese: lexical or functional?] 現代漢語研究之回顧與展望工作坊 [Workshop on studies on modern Chinese: retrospect and prospect], The Hong Kong Institute of Education, November 23, 2013.
  • 漢語多音節語氣詞 [Polysyllabic utterance particles in Chinese], 第四屆兩岸三地現代漢語句法語義研討會 [The 4th Symposium on Chinese Syntax and Semantics], The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 6-8, 2013.
  • 粵語語氣詞「」的嵌套地位 [Cantonese utterance particle gwaa3 in Cantonese embedded clauses], 第十八屆國際粵方言研討會 [The 18th International Conference on Yue Dialects], Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, December 7-8, 2013.


2014

  • 粵語句末助詞語法地位的重新思考[Grammatical status of the sentence-final particles in Cantonese: revisited], 第七屆國際漢語方言語法學術研討會 [the Seventh International Conference on Chinese Dialectal Grammar], 陝西師範大學 (Shaanxi Normal University), Xi'an, September 27-28, 2014. [as a plenary lecture]
  • 漢語語氣詞與主謂結構[Utterance particles in Chinese and predication], 第三屆中國句法語意論壇 (SSIC), Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, Hunan, October 18-19,2014.
  • 漢語語氣詞句法位置的重新思考[The syntactic positions of the utterance particles in Chinese: revisited], 第十八次現代漢語語法學術討論會 The 18th Conference on Modern Chinese Grammar, University of Macao, October 28-30, 2014.
  • 香港粵語口語語法 [Grammar of spoken Cantonese in Hong Kong], 全球華語語法研究工作坊 (Workshop on the Grammatical Variations of Global Mandarin), Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau, November 1-2, 2014.
  • Utterance particles in Chinese as predicates, 6th International Conference on Formal Linguistics (ICFL-2014), Tsinghua University, Beijing, November 8-9, 2014 [as a keynote speech].
  • 語氣詞句法分析的啟示 [Notes on the syntax of the utterance particles], The 10th Workshop on Formal Syntax & Semantics (FOSS-10), National Quemoy University, Kinmen, November 22-23, 2014.
  • 後置成分句法的重新思考 [Syntax of postverbal elements: revisited], Fifth Nanyue Forum on Chinese Grammar 第五屆南粵論壇, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 13-14, 2014.


2015

  • 粵語量詞的省略 [Deletion of classifiers in Cantonese]. Fifteenth Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-15), The University of Hong Kong, April 11, 2015.
  • Utterance particles as tags. 10th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-10), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan, June 13-14, 2015. (as an invited speaker/plenary speech)
  • 動詞後綴與完句問題 [Verbal suffixes and clausal completeness in Cantonese]. The First Inter-Regional Forum on Chinese Dialectal Grammar 第一屆方言語法博學論壇, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 26, 2015.
  • 助詞句法分析的重新認識 [A syntactic analysis of sentence-final particles: revisited]. The 8th International Conference on Contemporary Chinese Grammar (第八屆現代漢語語法國際研討會暨三十週年慶典), Hangzhou, Zhejiang, October 24, 2015. (as an invited speaker/plenary speech)
  • 語氣詞的非移位分析 [A non-movement approach to utterance particles in Chinese]. 第四屆中國句法語義論壇 Syntax and Semantics in China (SSiC) 2015, 西安外國語大學 Xi'an International Studies University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, November 28-29, 2015. (as an invited speaker/plenary speech)
  • An analysis of VP-Neg questions and its consequences. International Workshop on Syntactic Cartography 2015, Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing, December 6-7, 2015. (as an invited speaker/plenary speech)


2016

  • 粵語反覆問句的否定詞 [Negation in VP-neg questions]. Sixteenth Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-16), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, April 9, 2016.
  • 反覆問句否定詞的比較分析 [A comparative study of the negation in VP-neg questions], 2016年全國外國語言學及應用語言學博士生論壇, National Key Research Centre for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, May 14-15, 2016 (as a keynote speaker).
  • 句末成分的非中心語地位 [On the non-head status of sentence-final expressions], 韓國中國言語學會2016春季學術大會, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, May 21, 2016 (as a keynote speaker).
  • On Light Verbs of "Light" Verbs – Evidence from Verbs of Saying. Roundtable on Current Issues in Light Verb Syntax in Chinese, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, May 28, 2016.
  • On subcategorization: evidence from verbs of saying. 11th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics (FOSS-11), Academia Sinica, Taipei, September 1, 2016.

  • 言談類動詞與雙賓句. [Verbs of saying and the double object construction].「漢語句式問題」國際學術研討會 [International Conference on "Chinese Sentence Patterns"]. Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, October 15, 2016. (plenary speech)

  • 話語角色動詞的雙賓句. [The double object construction with the discourse-role verbs]. 第五屆中國句法語義論壇 Syntax and Semantics in China 2016 (in conjunction with the 16th China International Conference on Contemporary Linguistics), Tongji University, Shanghai, October 29, 2016.

  • 漢語完句問題分析. [An analysis of incompleteness of Chinese sentences], Sixth Nanyue Forum on Chinese Grammar 第六屆南粵論壇, Shenzhen University, November 26-27, 2016.


2017

  • 輕動詞與句末助詞的製圖分析 [A cartographic analysis of light verbs and sentence-final particles], 探尋語言的架構 Workshop on the Spine of Language, Zhejiang University, May 13-14, 2017.