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Invited Seminars and Lectures (1999-)

1999

  • How Far Can Chinese Verbs Go? Department of Chinese, Translation, and Linguistics Seminar, City University of Hong Kong, February 22, 1999.

  • Some Notes on the Syntax of Clefts: Evidence from Dak in Cantonese. The Postgraduate Program in Linguistics, Department of Modern Languages & Intercultural Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, September 22, 1999.

2000

  • On the Categorial Status of Tense. The Institute of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, May 24, 2000.

2001

  • Some notes on temporal predicate nominals in Chinese. Departmental Forum, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, February 22, 2001.
  • 語言差異的一個原因——移位 [Movement and Language Variation]. 解放軍外國語學院,洛陽,October 8, 2001 [PLA University of Foreign Languages, Luoyang]
  • 句法移位與詞序差異 [Syntactic Movement and Word Order Variation]. 北京大學漢語語言學研究中心,October 18, 2001 [Peking University, Beijing]
  • 漢語雙賓語結構的句法分析 [Syntactic Analysis of the Chinese Double Object Construction]. 北京大學漢語語言學研究中心,October 19, 2001 [Peking University, Beijing]
  • 如何對待語言差異的問題? [How to Treat Language Variation?]. 清華大學外語系,October 22, 2001 [Department of Foreign Languages, Tsinghua University, Beijing]
  • 語言學經濟原則的一些問題 [On Economy Principles in Language]. 北京語言文化大學外國語學院,October 24, 2001 [Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing]
  • 語言差異的參數理論 [Parametric Theory of Language Variation]. 中國社會科學院語言研究所,October 25, 2001 [Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing]
  • 詞序差異和移位的一些問題 [On Word Order Variation and Movement]. 廣東外語外貿大學,December 19, 2001 [Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou]

2002

  • 新聞翻譯和語言 [News Translation and Language]. 透視新聞翻譯講座及研討會 ,半島青年商會主辦,香港浸會大學,2002年3月17日 [Seminar on News Translation, Peninsula Junior Chamber, Hong Kong Baptist University, March 17, 2002]
  • Variation in Grammar (I): Word Order. School of International Education, Shanghai International Studies University, April 4, 2002 .
  • Variation in Grammar (II): Structure. School of International Education, Shanghai International Studies University, April 5, 2002.

2003

  • Ergativization of Chinese passives. Institute of Cognitive Science and Department of Linguistics, Hunan University, October 14, 2003.

2004

  • 淺論漢語方言的句法差異 [On syntactic variation of Chinese dialects]。湖南大學認知科學研究所 [Institute of Cognitive Science, Hunan University], October 23, 2004.
  • A parametric approach to the typology of subtopics in Chinese dialects. Wednesday Colloquium, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, November 10, 2004.

2005

  • 從「最簡方案」看語法研究的一些問題 [Some notes on the study of grammar from a minimalist approach]. 北京大學漢語語言學研究中心, Peking University, April 4, 2005.
  • 從「最簡方案」看漢語方言的語法差異 [Some notes on the parametric variation of Chinese dialects from a minimalist approach], 北京大學漢語語言學研究中心, Peking University, April 6, 2005.
  • Chinese small clauses revisited. Graduate Institute of Linguistics and Cultural Studies, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 15, 2005.

2006

  • Passivization vs. topicalization in Chinese. Wednesday Colloquium, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, May 10, 2006.

  • 「最簡方案」和漢語語法的特點 [The Minimalist Program and properties of Chinese grammar], 華南師範大學外國語言文化學院 School of Foreign Studies, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, December 1, 2006.
  • 形成漢語話題句的問題 [The formation of Chinese topic sentences], 廣東外語外貿大學 外國語言學及應用語言學研究中心 National Key Research Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, December 4, 2006.

2007

  • 粵語虛詞的局部性、多重性和套置特點 [Locality, multiplicity, and nesting properties of function words in the Cantonese discontinuous construction], Linguistics Seminar, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 7, 2007.

2008

  • Notes on N-Ellipsis and V-Ellipsis in Chinese. Polylinguist Salon, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, May 17, 2008.
  • 也談移位、移情、類推揉合 [Movement, emotional movement, and analogical blending revisited], 北京航天航空大學 外國語學院 School of Foreign Languages, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, October 28, 2008.
  • 空語類的指稱能力 [Referentiality of empty categories], 北京航天航空大學 外國語學院 School of Foreign Languages, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, October 29, 2008.
  • 輕動詞和漢語的句法結構 [Light verbs and syntactic structures in Chinese], 北京航天航空大學 外國語學院 School of Foreign Languages, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, October 30, 2008.
  • 「南非北是」:名物化的參數差異 ['The yes of north and the no of south': parametric variation of nominalization]. 北京語言大學 外國語學院 College of Foreign Languages, Beijing Language and Culture University, October 30, 2008.
  • 「潮語」的定位 [On the position of trendy expressions in Hong Kong Cantonese]. 香港語言學學會香港「潮語」講壇 [LSHK Forum on Ciu4jyu5]. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 22, 2008.
  • 光桿與非光桿空語類 [Bare and no-so-bare empty categories]. 上海外國語大學語言研究院 Institute of Linguistics Studies, Shanghai International Studies University, November 26, 2008.
  • 「合併」還是「揉合」? ['Merge' or 'blending'?]. 上海外國語大學語言研究院 Institute of Linguistics Studies, Shanghai International Studies University, November 26, 2008.

2009

  • Notes on Chinese Verb Ellipsis. The Seoul 2009 International Conference on Linguistic Interfaces (SICOLI-2009), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, June 24-26, 2009. [as a plenary speaker]
  • 到底幹嗎怎麼問為甚麼 [On hows and whys in Mandarin and Cantonese] 北京語言大學理論語言學研究中心 Center for Linguistic Theory, Beijing Language and Culture University, July 8, 2009.
  • 普通話和粵語的蒙受句──兼論漢語句法學的製圖理論 [A Cartographic Approach to the Syntax of the Affective Constructions in Mandarin and Cantonese]. 語言學講座Linguistics Seminar, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, October 8, 2009

  • 生成語法學與漢語語法的研究 [Generative grammar and the study of Chinese grammar]. 北京師範大學文學院,語言學講座 [Linguistics Seminar, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University], November 18, 2009
  • 漢語被動句的句法分析 [A syntactic analysis of Chinese passives]. 北京師範大學文學院,語言學講座 [Linguistics Seminar, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University], November 19, 2009
  • 漢語方言語法研究的重要性 [The significance of the study of Chinese dialectal grammar]. 北京師範大學文學院,語言學講座 [Linguistics Seminar, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University], November 20, 2009

2011

  • Some Notes on the Left Periphery in Chinese. Seminar Series, Department of Linguistics, School of Humanities, The University of Hong Kong, March 8, 2011.
  • 從「撐粵語」看香港的中文 ["Supporting Cantonese" and Chinese in Hong Kong], 香港中文大學崇基學院「提高語文能力計劃語文講座」[Language Seminar, Language Enhancement Programme, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong], March 16, 2011
  • 再談「他的老師當得好」的形成 [The formation of Ta-de laoshi dang-de hao: revisited], Seminar, National Key Research Centre for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, May 5, 2011
  • 漢語形式句法學的理論基礎 [Some theoretical background of Chinese formal syntax] (Lecture 1), 主謂結構的句法結構 [Syntactic structure of predication] (Lecture 2], 句子的句法分析 [Syntactic analysis of sentences] (Lecture 3), and 句法學研究的苦與樂 [The bitter and sweet of doing research on syntax] (Lecture 4), 生成語言學系列講座 [Lecture series of Generative Grammar], School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University, September 21-23, 2011.
  • 方言語法研究的第一步 [The first step towards the study of dialectal grammar] 暨南大學漢語方言研究中心 Jinan University, Guangzhou, November 3, 2011.

2012

  • 方言語法研究難不難? [Is the study of dialectal grammar difficult?] 中央民族大學 文學與新聞傳播學院 Minzu University of China, Beijing, November 8, 2012.
  • 語氣詞與漢語語法的研究 [Sentence final particles and the study of Chinese grammar] BK21 The Education and Research Group for Chinese and Japanese Language and Culture [BK21 中日言語文化教育研究團] Korea University 高麗大學校, Seoul, Republic of Korea, December 12, 2012.

2013

  • 從粵語「喎」看言域的句法結構 [On wo5 in Cantonese - syntactic structure of the speech act domain]. Departmental Seminar, Department of Chinese Language Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education 香港教育學院 中國語言學系2012-13 年度學術講座系列(五)暨 香港語言學家講座系列, January 21, 2013.
  • 漢語詞類劃分再議 [Parts of speech in Chinese: revisited]. Korea University 高麗大學校, Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 29-30, 2013.
  • 從語氣詞看句子的邊緣結構 [Utterance particles and the peripheral clausal structures], East China Normal University, Shanghai, October 10, 2013.
  • Predicative Utterance Particles in Chinese , Confucius Institute and the School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, November 27, 2013.

2014

  • 粵語和中文——有甚麼爭論?為甚麼爭論?[Debates about Cantonese and Chinese and Their Reasons], ICS Luncheon 中國文化研究所午間雅聚, Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 31, 2014.
  • 從多音節語氣詞看漢語的詞序 [Disyllabic Utterance Particles and Chinese Word Order], Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, April 21, 2014.
  • 語氣詞的句法分析與製圖理論 [Syntactic Analysis of Utterance Particles and the Cartographic Approach], Linguistics Graduate Institute, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 22, 2014.
  • 生成語法學講座 [Lectures on generative grammar], East China Normal University, Shanghai, May 6-9, 2014.
  • 方言語法研究入門 [Introduction to studies of dialectal grammar], Jiaying University, Meizhou, Guangdong, May 26, 2014.
  • 粵語是方言嗎? [Is Cantonese a dialect?], 香港中文大學崇基學院「提高語文能力計劃語文講座」Language Seminar, Language Enhancement Programme, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, October 8, 2014.
  • 普教中 ── 為甚麼?為了甚麼? [Teaching Chinese in Putonghua -- why and what for?], Faculty Colloquium, Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, October 24, 2014.
  • 當中文遇上普通話 [When Chinese meets Putonghua], Special Session on Language Policy Issues in Hong Kong S.A.R., Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum, City University of Hong Kong, December 6, 2014.

2015

  • Some Syntactic and Phonological Properties of Sentence-final Particles in Chinese, SyntaxLab, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 28, 2015.
  • 漢語語法研究答問 [Inquiries about Research on Chinese Grammar], College of International Studies 外國語學院, Southwest University 西南大學, Chongqing, May 11, 2015.
  • 方言語法研究的重要性 [The Significance of the Study of Chinese Dialectal Grammar], School of Foreign Languages 外國語學院, Chongqing Jiaotong University 重慶交通大學, Chongqing, May 11, 2015.
  • 語氣詞的若干語法特點 [Some Grammatical Properties of Utterance Particles], College of International Studies 外國語學院, Southwest University 西南大學, Chongqing, May 12, 2015.
  • 語氣詞的語法研究 [Studies of the grammar of utterance particles], 3 Lectures, East China Normal University, Shanghai, May 31-June 4, 2015.
  • 句末成分對句法學研究的啟示 [Implications of the grammatical status of utterance particles for syntax], Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, June 2, 2015.
  • 粵語與我 [Cantonese and I], 香港中文大學崇基學院「提高語文能力計劃語文講座」Language Seminar, Language Enhancement Programme, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, October 7, 2015.

2016

  • 「正呀喂!學多,粵語語法及用法!」── 認識粵語講座 [Lecture on Cantonese - Grammar and Use]. City University of Hong Kong, February 19, 2016.
  • A Syntactic Analysis of VP-Neg Questions in Chinese and its Consequences. Confucius Institute and the School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, April 21, 2016.
  • 漢語句末成分的句法地位 [Syntactic status of the sentence-final expressions in Chinese] & 參數差異之外——雙賓句研究的一點體會 [Beyond parametric variations: some notes on the study of the double object construction], Department of Education and Research Group for Chinese & Japanese Language and Culture, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, November 10-11, 2016.

2017

  • 粵語的迷思 [Myths of Cantonese], 香港中文大學崇基學院「提高語文能力計劃語文講座」Language Seminar, Language Enhancement Programme, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, February 15, 2017.
  • 粵語答問[Cantonese Q&A]. School of Education and Languages, The Open University of Hong Kong, March 9, 2017.
  • 論輕動詞短語與句末助詞 [On vP and sentence-final particles]. Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University. March 31, 2017.