Event Information:

  • Fri

    Perspectives on Chinese: Talks in Honour of Richard Xiao

    Lancaster University, FASS Building, Meeting Room 2-3

    On Friday 30th January 2015, The ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science is organizing a seminar with a series of talks on Chinese linguistics from both international and Lancaster University speakers. The seminar will take place at Lancaster University, FASS Building, Meeting Room 2-3. All are welcome to attend. The full programme can be found below:




    Title of talk

    13.00 – 13.30

    Hongyin Tao

    University of California Los Angeles

    Corpus Linguistics and Null Elements

    13.30 – 14.00

    Yueguo Gu

    The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

    Multimodal corpus linguistics approach to child language development

    14.00 – 14.30

    Andrew Hardie

    Lancaster University

    Multidimensional analysis for the masses

    14.30 – 15.00

    Tea break



    15.00 – 15.30

    Hai Xu

    Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

    Building a Learner Corpus of Chinese: A Preliminary Report

    15.30 – 16.00

    Paul Rayson and Scott Piao

    Lancaster University

    Semantic tagging in Chinese

    16.00 – 16.30

    Jiajin Xu

    Beijing Foreign Studies University

    Chinese Corpus Torch Relay: From LCMC to ToRCH2009

    16.30 – 17.00

    Vittorio Tantucci

    Lancaster University

    The anti-resultative aktionsart of the Mandarin V- guo construction as a lexical source of evidentiality: A corpus-based study.