• Zhang. Liulin & Jiajun Tao (under review). What is a Chinese word? Lexical constructionalization in Chinese. [Data Files]

  • Zhang. Liulin (2021). 施受同辞现象的认知原型 Shishoutongci xianxiang de renzhi yuanxing [The cognitive prototype of transitivity alternations]. 语文建设通讯 Yuwen Jianshe Tongxun [Chinese Language Review] 124, 1-15. (Click here to read)

  • Zhang. Liulin (2021).“字本位”可解决汉语的类型学难题 “Zi benwei” ke jiejue hanyu de leixingxue nanti [The character-based approach can solve the typological problem of the Chinese Language]. 中国社会科学报 Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Bao [Chinese Social Sciences Today], February 2. Available at https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1690548002045437481&wfr=spider&for=pc

  • Zhang, Liulin (2020). 先秦汉语中的反宾为主句——无常动词的滥觞 Xianqin Hanyu zhong de fanbinweizhuju: Wuchang dongci de lanshang [The ‘theme + verb’ construction in Pre-Qin Chinse: The origin of Chinese labile verbs]. In Wei Cao & Jianjun Wang (eds.), 语言文字研究论集 Yuyan wenzi yanjiu lunji [Studies on linguistics and philology]. Suzhou: Soochow University Press.

  • Zhang, Liulin & Luke Amoroso (2020). Internal and external mechanisms of Englishization: Changes in marked and unmarked Chinese passive constructions. Círculo de Lingüística Aplicada a la Comunicación 81, 319-338, https://dx.doi.org/10.5209/clac.67945.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2019). A study into the prototypicality of Chinese labile verbs. Cognitive Semantics, 5(1), 1-31. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/23526416-00501001.

  • Zhang, Liulin. (2018). Non-salient form in Chinese as a second language instruction: Input flood of Chinese notional passive construction. Chinese as a Second Language Research, 7(2), 249-276. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/caslar-2018-0010.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2018). The Chinese Notional Passive Construction under the View of Cognitive Construction Grammar. Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 8(2), 83-110. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4312/ala.8.2.83-110.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2017). The typology of labile verbs and Chinese. In Lan Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-29) Vol. 2 (pp. 423-442). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University. Retrieved from https://naccl.osu.edu/proceedings/naccl-29.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2017). Base-generated or movement-derived: Antecedent priming in the processing of the Chinese OSV topic sentence. Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies, 5(1), 1-24. Available at https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P4-1917279346/base-generated-or-movement-derived-antecedent-in.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2017). Ergative verbs and neutral verbs in Pre-Qin Chinese through the investigation of the ‘theme + verb’ construction’. Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D, 2(1). Available at  http://media.wix.com/ugd/ab838c_7994d9307537410ab77baee4b6193962.pdf

  • Zhang, Liulin (2016). A character-based constructional approach to Chinese imperfective aspect markers 在zai and 着zhe. Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 6(1), 59-79. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4312/ala.6.1.59-79(Click here to read)

  • Zhang, Liulin & Song Jiang (2016). A cognitive linguistics approach to Chinese classifier teaching: An experimental study. Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 7(3), 467-475. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17507/jltr.0703.05.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2015). L1 and L2 short passive/inchoative selection of verbs in Mandarin Chinese. In H. Tao, Y.-H. Lee, D. Su, K. Tsurumi, W. Wang, & Y. Yang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-27) Vol.1 (pp. 54-71). Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Los Angeles. Retrieved from http://naccl.osu.edu/proceedings/naccl-27/.

  • Ding, Xiaojun & Liulin Zhang (2014). 论修饰否定副词“不/没”的“一点儿也/都” Lun xiushi fouding fuci ‘bu/mei’ de ‘yidianr ye/dou’ [On yidianr ‘ye/dou’ modifying the negative adverbs ‘bu’ or ‘mei’]. 现代语文 Xiandai Yuwen [Modern Chinese], (1), 62-65. Available at http://www.cqvip.com/QK/87478A/201401/48782873.html.

  • He, Lin & Liulin Zhang (2012). 副词“才”的语义指向及计算机识别研究 Fuci ‘cai’ de yuyizhixiang ji jisuanji shibie yanjiu [On the semantic orientation and computer identification of the Chinese adverb ‘cai’], 长江学术 Changjiang Xueshu [Yangtze River Academic], (1), 119- 124. Available at http://lib.cqvip.com/qk/88790X/201201/42346760.html.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2012). 汉语流行语的翻译策略浅析——以“给力”为例 Hanyu liuxingyu de fanyi celve qianxi: Yi ‘geili’ wei li [Analysis into the translation strategies of the Chinese meme ‘geili’]. 西南农业大学学报(哲学社会科学版) Journal of Southwest Agricultural University (Volume of Social Science), (1), 109-110. Available at http://wenku.baidu.com/view/67b3ce16c281e53a5802ffeb.html.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2012). 从文学作品中的“顽石”意象对比中西文化中禁欲的男性话语 Cong wenxue zuopin zhong de ‘wanshi’ yixiang duibi zhong xi wenhua zhong jinyu de nanxing huayu [Comparison of the discourse of gender in asceticism from the images of stone in Chinese and Western literature]. 文言 [Wenyan (Journal of College of Chinese Language and Literature, Wuhan University)], (1), 31-35. (Click here to read)

  • You, Laiju & Liulin Zhang (2011). Cultural influence of Beijing Olympic Games. In Y. Tian (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth China National Convention on Sports Science (pp.365-369). Shanghai: World Academic Union.

  • Zhang, Liulin (2011). 对外汉语课堂中的流行语教学实践浅析——以“给力”为例 Duiwai hanyu ketang zhong de liuxingyu jiaoxue shijian qianxi: Yi ‘geili’ wei li [Preliminary analysis into meme teaching practicum in TCFL classroom: Take ‘geili’ as an example. 武汉大学研究生学报 [Journal of Graduate Students of Wuhan University], (3), 60-75. (Click here to read)

  • Zhang, Liulin (2011). 流行语“给力”的用法源流研究 Liuxingyu ‘geili’ de yongfa yuanliu yanjiu [Study on the evolution of the Chinese meme ‘Geili’]. 科技信息 Keji Xinxi [Science &Technology Information], (24), 123. Available at http://wenku.baidu.com/view/167ceb27453610661ed9f46d.html?re=view.

Publications

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Research

Conference Presentations
  • Zhang, L. (July, 2021). The character-based nature of the Chinese language. The International Congress of FILLM (The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures) 2021. Vienna: University of Vienna.

  • Zhang, L. (August, 2019). The difficulty gradient of change-of-state events for human construal demonstrated in the expansion of Chinese framing satellites. The 15th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-15). Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan.

  • Zhang, L. (May, 2019). Topic-prominent versus subject-prominent: Cross-modal priming in the processing of Chinese OSV sentences.The 27thAnnual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-27). Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Kobe, Japan.

  • Zhang, L. (May, 2018).The Chinese notional passive construction under the view of cognitive construction grammar.The 26thAnnual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-26). University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.

  • Zhang, L. (April, 2018). Diachrony of Chinese Marked/Unmarked Passive Distribution in the Paradigm of Language Modernization. The 30th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-30). The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

  • Zhang, L. (June, 2017). The typology of labile verbs and Chinese. The 29th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-29). Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

  • Zhang, L. (November, 2016). Input flood of Chinese notional passive construction: a usage-based account. 2016 ACTFL/CLTA-USA Annual Meeting. Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA.

  • Zhang, L. (October, 2016). Impact of translation on language modernization: the functional expansion of the 被bei construction in Chinese. The 5th Asia-Pacific Forum on Translation & Intercultural Studies. The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.

  • Zhang, L. (July, 2016). Base-generated or movement-derived: L1 and L2 processing of Chinese OSV topic sentence. The 24th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL). Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing, China.

  • Zhang, L. (May, 2016). Theme + verb’ construction in Pre-Qin Chinese. The 28th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-28). Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

  • Zhang, L. (November, 2015). Teaching Chinese classifiers: An approach from cognitive linguistics. 2016 ACTFL/CLTA-USA Annual Meeting. San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.

  • Zhang, L. (April, 2015). L1 and L2 short passive/inchoative selection of verbs in Mandarin Chinese. The 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-27). University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

  • Zhang, L. (March, 2015). A cognitive approach to the grammatical functions of ‘laX’ structures in the Suzhou dialect. 2015 International Conference on Language Form and Function (ICLFF). Soochow University, Suzhou, China.

Awards & Fellowships
  • National Social Science Fund of China (Grant No. 20FYYB043), to support the book project of A study into verbal lability and the change-of-state construction in Chinese.

  • Finalist of the Annual Young Scholar Award for Best Paper in Chinese Linguistics, 27thAnnual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Japan, 2019

  • School of Arts and Letters 2017-2018 SAL Mini Grant, to attend the 2018 North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-30)

  • Chung-fong and Grace Ning Chinese Studies Fund, Spring 2017, to attend the 29th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-29).

  • The Yao Memorial Presentation Award, 2016 ACTFL/CLTA-USA Annual Meeting, The Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA.

  • Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Grants & Awards Program, Spring 2016, to attend the 24th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics.

  • EALL Conference Travel Award, Spring 2016, to attend the 28th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-28).

  • Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Grants & Awards Program, Spring 2015, to attend the 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-27).

  • Chung-fong and Grace Ning Chinese Studies Fund, Spring 2015, to attend the 2015 International Conference on Language Form and Function (ICLFF).

  • National Scholarship for M.A. Students of China, 2012.

  • Second class excellent graduate scholarship in Wuhan University, 2012.

  • First class basic graduate scholarship in Wuhan University, 2012.

  • First class basic graduate scholarship in Wuhan University, 2011.

  • Outstanding Graduate of Wuhan University, 2011.

  • Outstanding Student of Wuhan University, 2010.

  • Second class scholarship in Wuhan University, 2010.

  • First class of Zhan, Shaoqi & Yin, Zhengci Scholarship, 2008.

  • “Triple-A” Outstanding Student of Wuhan University, 2008.

  • First class scholarship in Wuhan University, 2008.

Liulin Zhang 张榴琳 photo by Tobias Schuermann