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Asst Prof Lin Jingxia
Division of Chinese
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD (Chinese Linguistics) Stanford University 2011
- MSc (Statistics) Stanford University 2010
- MSc (Linguistics) University of Alberta 2006
- BA (Eng Lang & Literature) Zhejiang University 2004
|Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, 1/2013-present|
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 8/2011-12/2012
|Chinese linguistics; Syntax; Semantics; Syntax-semantics interface; Variations of World Chinese; Grammaticalization and lexicalization; Chinese dialect studies; Quantitative and corpus-based linguistics|
- Start Up Grant (2013-2016)
- Motion verbs and motion constructions in Chinese: Their lexcial semantics and historical development
- Lin, Jingxia and Jeeyoung Peck. (2015). Classification of Mandarin Chinese Simple Adjectives: A Scale-based Analysis of Their Quantitative Denotations. Language and Linguistics, , (to appear).
- Lin, Jingxia. (2015). Encoding Motion Events in Chinese and the “Scalar Specificity Constraint”. Lingua Sinica, 1(1).
- Lin, Jingxia. (2013). Thing-place distinction and localizer distribution in Chinese directed motion construction. Linguistics, 51(5), 855-891.
- Peck, Jeeyoung, Jingxia Lin, and Chaofen Sun. (2013). Aspectual classification of Mandarin Chinese verbs: A perspective of scale structure. Language and Linguistics, 14(4), 663-700.
- Lin, Jingxia. (2013). Factors restricting the use of the locative preposition yu in Classical Chinese: A statistical model of recursive partitioning. Journal of Chinese Linguistics, 40(1), 1-20.
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