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LINGUIST List 21.4481

Mon Nov 08 2010

Support: Cantonese & Dialectology: PhD Student, Chinese U. of Hong Kong

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        1.     Sze-Wing Tang , Cantonese; Chinese, Yue & Dialectology, Semantics, Syntax: PhD Student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Message 1: Cantonese; Chinese, Yue & Dialectology, Semantics, Syntax: PhD Student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date: 06-Nov-2010
From: Sze-Wing Tang <swtangcuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: Cantonese; Chinese, Yue & Dialectology, Semantics, Syntax: PhD Student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Institution/Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Chinese Language and Literature
Web Address: http://www.chi.cuhk.edu.hk/rcc/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Semantics; Syntax
Dialectology
Required Language(s): Chinese, Yue (yue)

Description:

The Research Centre for Cantonese of the Department of Chinese Language and
Literature at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is pleased to invite
applications for a PhD studentship in Chinese Language and Literature for up to
three years on a research project on syntax and semantics of functional
categories in Cantonese and other Chinese dialects, focusing on the postverbal
particles and their preverbal counterparts.

The interested candidate should hold a master degree in linguistics or Chinese
language with specialization in linguistics. Some background in theoretical
approaches to syntax and/or semantics is essential; a strong background is
preferred. An excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English is
essential, and a native or near-native knowledge of Cantonese would also be an
asset.

For the general requirements for the application and the application procedure,
please visit the website of the Graduate School:

http://www2.cuhk.edu.hk/gss/postgraduate_prospectus_rp.php

Interested applicants should contact Prof. Sze-Wing Tang by email at
swtangcuhk.edu.hk as soon as possible. In the application package, please
indicate that the application is for the PhD studentship offered by the Research
Centre for Cantonese (admission code: CHI). The position will remain open until
filled.

Applications for PhD positions funded by the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme,
who are interested in Chinese syntax and comparative dialectal grammar, are also
welcomed. The application deadline is December 1, 2010. For the details, please
visit:

http://www2.cuhk.edu.hk/gss/hkphd/

More information about the Research Centre of Cantonese can be found at:

http://www.chi.cuhk.edu.hk/rcc/

Information about the Department of Chinese Language and Literature:

http://www.chi.cuhk.edu.hk/en

Information about The Chinese University of Hong Kong:

http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/

Applications Deadline: 01-Dec-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://www2.cuhk.edu.hk/gss/postgraduate_prospectus_rp.php

Contact Information:
        Sze-Wing Tang
        swtangcuhk.edu.hk


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