SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Yan JIANG 蔣嚴 蒋严

BA, MA, Ph.D.
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Overview

Yan Jiang
China & Inner Asia Section, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Lecturer in Linguistics & the languages of China

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Lecturer in Linguistics & the languages of China

Name:
Dr Yan JIANG 蔣嚴 蒋严
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4213
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
393
Office Hours:
Wednesday 11.00-13.00 and by appointment
Year of Study:
1995
Website:
https://sites.google.com/site/yanjianglinguisticssoaslondon/

Biography

Yan JIANG got his BA and MA degrees from Fudan University, Shanghai and PhD in linguistics from London University (UCL and SOAS). Before joining SOAS Linguistics in September, 2015, he had taught at Fudan University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. More details can be found on his website.

Affiliations

China Linguistic School 中國語言學書院: Lecturer 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 (semantics and pragmatics)

Advanced Summer School in Linguistics 語言學高級暑期班: Lecturer 2007, 2012, 2016 (semantics, pragmatics, rhetoric)

Beijing Foregin Studies University Summer Term: Guest Lecturer 2016 (Meaning in Language)

Member of Editorial Board <Contemporary Linguistics> (Journal) Beijing, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Member of Editorial Board <Modern Foreign Languages> (Journal) Guangzhou, Guangdong University of Foreign Languages and Trading.

Editor-in-Chief (on-going) <Key Issues in Semantics> Book Series, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing, Beijing.

Teaching

Expertise

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Regional Expertise
  • China and Inner Asia
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  • China
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Languages
  • Chinese Cantonese
  • Chinese Classical
  • Chinese Mandarin

Publications

Authored Books

Jiang, Yan and Pan, Haihua (1998) 形式语义学引论 (Introduction to Formal Semantics). Beijing: China Social Science Publishing House.

Articles

Yuan, Ying and Allen, Randy and Jiang, Yan (2017) 'Stasis Salience and the Enthymemic Thesis'. Language and Semiotic Studies 语言与符号学研究, (3) 3, pp 103-124.

Pan, Haihua and Jiang, Yan (2015) 'The Bound Variable Hierarchy and Donkey Anaphora in Mandarin Chinese'. International Journal of Chinese Linguistics, (2) 2, pp 159-192.

Jiang, Yan and Miao, Chuanjiang (2013) '基于HNC的现代汉语句子基本语义类型例句库建设 Building a Token Corpus of Canonical Semantic Sentence Types for Modern Chinese Based on HNC Theory'. Modern Linguistics, (1) 3, pp 138-143.

Jiang, Yan (2012) 'A Formal Characterization of Explicature and its Consequences to Explicating in Chinese'. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, (8) 2, pp 241-253.

Edited Books or Journals

Jiang, Yan, (ed.), (2011) 走近形式语用学 (Approaching Formal Pragmatics). Shanghai: Shanghai Educational Publishing. (Surveys on Recent Western Linguistic Theories).

Book Chapters

Jiang, Yan (2018) 'Chinese and Counterfactual Reasoning'. In: Huang, Chu-Ren and Jing-Schmidt, Zhuo and Meiserernst, Barbara, (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics. Abingdon; New York: Routledge. [Forthcoming]

Jiang, Yan (2018) 'Chinese Rhetoric'. In: Huang, Chu-Ren and Jing-Schmidt, Zhuo and Meiserernst, Barbara, (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics. Abingdon; New York: Routledge. [Forthcoming]

Jiang, Yan (2016) 'Presupposition triggers'. Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill. [Forthcoming]

Jiang, Yan (2016) 'Scalar implicature'. Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill. [Forthcoming]

Jiang, Yan (2016) 'Chinese Pragmatics'. In: Sin-Wai, Chan and Minett, James William and Wing Yee, Florence Li, (eds.), The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language. Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

Jiang, Yan (2016) 'Deixis and Anaphora'. Cambridge Chinese Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 484-517.

Jiang, Yan and Wang, Yuying (2016) 'Counterfactual Subjunctive Assertions in Shanghai Dialect'. In: Chin, Chi-on Andy and Kwok, Bit-chee and Tsou, Benjamin K., (eds.), Commemorative Essays for Professor Yuen-Ren Chao: Father of Modern Chinese Linguistics. Taiwan: Crane Publishing.

Jiang, Yan (2014) 'On the Lexical Meaning of Conditional Connectives in Chinese'. In: Su, Xinchun and He, Tingting, (eds.), Chinese Lexical Semantics 15th Workshop, CLSW 2014, Macao, China, June 9--12, 2014, Revised Selected Papers. Berlin: Springer.

Monographs and Working Papers

Jiang, Yan and Shi, Dingxu (2007) 上海风情话 [Glamorous Shanghainese]. Hong Kong: Radio Television Hong Kong; Department of Chinese & Bilingual Studies.

Translations

Jiang, Yan (2008) '关联:交际与认知 [Relevance: Communication and Cognition]' Contemporary Linguistic Theory Series, pp 1-432.

 

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