Big congratulations to Dr. Yoonsang Song, who has received an Early Career Award from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong: https://www.ugc.edu.hk/....../award/award20221107.html Dr. Song's project is a neurolinguistic investigation of second language learners' morphological processing. Well done, Dr. Song!
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LING7015 Pragmatics Dr. Leo Hoye MA Elective course. Sem 2Wednesday, 9:30 am – 12:20 pm Venue: RRST-4.04 Course Description The course introduces students to linguistic and extralinguistic approaches to language use and the making of meaning, where the roles of language users, their interlocutors, and the contexts in and through which they act and use language are considered paramount. As a contextually-driven perspective on meaning, Pragmatics contrasts with Semantics which tends to focus on instances of language – linguistic expressions – that are abstracted from their real-world contexts of use. Topics to be explored include both canonical and current approaches to meaning [...]
We would happy to welcome a new member of staff to our department! Dr. Yoonsang Song’s research explores the syntactic and morphological representation of language, with a particular focus on how language is processed by second language learners and bilingual speakers. He uses various experimental methods including electroencephalography (EEG). Prior to joining HKU, he worked at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2017-2019) as Research Assistant Professor, and at HKU (2016-2017) as Visiting Assistant Professor. He received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Georgetown University, and his B.A. in Business Administration from Seoul National University. At HKU, he plans to build an [...]
Congratulations to HKU Iinguistics graduates Sharon Lee and Szeto Pui-Yiu on their Outstanding Thesis Awards from the Linguistic Society of Hong KongSabena Lam2020-01-20T12:48:21+08:00
Outstanding Thesis Award 2019 (MA category) - "Focus Prosody in Cantonese - The Case of Verb-copying Constructions" by Sharon Tsoi Lam Lee Outstanding Thesis Award 2019 (Ph.D. category) - "Typological Variation Across Sinitic Languages: Contact and Convergence" by Pui Yiu Szeto