Associate Professor

(03)571-2121 ext. 58128
Humanities Bldg.3, R416

Research Interests

Syntax-semantics interface ♦ formal semantics ♦ formal syntax ♦ the semantics-pragmatics interface ♦ formal pragmatics ♦ psycholinguistics

Education

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
。PhD (in linguistics), 2011. Department of Linguistics.
。 Dissertation: “Alternatives and Exhaustification: Non-Interrogative Uses of Chinese Whwords”
。Committee: Prof. C.-T. James Huang (chair, advisor), Prof. Gennaro Chierchia (advisor), Prof. Jowang Lin
National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
。 MA (in Linguistics), 2003. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
。 Thesis: “The Study of Result States and the Aspectuo-Temporal Meaning of GUO in Mandarin Chinese”
。 Advisor: Prof. Jowang Lin
National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
。 BA, 2000. Department of Foreign Languages and Literature.

Academic Positions

2011-   Assistant Professor,Dept.  of  Foreign  Languages and  Literatures. National  Chiao-Tung  University,  Hsin  Chu,  Taiwan.

Awards

Dissertation Completion Fellowships, Harvard University 2009-2010
Summer Fellowships, Harvard University 2005-2008
Doctoral Fellowships, Harvard University 2004-2006
Two academic achievement awards, National Chiao Tung University 2000-2003
Seven scholarships and three academic achievement awards, 1996-2000
National Tsing Hua University

Administration and Service

In progress, Pei-Chen Shi, “Some constraints on the use of Chinese aspect marker zhe”

 2014, Yu Chang (與林若望教授共同指導), “On Habitual Sentences in Mandarin”

學術及行政服務

2012-2013       交通大學外文系學術召集人

2011-2012       交通大學外文系學生事務委員

2006-2007       哈佛大學理論語言學座談會主辦人員

Publications

Hsiu-Chen Daphne Liao. (To appear). The cumulative and distributive readings expressed by Chinese collectivizing adverbial yiqi. Proceedings of CLS 53. Chicago, IL.: Chicago Linguistic Society.

Chierchia, G., and Hsiu-Chen Daphne Liao. (2015). Where do Chinese wh-items fit? In Alonso-Ovalle, Luis, and Paula Menéndez-Benito (eds.), Epistemic Indefinites: Exploring Modality Beyond the Verbal Domain. UK, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 31-59.

Hsiu-Chen Daphne Liao. (2011). The semantics of Chinese wh-phrases in their non-interrogative uses. In M-L. Gao (ed.), Proceedings of GLOW in Asia VIII. Beijing Language and Culture University, China.

Hsiu-Chen Daphne Liao. (2008). Antiexhaustivity in Mandarin. Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-11), CD-ROM publication. National Chiao Tung University, HsinChu, Taiwan.

  

學術會議論文報告

  1. Domains and presuppositions of Chinese ziji ‘self’ in its adverbial exclusive uses. Implicatures or domain restriction/domain widening? Theoretical and experimental approaches. Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Hungary.

 

  1. The cumulative and distributive readings expressed by Chinese collectivizing adverbial yiqi. CLS 53, the Chicago Linguistic Society, Il., USA.

 

  1. The Semantic Difference between English time and Chinese ci in Event Counting. The 24th Annual Conference of the IACL, Beijing Language and Culture University, China.

 

  1. Where do Chinese wh-items fit? The 8th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics. NCTU, Taiwan.

 

2010. The semantics of Chinese wh-phrases in their non-interrogative uses. GLOW in Asia VIII. Beijing Language and Culture University, China.

  1. Antiexhaustivity in Mandarin. The 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics. National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.

 

  1. The Chinese operator dou as a focus marker. The Southern New England Workshop. MIT, Mass., USA.

 

  1. Alternatives, scales, and the operator dou. The 15th IACL & the 19th NACCL Joint Conference. Columbia University, New York, USA.

 

  1. The study of result states and the aspectuo-temporal meaning of GUO in Mandarin Chinese. The 4th Postgraduate Research Forum on Linguistics. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

 

 

未出版的研究作品

  1. The Unified Semantic Function of Chinese ye. Ms. Harvard University.
  2. Feature Specification of Neutral Vowels in Korean. Ms. Harvard University.
  3. The Effect of Imageability and Color in a Stroop Paradigm. Ms. Harvard University.