周昭廷 助理教授
(03) 571-2121 ext. 58126
人社三館R312
學術專長
Syntax syntax-semantics interface minimalism heritage language acquisition
學歷

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ph.D. 2013, Linguistics

M.A. 2010, Linguistics

National Chiao Tung University

M.A. 2006, Linguistics

經歷

-02/2018-present-

Assistant Professor

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Graduate Program of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

-02/2016-01/2018-

Director of the Language Center

Taipei Medical University

-08/2014-01/2018-

Assistant Professor

Language Center, Taipei Medical University

-08/2013-06/2014-

Postdoctoral research fellow

Graduate Program of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

National Taiwan Normal University

學術獎項
  • [2019] Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award [108學年度績優導師獎]
  • [2017] Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators [2017年中央研究院年輕學者研究著作獎]
  • [2017] Start-up Research Fund, NCTU, Taiwan
  • [2011-2013] MOE Overseas Students Scholarship [100學年度臺灣教育部留學獎學金]
  • [09/2012-08/2013] Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2011-2013] Rackham Graduate School Conference Travel Grant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [01-08/2012] Humanities Candidacy Research Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2009-2013] Block Grant for expenses related to conference travel & presentation, Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2011-2012] OVPR/Rackham Spring/Summer Research Grant with Prof. Acrisio Pires (for joint project Comparative Linguistics and Language Development), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2009-2011] Teaching Assistantships, Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2009] Summer Research Grant, Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2009] John D'Arms Graduate Student Award for Summer Research Travel, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor [Graduate student benefactor of JohnD'Arms Award to Prof. Samuel David Epstein for excellence in graduate mentoring], University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • [2008-2009] First-year Fellowship, Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
學術服務
  • Reviewer for 清華學報 (2019)
  • Reviewer for 台灣語文研究 (2019)
  • Reviewer for Lingua (2019)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Psycholinguistic Research (2019)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Linguistics (2016, 2018)
  • Reviewer for Language and Linguistics (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Reviewer for Language (2017)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Chinese Language Teaching (2017)
  • Reviewer for Lingua (2013-2016)
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Chinese Linguistics (2014, 2015)
  • Reviewer for Taiwan Journal of Linguistics (2015)
  • Reviewer for Language and Linguistics (2015)
  • Reviewer for Linguistic Variation (2013)
  • Reviewer for the 25th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (2013)
  • Reviewer for Linguistic Analysis (2011)
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Bilingualism (2011, 2013)
  • Reviewer for the 39th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Linguistics Society (2009)
學術發表

Journal papers

[1] Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2016. On Sinhala subject case marking and A-movement. Lingua 177: 17-40. [SSCI / A&HCI]

[2] Chou, C.-T. T. 2013. Unvalued interpretable features and topic A-movement in Chinese raising modal constructions. Lingua 123: 118–147. [SSCI / A&HCI]

[3] Chou, C.-T. T. 2012. Syntax-pragmatics interface: Mandarin wh-the-hell and Point-of-View operatorSyntax: A Journal of Theoretical, Experimental, and Interdisciplinary Research 15-1: 1–24. [SSCI / A&HCI]

[4] Hsin, S.-C. & C.-T. T. Chou. 2014. 兩岸華語初級階段教材之漢字用字量及互通性初探. 臺灣華語教學研究 9: 1–15. [THCI / ACI]

Conference proceedings

[1] Chou, C.-T. T. 2018. Composite probing and feature split: the case of English locative inversion. In Proceedings of the 20th Seoul International Coference on Generative Grammar.

[2] Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2016. Volitivity and subject case marking in Sinhala. In Proceedings of the 33rd Western Conference on Formal Linguistics, pp. 99–108. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.                           

[3] Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2013. Sinhala case-marking, modality and A-movement. In Proceedings of GLOW in Asia IX.

[4] Chou, C.-T. T. 2010a. Feature inheritance and minimality. In Proceedings of 2010 Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, pp.149–161.

[5] Chou, C.-T. T. 2010b. Feature inheritance and object raising in epistemic modal constructions in Mandarin Chinese. In the 84th Annual Meeting of Linguistic Society of America Extended Abstracts.

Conference presentations

  • Chou, C.-T. & T.-Y. Chen. 2019. Acquisition of Null Objects in Mandarin Chinese by Heritage Speakers, at the 27th International Annual Conference on International Association of Chinese Linguistics, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Japan, May 10-12.
  • Chou, C.-T. 2018. Composite Probing and Feature Split: the Case of English Locative Inversion, at the 20th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea, August 8-10.
  • Chou, C.-T. 2017. To split, or not to split, that is the question, at the 12th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, April 27-28.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2017. How formal syntax informs NLP? Invited talk at the Linguistics Salon on May 12.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2017. On subject case marking and A-movement in Sinhala. Invited talk at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Taiwan, Nov. 23.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2017. On subject case marking and A-movement in Sinhala. Invited talk by the Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Nov. 10.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2017. On how formal syntax/semantics can contribute to the development of artificial intelligence. Invited talk by the Ministry of Science of Technology in Taiwan, Oct. 16.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2016. Innovative teaching of English in multi-cultural contexts. Invited talk by the Center for the Development of Language Teaching and Research, Asia University, July 14.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2016. Innovative teaching of English in multi-cultural contexts. Invited talk by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University, Mar 4.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. et al. 2016. Innovative teaching of English in multi-cultural contexts. Invited talk by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, Jan 22.
  • Chou, C.-T. T., A. Pires, Chen, T.-Y. 2015. Bilingual acquisition of null objects and the incomplete acquisition hypothesis at 2015 International Conference on Applied Linguistics, Chiayi, Taiwan, May 30–31.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2015. On subject case marking and A-movement in Sinhala at the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, March 27–29.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2014. On subject case marking in Sinhala at the 10th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Quemoy University, Kinmen County, Taiwan, November 22–23.
  • Hsin, S.-C. & C.-T. T. Chou. 2014. The size, frequency, and the cross-strait generality of words in preliminary textbooks of teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the 8th Cross-Strait Conference on Modern Mandarin, Taipei, Taiwan, June 12–13.
  • Chou, C,-T. T. 2013a. Feature inheritance in Chinese. Invited talk at the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, July 29.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2013b. The correlation of phi-features on T and the timing of T-to-C raising at the 25th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, Ann Arbor, June 21–23.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2013a. On Sinhala Involitives and case-marking at The Workshop on Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 3 (FASAL 3), University of Southern California.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2013b. On Sinhala case-marking at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, MA January 3–6.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2012a. Causes of A-movement in Chinese at the 24th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, San Francisco, CA June 8–10.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2012b. On topic A-movement and unvalued interpretable features at the 36th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium, Philadelphia, March 23– [Earlier version presented at the Western Conference on Linguistics, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, November 18–20, 2011]
  • Chou, C.-T. T. & S. Hettiarachchi. 2012. Sinhala case-marking, modality and A-movement at GLOW in Asia IX, Mie University, Japan, September 4–6/
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2011. Feature inheritance and minimality at the 12th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG12), Seoul, Korean, August 12–20.
  • C.-T. T. 2010. Feature inheritance and object raising in epistemic modal constructions in Mandarin Chinese at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 2010), Baltimore, Maryland, January 7–10.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. & -Y. Chen. 2010. Multiple Spell-out and Xiamen tone sandhi at Georgetown Linguistics Society 2010: Sound, Structure, and Meaning: Explorations at the Interface, February 12-14.
  • C.-T. T. 2009a. Feature inheritance and object raising in epistemic modal constructions in Mandarin Chinese. Accepted at the Mid-America Linguistics Conference, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2009b. Point of view binding of the-hell and logophors in Chinese at The Semantics Workshop of the American Midwest and Prairies, University of Chicago, November 20.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2008. Syntax-pragmatics interface, syntactic analyticity, and the Point of View operator at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Linguistics Society, Wayne State University, Detroit, October 25.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2006a. The syntax of perspective-taking: a case study of daodi at the National Conference of Linguistics, Fu-jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Chou, C.-T. T. 2006b. On the syntax-pragmatics interface in Chinese: A case study of the attitudinal adverb daodi at the Student Workshop on East Asian Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, July 20–21.