Dr. Linlin Sun

 

Research Interest

  • Linguistic typology
  • Historical linguistics
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Grammaticalization
  • Parts of speech
  • Metaphor
  • Metonymy

Teaching

  • Strukturen ostasiatischer Sprachen
  • Sprachtypologische Vertiefung
  • Sprachliche Struktur

Education and scientific career

  • Since 2016 Team Member of DFG project “Cross-linguistic variation in grammaticalization processes and areal patterns of grammaticalization”
  • Since 2014 Scientific assistant, Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz/Germany
  • 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (summa cum laude), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. PhD thesis: Flexibility in the parts-of speech system of Classical Chinese
  • Preis der besten Dissertation im Fachbereich des Jahres 2016
  • 2012 Magister (Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz/Germany
    Magister thesis: A neurophysiological investigation of the Chinese reflexive ziji.

Publication und presentation

  • 9/2017 David Correia Saavedra & Sun, Linlin. 2017. Measuring Grammaticalization in Chinese. Conference: 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Zürich, Swiss.
  • 3/2017 Sun, Linlin. 2017. Flexibility in the parts-of-speech system of Classical Chinese. Conference: Typologie und Feldforschung: Vielfaltslinguistik. Leipzig, Deutschland.
  • 9/2015 Sun, Linlin & Walter Bisang. 2015. Basic word order and precategoriality in classical Chinese — new evidence for SVO. Conference: 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, At Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • 9/2014 Sun, Linlin & Walter Bisang. 2014. Precategoriality in classical Chinese between Construction Grammar and metaphor. Conference: 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europae, At Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.
  • 2011 Schumacher, Petra B., Walter Bisang, & Linlin Sun. 2011. Perspective in the Processing of the Chinese Reflexive ziji: ERP Evidence. In Anaphora Processing and Applications, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 7099. Hendrickx, I., A. Branco, S. Lalitha Devi, & R. Mitkov. (eds.), 119-131. Heidelberg: Springer.