Curriculum Vitae



Wenze Hu




EDUCATION
1995 Ph.D. Chinese Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1991 ABD., Chinese Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1989 M.A., Chinese Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1982 B.A., English Language and Literature, Beijing Foreign Languages Institute, Beijing, China

EMPLOYMENT
1996- Instructor HARVARD UNIVERSITY Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
1987-1992 Teaching Associate THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Columbus, Ohio
1984-1987 Assistant of English BEIJING BROADCASTING INSTITUTE Department of Foreign Languages, Beijing, China
1982-1984 Assistant of English BEIJING NORMAL UNIVERSITY, EXTENSION NO.1 Section of Foreign Languages, Beijing, China

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
1996. "Iconicity in Presentative Sentences." In Proceedings of the 7th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL) and the 4th International Conference on Chinese Linguistics (ICCL). Volume 1. Edited by Tsai Fa Cheng, Yafei Li and Hongming Zhang. Los Angeles, CA: GSIL Publications, University of Southern California. Pp. p121-150.
1995. "Verbal Semantics of Presentative Sentences." Yuyan Yanjiu (Linguistic Studies), 29, 100-112.
1995. Functional Perspectives and Chinese Word Order. Ph. D. Dissertation. The Ohio State University.
1995. "Survey of Sinology in Cyberspace." Presentation at the Workshop on Using the World Wide Web for Asian Studies. Ohio asianist Seminar. Organized by Ohio Asianists and East Asian Studies Center, the Ohio State University, May 20/June 17.
1994. "Hanyu Jufa Fenxi de Yige Butong Jiaodu (Chinese Syntactic Study from a Different Perspective)" Haiwai Zhongguo Yuyanxue Yanjiu (Chinese Linguistic Research Overseas). Edited by Feng Shi. Beijing: Yuwen Press, 163-175.
1991. "Functional Motivations for the So-called `Inverted sentences' in Beijing Conversational Discourse." Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association. Vol.XXVI:no.3. (Co-authored with James Tai).
1990. "The Pragmatic Motivation behind the Use of the Inverted Sentence in the Beijing Dialect." Paper presented at Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs. Nov. 2-3, 1990. Bloomington, Indiana.
1989. The Inverted Sentence in the Beijing Dialect. MA thesis. The Ohio State University.
WEB SITES MAINTAINED:
WENZE HU'S CHINA RELATED PAGE
Harvard Chinese Language Program
Chinese Linguistics Page (Co-authored with Dr. Hongyin Tao)
Chinese Pronunciation Guide

AWARD:
Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
ACADEMIC INTERESTS
Modern Chinese Syntax, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics
Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at College Level
Use of Electronic Media for Scholarly Communication and University-Level Teaching, Especially for Chinese Studies
PERSONAL INTERESTS
Chinese Literature, especially modern prose, and poetry
Electronic Stuffs, including Computer stuff, Home video making, Long distance Listening (DX'ing), Serious HiFi listening
Photography
Classical Music
TEACHING EXPERIENCES

1990-1992 Teaching Associate III

  • - Advanced Modern Chinese (Third Year)

    1989-1990 Teaching Associate II

  • - Advanced Modern Chinese (Third Year)
  • - Elementary Modern Chinese
  • - Readings in Scholarly Chinese
  • - Intermediate Modern Chinese
  • - Intensive Chinese Program `Beginning Chinese' (Twice)
  • - Made recordings for teaching materials
  • -All segments of Elementary and Intermediate Modern Chinese in Chinese Individualized Instruction Program Preparation of teaching materials

    1987-1989 Teaching Associate I

  • - All segments of Elementary and Intermediate Modern Chinese in Chinese Individualized Instruction Program Preparation of teaching materials

    ACADEMIC ORGANIZATION
  • Member of Chinese Language Teachers Association
  • Member of Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs
  • Member of the Association for Asian Studies



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