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Chris Wen-chao Li

Professor of Linguistics
San Francisco State University

Chris Wen-Chao Li received his doctorate in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology from Oxford University, and is currently Professor of Chinese Linguistics at San Francisco State University. His translations and scholarship have appeared in Target, Renditions, The Chinese Pen, Diaspora Studies, Language and Communication, and the Journal of the American Oriental Society. His research interests include sound change, language contact, standardization, and phonological translation.

Biography

Chris Wen-Chao Li is a translator and theoretical linguist. He received his doctorate in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology from Oxford University, and is currently Professor of Chinese Linguistics at San Francisco State University, where he teaches classes in general linguistics, news writing, and translation-interpretation. His translations and scholarship have appeared in Target, Renditions, The Chinese Pen, Diaspora Studies, Language and Communication, and the Journal of the American Oriental Society. His research interests include sound change, language contact, standardization, diglossia, transliteration systems, cultural translation, and the phonology of Mandarin.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Sound change, language contact, diglossia, standardization, phonological translation, Chinese romanization systems, phonology of Mandarin; Chinese historical phonology, diaspora studies, news writing.

Personal Interests

    Literary translation, graphic design, international travel.

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