Presentations (Select)

 

2013

“The Chinese Dialects in the Face of Standard Language Encroachment: The View from Diglossia and Societal Bilingualism”. 223rd Meeting of  the American Oriental Society, Portland Hilton & Executive Tower, Portland, Oregon, March 16, 2013.

2012

Translations (Select)

 

2012

[Chinese to English]: “Dog Obscured” (By Hsuan Ye). The Chinese Pen 161 [Autumn 2012]: 70-89.

2012

[Chinese to English]: “Inner Demons” (By Yen Chu). The Chinese Pen 159 [Spring 2012]: 42-55.

2011

Articles (Select)

 

2013

“Development of the Entering Tones in Mandarin”. In Sybesma, Rint, ed., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill NV.

2013

“Shifting Patterns of Chinese Diglossia: Why the Dialects May Be Headed for Extinction”. In Gvozdanovic, Jadranka, ed., The Destiny of Divided Languages: Diglossia, Translation and the Rise of Modernity. Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag.

Books

 

2009

(with David Chen-Ching Li, Sharon Lai and Ching-Hsi Perng). President Barack Obama in His Own Words [translation, annotation and commentary of Barack Obama's landmark speeches]. Taipei: Aquarius Publishing.

2008

[Translation with commentary by Marina Lighthouse] Kuan Yin: Temple Oracle. Los Altos, CA: Beacon Light Publishing.

2007

Career

 

Education

Oxford University

 

D.Phil., Linguistics, July 1997

  • Dissertation: “A Diachronically-Motivated Segmental Phonology of Mandarin Chinese”
  • Advisor: John S. Coleman

 

M.Phil., Linguistics, January 1993

Channel 5 Video

 

 

 

 

 

News report on "Making Whites"

Presentations

Selected Conference Papers

“Reading Against the Grain: Doing Western LGBTQ History,” paper to be presented at annual meeting for the Western History Association, San Diego, CA, 2017.

 

“Orgies, Manservants, and Mess Hall Workers: Asian American Homos, 1900-1950.” Panel Chair and accepted paper presentation at annual meeting for the American Historical Association – Pacific Coast Branch, Waikoloa, HI, 2016.

 

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