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Liao, Meizhen, Ph.D.

 



  

CURRICULUM VITAE
Liao Meizhen, Ph.D.

Director, Institute of Linguistics

Professor of English, Department of English

Dean of the School of Foreign Languages (2012,1-2016,7)

Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei 430079

(027) 6786-5201 (Office)

 (0086) 18627784279 (Mobile)

Personal website: www.liaomz.com

meizhenliao@sohu.com

 

Liao Meizhen obtained his Ph.D. in linguistics from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is currently Professor of Linguistics and Dean of the School of Foreign Languages, Central China Normal University. His academic interests include forensic linguistics, discourse pragmatics and discourse metaphor. His representative publications include “Metaphor as a Textual Strategy in English”, Text 19 (2), 1999, “A Study of Interruption in Chinese Criminal Courtroom Discourse”, Text & Talk, 29-2, 2009, A Study of Courtroom Questions, Responses and their Interaction, Law Press, Beijing, 2003, and “The Principle of Goal-Direction and Communication”, Journal of Foreign Languages, 2009 (4 & 6)

Education

Ph.D., in Linguistics. The Institute of Linguistics, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, July 2002

M.A. in English. English Department, Sichuan University, July 1988

B.A., English. English Department, Hubei Normal University July 1978

Awards and Honors

Second prize for the Eighth Outstanding Achievement Award of Social Sciences of Hubei Province, 2013(湖北省第八届优秀社会科学成果奖二等奖)

Awarded the title of “Distinguished Professor”(桂苑名师)by Central China Normal University, 2013

Awarded the title of “Dongchu Distinguished Professor”东楚学者by Hubei University of Science and Technology, 2012

Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Asia, 2012

Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2011

Awarded “Man of the Year” by the American Biographical Institute, 2010

Recognized as “Provincial Model Teacher” by the Hubei Provincial Government, 1992

Appointments

Academic

Professor of English, English Department, the School of Foreign Languages, Central China Normal University, 2002 to present

Professor of English, English Department, the School of Foreign Languages, China University of Political Sciences and Law, 2002 to 2008 (Concurrently)

Visiting Professor, Macao University of Science and Technology, fall semester, 2009

Fulbright Professor, Brooklyn Law School, USA, August 2006 - July, 2007

Adjunct Professor, Hubei National Minority University, 2006

Adjunct Professor, Wuhan Engineering University, 2006

Guest Professor at Wuhan University of Science and Technology, 2004

Professor of English, China University of Political Sciences and Law, 2003

Visiting Scholar, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, fall semester, 2001

Professor of English, English Department, Hubei Normal University, 1999

Visiting Professor, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany, August 1997 - August 1998

Associate professor of English, English Department, Hubei Normal University, 1992

Administrative

Dean of the School of Foreign Languages, Central China Normal University, From January, 2012,1-2016,7

Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Languages, Central China Normal University, 2009-2011

Director of the Institute of Linguistics, the School of Foreign Languages, Central China Normal University, from August, 2002

Dean of the Department of Foreign Languages, Hubei Normal University, 1993-2002

Associate Dean of the Department of Foreign Languages, Hubei Normal University, 1989

Teaching

General Linguistics for M.A. candidates, Central China Normal University

Pragmatics for M.A. candidates, Central China Normal University

Discourse Analysis for Ph.D. candidates, Central China Normal University

Forensic Linguistics for Ph.D. candidates, China University of Political Sciences and Law

Pragmatics for Ph.D. candidates, Central China Normal University

Philosophy of Language for Ph.D. candidates, China University of Political Sciences and Law

Advanced Translation for undergraduates (seniors), Central China Normal University

English linguistics for undergraduates (seniors), Central China Normal University

Philosophy of Language for Ph.D. candidates, Central China Normal University

Publications

Books

A Companion to “Linguistics, a Course Book”, Southwest University of Transportation and

Communication, 2005

Trial Communication Strategies. Beijing: Law Press, 2005

A Study of Courtroom Questions, Responses and their Interaction in China. Beijing: Law Press, 2003

A Textbook in Translation. Shantou University Press, 1996

A Chinese English Dictionary of International Finance and Trade. Beijing: Foreign Language Study and Research Publishing House, 2000

New Advances in Pragmatics: An Anthology of Liao Meizhen's Research Papers. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing House, 2014

Articles

On discourse metaphor

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by”. Foreign Language Research, 2014, 1

“Metaphor we construct and organize our text and talk by”. Foreign Languages, 2011

“Metaphor as a Textual Strategy in Chinese”, Foreign Languages and Literature, 2010, 2

“Metaphor as a Textual Strategy in Chinese”, Foreign Language Teaching and Research, 2007

“Metaphor as a Textual Strategy in English”, Text, 1999, 19-2

“Metaphor as a Cohesive Device in English”, Modern Foreign Languages, 1992

On pragmatics and discourse analysis

“The Goal-driven Principle and Context: On Human Beings as the Key Factor of the Context. Foreign Language Education and Research 2013 (1)

“The Goal-driven Principle and Construction of Context”. Journal of Hubei University 2012 (Vol. 39: 5)

“The Goal-driven Principle and Interaction in Speech Acts”. Foreign Language Research 2012 (5)

“The Goal-driven Principle and Dynamics of Context”, Journal of PLA University of Foreign Languages, 2010, 4

“The Goal-driven Principle and Communication”, Foreign Language Research 2009 (4 & 6)

“A Study on Interruption in Chinese Criminal Courtroom Discourse”, TEXT & Talk 2009 (29-2)

“The Goal-driven Principle and Discourse Coherence”, Foreign Language Teaching and Research, 2005, 5

“The Goal-driven Principle and Goal Analysis: A New Way of Doing Pragmatics (a)”, Rhetorical Learning, 2005, 4

“The Goal-driven Principle and Goal Analysis: A New Way of Doing Pragmatics (b)”, Rhetorical Learning, 2005, 5

“The Goal-driven Principle and Cooperation in Chinese Courtroom Trial Discourse”, Journal of Foreign Languages, 2004, 5

On language and the law

"Interruption in Courtoom Discourse and Gender". Contemporary Rhetorics. 2015, 1:43-55.

“Speech or Silence: Within and Beyond Language and Law”. In M. Solan, Janet Aintworth and Roger Shuy (Eds.), Speaking of Language and Law. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming

Courtroom Discourse in China”. In L. M. Solan and P. M. Tiersma (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language and Law. Oxford University Press. 2012

“Power in interruption”. In William Christopher & Girolamo Tessuto (EDs.), Language in the Negotiation of Justice. Ashgate Publishers, 2013

“Courtroom Discourse in China”. In Peter Tiersma & Lawrence M. Solan (Eds.), Handbook of Language and Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011

“A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Courtroom Sentencing”. ESP Across Cultures, 2010, 7

“A Study on Formulation in Chinese Courtroom Discourse”, Foreign Language Research, 2006, 4

“A study on Courtroom Answers”. Rhetorical Learning, 2004, 5

“A Review of Forensic Linguistics Abroad”, Contemporary Linguistics, 2004, 3

“A Study on Reasoning through Question-answer Interaction”, A New Perspective on Language and law (Selected Papers ), 2003

“A Field Report of Chinese Courtroom Language”, Law and Life, 2003, 8

“A Study on the Interaction Patterns in Chinese Courtroom Interaction”, Linguistic Science, 2004, 3

“The Status quo of Chinese Courtroom Trial seen from Question-answer Interaction”. Applied Linguistics, 2002, 3.

Translations

A Series of Translation on Language and Law (Eds.). Beijing: Law Publishing House, 2007

Tess. Beijing: Beijing Foreign Languages Publishing House, 2000

Before Adam. Shijiazhuang: Hebei Education Publishing House, 1999

The Ring, (Published in the journal Window on Foreign Literature), 1987

English Writing Skills. Beijing: Beijing Publishing House, 1985

Work in progress

Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by. (Monograph)

A Pragmatic Study of Chinese Courtroom Discourse (Monograph)

The Goal-driven Principle and Goal analysis (Monograph)

The Standardization of Courtroom Language (Monograph)

Keynotes and Invited Talks

Outside Mainland China

"Cooperation in Chinese Courtroom Discourse revisited". A keynote speech at the Language and Law

   Conference, UBC, Canada, July 30-August 2, 2014.

“A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Criminal Courtroom Questions”. Invited talk at “the Law as Living Language Workshop”. Harvard Yanching Institute, Harvard University. April 26, 2014.

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by: towards a model of metaphorical discourse”. Invited talk. The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong, December, 2013

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by”. Invited talk. The English

Department, National Kaohsiung Normal University, July, 2012

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk byMetaphorical shifting and texture”

Invited Talk. The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of

Hong Kong, 2012

“Power in Interruption”. A plenary speech. The sixth conference on legal linguistics and legal

translation, Poznan, Poland, 2011

“Power in Interruption”. Invited talk. The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics,

City University of Hong Kong. 2010

“Courtroom Discourse in China and the U.S.”. Invited talk. The Law School of University of San Diego, May, 2007

“A Study of Interruption of Chinese Courtroom Discourse”. Invited talk. The Interdisciplinary Humanity Centre of University of California, Santa Barbara, May, 2007

“Courtroom Discourse in China and US”. Invited talk. Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, May, 2007

“Courtroom Discourse in China and US”. Invited talk. The Centre of Law, Language and Cognition, Brooklyn Law School, New York, USA. May, 2007

Inside Mainland China

"A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Courtroom Questions". Keynote at the Third International

   Symposium on Rhetoric and Communication Studies. Central China Normal University, Wuhan, December

   7-9, 2014.

“A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Criminal Courtroom Sentencing”. Keynote at the 8th National Conference on Legal Methodology. Zhengzhou, Henan. April, 2013

“A Study of Politeness Phenomena in Chinese Courtroom Discourse”. Keynote at the First National Conference on Law and Rhetoric at Shandong University, Weihai, Yantai. May, 2011

“A Comparative Study of Questioning in Chinese and American Courtroom Examinations”. Keynote at the 4th National Conference on Language and Law. Renmin University of China. December 2011

“A Comparative Study of Questioning in Chinese and American Courtroom Examinations”. Keynote at at the Second National Conference on Law and Rhetoric at Nankai University. December, 2011

“A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Criminal Courtroom Sentencing”. Keynote at the symposium on courtroom sentencing system at Renmin University, Beijing. September, 2011

“A Study of Politeness Phenomena in Chinese Courtroom Discourse”. Keynote at the Annual Conference of Chinese Language and Law Association. Beijing, December, 2010

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by: metaphorical shifting”. Keynote at the 12th National Pragmatics Conference in Wuhan University, in July, 2009

“Power in Interruption”. Keynote at the First Linguistic Forum across the Taiwan Strait in Macao, in December, 2008

Invited to give a keynote at the Fourth National Conference on Legal Theory and Legal Methodology in Southern China University of Science and Technology, Guangzhou. December, 2008

“The Principle of Goal-direction and Communication”. Keynote at the 11th National Pragmatics Conference in Nanjing University, in July, 2007

“A Study of Interruption in Chinese Criminal Courtroom Discourse”. Keynote at the First National Conference on Legal Theory and Legal Methodology in China University of Political Sciences and Law in Beijing, 2006

“A Study of Formulation in Chinese Courtroom Discourse”. Keynote at at the third national conference on pragmatics in Fudan University in Shanghai, July, 2005

*I have also been invited to give lectures or talks in more than 50 key universities in China since 2004

Major Conference Presentations

Outside Mainland China

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by: metaphorical shifting in discourse” International Conference on Cognitive Linguistics. Tambov, Russia. October, 2012

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by: a metaphorical discourse analysis framework”. The 12th International Conference on Pragmatics in Manchester, 2011

“Power in Interruption”. A presentation at the First Language and Law Conference in Second

University of Naples, Caserta, Italy, 2010

“Metaphors we construct and organize our text and talk by”. A presentation at the 11th International Pragmatics Conference in Melbourne, in July, 2009

“Courtroom Discourse in China and the U.S.” A presentation at the 8th International Association of Forensic Linguistics in University of Washington, in July, 2007

“Cooperation in Chinese Courtroom Interaction”. A presentation at the sixth international conference of forensic linguistics in Sydney, Australia, July, 2003

Invited to work with Professor Doreen Wu on a project on linguistics in the Chinese and  Bilingual Studies Department of Hong Kang Polytechnic University, August to October, 2001

Invited to make a presentation at the 9th international conference of the International Academy of

Linguistic Law in Beijing, September, 2004

Inside Mainland China

Power in Interruption. A presentation at the Symposium on Global Harmony and Rule of Law in Beijing. September, 2009

Formulation in Chinese Courtroom Discourse. A presentation at the second national conference on pragmatics in Fuzhou Normal University, December, 2004

The Goal-driven principle and goal analysis. A presentation at the first national conference on pragmatics in Guangzhou University of Foreign Languages and Trade, December, 2003

Forensic Linguistics. Invited talk in the Center of Forensic Linguistics of China University of Political Sciences and Law, Beijing, November, 2003

The status quo of Chinese courtroom trial. A presentation at the first national conference on language and law in Beijing, June, 2002

Cooperation in Chinese courtroom discourse. A presentation at the 9th national conference of Chinese contemporary linguistics in Beijing, October, 2002

A study of Chinese fortune-telling discourse. A presentation at the 8th national conference of Chinese Contemporary Linguistics, Guangzhou, in October, 2000

Grants

Courtroom Discourse in China. Central China Normal University Grant 2013-2015.

A Pragmatic Study of Chinese Courtroom Discourse. China National Social Sciences and Philosophy Foundation 2006-2009

Metaphors We Construct and Organize Our Text and Talk By. Central China Normal University 211 Program Grant. 2006-2008

A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Courtroom Discourse. Fulbright Scholarship Grant for visiting Brooklyn law School as Fulbright Professor. Fulbright Foundation. August 2006 - July 2007

Standardization of Chinese Courtroom Language. The Ministry of Justice of China Legal Theory Studies Grant. 2003-2006

A Study of Text Grammar of English. Hubei Provincial Education Committee Grant. 1999

China Scholarship Council Grant for visiting Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany as a visiting scholar. August 1997-August, 1998

Membership in Professional Associations

Executive Director, China Behavior Law Association

Executive Director, China Association of Western Philosophy

Member, The International Pragmatics Association

Vice Chairman, The China Language and Law Association

Founding member, The International Language and Law Association

Executive Director, Chinese Pragmatics Association

Member, International Academy of Linguistic Law