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Professor Matthews, Stephen James

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Professor Matthews, Stephen James

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Matthews, S
Matthews, Stephen
Matthews, Stephen J

Biography

Stephen Matthews specialises in language typology, syntax and semantics. His current interests include the typology of Chinese; the grammar of Chinese dialects, notably Cantonese, Chaozhou and other Minnan dialects; language contact and bilingualism, with particular reference to Sinitic languages. He is Co-Director of the Childhood Bilingualism Research Centre. An amateur musician, he plays second violin with the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra and the SAR Philharmonic.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Yip, V
2009-01-01Leonard Bloomfield Book Award: Linguistic Society of America
Research Achievement
2011-12-01Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2012--12/2013Member, Bloomfield Book Award CommitteeLinguistic Society of America
Life MemberLinguistic Society of America
Life MemberInternational Asociation for Chinese Linguistics
Life MemberLinguistic Society of Hong Kong
MemberLinguistic Association of Great Britain
MemberSociety for Pidgin and Creole Languges
Life MemberSchubert Institute of the United Kingdom
MemberAssociation for Linguistic Typology
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Syntax
Semantics
Language typology
Cantonese and Chaozhou dialect
Bilingualism and language contact
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, French, German英語、粵語、法語、德語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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