ZEV JOSEPH HANDEL

 

University of Washington@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ (206) 543-4863

Department of Asian Languages and Literature, Box 353521@@@@@@@@@@@ fax: (206) 685-4268

Seattle, WA 98195-3521@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ zhandel@u.washington.edu

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Historical phonology, Chinese language, Chinese dialects, Tibeto-Burman languages, Sino-Tibetan comparison, Asian writing systems

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Chinese Language, University of California at Berkeley, December 1998
Dissertation: gThe Medial Systems of Old Chinese and Proto-Sino-Tibetanh
Committee: Pang-Hsin Ting (chair), H. Samuel Cheung, James A. Matisoff

M.A., East Asian Languages, University of California at Berkeley, December 1992
Thesis: gNotes on Consonant Cluster Endings in Archaic Chinese: A Preliminary Reexamination of the Ge, Ji, and Yuan Rhyme Groupsh

A.B., Mathematics, Harvard College, June 1988

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2006-present Associate Professor, University of Washington, Dept. of Asian Languages and Literature

1999-2006@@@ Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Dept. of Asian Languages and Literature

2001-2002@@@ Research Associate, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2001-present Adjunct Professor, University of Washington, Dept. of Linguistics

1998-1999@@@ Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Dept. of Asian Languages and Literature

COURSES TAUGHT

University of Washington

2011-2012@@@ Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Autumn 2011
Linguistics 454 (Introduction to historical linguistics), Autumn 2011
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese historical phonology), Winter 2012

2010-2011@@@ Chinese 496 (Fourth-Year readings in Chinese), Autumn 2010
Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Autumn 2010
Honors 211 (The world of Chinese character based writing systems), Winter 2010
Asian 211 (Languages and cultures of China), Spring 2011
Chinese 533 (Old Chinese phonology), Spring 2011

2009-2010@@@ Chinese 531 (Mandarin phonology), Autumn 2009
Linguistics 454 (Introduction to historical linguistics), Autumn 2009
Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Winter 2010
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese historical phonology), Spring 2010
Asian 211 (Languages and cultures of China), Spring 2010

2008-2009@@@ Chinese 496 (Fourth-Year readings in Chinese), Autumn 2008
Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Winter 2009
Chinese 540 (Chinese etymology), Winter 2009
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese historical phonology), Spring 2009
Asian 401 (Introduction to Asian linguistics), Spring 2009

2007-2008@@@ Academic Leave

2006-2007@@@ Chinese 496 (Fourth-Year readings in Chinese), Autumn 2006
Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Winter 2007
Chinese 540 (Sino-Tibetan linguistics), Winter 2007
Chinese 531 (Mandarin phonology), Spring 2007
Asian 401 (Introduction to Asian linguistics), Spring 2007

2005-2006@@@ Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Winter 2006
Chinese 533 (Old Chinese phonology), Winter 2006
Asian 211 (Chinese characters in Asia), Spring 2006
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese historical phonology), Spring 2006

2004-2005@@@ Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Winter 2005
Asian 401 (Introduction to Asian Linguistics), Spring 2005
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese historical phonology), Spring 2005
Asian 600 (Independent Study) - Winter 2005 (two students), Spring 2005 (three students), Summer 2005 (one student)

2003-2004@@@ Chinese 202, 203 (Second-year Chinese language), head instructor
Chinese 342/442 (The Chinese language), Winter 2004
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese historical phonology), Spring 2004
Asian 700 (Masterfs Thesis) - Autumn 2003 (one student)

2002-2003@@@ Chinese 201, 202, 203 (Second-year Chinese language), head instructor
Chinese 342 (The Chinese language), Winter 2003
Chinese 540 (Topics in Old Chinese phonology), Autumn 2002
Asian 600 (Independent Study) - Autumn 2002 (one student)
Asian 700 (Masterfs Thesis) - Autumn 2002 (one student)

2001-2002@@@ HUMA 601o (Introduction to Sino-Tibetan Linguistics), Spring 2002
@@@ (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

2000-2001@@@ Chinese 211, 212, 213 (Second-year Chinese language), head instructor
Chinese 342 (The Chinese language), Autumn 2000
Chinese 542 (Introduction to Chinese Historical Phonology), Spring 2001
Asian 600 (Independent Study) - Autumn 2000 (two students), Winter 2001 (three students), Spring 2001 (four students)

1999-2000@@@ Chinese 211, 212, 213 (Second-year Chinese language), head instructor
Chinese 342 (The Chinese language), Autumn 1999
Chinese 532 (Middle Chinese Phonology: Methods and Materials), Winter 2000

1998-1999@@@ Chinese 211, 212, 213 (Second-year Chinese language), head instructor
Chinese 342 (The Chinese language), Autumn 1998
Chinese 532 (Middle Chinese Phonology: Methods and Materials), Winter 1999

University of California at Berkeley

1995-1996@@@ Chinese 1A, 1B (First-year Chinese language), graduate student instructor

Harvard University

Fall 1988@@@@@ Chinese Ba (First-year Chinese language), drill instructor

TEACHING MATERIALS

Supplementary Materials Packet for second-year Chinese; student and instructor editions. Developed in 1999-2000 (with the help of teaching assistants) as a supplement to Integrated Chinese: Level 2, and revised quarterly since. The most recent edition comprises approximately 400 pages of errata, notes, exercises and other materials; it is being used by approximately half a dozen instructors at other institutions, and is available on the world wide web for Chinese language students and instructors: http://faculty.washington.edu/zhandel/smp.html.

AWARDS

2011@@@@@@@@@@@ 2011 Honors Excellence in Teaching Award (UW Honors Program)

2002@@@@@@@@@@@ Young Scholar Award/Mantaro J. Hashimoto Award, International Association of Chinese Linguistics (for presentation at IACL-11, August, 2002)

PUBLICATIONS

2012@@@ (forthcoming) gThe classification of Chinese.h Oxford handbook of Chinese linguistics, ed. by Chaofen Sun and William S.-Y. Wang. Oxford University Press.

2012@@@ (forthcoming) gOld Chinese phonology.h Oxford handbook of Chinese linguistics, ed. by Chaofen Sun and William S.-Y. Wang. Oxford University Press.

2012@@@ (forthcoming) gHistorical Chinese phonologyh. Handbook of Chinese linguistics, ed. by James C.-T. Huang, Audrey Li, Andrew Simpson. Wiley-Blackwell.

2012@@@ (forthcoming) gLìshǐ bǐjiàofǎ hé céngcì fēnxīfǎ Žj”ä–@˜aŽŸ•ªÍ–@ [The role of the comparative method and stratum analysis in the reconstruction of Chinese dialect history]h. Yuyanxue Luncong Œ¾Šw论丛. [In Chinese; co-authored with Akitani Hiroyuki].

2012@@@ Review of Hmong–Mien language history. Canberra, Australia: The Australian National University. Diachronica 29.4:385-398.

2012@@@ Valence-changing prefixes and voicing alternation in Old Chinese and Proto-Sino-Tibetan: Reconstructing *s- and *N- prefixes. Language and Linguistics 13.1:61-81.

2011@@@ Review of The idea of writing: play and complexity. Journal of the American Oriental Society 131.3:494-496.

2011@@@ Etymology consultant for Chinese and other East Asian languages. American Heritage Dictionary 5th edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

2011@@@ Report: The International Symposium on Sino-Tibetan Comparative Studies in the 21st Century. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 39.1:277-290.

2010@@@ Old Chinese and Min. Chûgokugo Gaku 257:34-68.

2010@@@ Review article on Mǐnběi-qū sān xiàn shì fāngyán yánjiū –k‹æŽOŽs•ûŒ¾Œ¤‹† [Studies on Northern Min Dialects: Shipi, Zhenqian, and Dikou] by Akitani Hiroyuki. Yuyanxue Luncong Œ¾Šw论丛 42:380-407.

2010@@@ Competing methodologies of Chinese dialect fieldwork, and their implications for the study of the history of the Northern Min dialects. Studies in honor of Jerry Norman, ed. by W. South Coblin and Anne O. Yue-Hashimoto, 13-39. Hong Kong: The Ng Tor-tai Chinese Language Research Centre, Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

2009@@@ Old Chinese medials and their Sino-Tibetan origins: a comparative study (Language and Linguistics Monograph Series, A18). Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica.

2009@@@ Towards a comparative study of sinographic writing strategies in Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese. SCRIPTA 1:89-125.

2009@@@ Reflections on the historical origin of the Northern Min softened initials. [In Chinese] Language and Linguistics 10.1:1-16.

2008@@@ What is Sino-Tibetan? Snapshot of a field and a language family in flux. Language and Linguistics Compass 2.3:422–441.

2008@@@ Comments on Chinese comparanda in Matisoff, James A. 2008. The Tibeto-Burman reproductive system: toward an etymological thesaurus. University of California publications in linguistics 140. Berkeley: University of California Press.

2007@@@ Notes on Old Chinese bilabial dissimilation, with reference to —W ecityf and yōng emoatf. Linguistic studies in Chinese and neighboring languages: Festschrift in honor of Professor Pang-Hsin Ting on his 70th birthday, ed. by Dah-an Ho et al.. Pp. 1013-1033. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica.

2006@@@ Review of The Chinese rime tables: linguistic philosophy and historical-comparative phonology. Phonology 23.3:454-458.

2004@@@ Methodological considerations in the application of Tibeto-Burman comparison to the reconstruction of Old Chinese. Studies on Sino-Tibetan languages: papers in honor of Professor Hwang-cherng Gong on his seventieth birthday, ed. by Ying-chin Lin et al., 603-620. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica.

2004@@@ Tone values of the Northern Min dialects and a reconstruction of gsoftened initialsh. Fangyan 2004.1:54-75. [Chinese translation by Baoxian Chen of 2003 Language and Linguistics article.]

2004@@@ The *-i-/*-ji- distinction in the Old Chinese reconstruction system of Li Fang-kuei. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 32.2:179-199.

2004@@@ Review of A study of Sangkong. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 27.1:111-142.

2004@@@ The use of jin ¡, yi —‚, and lai ˜Ò as time demonstratives with ganzhi dates in the oracle-bone inscriptions. Meaning and form: Essays in Pre-Modern Chinese grammar, ed. by K. Takashima and S. Jiang, 57-75. LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics 55. München: Lincom Europe.

2003@@@ Review of A study of Rouruo. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 26.1:141-161.

2003@@ A concise introduction to Old Chinese phonology. Appendix to the Handbook of Tibeto-Burman phonology: system and philosophy of Sino-Tibetan reconstruction, by James A. Matisoff. Pp. 543-574. University of California Press.

2003@@@ Ingush inflectional verb morphology: a synchronic classification and historical analysis with comparison to Chechen. In: Current trends in Caucasian, East European and Inner Asian linguistics: Papers in honor of Howard I. Aronson. (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 246.), ed. by Dee Ann Holisky and Kevin Tuite, 123-175. John Benjamins.

2003@@@ Northern Min tone values and the reconstruction of gsoftened initialsh. Language and Linguistics 4.1:47-84.

2002@@@ Proto-Lolo-Burmese velar clusters and the origin of Lisu palatal sibilants. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 25.1:95-112.

2002@@@ Rethinking the medials of Old Chinese: Where are the rfs? Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale 31.1:3-32.

2001@@@ Review of Simmons: Chinese Dialect Classification: A comparative approach to Harngjou, Old Jintarn, and Common Northern Wu. Journal of the American Oriental Society 121.4:658-660.

1996@@@ Introduction to Phonological inventories of Tibeto-Burman languages (STEDT Monograph #3), ed. by Ju Namkung. Berkeley: Center for Southeast Asia Studies, University of California.

1994@@@ Review of A dictionary of the northern dialect of Lisu (China and Southeast Asia). Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 17.1:141-154.

PRESENTATIONS

2012@@@ Words, word families, and obi characters: the case for fuzzy identification. Meeting of the American Oriental Society. Boston, March 16-19.

@@@@@@@@@@ Chinese characters and Chinese language: beyond the tattoo. Invited presentation to the University of Washington Catalysts. University of Washington. January 11.

2011@@@ Words, word families, and OBI characters: the case for fuzzy identification. Invited presentation for Shang Archeology: Achievements, Directions & Dead-ends: a Festtag for David Keightley in Celebration of 80 Sui. University of California, Berkeley. October 1.

@@@@@@@@@@ The interplay of graphic complexity and systemic complexity: government-led 20th century script reform in China. The Idea of Writing Conference. Università Ca' Foscari, Venice. September 12.

@@@@@@@@@@ An overview of the Sino-Tibetan languages and their role in the reconstruction of Old Chinese. Invited lecture, Chinese Studies Institute, Korea University, Seoul. September 2.

2010@@@ The comparative method and the stratum analysis method [in Chinese]. Workshop of the Kansai Branch of the Japanese Society of Chinese Linguistics. Kansai University, Osaka, July 11.

@@@@@@@@@@ Valence-changing prefixes and voicing alternation in Old Chinese and Proto-Sino-Tibetan. 17th Meeting of the East Eurasia Linguistics Circle. Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, July 4.

@@@@@@@@@@ Valence-changing prefixes and voicing alternation in Old Chinese and Proto-Sino-Tibetan: where are the nasals and where are the sibilants? International Symposium on Sino-Tibetan Comparative Studies in the 21st Century. Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica. Taipei, June 24-25.

@@@@@@@@@@ English words with Chinese etymologies: a peregrination through the American Heritage Dictionary. University of Washington Department of Asian Languages & Literature Colloquium. May 27.

@@@@@@@@@@ The influence of linguistic typology on the adoption of Chinese characters for written Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. University of Washington Department of Linguistics Colloquium. April 2.

@@@@@@@@@@ English words with Chinese origins: an etymological journey. Invited presentation for the colloquium gA whole afternoon of Chinese linguisticsh, University of Leiden. March 16.

2009@@@ Revising Chinese Etymologies: A Lexicographic Journey through the American Heritage Dictionary. Invited presentation for the Arizona State University Confucius Institute, Arizona State University School of International Letters & Cultures, Tempe. November 6.

@@@@@@@@@@ Competing methodologies of Chinese dialect fieldwork, and their implications for the study of the history of the Northern Min dialects. 17th Annual Meeting of International Association of Chinese Linguistics. Paris, July 2-4.

2008@@@ Preliminary remarks on the influence of linguistic typology on Asian sinography. 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society Western Branch. Portland, October 24-25.

@@@@@@@@@ Towards a comparative study of sinographic writing strategies in Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese. SCRIPTA (First International Conference of the Hunminjeongeum Society). Seoul, October 9-10.

@@@@@@@@@@ Linguistic typology and the adaptation of Chinese writing to the indigenous languages of Vietnam, Korea, and Japan: a preliminary investigation. 41st International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. London, September 18-21.

@@@@@@@@@@ English words with Chinese etymologies ˜_Š¿Œê˜ÒŒ¹“I‰pŒêŽŒ. Invited presentation for Colloquium Series on Chinese Dialects and Regional Culture, Hanyang University, Hanyang University, Seoul. May 6.

2007@@@ A brief overview of the Baxter and Baxter-Sagart systems of Old Chinese. Invited presentation for The First International Symposium on Chinese Regional Culture and Language, Hanyang University, Seoul. November 30.

@@@@@@@@@@ Old Chinese reconstruction: methodological issues and practical application to the interpretation of manuscript texts. Invited presentation for China Before Print Workshop, University of Chicago. February 16.

2006@@@ Sorting through competing reconstructions of Old Chinese. Invited presentation at special workshop gThe Current State of ST/TB Reconstructionh. 39th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Seattle, September 14-17.

2005@@@ The etymology of ecityf and yōng emoatf. Symposium on Old Chinese. Shanghai, December 12-17.

@@@@@@@@@@ Did yōng emoatf end in -m?. Invited presentation. Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. December 11.

@@@@@@@@@@ Invited chair for session on gOrigin of Language / Phylogeneticsh. Ninth Annual Chinese-American Frontiers of Science Symposium. Xiamen, November 2-4.

@@@@@@@@@@ The etymology of ecityf and yōng emoatf. 38th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Xiamen, October 28-31.

@@@@@@@@@@ Examples of text recitations in the old reading tradition of Xingtian Township, Wuyishan County, Fujian [in Chinese]. 9th International Min Dialects Conference, Fuzhou, October 25-27.

@@@@@@@@@@ Reconstructing the pronunciation of Old Chinese - and beyond. University of Washington Department of Asian Languages and Literature colloquium. February 22.

2004@@@ Excavating the dawn: a case study of the origins of the ancient Chinese lexicon. University of Washington Department of Linguistics Colloquium. December 3.

@@@@@@@@@@ gDawnh words in Old Chinese: a case study of the Old Chinese lexicon. 37th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Lund, October 1-3.

@@@@@@@@@@ The application of Old Chinese phonology to textual problems: degrees of (un)certainty. Invited keynote address: 2004 University of Washington Asian Languages and Literature Graduate Student Colloquium in Asian Studies. Seattle, May 22.

2003@@@ Northern Min tone values and the reconstruction of softened initials [in Chinese]. 8th International Min Dialects Conference, Haikou, November 9-13.

@@@@@@@@@@ Methodological considerations in Old Chinese and Middle Chinese. Symposium on Middle Chinese and Old Chinese phonology. Chicago, May 10.

@@@@@@@@@@ Examples of text recitations in the old reading tradition of Xingtian Township, Wuyishan County, Fujian. Meeting of the American Oriental Society. Nashville, April 4-7.

@@@@@@@@@@ Dialects, orthographies, business, and technology: The Chinese linguistic conundrum. Presentation at symposium Beyond the grove of academe: Asian languages, public policy, and the public interest. Seattle, March 13.

@@@@@@@@@@ Issues in Old Chinese reconstruction: methodology and practical application. Invited talk, Cornell University Department of Asian Studies. March 7.

@@@@@@@@@@ The reconstruction of gsoftened initialsh in the Northern Min dialects of Chinese based on tone pitch patterns. University of Washington Department of Linguistics Colloquium. January 10.

2002@@@ Methodological considerations in comparative Sino-Tibetan and the reconstruction of Old Chinese pronunciation. 35th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Tempe, November 7-10.

@@@@@@@@@@ Chinese dialect fieldwork. University of Washington Department of Asian Languages and Literature colloquium. October 23.

@@@@@@@@@@ Northern Min tone values and the reconstruction of gsoftened initialsh. (Young Scholar Award finalist.) 11th International Association of Chinese Linguistics conference, Nagoya, August 20-22.

@@@@@@@@@@ The *-i-/*-ji- distinction in the Old Chinese reconstruction system of Li Fang-kuei. Li Fang-Kuei Centennial Symposium, Seattle, August 15-17.

@@@@@@@@@@ Fieldwork in Fujian province: process and results. Hong Kong University Linguistics Seminar, April 30.

2001@@@ Proto-Lolo-Burmese velar clusters and the origin of Lisu palatal sibilants. 34th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Kunming, October 24-28.

@@@@@@@@@@ The use of Jīn, , and Lái as time words with gānzhī dates in the oracle bone inscriptions. 4th International Conference on Classical Chinese Grammar. Vancouver, August 15-17.

2000@@@ The problem of medial yod in Chinese/Tibeto-Burman comparisons and the monophthongization of glide + vowel sequences in Early Old Chinese. 9th International Conference on Chinese Linguistics. Singapore, June 26-28.

1999@@@ Rethinking the medials of Old Chinese: Where are the rfs? 32nd International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Urbana-Champaign, October 28-31.

1997@@@ A snake in the grass: an exploration of a slippery Sino-Tibetan etymon. 30th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Beijing, August 24-28.

@@@@@@@@@@ The role of ablaut in the Ingush verbal system. 10th International Conference on non-Slavic languages of the former Soviet Union. Chicago, May 8-11.

1995@@@ Issues in the periodicization of Old Chinese. 29th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Leiden, October 10-13.

1992@@@ Notes on consonant cluster endings in Archaic Chinese. 25th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Berkeley, October 14-18.

SERVICE (University of Washington)

Department

2010-2011@@@ Chinese Program Coordinator
Teacher Certification Representative (Chinese)
Graduate Admissions and Education Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad
Primary organizer of intensive summer language program at Sichuan University

2009-2010@@@ Chinese Program Coordinator
Teacher Certification Representative (Chinese)
Development Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad
Primary organizer of intensive summer language program at Sichuan University

2008-2009@@@ Chinese Program Coordinator
Teacher Certification Representative (Chinese)
Development Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad
Primary organizer of intensive summer language program at Sichuan University

2007-2008@@@ Academic Leave

2006-2007@@@ Associate Chair
Chinese Program Coordinator (with Chris Hamm)
Web Page and Computer Advisory Committee (chair)
Development Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad

2005-2006@@@ Chinese Program Coordinator (with Chris Hamm)
Chinese Language Program Revision Committee (chair)
Web Page and Computer Advisory Committee (chair)
Overseas Language Study Committee (chair)
Development Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad

2004-2005@@@ Chinese Program Coordinator (with Chris Hamm)
Overseas Language Study Committee
Web Page and Computer Advisory Committee
Outreach Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad

2003-2004@@@ Overseas Language Study Committee (chair)
Korean Lecturer Search Committee (chair)
Web Page and Computer Advisory Committee
Development Committee
Chinese Lecturer Search Committee (ex officio)
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad

2002-2003@@@ Overseas Language Study Committee (chair)
Graduate Admission and Fellowships Committee
Ad hoc Department Web Page Committee
Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ TA workshop panel discussion panelist: non-native language teaching. March.

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Student Committees: Chris Dakin, Mei-huang Lee, Kyoung-ok Noh

2000-2001@@@ Computer Committee (chair)
TA Training Committee
@@@ Organized and ran TA orientation, Sept. 19, 2000
Overseas Language Study Committee
Four-city tour of language teaching programs in China, Sept. 2-15
@@@ Responsible for transfer credits for Chinese language and literature study abroad
Chinese Lecturer Search Committee

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Student Committees: Timothy Miller, M.A. December (chair), Yeow-Chong Wu, Kening Li (linguistics)

1999-2000@@@ Computer Committee (chair)
TA Training Committee
Overseas Language Study Committee
Chinese Lecturer Search Committee
Ad-hoc Committee on TA Policy Revision

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Led project to thoroughly revise and redesign the department web site
(http://depts.washington.edu/asianll/)

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Devised a series of new course numbers (CHIN 145, 245, 345, 395, 445, 495) to facilitate credit transfer for students engaged in study abroad

University

2010-2011@@@ Faculty Senate Representative (Arts & Sciences, Humanities Division)
East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board
UW-China Faculty Advisory Board

2009-2010@@@ East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board
UW-China Faculty Advisory Board
UW representative to annual meeting of North American Confucius Institutes

2008-2009@@@ East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board

2007-2008@@@ Academic Leave

2006-2007@@@ Deanfs Global Citizens Task Force
East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board

2005-2006@@@ Faculty Senate Representative
East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board

2004-2005@@@ Faculty Senate Representative
East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board

2003-2004@@@ China Program Fellowship Committee
East Asia Center Advisory Committee
World Languages Day presentation (gHow to Write Chinese Charactersh)
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board

2002-2003@@@ East Asia Center Advisory Committee
UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board

2000-2001@@@ Inspection and evaluation tour of UW-affiliated language programs in China: CIEE Beijing, CIEE Nanjing, CIEE Shanghai, CET Harbin, OUS/CUN Beijing, IUP Beijing
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board
World Languages Day presentation (gHow Chinese Characters Workh) and event (gSkits by first- and second-year Chinese students), March 2

1999-2000@@@ UW representative to Inter-University Board for Chinese Language Studies
UW representative to Oregon University System Chinese Study Abroad board
Representative to International Faculty Council exploratory meetings with visiting delegations from Tsinghua University (Beijing) and Sichuan University (Chengdu)

Professional Community

2011-2012@@@ CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member
Board of Directors, Li Fang-Kuei Society for Chinese Linguistics (through 2011)
Washington State Confucius Institute Education Advisory Board member
Member editorial board: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics (Brill)
Member editorial board: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics
Member editorial board: Yuyanxue Wenxuan
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Member editorial board: Yuyanxue YilinsŒ¾Šw—сt
Member editorial board: SCRIPTA
(Journal of the Hunminjeongeum Society)
Co-editor:
SCRIPTA (Journal of the Hunminjeongeum Society)

2010-2011@@@ External review committee, UC Berkeley Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member
Board of Directors, Li Fang-Kuei Society for Chinese Linguistics (through 2011)
Washington State Confucius Institute Education Advisory Board member
Member editorial board: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics (Brill)
Member editorial board: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics
Member editorial board: Yuyanxue Wenxuan
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Member editorial board: Yuyanxue YilinsŒ¾Šw—сt
Member editorial board: SCRIPTA
(Journal of the Hunminjeongeum Society)

2009-2010@@@ CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member
Board of Directors, Li Fang-Kuei Society for Chinese Linguistics (through 2011)
Washington State Confucius Institute Education Advisory Board member
Member editorial board: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics
Member editorial board: Yuyanxue Wenxuan
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Member editorial board: Yuyanxue YilinsŒ¾Šw—сt
Member editorial board: SCRIPTA
(Journal of the Hunminjeongeum Society)

2008-2009@@@ CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member
Board of Directors, Li Fang-Kuei Society for Chinese Linguistics (2008-2011)
Member editorial board: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics
Member editorial board: Yuyanxue Wenxuan
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Member editorial board: Yuyanxue YilinsŒ¾Šw—сt

2007-2008@@@ CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member
International Association of Chinese Linguistics Board Member (2006-08)
President, Washington Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (U of Washington)
Member editorial board: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics

2006-2007@@@ Principal Organizer, 39th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics
International Association of Chinese Linguistics Board Member (2006-08)
CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member
Organizing Committee, 18th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics
Vice President, Washington Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (U of Washington)
Member editorial board: Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics

2005-2006@@@ CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member

2004-2005@@@ CIEE Chinese Language Advisory Board member