Research: Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics
Office: Building 5 # 133
Email: jiangsoloman AT icloud DOT com
I have been spending my intellectual life studying how the way we think takes shape in human language. Particular areas of focus in my research are implicature,scalar seasoning,metaphor, metonymy, counterfactual thought,polarity items,indefinite pronouns,mental space mapping,conceptual integration, conditionals, questions, negation, modulation of illocutionary force,information game.
Jiang, Yong. 2021. The entropy Increasing Function of Verums in Conditional Sentences, Modern Rhetoric, 6: 40-48.
Jiang, Yong. 2019. A Game-theoretical Interpretation of the Pragmatic Felicity of NPIs of Litotes, Modern Rhetoric, 4: 32-47.
Jiang, Yong. 2017. How to Derive the Quantificational Meanings from Free Choice Items? A collection of language studies, 19: 74-94
Jiang, Yong & Wang, Zhijun. 2017. The Validity of the Scalar Implicature Approach to the Emergent Polarity Sensitivity of FCIs, Modern Rhetoric, 6: 42-59.
Jiang, Yong & Wang, Zhijun. 2016. Why Are Daodi and Jiujing not Licensed by Yes-no Questions? A New Interpretation Based on Entropy, Modern Rhetoric，6: 61-74.
Jiang, Yong. 2015. Different Licensing Conditions of Any and the Chinese“Renhe”: An OT Approach, A collection of language studies, 14: 39-60.
Jiang, Yong. 2015. The Ｒelevant Condition Reconciling the Free Choice Meaning and the Scalar Endpoint Meaning, A collection of language studies, 15: 1-20.
Liao, Qiaoyun & Jiang, Yong. 2015. A Probability Model of the Emergent Polarity Sensitivity of Free Choice Items. Foreign Language Education, 1: 28-33.
Jiang, Yong. 2015. Why Can Dou (all) License Chinese Free Choice Items, Modern Rhetoric, 5: 19-34.
Jiang,Yong. 2016. An Information-theoretical Approach to the Entropy Increasing Function of Domain Wideners. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
A Space Integration Approach to Ad Hoc Concept Construction in Chinese, Project of Social Science Foundation of China.
Space Mapping Studies on Negative Polarity Items, Project of Social Science Foundation of China.
2012. Information Theoretical Studies on Polarity Items, Project of Philosophy and Social Science Foundation of the Ministry of Education
Studies on Chinese Polarity Items , Golden Spike project of Fudan University.
A Theory of Metonmy and Verbal Communication, Shanghai Youth Project in Social Science.
Professor of Linguistics, Institute of Corpus Studies and Applications, Shanghai Foreign Studies University (2021-present)
Professor of Linguistics, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University (2018-2021)
Associate Professor of Linguistics, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University (2003-2018)
Postdoctoral Researcher of Chinese Rhetoric, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University (2001-2003)
Lecturer of English Language and Literature, the Third Department, Sichuan International Studies University (1996-1998)
2012 Visiting professor, Department of Chinese, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea.
2007 Visiting professor, Center of World Studies, Virgina Commonwealth University, USA.