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Liu Zhenfa
Updated: 2016-08-03

刘镇发Liu Zhenfa, Ph.D. 

Professor,

Tel:15160050705

E-mailtafniz@xmu.edu.cn

  

Education

1.1980B.Sc., Department of Biology,TheChinese University of HongKong;

2.1983M Sc., Department of Biology, TheChinese University of Hong Kong;

3.1988Dr. rer. natDepartment of Biology and Genetics, The Free University of Berlin

4.1996M Sc., Department of CBS, ThePolytechnic University of Hong Kong;

5.2000Ph. D, Department of CBS,The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong;

  

Professional Experience

1.2000-2002Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of CBS, The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong;

2.2002-2006 Associate Professor, Department of Chinese, Xiamen University

3.2002-2006 Associate Professor, Department of Chinese, Xiamen University


Research Area:

Chinese Dialectology, Chinese Historical Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics of Chinese, especially on the Studies of the phonology of and the recent development Hakka and Cantonese dialects.Dociumentation of endangered dialects in and near Hong Kong.Historical Linguistics of the Chinese language in the past centuries.

  

  

Course taught

Chinese Dialectology, Chinese Historical Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics of Chinese

  

  

Selected Publications

Papers

    劉鎮發 (Lau, 2004) 〈北京話入派三聲的規律與北方官話間的關係〉﹐《語言研究》(The Rules of the Development of the Entering Tone in the Beijing Dialect and the Relationships between the Northern Dialects, Studies on Language), 24(1) 106-112

        Lau Chun-Fat (2005)A dialect murders another dialect – The case of Hakka in Hong Kong. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 173:23-35.

    劉鎮發 (Lau, 2006) 〈溫州方言在過去一百年間的元音轉移〉﹐《語言研究》(The vowel shift in the Wenzhou dialect during the past century, Studies on Language), 26(2): 32-35

    劉鎮發 (Lau, 2007) 〈現代方言的[j]濁擦化 — 附論中古邪母的形成〉﹐《中國語文》(Fricativisation of /j/ in modern Chinese dialects: also a discussion on the formation of the initial group Xie in Middle Chinese), 317(2): 169-174

    劉鎮發 (Lau, 2009) 〈從音系的角度看官話方言在元明以後增生的濁聲母和次濁聲母〉(Studies on Language)﹐《語言研究》﹐29(1), 16-20

        Daniel W. C. So and Lau Chun-Fat (2012, accepted) Rapid large scale intra-nationality language shift in Hong Kong 1949-1971, Journal of Chinese Linguistics, 40:2 (To appear in October).


2.Books

《客家:誤會的歷史﹐歷史的誤會》﹐學術研究雜誌社 (Hakka: Misunderstanding History and Historical Misunderstanding, XueshuYanjiu Journal), 2001176

《香港原居民客語:一個消失中的聲音》﹐香港中國語文學會 (Hakka Dialect of Indigenous Inhabitants in Hong Kong – A Vanishing Voice, Published by the Chinese Language Society of Hong Kong) 2004, 236pp.


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