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Prof. GERNER, Matthias  (馬嘉思)

MA in Linguistics (University Paris 3/France)
PhD in Linguistics (La Trobe University/Australia)
Habilitation/Post-Doc in Linguistics (University of Mainz/Germany)
MA, PhD in Mathematics (University Paris 7/France)
MA in Theology (Faculte Evangelique de Vaux-sur-Seine/France)

Professor

Contact Information

Office: AC1-B7622
Phone: (852) 3442 7586
Fax: (852) 3442 0359
Email: mgerner@cityu.edu.hk
Web: Personal Homepage
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Research Interests

  • Descriptive and Areal Linguistics of SW Chinese minority languages Syntax and Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Grammaticalization
  • Lexicalization Typology

Teaching Interests

  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Syntax
  • Typology

Last updated: 29 August 2016

Matthias Gerner studied and researched at several institutions in Paris (France), Beijing (China), Melbourne (Australia), Mainz (Germany). He has published three books and numerous research articles on linguistic as well as on mathematical topics in a wide range of journals. His current research interests focus mainly on describing extreme properties of isolating languages from the perspective of general theories in syntax and semantics. Research Interests Descriptive and Areal Linguistics of SW Chinese minority languages Syntax and Semantics Pragmatics, Grammaticalization and Lexicalization Typology Teaching Interests Semantics Pragmatics Syntax Typology

Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Postal address: City University of Hong Kong B7704, 7/F, Blue Zone, Lift 3, Academic 1 83, Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon HK
Tel:(852)3442 8705, Fax:(852) 3442 0359 / 3442 0358, E-mail: ctlenq(at)cityu.edu.hk
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