YANG, Wenjiang

Director of Centre for Japanese Studies

Executive Board Member, Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistics Society漢日對比語言學研究(協作)會

Member, The Society of Japanese Grammar日本語文法学会

Member, The Society for Japanese Linguistics日本語学会

Member, International Association of Chinese Linguistics 國際中國語言學學會

2021體範疇、示證範疇與自知範疇:日語テイル的多功能現象 [Aspect, evidentiality, and egophoricity: The polyfunctionality of Japanese teiru], The 15th Conference on Comparative Culture Studies in East Asia, Nankai University, Tianjin, China.

2020 語法化 [Grammaticalization], lecture at North China University of Technology, Beijing, China.

2019 On the diachronic development of Chinese jieguo ‘result’ as a pragmatic marker, JCLA20, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan.

2018a Evidentiality in Japanese, lunch talk at Harvard-Yenching Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2018b萊州方言的句末助詞‘來’[Sentence-final particle lai in Laizhou dialect], IACL26, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.

2018c 日語自知和非自知的語法表現 [Egophoric and non-egophoric expressions in Japanese grammar], 首屆示證範疇論壇 [The 1st Evidentiality Forum], Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

2017 萊州方言“道個”的歷史來源 [The historical source of daoge in Laizhou dialect], NACCL29, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

2016a A constructional approach to Japanese evidential mitai, The 2nd International Conference on Grammaticalization: Theory and Data, University of Rouen, Rouen, France.

2016b 日語語法化研究的歷史與課題 [The history and current issues of grammaticalization research in Japanese], 第八屆漢日對比語言學研討會 [The 8th Symposium on Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistics], Yanbian University, Yanji, China.

2016c 日語的強調標記sono mono [The emphatic marker sono mono in Japanese], 首屆跨語言研究學術研討會 [The 1st Conference on Cross-Linguistic Studies], Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

2016d 試論日語示證與認識情態的關係 [On the relationship between evidentiality and epistemic modality in Japanese], 日本學研究新視野暨北京大學日語學科創建70周年紀念研討會 [The Symposium on the New Horizon in Japanology and the 70th Anniversary of Japanese Studies in Peking University], Peking University, Beijing, China.

2016e 日語語法體的中和條件初探 [The conditions for neutralization in Japanese grammatical aspect], 時體與情態問題學術討論會 [The Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality], Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

2016f 日本語アスペクトの中和現象:他動性、従属度、史的変遷 [Neutralization in Japanese aspect: Transitivity, degree of subordination and historical development], 第1回日本語と近隣言語における文法化ワークショップ [The 1st Workshop on Grammaticalization in Japanese and Languages in Adjacent Areas], Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

2015a 古代日本語の「ツ」「ヌ」と現代中国語の“了”[Ancient Japanese tu/nu and Modern Chinese le], 国際連語論学会第3回大会 [The 3rd Conference of the International Phraseology Society], Daito Bunka University, Tokyo, Japan.

2015b Historical development of Japanese evidentials: A constructionalizational approach, NINJAL International Symposium: Grammaticalization in Japanese and across Languages, NINJAL, Tokyo, Japan.

2015c 從及物性看語法體的中和現象 [Neutralization of grammatical aspect from the perspective of transitivity], 第七屆漢日對比語言學研討會 [The 7th Symposium on Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistics],Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

2015d 示證類型學與日語示證範疇 [Typology of evidentiality and evidentiality in Japanese], 第二屆語言類型學國際學術研討會 [The 2nd International Symposium on Language Typology], Nanchang University, Nanchang, China.

2015e 山東萊州方言‘道個’的詞彙化與語法化 [Lexicalization and grammaticalization of daoge in Laizhou dialect of Shandong Province], The 8th International Symposium on Grammaticalization in Chinese, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

2014a 日語句尾「ッテ」的多功能關聯模式初探 [The polyfunctional SFP tte in Japanese], 第二屆日本學高端論壇暨高校日語教師暑期研修會 [The 2nd High-End Forum on Japanology and Summer Seminar of Japanese Language Teachers from Universities of China], Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China.

2014b 日語示證標記的主觀化與間主觀化 [Subjectification and intersubjectification of Japanese evidentials], 第六屆漢日對比語言學研討會 [The 6th Symposium on Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistics] , Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

2013 日語示證範疇的直指特徵 [The deictic nature of Japanese evidentials], 跨語言視點研究國際研討會 [The International Symposium on the Cross-Linguistic Study of Perspective], Peking University, Beijing, China.

2012 日語示證標記的去語法化現象 [Degrammaticalization in the emergence of Japanese evidentials], 第四屆漢日對比語言學研討會 [The 4th Symposium on Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistics] , Hunan University, Changsha, China.

2011 日語示證研究的歷史與展望 [The history of studies on Japanese evidentiality and the prospect for the future studies], 第三屆漢日對比語言學研討會 [The 3th Symposium on Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistics], Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China.

Books and Book Chapters

Yang, Wenjiang. forthcoming. 現代日語示證範疇研究 [Evidentiality in Modern Japanese]. Tianjin: Nankai University Press.

Yang, Wenjiang. forthcoming. 時 [Tense, Chapter 62], 體 [Aspect, Chapter 63], 授受 [Benefactives, Chapter 65]. In Guanglu Peng, and Jun Pan (eds.), 日語語言學百題 [One Hundred Topics in Japanese Linguistics]. Hangzhou: Zhejiang Gongshang University Press.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2021. 現代日語的示證系統 [The evidential system of Modern Japanese]. In Chia-jung Pan (ed.), 基本語言學理論研究:示證範疇研究 [Research in Basic Linguistic Theory: Evidentiality], 135–69. Tianjin: Nankai University Press.

Narrog, Heiko, and Wenjiang Yang. 2018. Evidentiality in Japanese. In Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Evidentiality, 709–24. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2016. 現代日語口語中句尾“ッテ”使用狀況的個案調查 [A case study of sentence-final tte in modern spoken Japanese]. In Zufa Yu, and Fenglin Mao (eds.), 上海海事大學日本學研究文集 [Collection of Papers on Japanology at Shanghai Maritime University], 35–43. Shanghai: Shanghai Pujiang Education Press.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2010. 日語體標記的語義地圖模型初擬 [The semantic map model for Japanese aspect markers]. In Jun Pan (ed.), 現代日語語言學前沿 [Forefront of Modern Japanese Linguistics], 365–91. Beijing: Foreign Languages Teaching and Research Press.


Articles in Journals and Serial Publications

Yang, Wenjiang. 2020. On the diachronic development of Chinese jieguo ‘result’ as a pragmatic marker. Papers from the 20th National Conference of the Japanese Cognitive Linguistics Association, 465–70. Tokyo: Japanese Cognitive Linguistic Association.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2018a. 從人稱敏感現象看日語體標記-te i-的非自知功能 [Person sensitivity and non-egophoric functions of Japanese aspect marker -te i-]. 高等日語教育 [Advanced Japanese Language Education] 1: 81–95.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2018b. 日語語法體的中和現象研究 [Neutralization in Japanese grammatical aspect]. 日語學習與研究 [Japanese Study and Research]. (3): 1–9.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2018c. 日語直接示證的類型學視角 [Direct evidentials in Japanese: A typological perspective]. 日語研究 [Japanese Language Research] 10: 204–218.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2017. 日語完成體的跨語言視角 [Perfect in Japanese: A cross-linguistic perspective]. 東北亞外語研究 [Foreign Language Research in Northeast Asia]. (1): 34–40.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2016. 日語的經歷體 [Experientials in Japanese]. 北研學刊 [Beiyan Journal] 12: 54–64.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2015a. 日語示證標記的去語法化現象 [Degrammaticalization in the emergence of Japanese evidentials]. 解放軍外國語學院學報 [Journal of PLA University of Foreign Languages] 38(1): 107–14.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2015b. 日語示證範疇的直指特徵 [The deictic nature of Japanese evidentiality]. 日語學習與研究 [Japanese Study and Research] (4): 41–8.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2014a. 「シテイタアト」和「シテイテカラ」的歷史演變(上) [The historical change of Japanese -te-i-ta=ato and -te-i-te=kara (I)]. 語言學研究 [Linguistic Research] 15: 117–28.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2014b. 「シテイタアト」和「シテイテカラ」的歷史演變(下) [The historical change of Japanese -te-i-ta=ato and -te-i-te=kara (II)]. 語言學研究 [Linguistic Research] 16: 68–78.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2014c. 古代日本語の「ツ」「ヌ」と現代中国語の“了” [Ancient Japanese tu/nu and Modern Chinese le]. 対照言語学研究 [Contrastive Linguistic Research] 24: 61–73.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2013a. 現代日語口語中示證標記使用狀況的個案調查 [A case study of Japanese evidentials in modern spoken Japanese]. 漢日語言對比研究論叢 [Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistic Research] 4: 159–73.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2013b. 日語示證範疇的類型學特徵 [Some typological features of Japanese evidentiality]. 華西語文學刊 [Acta Linguistica et Litteraturaria Sinica Occidentalia] 9: 50–9.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2011. 日語示證研究的歷史與展望 [The history of studies on evidentiality in Japanese and the prospect for the future studies]. Hiroshima Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities 9: 30–56.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2008. “PナガラQ”的語義類型 [Semantic patterns of ‘P nagara Q’]. 日語學習與研究 [Japanese Study and Research] (1): 14–9.


Yang, Wenjiang. 2015. 視點與句法:句子生成的拍攝角度及其在句子結構上的反映[Translated from: ‘Perspective and syntax:The camera angle of sentence-formation and its reflection on sentence structure’ written by Susumu Kuno]. 日語學習與研究 [Japanese Study and Research] (4): 1–16.

Yang, Wenjiang, et al. 2008. 外研社英漢多功能詞典[A Multifunction English-Chinese Dictionary]. Beijing: Foreign Languages Teaching and Research Press. [Translated from: 田中茂範・武田修一・川出才紀(編)2003『Eゲイト英和辞典』岡山:ベネッセコーポレーション].

Book Reviews

Yang, Wenjiang. 2019.《語法演化的研究》評介 [Review of Studies in Evolution of Grammar]. 高等日語教育 [Advanced Japanese Language Education] 4: 139–47.

Yang, Wenjiang. 2016. 『因果関係を表す接続表現の日中対照研究』評介 [Review of Contrastive Study of Causal Connectives in Japanese and Chinese]. 漢日語言對比研究論叢 [Chinese-Japanese Contrastive Linguistic Research] 7: 147–53.