C.-Y. Edwin Tsai

蔡承佑

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at City University of Hong Kong. I was born and bred in Chiayi (嘉義), Taiwan.

Education

Research interests

  • syntax-semantics interface
  • experimental approaches to meaning
  • Chinese linguistics in general

Recent/upcoming events

  • (08/2019) (with Tian Gan) "Quantifier scope ambiguity in Mandarin dative constructions." GLOW in Asia XII & SICOGG XXI, Dongguk University. Poster.
  • (08/2019) "Mandarin verb doubling clefts as contrastive topic constructions." GLOW in Asia XII & SICOGG XXI, Dongguk University. Poster.
  • (07/2019) (with Tian Gan) "Quantifier scope ambiguity in Mandarin dative constructions." TEAL 12, University of Macau.
  • (07/2019) "Mandarin verb doubling clefts as contrastive topic constructions." TEAL 12, University of Macau.
  • (06/2019) (with Tian Gan) "Quantifier scope in Mandarin: Some recent issues." International Symposium on Formal Approaches to Meaning in Chinese ("漢語形式語義研究"國際研討會). Beijing Language and Culture University.
  • (06/2019) (with Tian Gan) "The semantics-pragmatics interface of quantifier scope in Mandarin." IPrA 2019, PolyU.
  • (05/2019) "Topicality, conditionality and sentence-final particles." 漢語句末助詞小型研討會. 廣東外語外貿大學.
  • (05/2019) (with Tian Gan) "Quantifier scope ambiguity in Mandarin: Experimental investigations." IACL 27, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies.
  • (05/2019) "Contrastive topics, anti-exhaustivity, and the semantics of Mandarin dou." IACL 27, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies.