Research

Here are the topics I am currently working on..

Publications

(in prep) Question Answer Pairs in Hong Kong Sign Language. CLS 58 Proceeding.

(in prep) Scope relations and hierarchical structure in Hong Kong Sign Language: Exploring ditransitives. ConSOLE 30 Proceeding.

Gan, L. E. (2021). Shifted indexicals in Hong Kong Sign Language with(-out) role shift. The FEAST Journal, 4, 74–86. https://doi.org/10.31009/FEAST.i4.06 (pdf)

Gan, L., & Gobbo, F. (2019). Attitudes towards the official recognition of Hong Kong Sign Language by Hong Kong Citizens. Journal of Linguistics and Education Research, 2(1), 19-34 (pdf)

Unpublished Manuscripts

2022 Syntactic structure of argument wh-questions in Hong Kong Sign Language (UConn Linguistics, 1st General Exam Paper, pls email for a copy)

2019 WH-questions in Hong Kong Sign Language (UvA rMA thesis, Supervisor: Roland Pfau) (pdf)

Conferences presentations

05/2022 Syntactic structure of argument wh-questions in Hong Kong Sign Language (HKSL) (presentation). The 28th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-28). Hong Kong SAR, China (virtual) (slides).

04/2022 Question Answer Pairs in Hong Kong Sign Language (presentation). Chicago linguistics Society 58 (CLS 58). Chicago, USA. (abstract; slides)

01/2022 Scope and structural hierarchy in Hong Kong Sign Language: Exploring ditransitives (presentation). ConSOLE 2022. Nantes, France (virtual)

06/2021 Indexical Shift with(-out) Role Shift: Evidence from Hong Kong Sign Language, poster presented at the Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory (FEAST)2021, Hong Kong SAR, China (virtual) (abstract; 3-minutes video summary; poster)

06/2021 (With Gobbo, F. & X. Zheng). Contested linguistic heritages: CODAs and denaskuloj in comparison. MINLANGCONF 2021 (virtual)

07/2019 Attitudes towards the official recognition of HKSL by Hong Kong citizens, presented at the Symposium on Sociolinguistic Variation in Signed and Spoken Languages of the Asia-Pacific Region, Lancashire, UK (slides)

12/2016 A focus marker? WH-phrases in QAPs, presented at The 7th International Conference on Formal Linguistics, Tianjin, China

10/2016 Acquisition of WH-question in Hong Kong Sign Language by deaf bilingual children, presented at the Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2016, Hong Kong SAR, China.

10/2016 Wh-cleft in Hong Kong Sign Language, presented at The 16th China International Conference on Contemporary Linguistics, Shanghai, China

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