Yiu Carine Yuk Man

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2018 to May 2019

Yuk Man Carine Yiu received her Ph.D. in Chinese linguistics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and started teaching there in 2006.  Her research interests include Chinese linguistics (especially the Cantonese dialect), historical linguistics (particularly the history of Chinese dialects), linguistic typology, syntax and semantics. She is the author of The Typology of Motion Events: An Empirical Study of Chinese Dialects (De Gruyter Mouton, 2013). During her stay at Harvard-Yenching Institute, she will be working on her book project on word order and word order changes in the history of Chinese dialects.