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Lin Zhu

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  • Title: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4090
  • Office: 27 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: 1:00 - 1:50 pm, Wednesday
  • Affiliated Departments: East Asian Languages
  • Interests: Chinese linguistics


As a PhD Candidate in Chinese linguistics, Lin Zhu’s research focuses on Chinese syntax and semantics. His research interests include construction grammar, grammaticalization theory, and SLA. He also works as a Graduate Employee for Chinese language classes and the Chinese Flagship Program at University of Oregon.


Zhu, L. (2019). Kinship metaphors in the Chinese construction A shi B zhi fu/mu: Biology and culture as conceptual basis. In Y. Xiao & L. Tsung (Eds.), Current Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse: Global context and diverse perspectives. John Benjamins Publishing Company.