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Jingting Ye

Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

e-mail: jingting_ye@eva.mpg.de

ORCiD   Uni Leipzig

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Curriculum Vitae
Publications & Presentations

About me

I am currently a junior professor at Fudan University and a guest researcher in the Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. My research interests lie primarily in linguistic typology, the semantic map theory and comparative corpus studies. In my dissertation, I have investigated the phenomenon of adjective splits in the world's languages: 

Curriculum Vitae

2021-nowJunior Professor (tenure-track) at Fudan University & guest researcher at the MPI-EVA, DLCE.
2020-2021Postdoc Researcher at the MPI-EVA, DLCE.
2015-2021PhD in Linguistics (Dr. phil.). Leipzig University. Within the ERC project “Grammatical Universals” (from 2016), Thesis Title: Property words and adjective subclasses in the world’s languages.
2014-2016Doctoral student exchange with scholarship, Leipzig University.
2011-2017Doctoral Degree for Literature (D.Lit.) Fudan University (Shanghai, China). Thesis Title: An areal typology on adnominal possessive constructions.
2007-2011BA Programme in Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Publications & Presentations

Ye, J. (2021). Property words and adjective subclasses in the world’s languages. PhD Thesis, Leipzig University, Leipzig.
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Ye, J. (2020). Independent and dependent possessive person forms. Studies in Language, 44, 363-406.
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Ye, J. (2020). The conceptual space for adnominal possessive constructions in Languages of Mainland Southeast Asia. Min Zu Yu Wen [Minority Languages of China], 5, 34-45.
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2021

Ye, J. (2021). Der Mythos der possessiven Konstruktion: Eine sprachübergreifende Perspektive. arbeitstitel | Forum für Leipziger Promovierende, 9(1), 19-22.
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Ye, J. (2021). Property words and adjective subclasses in the world’s languages. PhD Thesis, Leipzig University, Leipzig.
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2020

Ye, J. (2020). A semantic map for adnominal possessive constructions in Sinitic languages. Yuyan Leixingxue Jikan [Typological studies on languages], 177-189.
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Ye, J. (2020). Independent and dependent possessive person forms. Studies in Language, 44, 363-406.
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Ye, J. (2020). The conceptual space for adnominal possessive constructions in Languages of Mainland Southeast Asia. Min Zu Yu Wen [Minority Languages of China], 5, 34-45.
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2019

Ye, J. (2019). Co-referential possessors and intensifiers in world's languages: A typological perspective. Waiguoyu [Journal of Foreign Languages], 42(1), 25-38.
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2018

Ye, J. (2018). Syntactic properties of adnominal possessive constructions: A typological perspective. Yuyan yanjiu jikan [Studies of Chinese languages], 42(1), 25-38.
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2017

Ye, J. (2017). A cross-linguistic study of ideophones. Fudan Wai Guo Yu Yan Wen Xue Lun Cong [Fudan Forum on Foreign Languages and Literature], 83-88.
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2021

Ye, J. (2021). Adnominal possessive constructions in a cross-linguistic perspective. Talk presented at Shanghai International Studies University. Shanghai. 2021-05-29.
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Ye, J. (2021). Inflectional potential and differential coding of property words: A typological study. Talk presented at Vielfaltslinguistik IV: Konferenz zu Typologie und Feldforschung. Bremen. 2021-06-04 - 2021-06-05.
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Ye, J. (2021). Semantic maps for adjectives. Talk presented at Fudan University. Shanghai. 2021-01-04.
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2020

Ye, J. (2020). The conceptual space of property words: a semantic map approach
UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, University of Birmingham, 2020-07-29

Ye, J. (2020). Differential coding in property words: A typological study,
The 42nd Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society [DGfS] , Hamburg University, 2020-05-05

2019

Ye, J. (2019). Property words in the world’s languages, Typologiekolloquium, Leipzig University, 2019-12-12

Ye, J. (2019). Lexical categories and coding efficiency: A cross-linguistic corpus approach. The 16th Conference on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars, Institute for Linguistic Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2019-11-21

Ye, J. (2019). Cross-linguistic evidence for non-arbitrariness: a semantic map of property words, Arbitrariness and Motivation, Sorbonne Université, Paris, 2019-10-11

Ye, J. (2019).  Property concepts and adjectives: A typological perspective
Societas Linguistica Europaea – 52nd Annual Meeting, Leipzig , 2019-08-22

Ye, J. (2019). Coding asymmetry in property concepts and some cross-linguistic generalizations
Leipzig-Bremen workshop on grammatical universals and typology, Leipzig, 2019-03-19

2018

Ye, J. (2018). Property words and the attributive prominence hierarchy
Diversity Linguistics Seminar , Nikolai-lab Leipzig, 2018-05-15

Ye, J. (2018). The definite article in Southwestern Mandarin Chinese
2. Konferenz zu Typologie und Feldforschung, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2018-03-18

2017

Ye, J. (2017) : Independent and dependent possessive person forms: a cross- linguistic study
Diversity Linguistics Seminar, Nikolai-lab Leipzig, 2017-09-21

Ye, J. (2017) : A typological study of adnominal possessive constructions: a semantic-map approach
3rd Biennial Conference on Language Typology in China and the World, Shanghai International Studies University, 2017-07-14

Ye, J. (2017) : Coding asymmetry between independent and dependent pronominal possessors: A cross-linguistic study
39th Annual conference of the German linguistic Society, Saarland University, 2017-03-10

2016

Ye, J. (2016) [with Laura Becker] : Definiteness in languages with and without articles
The 13th Conference on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars, Institute for Linguistic Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2016-11-24

Ye, J. (2016) :  Cross-linguistic universals of possessive reflexives
Conference on cross-linguistic studies, Shanghai International Studies University, 2016-09-24

Ye, J. (2016) : From home to possession: more than an areal phenomenon
Syntax of the World’s Languages VII, UNAM Mexico City, Mexico, 2016-08-18

2015

Ye, J. (2015).  Adnominal Possessive Constructions in Mainland Southeast Asia, The 12th Conference on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars Confer- ence on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars, Institute for Linguistic Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2015-11-20