Conference/seminar papers

2020

TENSE in Khorchin Mongolian: An interpersonal perspective. Systemic Functional Linguistics Interest Group 2020 Webinar. Jul.

2019

Move systems: Realising knowledge exchanges. Interdisciplinary Discourse Analysis in Education, the Arts and Social Sciences (IDEAS) Research Group, University of Wollongong. Oct, Wollongong, Australia. Invited talk.

Move systems: Realising knowledge exchanges. The Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association Annual Conference (ASFLA 2019). Oct, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Keynote.

The ASSESSMENT system in Khorchin Mongolian. ISFC46. July, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

A top-down approach to move in Khorchin Mongolian. PhD Seminar. Mar, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.


2018


Interpersonal functionality: Bonding and consensus. Colloquium on Functional Linguistics: Descriptive and Typological Perspectives. Nov, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Keynote.

A serial perspective on TENSE in Khorchin Mongolian. PhD Seminar. Aug, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Nominal group system and structure in Khorchin Mongolian. ISFC45. July, Boston College, Boston, USA.

Translation as re-instantiation: Translators’ choices (with A/Prof. Mira Kim). ISFC45. July, Boston College, Boston, USA.

STANCE as a subsystem of Khorchin Mongolian indicative mood. Systemic Functional Linguistics and Social Semiotics Seminar. June, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Invited talk.

Towards a ‘negotiation of knower role’ model of exchange. PhD Seminar. Mar, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.


2017


Zhang, Dongbing. 2017. Grammar of negotiation: The least delicate interpersonal clause system in Khorchin Mongolian. Postgraduate Research Seminar. Nov, School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. Invited talk.

Grammar of negotiation – MOOD in Khorchin Mongolian. International Colloquium on Systemic Functional Language Typology. Nov, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Revisiting interpersonal clause grammar of Khorchin Mongolian: A principled reasoning from above. PhD Seminar. Aug, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Negotiating meaning: MOOD in Khorchin Mongolian. ISFC44. July, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia.

A proposal for multi-layered glossing in SFL – Construing ‘possession’ – in/un/nu and tai in Modern Written Mongolian. ISFC44. July, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia.

Abstraction or generalisation? Comparative issues around MODAL ASSESSMENT: Examples of Khorchin Mongolian and Chilean Spanish (with A/Prof. Teresa Oteíza). Systemic Language Modelling (SLaM) Network Pre-ISFC Seminar. July, Boston College, Boston, USA.

MOOD and verbal group in Khorchin Mongolian. PhD Seminar. May, The University of Sydney, Sydney.


2016


Interpersonal rank scale and towards a MOOD system of Mongolian. PhD Seminar. Oct, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Towards a systemic profile of TRANSITIVITY in Mongolian. ISFC43. July, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia.


2015


Participant roles in Mongolian: A preliminary study based on a folk tale. International Conference on Functional Language Typology. Dec, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.


2012

A case study on the closed-class patterns in Mongolian-Chinese bilingual discourse—Means of identity maintenance. The 8th International Conference on Chinese Sociolinguistics. Sept, Tianjin University of Commerce, Tianjin, China.