Yang Wenjiang

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2017 to May 2018

University Affiliation (Current)

University Affiliation

Wenjiang Yang is an Associate Professor of Japanese linguistics at Nankai University, China. He obtained his B.A. in English language from Tianjin University, M.A. in Japanese linguistics from Nankai University, and Ph.D. in Japanese linguistics from Peking University. His current research interests include grammatical marking of tense, aspect, and modality and evidentiality in Japanese and other languages. He is focusing on the descriptive work of the Japanese evidential system from typological and historical perspectives.

Current Research Projects: Interaction of lexical and grammatical aspect in Japanese; Evidentiality in Japanese; Discourse markers in Chinese and Japanese

Recent Publications

Yang, Wenjiang. 2022. Evidentiality in Modern Japanese. Tianjin: Nankai University Press.

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