(Melbourne University Alumnus
|| Tianqiao Lu (a.k.a. Mike)
PhD, University of
Postdoctoral research fellow, James Cook University
Professor, School of Linguistic Sciences & Arts, Jiangsu Normal University,
● Associate fellow, Supervisor for research higher degree candidates, Cairns
Institute, James Cook University, Australia
Postdoctoral fellow, Cairns Institute of James Cook University, Australia; Ph.D., linguistics,
Asia Institute of University of Melbourne, Australia;
Completion of graduate sociology courses, Peking University, China;
M.A., linguistics, Central University of Nationalities, China;
B.A., English major, Hebei University, China
Anthropological linguistics, Language and
social identity, language and religion, language policies,
comparative Southeast Asian linguistics.
Scientist of Major Project of China National Social Science Fund "The
Study and Compilation of the Reference Grammar of Zhuang" (2019);
Director of China National Social
Science Fund project "Tai-Kadai Classifiers from the Perspective of Nominal
Undertaker of subproject “Classifiers in Kam-Tai Languages”
under the Australian Research Council Discovery Project DP0878622 “The world
through the prism of language: a cross-linguistic view of genders, noun
classes and classifiers” (2009-2011);
Director of Lakkja
Project of China Language
Protection Program of State Language Commission (2017-2018);
Director of Maonan Project of China Language
Protection Program of State Language Commission (2015-2016);
Chief English editor
of journal Linguistic Sciences; Assessor of Journal of the Central
University for Nationalities;
Assessor of Social Science and
Humanities Projects of Ministry of Education; Assessor of
National Social Science Fund Projects;
Reviewer of Phonogrammarchiv
of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2012);
Member of Organizing Committee
for “International Conference on Archaeology & Anthropology" (2013) ,
Antonio, Texas, USA;
Keynote presenter of 18th
International conference of Korean Linguistics (2012); Book reviewer for
American Anthropology (2016);
Developer of the Maonan ideographic font
Designer of Maonan writing system based on Latin alphabet (2012);
Co-host of “Ballads in China” weekly program of China CCTV (2009).
Lu, Tian-Qiao. 2012. Classifiers in Kam-Tai Languages: A
Cognitive and Cultural Perspective. Boca Raton (USA): Universal
Publishers. 2012. ( pdf)
Lu, Tian Qiao. 2008. A Grammar of Maonan. Boca Raton (USA):
Universal Publishers. 2008. ( pdf)
Snyder, Wil C. and Lu, Tianqiao. 1997. Wuming Zhuang tone sandhi:
A phonological, syntactic, and lexical investigation. Book section in <Comparative Kadai: The Tai branch> 1997: 107-137.
Jerold A. Edmondson and David B. Solnit (eds.). Dallas: Summer Institute of
Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 2019. On the Alienability of the Genitive Markers of Zhuang
Language. <Guangxi Shifan Daxue Xuebao> (Journal of Guangxi Normal
University) (CSSCI journal). 2019,55(06):108-120. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 2019. The Origin of the Focus Marker *ko in Southeast Asian
Languages. <Minzu Yuwen> (Minority Languages of China) (CSSCI
journal). 2019(06):19-28.( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 2019. An Analysis of the Kam-Tai as Classifier-Prominent
Languages. <Yuyan Kexue> (Linguistic Sciences) (CSSCI journal).
Lu, Tianqiao. Dictionary of Kammu Yùan Language and Culture by
Jan-Olof Svantesson , Kàm Ràw ( Damrong Tayanin ), Kristina Lindell
, and Håkan Lundström. 2016. Copenhagen: PB - Netherlands Institute for
Advanced Study [NIAS] , 2014. 448 pp In: American Anthropologist . (4).
Li, Xulian & He, Siyuan (Translated by Lu, Tianqiao). 2014.
An overview of ethnic
language affairs. Language Situation in China: 2008-2009. Berlin: De Gruyter
Mouton. 2014. 25-31.
Lu, Tianqiao. 2013. Tonal inflection and syntactic
realization of the Kam-Tai demonstratives. <Minzu Yuwen> (Minority Languages of
China) (CSSCI journal). 2013 (3): 18-27. ( pdf)
Luó Zìqún (Translated by Lù Tiānqiáo). 2013. Status
quo of the Jinuo language. Language Situation in China: 2006-2007.
Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. 2013. 193-202.
Lu, Tianqiao. 2012. The Realization of Grammatical
Aspect in Zhuang. <Yuyan Kexue> (Linguistic Sciences) (CSSCI
journal). 2012 (6): 526-535. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 2012. Analysis on the
cultural functions of the Maonan Teknonymy. <Guangxi Minzu Yanjiu> (Study
of Ethnics in Guangxi) (CSSCI journal). 2012 (3): 106-111. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 2011. The interrelationship between subject and topic
in Maonan. <Analects on Baiyue>. Yuan Dingsheng (ed.). Nanning: Guangxi
People's Publication House. 2010 (3). (
Lu, Tianqiao. 2009. The equivalent of Chinese 'liao1' and 'liao2'
in Wuming Zhuang. <The exploration of the
Zhuang language and literature (I): in memory of Professor Zhang Yuansheng--an
important pioneer of the study of Zhuang language and literature>. Li
Jinfang (ed.). Beijing: Publishing house of Central University of
Nationalities. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 2009. Investigation
of the ‘Army Language’ and ‘Army People’ in Guangxi --- The prominent
military features of Weisuo administrative system in Guangxi during Ming
dynasty. <Guangxi Minzu Yanjiu> (Study
of Ethnics in Guangxi) (CSSCI journal). 2009 (3). 138-144. (Abstract.
Lu, Tianqiao. 2007. Introduction to the
grammatical features of Maonan taxonomic specifier (a
classifier). <Minzu Yuwen> (Minority Languages of
China) (CSSCI journal). 2007 (2): 17-27. (
Lu, Tianqiao. 2006. Complementary distribution of
the placenames of Yang Ge Zhuang (the village of the Yang
family) etc, and its historical significance in sound
change. <Dongnan Wenhua> (Southeastern
Cultures) (CSSCI journal). 2006(5): 54-58. (Abstract.
Lu, Tianqiao. 2005. Reconsideration of
distribution areas of the Kam-Tai ancestors based on etymology of a daily word.
<Guizhou Minzu Yanjiu> (Guizhou
Ethnic Studies) (CSSCI journal). 2005 (3): 160-165. (Abstract.
Lu, Tianqiao. 2002. Adding Scores and Social
Integration. <CUN Weekly> (ISSN: CN 11-0811/ (G)).
10/18/2002: 2. Central University of Nationalities.
Lu, Tianqiao. 2002. Lubricants in the Ethnic Relations in Our
Country. <Sociology of Ethnicity> (No.27) 15/2/2002: 30-32. (
Lu, Tianqiao. 1990. The historical connection
between Chinese kulong ‘hole’ and Its Counterparts in
Zhuang. <Studies of the Relationship of Chinese and
Minority Languages>. 1990(11): 137-149. A supplementary
edition of <Zhongyang Minzu Xueyuan Xuebao> (Journal of
Central Institute of Nationalities) (CSSCI journal). ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 1989. On Zhuang
Cognate with Mandarin shi ‘to be’. <Zhongyang Minzu Xueyuan
Xuebao> (Journal of Central Institute of Nationalities) (CSSCI journal).
1989: 67-69. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 1989. Mechanism
of Change in Folklore Telling. <Zhongyang Minzu Xueyuan Xuebao>
(Journal of Central Institute of Nationalities) (CSSCI journal).
(Literature Edition). 1989: 234-240. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 1989. 'Hamburger' and backformation.
<University English>. 1989(2). ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 1988. A Preliminary Account of
Vowel Symbolism in Zhuang. <Minzu Yuwen> (Minority
Languages of China) (CSSCI journal). 1988(4): 48-50, Ethnic Research Institute
of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. ( pdf)
Lu, Tianqiao. 1987. An “ideograph” in
English. <Kaituo> (Explorer).
1987(2):43. Bimonthly of Graduate Student Union of Central Institute of
Nationalities. ( pdf)
1984. Reexamination of the Ancient Chinese “fu” (夫)
and “zhe” (者)
with cognates from Kam-Tai languages.
Institute of Minority Language Research, Minzu University 1-21. ( pdf)
Tonal inflection and grammaticalization of demonstratives in Thai and beyond. As conference presenter. The 23th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society. 2013.5.31. Julalongkorn University, Thailand.
The peoples who live by classifying things - the importance and cultural significant of the Kam-Tai classifiers.
As the presenter. Seminar in School of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook
University. 13-7-2011; Also as keynote presenter at 18th International
Conference of Korean Linguistics (ICKL 2012). Jiangsu Normal University.
July 5–July 8, 2012.
The Tai-Kadai peoples: their languages,
cultures and histories. As one of the presenters. Workshop: Roots of
linguistic diversity, Cairns Institute, James Cook University, 9-6-2011.
Tracing the extensive diffusion of a
naughty verb. As the presenter. Workshop of Language and Culture. Cairns Institute. James
Cook University. 03-11-2010.
in Maonan. Possession and Ownership International Workshop. As one
of the presenters, co-chairman. Cairns Institute. James Cook University. 27-9-2010.
expression of perception and cognition in Maonan.
As the presenter.
Workshop of Language and Culture. Cairns Institute. James Cook University. 18-8- 2010.
Soul be lost when Meat is attained? (The interrelation between culture
retaining and economic development in the Maonan area in China).
Second prize winner of Bright Ideas Competition.
School of Arts and
Social Sciences. James Cook University. 22-7-2010.
focus marker ko3
and emphatic construction in Maonan and Lao. As the
Workshop of Language and Culture. Cairns Institute. James Cook University. 28-4- 2010.
system in Maonan. As the presenter. Workshop of Language and Culture. Cairns Institute.
James Cook University. 22-3-2010.
to Reduplication in East Asia. As the
presenter. Workshop of Language and Culture. Cairns
Institute. James Cook University. 15-1- 2010.
Little Red Cap in South China — the linguistic cause of folktale variation.
As one of the presenters. Presented at conference 'Tropics of the Imagination'. School of Arts and Social Sciences.
James Cook University. 3-11-2009. ()
How language influences our thinking.
Panel member in Interactive talk-back session 'Language we live by' conducted by the Panel consisting of
Prof. Alexandra (Sasha) Aikhenvald (chair),
Prof. R. M. W. (Bob) Dixon, Dr. Anne Schwarz, Dr. Lu, Tianqiao. James
Cook University. 15-11-2009.
Tracing the origin of Army Language in
Guangxi. Seminar for 30th Anniversary of <Minzu Yuwen> journal.
Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of China Social Sciences Academy and Central University of
Nationalities. Beijing. 27, 29-8-2009.
The happy Maonan villages (TV series). Panel member of "Ballads in
China", TV series of China Central Television (CCTV). Broadcasting
from Monday to Saturday: 17~22-8-2009.
Dialectic interrelationship between Subject
and Topic in Maonan. As one of the presenters. The First International Symposium on Kam-Tai
Linguistics. 18-12-2008. Nanning, Guangxi, China.
Introduction to Maonan Folk Religion.
Presented in Baillieu Library of University
flirting implications in Maonan welcome songs.
Presented in Workshop ‘Linguistics of Song’ in
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe
University, Australia, 25-9-2006.
Teknonymy in Maonan.
Presented at the 38th International Sino-Tibetan Conference. Xiamen University, Fujian, China. 28, 31-10-2005.
Myth of protolanguage. Presented at Postgraduate Conference 2004 ‘Interventions, Interactions, Interrelations’, in School of languages of Melbourne University, Australia. 14, 15-11-2004.
An introduction to the current policies towards the minority
nationalities in China. Colloquium on minority policies in US and China.
Kansas, Missouri, USA. 30-12-1986.
The Issue of Minority Policies in the New
Era. Postgraduate Seminar. Central University of Nationalities.
Citizenship of Kansas City, Missouri, USA, when visiting Kansas, for his
contribution to the bilateral understanding of the ethnic
minority policies of the US and China. 1986.
Certificate of Official Welcome by Council of Los
Angles, USA, when meeting Mayor Tom Bradley in Los Angeles
Council, LA County. 1986.