Keith Tse

I specialise in Indo-European and East Asian linguistics with specific reference to Romance and Sinitic languages, the former of which is my object of study at Higher Education (M.A. in Classics and Modern Languages (Spanish) at Balliol College, University of Oxford) and the latter is my native language (Mandarin/Cantonese). My research focuses on three interrelated topics: Chinese Copulas and Clefts, Differential Object Marking in Romance and Chinese, and formal (Chomskyan/Minimalist) historical syntax and language evolution from Indo-European and East Asian perspectives. I also have secondary interests in sociolinguistics, especially dialectology and variationist linguistics, which feed into my research in language variation and change. For more information, please visit my webpages and social media (see below) and please feel free to get in touch on any academic-related matter.

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