Staff

Ewa Zajdler, University Professor

Degrees

M.A. in Sinology, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Modern Languages, Ph.D. in Chinese Lingustics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Oriental Studies, D.Litt. in Chinese Lingustics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Oriental Studies.

Ewa Zajdler graduated from the University of Warsaw, Faculty of Modern Languages, Chinese Studies Department. She used to be the academic teacher and the researcher at the Faculty of Oriental Studies there for many years before she moved to the Jagiellonian University in Krakow in 2014.

Main research interests: Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Structures, Culture and Language context of China and Taiwan, Ethnolinguistics, Chinese Phonetics and Phonology, Tonal Language Perception and Processing, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, Chinese Language Acquisition and Teaching, Programming Chinese Language Curriculum.

Publications

Joanna Grzybek, Associate Professor

Joanna Grzybek, PhD habilitated, associate professor at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Jagiellonian University, graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Modern Languages and Literature, Institute of Linguistics (habilitation in Sinological Linguistics, PhD in general linguistics, MA in ethnolinguistics).

Since her studies she has been carrying out research in the field of legal Chinese, legal translation, legal language and LSP, legal system in China and Taiwan.

Board Member of the Polish Research Centre for Law and Economy of China (中国法律与经济波兰研究中心).

Publications

Katarzyna Sarek, Associate Professor

Katarzyna Sarek graduated from the University of Warsaw, the Chinese Studies Department at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Institute of Archaeology at the Faculty of History. She has studied Chinese language and culture at Nanjing Normal University in China. In 2014 she completed her Ph.D. thesis entitled: Symbolism of Jade in Chinese Language and Culture.


Her research interests include contemporary Chinese literature, Ming and Qing dynasty literature, culture of ancient and modern China and influence of ancient Chinese culture on

many facets of lives of contemporary Chinese people.

 

Publications

Katarzyna Grych M.A.

Katarzyna Grych, M.A., graduated from the University of Warsaw, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Chinese Studies Department. She is preparing her doctoral dissertation on conceptual metaphors in domain of WATER in Modern Chinese.

Her research interests include Chinese linguistics, cognitive linguistics, contemporary theory of metaphor, as well as concept conceptualization inferred from Chinese language and script. 

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Kamila Rum M.A.

Kamila Rum, M.A., graduated from the Chinese Studies Department at the University of Warsaw. She is currently preparing her doctoral dissertation on psycholinguistic aspects of processing Chinese characters by Chinese-as-a-second-language learners.

Her research interests include psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, second language acquisition and second language teaching.
 

Huang I-ning M.A.

 

Huang I-ning studied Chinese literature at the National Tsing Hua University as well as teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the National Taiwan Normal University.

 

She worked as a Chinese language teacher at the Taiwan Mandarin Institute in Taipei, the School of Continuing Education of Chinese Culture University, Princeton Summer School in Beijing, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures of Wake Forest University in the United States.

 

Lai Tzu-Ying M.A.

 

Lai Tzu-Ying majored in teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the National Taiwan Normal University and the National Taipei University of Education.

 

She worked as a Chinese language teacher at the Middlebury College Chinese School in Vermont, as well as at the Harvard Beijing Academy in Beijing.

Xu Minshu M.A.

Xu Minshu, M.A., graduated from Teaching Chinese As a Second Language Department at National Taiwan Normal University.

She worked as a Chinese language teacher at the Chinese Language Division of National Taiwan University, Mandarin Training Center of National Taiwan Normal University, Sinological Institute of Leiden University in the Netherlands, and the Chinese Section of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at Washington University in St. Louis in the United States.