doc. Wei-lun Lu, Ph.D.

Associate professor, Department of Chinese Studies

Correspondence Address:
Arna Nováka 1/1, 602 00 Brno

Office: bldg. B1/B1.209
Arna Nováka 1
602 00 Brno

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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Name: Wei-lun Lu

    Date of birth: 18 Feb, 1977

    Place of birth: Taipei, Taiwan

    Married (number of children: 2)

  • Department of Chinese Studies

    Language Center (part-time cooperation)

Employment - Position
  • Associate Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • Docent in General and Diachronic Linguistics (2023)

    Ph.D. in Linguistics, National Taiwan University (2011)

    B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University (2000)

Employment history
  • 3.2023-present Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

    7.2018-2.2023 Assistant Professor, Language Center and Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

    4.2013-12.2020 Resesarcher, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

    09.2011-08.2012 Visiting Researcher, Leiden University Center for Linguistics

Teaching Activities
  • Basic Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Metaphors We Live By

    Basic Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Language, Culture and Mind

    Cultural Linguistics for Chinese Majors

    Summer School of Linguistics in Dačice, 2014

    Summer School of Chinese Linguistics in Olomouc, 2014

Scientific and Research Activities
  • Employment of Best Young Scientists for International Cooperation Empowerment (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0037)

    The Language of Death in Contemporary Taiwan: Evidence from Condolatory Idioms, Presidential Eulogies and the Self-introductions of Undertakers (Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange)

  • Fulbright scholar to Rice University, the U.S.A. (8.2008-5.2009)

    Postdoc Fellowship to Leiden University, the Netherlands (9.2011-8.2012)

    Long-term Fellowship to National Chengchi University, Taiwan (5.2014-6.2014)

    Long-term Fellowship to Leiden University, the Netherlands (7.2014-8.2014)

    Long-term Fellowship to Northumbria University, the U.K. (9.2014-10.2014)

Activities Outside University
  • Review Editor of Review of Cognitive Linguistics (John Benjamins)

    Editorial Board of Cognitive Linguistic Studies (John Benjamins)

    Editorial Board of Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education (Springer)

    Editorial Board of Studia Orientalia Slovaca (Comenius University Press)

    Editorial Board of Acta Linguistica Asiatica (University of Ljubljana Press)

    Council Member of European Association of Chinese Teaching

Awards Related to Science and Research
  • Young Scholars Award 2015 (European Association for Taiwan Studies)


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