Wei-lun Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant 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

Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, National Taiwan University (2011)

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

Employment history
  • 09.2012-01.2013 Assistant Professor (part-time), National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences

    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
  • Linguistics Society of Taiwan (Honorary Member)
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • Young Scholars Award 2015 (European Association for Taiwan Studies)


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