Lukáš Zádrapa

doc. Mgr. Lukáš Zádrapa, Ph.D.

Born 1980 in Jindřichův Hradec; 1998–2004 M.A. programme in Sinology (thesis Theoretical basis for making of a dictionary of minimal lexical stock for reading Classical Chinese texts) at Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague (FF UK), 2009 Ph.D. in Languages of Asian and African Countries at FF UK (thesis Word-class Flexibility in Classical Chinese: Verbal and Adverbial Uses of Nouns), 2015 habilitation in Linguistics of Chinese at Charles Univesity.

Specialization: historical linguistics of Chinese, theory and history of Chinese writing, history of Chinese linguistics, ancient Chinese literature and philosophy

Selected publications:

 Books:

Chan-fej-c’, sv. II. Překlad kapitol XXX–LV s komentářem [Hanfeizi. Translation and commentary, vol. 2/2]. Praha: Academia, 2013.

Chan-fej-c’. Překlad, komentář, studie. Sv. 1 [Hanfeizi. Translation, commentary, introductory studies, vol. 1/2]. Praha: Academia, 2011.

Word-class Flexibility in Classical Chinese. Verbal and Adverbial Uses of Nouns. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011.

Čínské písmo [Chinese Writing] (together with M. Pejčochová). Praha: Academia, 2009.

 Articles/monograph chapters:

“Concessives, Pre-Modern”. In: R.P.E. Sybesma, W. Behr, Gu Yueguo, Z.J. Handel, C.T.J. Huang, James Mayers, edd., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, vol. 1, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017, 658–665.

“Word Classes, Pre-Modern”. In: R.P.E. Sybesma, W. Behr, Gu Yueguo, Z.J. Handel, C.T.J. Huang, James Mayers , edd., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, vol.4, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017, 566–576.

Mǎshì wéntōng”. In: R.P.E. Sybesma, W. Behr, Gu Yueguo, Z.J. Handel, C.T.J. Huang, James Mayers , edd., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, vol. 2, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017, 682–689.

“Chinese and Prague Linguistic School”.  In: R.P.E. Sybesma, W. Behr, Gu Yueguo, Z.J. Handel, C.T.J. Huang, James Mayers , edd., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017, 447–451.

“Word, Wordhood, Pre-Modern”. In: R.P.E. Sybesma, W. Behr, Gu Yueguo, Z.J. Handel, C.T.J. Huang, James Mayers , edd., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017, 549–554.

“Pokus o kvantitativní jazykovědu klasické čínštiny – základy glottometrie staročínských textů” [An Attempt at Quantitative Linguistics of Classical Chinese – Basics of Glottometry of Ancient Chinese Texts]. Nový Orient 71.2, 2016, 44–55.

“Lǚshì Chūnqiū: Object Words Denoting Processes”. In: Barbara Meisterernst, ed., New Aspects of Classical Chinese Grammar. Asien und Afrikastudien der Humboldt Universität, Harrassowitz, 2016, 149–174.

“Čínský pojem 義 a jeho český překlad [The Chinese Term 義 and its Czech Translation].” Nový Orient 69.3, 2014, 48–55.

“A Weapon in the Battle of Definitions: a Special Rhetorical Strategy in Hánfēizǐ.” Special issue of Asiatische Studien 68.3, 2014, (forthcoming).

“The Ancient Chinese Language.” In: Tim Wright, ed., Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies. [on-line] New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. [http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199920082/obo-9780199920082-0108.xml?rskey=83dAXp&result=43#backToTop].

“Les a strom ve starověké Číně” [The Forest and the Tree in Ancient China]. Nový Orient 68.2, 2013, 34–44.

“Jazyk, písmo a čínská filosofie” [Language, Writing, and Chinese Philosophy]. Filosofický časopis 62.4, 2014, 583–596.

“Co zbylo z polysynteze. Skaličkova typologie čínštiny v 21. století” [What Has Remained of Polysynthesis. Skalička’s Linguistic Typology of Chinese in 21st Century]. Nový Orient 67.3, 2012, 49–53.

 

“Není vůle jako vůle – o slovu zhì v klasické čínštině [About the word zhì ‘ambition’ in Classical Chinese]. ” Nový Orient 66.2, 2011, 44–46.

““Verbal” Use of “Nouns” in Shījīng.” Archiv orientální 78.4, 2010, 421–451.

Teaching

Since school year 2004/2005: teaching at IEAS of the Faculty of Art, Charles University in Prague

  • courses taught: Classical Chinese, Classical Chinese Texts, Chinese Writing, Modern Chinese Courses, Introduction to Phonetics of Standard Chinese, Grammar of Modern Chinese, Theoretical Grammar of Chinese, Linguistic Analysis, Classical Chinese Story, Linguistics of Classical Chinese, Texts with Mixed Linguistic Registers, Traditional Chinese Philology

Latest talks

25th–26th November 2016: „Využití kvantitativních metod při zkoumání staročínských textů [Quantitave Methods in Research of Ancient Chinese Texts]“, 10th Annual Czech-Slovak Sinological Conference, FF MÚ, Brno

15th–16th September 2016: “Terminological Foundations of Ancient Chinese Legalism: Quantitative and Etymological Perspectives”, a talk delivered at the workshop on ancient Chinese legalism, held by the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków

22nd–27th August 2016: “Structural Peculiarities of Old and Modern Chinese I–VI”, six-session workshop as a part of the 10th year of the international Summer School of Linguistics, organized by ÚČJTK FF UK and held in Litomyšl

27th – 28th November 2015: “Tmavý kout mluvnice klasické čínštiny – větná částice ěr 爾[ [A Dark Corner of the Grammar of Classical Chinese – the Sentence Final Particle ěr 爾[],” 8th Annual Czech-Slovak Sinological Conference, FF UP, Olomouc

7th November 2014: “Definice klíčových pojmů jako diskurzivní artistika: Hánfēizǐ 20.1–20.6 [Definitions of Key Terms as Discoursive Acrobatics: Hánfēizǐ 20.1–20.6],” 8th Annual Czech-Slovak Sinological Conference, FF UP, Olomouc

29th August 2014: “Linguistics Affinities of the Yinwenzi Text in the Light of Basic Corpus Data,” a paper presented at the conference The Gongsunlongzi and Other Neglected Texts. Aligning the Philosophical and Philological Perspectives, University of Zurich

6th September 2013: “Public Enemy and Battle of Definitions – Legalists and the Art of Rhetoric,” a paper presented at the conference Masters of Disguise? Conceptions and Misconceptions of “Rhetoric” in Ancient China, University of Zurich, Oechslin Library, Einsiedeln (CH)

29th April – 3rd May 2013: lecturer of the Spring School of Chinese Linguistics of European Association of Chinese Linguistics (supported by CCK-ISC Prague) – Classical Chinese between Lexicon and Syntax (4x)

5th November 2011: “Pojem normy ve starověké Číně a jeho proměny [The Concept of a Norm in Ancient China and its Transformation],” a paper presented at 5th Annual Czech-Slovac Sinological Conference, FF MÚ, Brno

14th September 2011: “Less Regular Uses of Nouns in Shījīng ,” a paper presented at 7th conference of EACL (European Association of Chinese Linguistics) in Venice, Università Ca’ Foscari

 

 

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