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Youngjun Kwon

Graduate Student in Chinese
Youngjun Kwon

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Biography

M.A., Chinese, University of Washington, 2017
M.A., Chinese Literature, National Chengchi University, 2013
B.A., Chinese Language and Literature, Sungkyunkwan University, 2010
B.A., Philosophy, Sungkyunkwan University, 2010

Extracurricular Training

Ancient Chinese Workshop with Professor George Starostin: Tracing Language Evolution in Ancient Chinese Texts. University of Oxford, July 8–10, 2019.
Summer Workshop on Old Chinese Palaeography and Phonology. University of Oxford, July 3–7, 2017.
Workshop on Advanced Linguistics: Language Change. Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, July 14–24, 2014.

Presentations

The emergence of Chinese historical phonology as a modern discipline. Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, Western Branch. Stanford University, October 1920, 2018.
Identifying the word represented by the graph 啗 in the “Fǎn yín” bamboo-strip manuscript. The 26th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics. University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 4–6, 2018.

Grants

Turrell V. Wylie Memorial Scholarship. Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington, 2019.
Yen Fu Translation Award. Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington, 2019.
Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award. Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington, 2018.
Graduate Student Research Awards. Textual Studies Program, Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media, University of Washington, 2017.
Yen Fu Translation Prize. Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington, 2015.
K.C. Hsiao Fellowship in China Studies. The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, 2013-2015.

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