MEMORY PAGE OF TAN AOSHUANG
1954 – graduated from the philological department of Peking University with a major in “Chinese Philology”
Since 1966 – professor of Chinese Philology Faculty at MSU Institute of Asian and African Countries (IAAC)
1972 – candidate thesis defense in “Tonality in the Cantonese dialect”
Since 1988 – associate professor of Chinese philology Faculty at MSU IAAC
1992 – lecturer at the University of Vienna
1995 – PhD defense in “Problems of the covert grammar (based on Chinese typology)”
1998 – lecturer at the Beijing Language and Culture University
Since 1998 – professor of Chinese philology Faculty at MSU IAAC
1999 – honorary professor of the Central China Normal University
2000 – lecturer at the Amherst College, USA
Fields of scientific interest:
Functional grammar, cognitive linguistics, cultural-psychological aspects of linguistics.
Most significant academic achievements:
Proposed a new concept of Chinese grammar
Defined approaches to the study of important cultural categories such as “destiny”, “time”, “dimension” etc.
Author of over 70 scientific publications.