Kerry Sluchinski, PhD, MA, BA

Pronouns: she, her, hers



Area of Study / Keywords

Pragmatics Semantics Discourse Analysis Computer Mediated Communication Deixis


Pragmatics, Deixis, Identity (de-/re-/co-)Construction, Discourse Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication, Chinese Linguistics, Korean Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics, Im-/Politeness, Semantic Prosody, Corpus Linguistics. 


Chinese language and linguistics; English language and linguistics; Japanese language and linguistics

Scholarly Activities

Research - Classification of Languages and Dialects of China (中国的语言及方言的分类)

Started: 2023-01-01

Invited as a collaborator to the project of Dr. Juan Jiang(蒋娟) of Minnan Normal University (闽南师范大学), Dr. Xiaohua Deng (邓晓华) of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (华中科技大学), and Dr. Jianhua Su (苏建华) of Minnan Normal University (闽南师范大学).

Research - Common Ground in COVID-19 Conversations: A cross-linguistic study

Started: 2021-11-01

In collaboration with the research lab headed by Dr. Shoichi Iwasaki, Asian Languages and Cultures, Univ. of California, Los Angeles.

Other - Language Editor: Asian Languages and Linguistics 《亚洲语言与语言学》

Started: 2021-11-01

Language editor for Asian Languages and Linguistics 《亚洲语言与语言学》.

Asian Languages and Linguistics 《亚洲语言与语言学》

Other - Section Editor: Graduate Student Journal Connections

2019-11-01 to 2023-09-01

Translation and Mixed Methods Linguistics Section Editor for Graduate Student Journal Connections (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Department, University of Alberta).

Featured Publications

Kerry Sluchinski

Routledge. 2024 January; 10.4324/9781003398448

Jordan Gallant, Kerry Sluchinski

Discourse Processes. 2023 December; 10.1080/0163853X.2023.2255075

Kerry Sluchinski

Japanese/Korean Linguistics 30, CSLI Publications. 2023 September;

Jennifer Dailey-O'Cain, Kerry Sluchinski

Routledge. 2023 February; 10.4324/9781003227281-7

Kerry Sluchinski

Chinese Language and Discourse. 2022 July; 10.1075/cld.21008.slu

Kerry Sluchinski

Japanese/Korean Linguistics, CSLI Publications. 2022 May; 29

Kerry Sluchinski

University of Alberta (unpublished PhD dissertation). 2021 November; 10.7939/r3-gfzn-sz68

Kerry Sluchinski

Narrative Inquiry. 2021 October; 10.1075/ni.21049.slu

Kerry Sluchinski

East Asian Pragmatics. 2020 July; 5 (2):247–277 10.1558/eap.39165

Kerry Sluchinski

University of Alberta (unpublished MA thesis). 2017 March; 10.7939/R3P26QG1G

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Studies in translation: history and theory. 2015 August;

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