Kerry Sluchinski, PhD, MA, BA

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Ed Prgm Coord, Student Services - Transition Year Program

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Contact

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Email
ksluchin@ualberta.ca

Ed Prgm Coord, Student Services - Transition Year Program
Email
ksluchin@ualberta.ca

Availability
By appointment

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Pragmatics Semantics Discourse Analysis Computer Mediated Communication Deixis

Courses

CHINA 101 - Basic Chinese I

A non-intensive introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.


CHINA 201 - Basic Chinese III

A continuation of CHINA 102. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 102.


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Scholarly Activities

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

Started: 2019-11-01

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

Publications

Pronoun TA as a facilitator of empathy in Chinese digital narratives

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 7/15/2022
Publication: Chinese Language and Discourse
DOI: 10.1075/cld.21008.slu
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1075/cld.21008.slu

Im/Politeness Variations in Digital Japanese-Korean Comfort Women Discourses

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 5/10/2022
Publication: Japanese/Korean Linguistics, CSLI Publications
Volume: 29
Page Numbers: 243-257
External Link: http://web.stanford.edu/group/cslipublications/cslipublications/site/JKONLINE/29/CH15.pdf

Animate ‘It’and Genderless ‘Comrade’: Third Person Pronoun ta and Degrees of Belonging in Chinese LGBTQ Discourses

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 11/16/2021
Publication: University of Alberta (unpublished PhD dissertation)
DOI: 10.7939/r3-gfzn-sz68
External Link: https://doi.org/10.7939/r3-gfzn-sz68

Ta as an emergent language practice of audience design in CMC

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 10/26/2021
Publication: Narrative Inquiry
DOI: 10.1075/ni.21049.slu
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1075/ni.21049.slu

The Pragmatic Function of the third person pronoun ta in Chinese CMC

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 7/16/2020
Publication: East Asian Pragmatics
Volume: 5
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 247–277
DOI: 10.1558/eap.39165

The ta phenomenon in Chinese social media

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 3/1/2017
Publication: University of Alberta (unpublished MA thesis)
DOI: 10.7939/R3P26QG1G
External Link: https://doi.org/10.7939/R3P26QG1G

Analysis, Interpretation, Adaptation and Translation: The Line Between Process and Product as Determined by Equivalence

Author(s): Kerry Sluchinski
Publication Date: 8/1/2015
Publication: Studies in translation: history and theory
Page Numbers: 77-107
External Link: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332798481_ANALYSIS_INTERPRETATION_ADAPTATION_AND_TRANSLATION_THE_LINE_BETWEEN_PROCESS_AND_PRODUCT_AS_DETERMINED_BY_EQUIVALENCE