Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Name: Wei-lun Lu Date of birth: 18 Feb 1977 Place of birth: Taipei, Taiwan Married Number of children: 2
  • Language Center (Medical Division)
Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, National Taiwan University (2011) B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University (2000)
Employment history
  • 09.2012-01.2013 Assistant Professor, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences 09.2011-08.2012 Visiting Researcher, Leiden University Center for Linguistics
Teaching Activities
  • Basic Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Metaphors We Live By Basic Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Usage-based Models of Language Basic Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Language, Culture and Mind Cognitive Linguistics for Chinese Majors Cultural Linguistics for Chinese Majors Summer School of Linguistics in Dačice, 2014 Summer School of Chinese Linguistics in Olomouc, 2014
Scientific and Research Activities
  • Cognitive Linguistics Contrastive Linguistics Employment of Best Young Scientists for International Cooperation Empowerment (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0037) Ideology and Language: A Corpus of Early Post-war Taiwanese Writings Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (103-2911-I-018-501) Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (MOST/14/004) The Language of Death in Contemporary Taiwan: Evidence from Condolatory Idioms, Presidential Eulogies and the Self-introductions of Undertakers (Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange)
  • Fulbright scholar to Rice University, the U.S.A. (8.2008-5.2009) Postdoc Fellowship to Leiden University, the Netherlands (9.2011-8.2012) Long-term Fellowship to National Chengchi University, Taiwan (5.2014-6.2014) Long-term Fellowship to Leiden University, the Netherlands (7.2014-8.2014) Long-term Fellowship to Northumbria University, the U.K. (9.2014-10.2014)
University Activities
  • Doctoral Studies Committee
Activities Outside University
  • Linguistics Society of Taiwan (Life Member)
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • Young Scholars Award 2015 (European Association for Taiwan Studies)


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