Chow, Kwok Ching

 

Chow, Kwok Ching

KC Chow is Professor of Chinese, Hong Kong Baptist University. He obtained his B.A. and M. Phil from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He also spent two years at Kyoto University on research. Professor Chow is a linguist in the Chinese language, focusing on the study of modern Chinese grammar and how Chinese characters convey meaning as a symbolic system. Recently, he is more interested in Chinese cultural thought, in particular, Confucianism. Professor Chow has also been very involved in Chinese language education in Hong Kong. He has contributed to the design and reform of Chinese Language Curriculum for primary and secondary schools. He assumes the chairmanship of a number of committees on Chinese language under the Curriculum Development Institute and the Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority.

In addition to his contributions to the teaching of Chinese language and culture in Hong Kong in both tertiary and school sectors, KC Chow has published very influential works. These include:

“The Definition of Junzi and Xiaoren by Confucius: A Discussion of a Sentence in the Analects,” Beijing Daxue Xuebao (Philosophy & Social Sciences), Vol. 48, No. 2, 2011, pp. 115-121.

“Movement Metaphor in Chinese Temperal Expressions,” Sino-Humanitas, Vol. 16, 2010, pp. 311-333. “The Functions and Characteristics of ‘You + VP, ” in Editorial Board of Yuyanxue Luncong, Research Center of Chinese Linguistics, Peking University ed. Yuyanxue Luncong. Vol. 38, Beijing: Commercial Press, 2008, pp. 165-181.