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The Blessings of Auspicious Treasures: Oracle Bone Calligraphy Exhibition of Xie Chunling

Dr. Xie Chunling

Dr. Xie Chunling received her PhD from The University of Hong Kong. She is a retired Senior Lecturer from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Her research interests include the syntax of oracle bone inscriptions, modern Chinese syntax, and the development and evolution of Chinese scripts. She has published many academic articles and two monographs titled “A Study of the Empty Categories in Oracle Bone Inscriptions from Shang Dynasty Ruins” and “Dictionary of Chinese Characters: Origins and Evolutions”. Her recent research on applying theories of Generative Grammar to study Empty Category in the syntax of Oracle Bone Inscriptions has received recognition from Noam Chomsky, known as the father of contemporary cognitive science who is influential in the field of linguistics and philosophy.

Dr. Xie Chunling is an expert in calligraphy of Chinese ancient writings. Her works have been selected and exhibited at province and national level calligraphy exhibitions as well as in shows held in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan and the United States of America. In 2019, her oracle bone calligraphy works were selected for “International Oracle Calligraphy Exhibition to Commemorate the 120th Anniversary of the Discovery of Oracle Bone”.