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Faculty

Bin Xin Professor

Research Interests: 
pragmatics, systemic functional linguistics, discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis
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Educational Background
PhD, English Language and Literature, Fudan University (1999)

MA, English Language and Literature, Jilin University (1989)

MA, English Language Teaching, Essex University, UK (1994)

BA, English Language and Literature, Liaocheng University (1982)

Research Projects

  1. A Comparative Study of the Intertextuality Chinese and English Newspaper Reports. The General Program of National Social Science Foundation of China, 2004-2007.
  2. A Comparative Study of the Textual and Pragmatic Functions of Reported Speech in Chinese and English News Reports. The General Program of National Social Science Foundation of China, 2011-2014.
  3. A Comparative Study of the Intertextual and Dialogic Features Sino-US Crisis Discourse. The Major Program of National Social Science Foundation of China, 2016-2019.

Major Journal Articles

  1. “The communicative approach: problems and solutions”, Foreign Language Teaching and Research, No. 3, 1995. Beijing Foreign Language University.
  2. “A critical analysis of reported speech in news reports, Foreign Language Teaching and Research, No. 2, 1998. Beijing Foreign Language University.
  3. “Generic intertextuality and subject position: a pragmatic analysis”, Foreign Language Teaching and Research, No. 5, 2001. Beijing Foreign Language University.
  4. “On the game theory in contemporary language studies”, Foreign Language Teaching and Research, No. 5, 2003.
  5. “A dialogic approach to discourse analysis”, Journal of Foreign Languages, No. 5, 1999. Shanghai Foreign Language University.
  6. “On the methodology of critical discourse analysis”, Journal of Foreign Languages, No. 6, 2002. shanghai Foreign Language University.
  7. “Critical discourse analysis: problems and solutions”, Journal of Foreign Languages, No. 5, 2004. Shanghai Foreign Language University.
  8. “Reported Speech and the Dialogic Nature of News Texts”, Journal of Foreign Languages, No. 4, 2007. Shanghai Foreign Language University.
  9. “Language, power and ideology: critical linguistics”, Modern Foreign Languages, No. 1, 1996. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
  10. “Stuttering and linguistics”, Modern Foreign Languages, No. 4,1992. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
  11. “The thematic coherence of English texts”, Modern Foreign Languages, No. 1, 1989. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
  12. “Taski’s truth definition and the truth-value of a sentence”, Journal of PLA Foreign Languages University, No. 4, 1999.
  13. “Meaning: Is it objective or subjective?”,Journal of PLA Foreign Languages University, No. 3,  2002.
  14. “Speech acts, communicative intent and pre-sequences”, Foreign Language Research, No. 1, 1999. Heilongjiang University.
  15. “Foucault’s theory of power and critical discourse analysis”, Foreign Language Research, No. 2, 2006. Heilongjiang University.
  16. “Intertextuality, Unstable Meaning and Stable Meaning”, Nanjing Normal University Journal, No. 2, 2006. Nanjing Normal University.
  17. “Cognitive Linguistics, Its Theoretical Development, Application, and Interdisciplinary Research”, Foreign Languages Research, No. 5, 2006. PLA International Relation Institute.
  18. “Reported Speech and the Dialogic Nature of News Texts”, Journal of Foreign Languages, No. 4, 2007. Shanghai Foreign Language University.
  19. “Semiotic Studies in Retrospect and Prospect”, Foreign Language Research, No. 1, 2007. Heilongjiang University.
  20. “The Social and Cognitive Orientations of Critical Discourse Analysis”, Foreign Languages Research, No. 6, 2007. PLA International Relation Institute.
  21. “Intertextual Analysis in Discourse Studies”, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, No. 1, 2008. Dalian Foreign Language Institute.
  22. “Quotational Studies: Theories and Problems”, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, No. 1, 2009. Dalian Foreign Language Institute.
  23. “A Comparative Analysis of the Reporting Verbs in China Daily and the New York Times”, Journal of Sichuan Foreign Language Institute, No. 5, 2008. Sichuan Foreign Language Institute.
  24. “Critical Discourse Analysis: Criticisms and Reflections”, Foreign Language Research, No. 6, 2008. Heilongjiang University.
  25. “Intertextuality from a Critical Perspective”, Chinese Semiotic Studies, Vol. 1 June 2009, Nanjing Normal University Press.
  26. “Theories and Methodologies of Intertextual Analysis in Discourse”, Journal of Modern Rhetoric, No. 3, 2010. Fudan University.
  27. “Proximal and distal deixis in spoken English: The choice between this and that”, Chinese Semiotic Studies, Vol. 3, 2010. Nanjing Normal University Press.
  28. “The Study of Speech Reporting from a Pragmatic-Rhetorical Perspective”, Foreign Languages Research, No. 4, 2010. Heilongjiang University.
  29. “CDA’s Functional Fallacy and O’Halloran’s IR Framework”, Foreign Languages Research, No. 5, 2010. PLA International Relation Institute.
  30. “On the Deictic Centre in Indirect Speech”, Foreign Languages Research, No. 3, 2011. PLA International Relation Institute.
  31. “On the Pragmatic Functions of Reported Speech in Zhao Ben-shan’s Comic Sketches”, Foreign Language Research, No. 3, 2012. Heilongjiang University.
  32. “The Cognitive Discourse Analysis in CDA”, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, No. 4, 2012. Dalian Foreign Language Institute.
  33. “The Generic structure of the editorials of People’s Daily and its variability”, Chinese Semiotic Studies Vol. 6, 2012. Nanjing Normal University Press.
  34. “The goals, methodology and Current Trends of CDA”, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, No.4, 2013. Dalian Foreign Language Institute.
  35. “Understanding Saussure’s linguistic theory from a cognitive linguistic perspective:Re-reading Course in General Linguistics, Foreign Language Research, No. 4, 2013.Heilongjiang University.
  36. “On the reported speech in the title of Chinese newspaper reports (1), Journal of Modern Rhetoric, No. 5, 2013. Fudan University.
  37. “On the reported speech in the title of Chinese newspaper reports (2), Journal of Modern Rhetoric, No. 6, 2013. Fudan University.
  38. “A Comparative Study of the reported speech in Chinese and English newspaper reports. Journal of Modern Rhetoric, No. 4, 2014. Fudan University.
  39. “On the Semantic and Rhetorical Ambivalence of Free Indirect Speech”, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, No.6, 2015. Dalian Foreign Language Institute.
  40. “The Bakhtin School's Conception of Ideology and Contemporary Discursive Criticism”, Foreign Language Research, No.1, 2016.Heilongjiang University.
  41. “A Comparative Analysis of the Specific Intertextuality of Visiting Speeches by Sino-US leaders”, Shandong Foreign Language Teaching, No.1, 2016.Shandong Normal University.
  42. “The Constructive and Constitutive Nature of Language and the Homogeneity of Discourse”, Modern Foreign Languages, No.2,2016. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
  43. “Whorf, Bakhtin and Critical Discourse Analysis”, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, No.2, 2016. Dalian Foreign Language Institute.

Books

  1. Foundations of Grammar. Changchun: Jilin University Press, 1995.
  2. Intertextuality from a Critical Perspective. Suzhou: Suzhou University Press, 2000.
  3. Contemporary Theories of Pragmatics and their Applications, Xin Bin & Yan Shiqing (eds.), Suzhou: Suzhou University Press, 2003.
  4. Critical Linguistics: Theories and Application. Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, 2005.
  5. Selected Papers of Bin Xin on Linguistics. Shanghai: Fudan University Press, 2007.
  6. A Study of the Intertextuality of Chinese and English Newspaper Reports. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2010.

Honors and Awards

  • A Study of the Intertextuality of Chinese and English News Texts. Social Science Outstanding achievement award of Jiangsu Province, First Prize, 2012.

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