HUANG Guowen

HUANG Guowen


From Eco-critical Discourse Analysis to Harmonious Discourse Analysis


Professor HUANG Guowen is a Chair Professor of the Changjiang Programme selected by the Ministry of Education of P.R. China. He is a professor of Functional Linguistics and Ecolinguistics and is also Dean of the College of Foreign Studies as well as Director of Centre for Ecolinguistics at South China Agricultural University, P.R. China (Guangzhou). He is the Regional Representative of China in the International Ecolinguistics Association. He was a professor of Functional Linguistics during 1996-2016 at Sun Yat-sen University, P.R. China. He was educated in Britain and received PhD degrees from two British universities (1992, Applied Linguistics, Edinburgh; 1996, Functional Linguistics, Cardiff). He was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University during 2004-2005. During 2011-2014 he was Chair of the Executive Committee of the International Systemic Functional Linguistics Association. He is Editor-in-chief of Zhongguo Waiyu (Foreign Languages in China) (Beijing), and is Co-editor-in-chief of Functional Linguistics (Springer) and Journal of World Languages (Routledge), apart from serving as adviser or member of editorial boards for a number of international journals. His main research interests include systemic functional linguistics, ecolinguistics, discourse analysis and translation studies.