A MAN WITH RAT-LIKE EYES: HOW CHINESE SPEAKERS SWEAR
Chinese have always felt proud about being descendants of a “land of proper rites and etiquette”. However, this does not mean the Chinese never fly off the handle. As with any language, a part of the Chinese linguistic repertoire provides access to vulgarism and profanity. Dr Ning Jiang will shed light on the linguistic and cultural background of a number of Chinese swear words.
Venue Trinity Long Room HubDate Mon 3 FebTime 18:00 - 19:00Fee Free, booking required