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Yachao Sun

Assistant Professor of English Language at Duke Kunshan University
DKU Faculty

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Improving Student Feedback Literacy Through Translingual Practices · March 2023 International Meeting or Conference TESOL: International Convention & English Language Expo,
Linguistics, Humanities, and Data Sciences: Their Intersections and Implications - Third Space Lab Brown Bag Speaker Series · February 2023 Invited Talk Duke Kunshan University,
Success in Collaborative Research - Faculty Development Committee Roundtable Event · February 2023 Invited Talk Duke Kunshan University,
Linguistic justice in writing studies on English as an additional language · June 2022 Invited Talk Mudanjiang Normal University,
Translingual studies on writing: Its research trends and pedagogical implications - Third Space Lab Brown Bag Speaker Series · March 2022 Invited Talk Duke Kunshan University,
Improving Student Feedback Literacy Through Translingual Practices · March 2023 International Meeting or Conference TESOL: International Convention & English Language Expo,
Linguistics, Humanities, and Data Sciences: Their Intersections and Implications - Third Space Lab Brown Bag Speaker Series · February 2023 Invited Talk Duke Kunshan University,
Success in Collaborative Research - Faculty Development Committee Roundtable Event · February 2023 Invited Talk Duke Kunshan University,
Linguistic justice in writing studies on English as an additional language · June 2022 Invited Talk Mudanjiang Normal University,
Translingual studies on writing: Its research trends and pedagogical implications - Third Space Lab Brown Bag Speaker Series · March 2022 Invited Talk Duke Kunshan University,
Corpus-based approach to translingual studies on writing · March 2022 Invited Talk City University of Hong Kong,
Translingual pedagogies on ESL writing teaching and learning · March 2022 International Meeting or Conference TESOL: International Convention & English Language Expo ,
A corpus-based investigation on NP complexity in L1 and L2 academic writing · 2021 International Meeting or Conference American Association for Applied Linguistics,
Enactment of a translingual approach to writing · 2021 International Meeting or Conference International Conference on English Across the Curriculum, Hong Kong
Research trends in ‘trans-’ studies on writing: A bibliometric analysis · 2021 Invited Talk City University of Hong Kong,
Scholarship on L2 writing in 2018: The year in review · 2019 International Meeting or Conference TESOL: International Convention & English Language Expo, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
A translingual reality or the translingual utopia? · 2019 International Meeting or Conference Purdue Linguistics, Literature, and Second Language Studies Conference, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
L1 effects on L2 written production in mind-body-world alignment - Symposium on Second Language Writing · 2019 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Tempe, Arizona, USA
The intersections of identities in international teaching assistants of first year writing - Symposium on Second Language Writing · 2019 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Tempe, Arizona, USA
Scholarship on L2 writing in 2017: A year in review · 2018 International Meeting or Conference TESOL: International Convention & English Language Expo , Chicago, Illinois, USA
A sociocognitive approach to SLW: Substrates in sociocognitive alignment · 2018 International Meeting or Conference Purdue Linguistics, Literature, and Second Language Studies Conference, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Substrates in sociocognitive alignment of the second language writing process - Symposium on Second Language Writing · 2018 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Vancouver, Canada
The teacher identity construction and transformation of first-year-composition ITAs · 2018 International Meeting or Conference Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Investigating the relationship between noun phrase construction and L2 writing proficiency - ESL GO! Featured Speaker · 2018 Invited Talk Purdue University,
Translingual writing and its implications for L2 writing pedagogy - ESL GO! Featured Speaker · 2018 Invited Talk Purdue University,
A multilingual model of translingual writing - Colloquium of Translingualism, Second Language Writing, and Intercultural Rhetoric · 2017 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
A corpus-based investigation of the correlation between second language writing proficiency and noun modifications · 2017 International Meeting or Conference American Association for Applied Linguistics, Portland, Oregon, USA