Research Café on Culture and Translation (24 March 2016)

Date & Time

The sixth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 24 March. The theme will be on Culture and Translation. Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend! The Café will consist of a sharing talk on modern Chinese literature and translation by Prof. Connie Kwong of Dept. of Chinese Language and Literature, and two presentations by research postgraduate students on culture and translation.  Dr. Benson Lee of The Independent Learning Centre, will provide feedback on student presentation skills.

Date: 24 March 2016 (Thu)
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Languages: Chinese and English

     Light refreshment will be provided.

I. Short Talk: Modern Chinese Literature and Translation
   Speaker: Prof. KWONG Ho Yee Connie, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chinese Language and Literature

II. Presentations:

  • The Demon as Poetic Metaphor and “Mahayana” of Art: Tian Han’s Transcultural Reflections of Charles Baudelaire (Presentation in Putonghua)
    By Yiyang XI, Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies
  • Translation as Research: William H. Nienhauser’s Translation of the Shiji in Chinese and Western Historiographical Contexts (Presentation in English)
    By Li LI, Ph.D. Student, Department of Translation

Moderator: Prof. KWONG Ho Yee Connie
Feedback on Presentation Skills: Dr. Benson LEE, Lecturer, The Independent Learning Centre

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