Research Café on Culture and Translation @ Digital Scholarship Lab (24 March 2016)

The sixth  Research Café   will be held at the brand new Digital Scholarship Lab . The theme will be on  Culture and Translation . The ... thumbnail 1 summary

The sixth Research Café  will be held at the brand new Digital Scholarship Lab. The theme will be on Culture and Translation. The Research Café organized by the Library is to provide a series of informal and engaging events for research postgraduate students to get together, present their research, exchange ideas across disciplines, network, and polish presentation skills.   CUHK postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend!  This 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

Register to attend: Complete the Online Registration Form