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Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

翻譯、傳譯及跨文化研究系

Current Postgraduate Research

Our research students work on a wide range of topics in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies. Currently the department has nine research students (sixteen PhD and one MPhil), studying in full-time mode, whose research areas / project titles are as follows:

 

Translation Technology and Digital Media

 

  • Colman TSE (PhD) (Multi domain neural machine translation)

 

  • TU Zhilu (PhD) (Understanding China's state-run media on the internet: visualizing the translation between Twitter and Weibo)

 

Corpus Studies

 

  • Fernando GABARRÓN-BARRIOS (PhD) (Risk management in the decision-making process of Chinese to English political translation and interpreting – a corpus-based study.)

  • ZHANG Miao (PhD) (Corpus study of metaphors in translations of traditional Chinese medical texts).

  • WONG Sum (PhD) (Humanities and Distant Reading: A Corpus-based study at metaphor in the Translations of Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction).

 

Art, Museums and Intersemiotic Translation

 

  • CHEUNG Hong Sang, Enoch (PhD) (Intersemiotic relations between contemporary art and art-writings: Three cases in the Sinophone sphere)

 

  • Pornkamol CHINPRASATSAK (PhD) (Visitors' experiences as a cross-cultural meaning-making process in museums: A case study of Museum Siam)

 

Translation and Intercultural Reception of Film and Literature

 

  • Rena AIKELAMU (Hong Kong PhD Fellow) (Performing womanhood in cinemas on the periphery of Asia: A comparative analysis of the representation of women in Uyghur, Kazakh and Kurdish cinema)

 

  • CHAN Lai Man (MPhil) (Subtitling of obscene language, Cantonese-English)

 

  • LIN Yuan (PhD) (A Study of the English Translation of Yan Lianke's Novels)

 

  • WANG Liehui (PhD)  (Translasting gay novels in mainland China)