Lectures & Forums















Topic: A Comparison Analysis of Japanese Language and Chinese Language
Speaker: Professor Yamaguchi Naoto - Daito Bunka University, Japan
Time: December 26, 2014

French Language and Culture Salon: An Introduction to Transdisciplinarity Approach of Humanities
Speaker: Xu Xian - School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University
Time: December 25, 2014

Topic: Creativity in Translation: The translator’s subjectivity and manipulation in rendering different text types
Speaker: Professor Zhang Meifang - University of Macau, Macau
Time: December 24, 2014

Topic: Translation and the Opium War: Significance and Methods of Research
Speaker: Professor Wong Wang Chi - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Time: December 23, 2014

Book Club: The History of Sexuality:The Will to Knowledge by Michel Foucault
Discussion Leader: Associate Professor Zhou Hui - Sun Yat-sen University
Time: December 21, 2014

Topic: Intonation Systems in the Making of Meaning
Speaker: Xiao Juanjuan
Time: December 18, 2014 

Reading Group: Interpersonal Features of Classroom Discourse of TCSL Teachers and Feedbacks from Beginners — From the Perspective of Interpersonal Metafunction
Speaker: Tan Xin
Time: December 18, 2014

Translation Studies Salon: Cultural Implications of the Comparative Study of "Linguists" of Canton and Nagasaki: 1730-1830
Speaker: Associate Professor Gao Wenping - School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University
Time: December 16, 2014  

Topic: Language Learning and International Communication
Speaker: Professor Huang Guowen - School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University
Time: December 15, 2014

Topic: Finding the Story Inside Your Head
Speaker: Nury Vittachi - Journalist and Author based in Hong Kong
Time: December 14, 2014

Topic: English, Life
Speaker: Ms. XU Yanan, former Director-general of the Department of Translation and Interpretation,
                                         Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China
                  Mr. ZHAN Cheng, Vice Dean of School of Interpretation and Translation Studies, Guangdong
                                         University of Foreign Studies
                  Mr. CHEN Huizhong, Chief Operating Officer of Guangdong and Fujian, Coca-Cola
                                         Greater China
Time: December 12, 2014

Topic: British Literature and the Exotic
Speaker: Dr. Chiu Kang-yan - School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University
Time: December 11, 2014

Topic: A Reading by Joshua Lobb and Shady Cosgrove
Speaker: Joshua Lobb and Shady Cosgrove - University of Wollongong, Australia
Time: December 10, 2014

Topic: A Survey of Greek and Latin Literature
Speaker: A/Professor Clive Chandler - University of Cape Town, South Africa
Time: December 10, 2014

Topic: Critical Genre Analysis as Discursive Performance
Speaker: Professor Vijay K Bhatia - City University of Hong Kong
Time: December 8, 2014

Topic: Metaphor, Metonymy and the Multimodal Construction of Meaning
Speaker: Dr. Feng Dezheng - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Time: December 5, 2014

Reading Group: On meaning
Speaker: Liu Yan
Time: December 4, 2014

Reading Group: Paratext, context, and text: A case study of four English translated texts of Lun Yu in the 19th century
Speaker: Shang Yanyan
Time: December 4, 2014

Book Club: Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney
Discussion Leader: Dr. Zhu Yu - School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University
Time: November 30, 2014

Reading Report: On the Use of “Persona” in Ezra Pound’s Early Poetry Experiment
Lecturer: Shen Jie
Poetry Appreciation: Associate Professor Lei Yanni
Time: November 28, 2014