Projects | | |

Research Project (On-going)

1 Project Title:
Censorship and Translation: The Case of the People’s Republic of China
(On-going, July 2014 - July 2017)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Tan Zaixi

 


Research Projects (Completed)

1 Project Title:
History of Translation in Hong Kong
(Completed, April 1998 - June 1999)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
2 Project Title:
Translation in China: Views, Reflections, and Theoretical Thinking. From the Earliest Times to the Revolution of 1911
(Completed, July 1999 - February 2004)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
3 Project Title:
Newmark on Translation for the Chinese Translating Community
(Completed, April 2001 - March 2003)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Simon S.C. Chau and Dr Tan Zaixi
 
4 Project Title:
Investigating Chinese and Western Translation Theory in Comparison
(Completed, April 2001 - August 2004)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Tan Zaixi
 
5 Project Title:
A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Interpreting Students' Performance
(Completed, September 2001 - March 2003)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ester S.M. Leung
 
6 Project Title:
From Legislation to Translation, from Translation to Interpretation: The Narrative of Sexual Offences in the Courtroom
(Completed, October  2003 - November 2006)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ester S.M. Leung
 
7 Project Title:
Investigating Translation Studies in the West in the Contemporary Era
(Completed, January 2004 - December 2005)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Tan Zaixi
 
8 Project Title:
Strategies of Translating Chinese Materia Medica Literature into English
(Completed, May 2004 - June 2005)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
9 Project Title:
A Study on Gao Xingjian's Works with an Emphasis on Their Intercultural Reception through Translation
(Completed, June 2004 - December 2005)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y. Yeung
 
10 Project Title:
Investigating Western Translation Studies Terminology
(Completed, July 2004 - July 2005)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Tan Zaixi
 
11 Project Title:
Developing Teaching Materials of Audio Description of Audio Description for Interpreting Subjects
(Completed, March 2005 - August 2005)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y Yeung
Please click here for accessing the teaching materials.
 
12 Project Title:
A History of Translation in Hong Kong: 1842 - 1997
(Completed, October  2005 - September 2006)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
13 Project Title:
Institutional Patronage: The Role of Religious Tract Societies in the Translation of Christian Tracts in Nineteenth-Century China
(Completed, March 2006 - February 2007)
Principal Investigator:
Dr John T.P. Lai
 
14 Project Title:
Re-Reading Traditional Chinese Discourse on Translation, with Special Reference to Buddhist Sutra Translation
(Completed, June 2006 - May 2007)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
15 Project Title:
Hong Kong Drama Translation and Cultural Identity: 1962 - 2005
(Completed, January 2006 - December 2007)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y. Yeung
Please click here for accessing the Hong Kong Drama Database (available in Chinese only).
 
16 Project Title:
Chinese Discourse on Translation and International Translation Studies
(Completed, February 2008 -  April 2009)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
17 Project Title:
A Study of Metaphorical Discourses on Translation
(Completed, June 2007 -  May 2009)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Tan Zaixi
 
18 Project Title:
An Anthology of Chinese Discourse on Translation: From the Thirteenth Century to the Revolution of 1911
(Completed, September 2007 - January 2010)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha P.Y. Cheung
 
19 Project Title:
A Comparison of Xiqu Studies in Chinese and in English
(Completed, January 2009 - June 2010)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y. Yeung
 
20 Project Title:
Film Adaptation as Translation in the Context of Globalisation: The Case of Hong Kong
(Completed, July 2009 - June 2010)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Yau Wai-ping
 
21 Project Title:
Traditional Chinese Theatre in the Context of Globalization
(Completed, December 2009 - December 2010)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y. Yeung
 
22 Project Title:
Museums, Language and Cross-Cultural Communication: Bilingual/Multilingual Museum Texts and their Production: A Study of Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou
(Completed, January 2009 - June 2011)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Robert Neather
 
23 Project Title:
Training Future Translation Studies (TS) Scholars: The Role of Postgraduate TS Research Programmes in Hong Kong
(Completed, September 2009 - May 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Tan Zaixi
 
24 Project Title:
A Study of Selected Hong Kong Film Adaptations from Comics, Horror Fiction and Literary Reportage during the Period 1990-2010
(Completed, March 2011 - August 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Yau Wai-ping
 
25 Project Title:
Remapping the Boundary: A Case Study on the Translations of Lu Xun’s Literary Works with Reference to a Sociological Perspective
(Completed, September 2011 - August 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Wayne W.C. Liang
 
26 Project Title:
A Critical Analysis on the Current Conditions of Performing The Twelve Uyghur Muqam
(Completed, September 2011- August 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y. Yeung
 
27 Project Title:
Community Interpreting in Hong Kong
(Completed, November 2010 - November 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ester S.M. Leung
 
28 Project Title:
Translational Taboos in the Early Years of the PRC (1949-1966) – A Pilot Study
(Completed, October 2011 - March 2013)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Tan Zaixi
 
29 Project Title:
The Role of Translation Agency in the Production of Translation: With Reference to Yang Xian Yi and Gladys Yang’s Translated Chinese Literature
(Completed, December 2011 - November 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Wayne W.C. Liang
 
30 Project Title:
Improving the Medical Interpreting Services in Hong Kong
(Completed, January - December 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ester S.M. Leung
 
31 Project Title:
Capacity Building for a Younger Generation of Chinese-English Translators and Translation Researchers – The Launching of a Translation Studies Portal
(Completed, January - December 2012)
Principal Investigator:
Professor Martha Cheung
 
32 Project Title:
Translation and Critical Studies of Four Cantonese Opera
(Completed, January 2012 - December 2013)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jessica W.Y. Yeung
 
33 Project Title:
A Study of Four Films by Wong Kar-wai as Film Adaptations
(Completed, March 2012 - February 2013)
Principal Investigator:
Dr Yau Wai-ping