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WHO: Yongli Li
 
WHEN: 3:00pm-6:30pm, Friday, November 17th, 2017
 
WHERE: 2212 HSSB

 

WHO: Prof. Chuanyun Bao
 
WHEN: 4:00pm-5:30pm, Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
 
WHERE: McCune Hall (6th Floor HSSB)

 

Events

Join us for a post-screening discussion led by Yongli Li, a Ph.D. Candidate on Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Yongli has been working on the Chinese Film Collection of the Moving Image Research Collections at the University of South Carolina for over two years, and has been programming for the Chinese Film Festival for the art house Nickelodeon since 2010. She has also been working on curating and programming for the Pollock Theater at the UCSB Carsey-Wolf Center since 2012.

  1. November 17, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 6:00pm

Prof. Bao is a conference interpreter, professor of translation and interpretation and former dean of the Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.  He worked as a staff interpreter at the UN Office in Geneva before joining the Monterey Institute in 1990.  His research focuses on Chinese-English translation and interpretation, the teaching of interpretation and the process of interpretation.  He has been publishing papers regularly on translation and interpretation. He was also an invited speaker on translation and interpretation research and pedagogy in Europe, China and Japan.

In his talk on “The Art of Chinese-English Translation”, Prof. Bao will discuss major linguistic and cultural differences that may lead to inadequate comprehension of the Chinese language and hence difficulties in translation. He will also discuss strategies and approaches that are frequently used in Chinese-English translation. 

  1. November 1, 2017 -
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

UCSB Confucius Institute together with the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)regularly held "Chinese Language Exchange Program" activities for students from different cultures of China and the United States to build a bridge of language exchange. Activities include Chinese speaking, fun learning games. The activities not only promote the students' language learning, but also deepen the understanding of Chinese culture.

UCSB孔院与中国学生学者联谊会(CSSA)定期举办“中文语伴项目”活动,为来自中美不同文化背景的同学搭建语言交流的桥梁。活动采取轻松有趣的形式,穿插丰富多样的文化体验,在促进学生中文语言学习的同时,增加对中国文化的认知。

  1. October 19, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

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