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Antonia Yanxi Wu

Lecturer
Department of Language and Linguistics
 Antonia Yanxi Wu
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873748

  • Location

    3.304, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    2020-2021 Spring Term: Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00-15:00 https://essex-university.zoom.us/j/6663043748 Meeting ID: 666 304 3748

Profile

Biography

Antonia has been working as a freelancer and later an in-house translator for over ten years. She has been translating commercial & promotional, business, technical and literary texts for many world-renowned companies and organisations. She has extensive experience in translator training, and great interest in translation quality assessment, Chinese philosophy, feminist translation, children's literature translation.

Qualifications

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy,

  • Chartered Linguist (Translator) Chartered Institute of Linguists,

  • Full Member Chartered Institute of Linguists,

  • MA Translation and Interpreting Newcastle University,

  • Higher Education Certificate of English Studies Aston University,

  • BA Chinese Language and LIterature Tianjin Foreign Studies Universty,

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer of English-Chinese Translation and Interpreting, Language and Linguistics, University of Essex (1/6/2015 - present)

  • Course Director of PG-Diploma English-Chinese Translation and Interpreting, Language and Linguistics, University of Essex (1/5/2017 - present)

  • Course Director of MA English-Chinese Translation and Professional Practice, Language and Linguistics, University of Essex (1/1/2018 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Translation Quality Assessment

Key words: Translation

Gender Equality in Translation

Key words: Gender Equality

Chinese Philosophy Translation

Key words: Chinese Philosophy

Chinese Literature Translation

Children's Literature Translation

Localisation

Transcreation

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice (LA874)

  • Specialised Translation (LA880)

  • Translation Portfolio (Chinese-English) I (LA881)

  • Translation Portfolio II (Chinese-English) (LA889)

  • Translation with Localisation and Transcreation (LA891)

  • Professional Skills for Translators (LA895)

Publications

Books (1)

Rutherford, A., (2021). 人类之书 (Chinese translation of The Book of Humans: A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War and the Evolution of Us by Adam Rutherford). 新经典Thinkingdom. 1780229089. 9781780229089

Contact

a.wu@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873748

Location:

3.304, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

2020-2021 Spring Term: Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00-15:00 https://essex-university.zoom.us/j/6663043748 Meeting ID: 666 304 3748