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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

    Tuesdays 2-4pm or by appointment

Profile

Biography

Antonia has been working as a freelancer and later an in-house translator for over ten years. She has been translating commercial, technical and literary texts for many world-renown companies and organisations such as IOC, FIE, FIVB, Burberry, eBay, PayPal, Visit Britain, British Council, Cambridge City Council, Cambridge County Council, Stanford University, Porsche, Tesla, Infiniti, etc. She has extensive experience in translator training. Antonia is a Full Member and Chartered Linguist (Translator) of Chartered Institute of Linguists.

Qualifications

  • 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)

Other academic

  • Translation Quality Assessor, London Metropolitan University (1/9/2017 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Gender Equality in Translation

Key words: Gender Equality

Chinese Philosophy Translation

Key words: Chinese Philosophy

Chinese Literature Translation

Children's Literature Translation

Current research

Translation Quality Assessment

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice (LA874)

  • Audiovisual Translation (LA876)

  • Translation Portfolio (LA881)

  • Written Translation (LA891)

  • Professional Skills for Translators (LA895)

Contact

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

Location:

3.304, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Tuesdays 2-4pm or by appointment