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Dr. SHEUNG, Shing Yue Richard  (商承禹)

HD (Transl & Interp) (HKP)
MA (Reading U.)
MA PhD (HKU)

Assistant Head
Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: AC1-B7716
Phone: (852) 3442 8786
Fax: (852) 3442 0359
Email: ctrsheun@cityu.edu.hk
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Research Interests

  • Political discourse
  • Colonialism and Postcolonialism
  • Politics of translation

Teaching Interests

  • Practical translation and interpretation
  • GE course “Reading Colonialism and the Modern Experience”.

Last updated: 01 July 2016

Richard Sheung was a translator with the Hong Kong government before beginning his academic career with City Polytechnic of Hong Kong in 1987.

His research interests are in political discourse, colonialism and postcolonialism, and the politics of translation.

He teaches courses in practical translation and interpretation, as well as the GE course “Reading Colonialism and the Modern Experience”.

Selected Publications (in recent 6 years)

Journal Articles

  • “Reading Colonial Hong Kong,” Localities, Vol. 3, 2013, 181-186.

Book Chapters

  • “Translating Governor Patten,” Cultures in Dialogue: A Translational Perspective, Said, Faiq (ed.), Antwerp-Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers, 2010, 101-115.
  • “The translation of cultural modernity—50 years on,” Intercultural communications, Representations and Practices: A Global Approach, Sarmento, Clara & Oliveira, Victoria (ed.), Centro de Estudoa Interculturais, Porto, Portugal, 2013, 55-68.

Conference Proceedings

  • “Reflections on Hong Kong’s culture of translation,” Selected Papers of The Fourth China-ASEAN Education Week, 2011, 151-153.
  • “Critical Reading and Discovery in General Education,” Proceedings of General Education and University Curriculum Reform: an International Conference in Hong Kong, 2013, 44-49
Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Postal address: City University of Hong Kong B7704, 7/F, Blue Zone, Lift 3, Academic 1 83, Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon HK
Tel:(852)3442 8705, Fax:(852) 3442 0359 / 3442 0358, E-mail: ctlenq(at)cityu.edu.hk
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