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PhD projects

Collaborative translation; translation in the digital age (e.g. online translation, fansubbing, localization, etc.); human-machine interaction in the TS context; citizen media and translation; news translation; translation process; translation and multimodality.

20162020

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Personal profile

Biography

Chuan Yu is a Lecturer in Translation Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University. Her research lies at the intersection of translation studies, anthropology and media and communication studies. Her current research focuses on collaborative translation, online translation communities, ethnography and/in translation research, citizen media, and Chinese internet research. Before joining Monash, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, taught translation at Hong Kong Baptist University, conducted research at the University of Manchester as a Visiting Scholar, and was employed as a Confucius Institute Teacher in the US.

Research interests

Translation in the digital age; translation process; collaborative translation; translation communities; qualitative research; (digital) ethnography; a sociology of translation; Chinese internet research; citizen media; digital humanities.

Teaching at Monash

APG5876 Translation Trends in a Digital Age (2018-)

APG5048 Translation for Special Purposes (2018-)

APG5883 & 5884 Major Translation Project (2018-)

APG5874 Global Translation and Interpreting Professional Practices (2019-)

APG5690 Applied Translation (2019-)

 

Research area keywords

  • Collaborative translation
  • Translation process
  • Online (translation) communities
  • Online translation
  • A sociology of translation
  • (Digital) ethnography
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Chinese Internet research
  • Citizen media

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Research Output

Community of Practice

Yu, C., 2020, Becoming a Translator: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation. Robinson, D. (ed.). 4th ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 76-77 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Entering a Social Network

Yu, C., 2020, Becoming a Translator: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation. Robinson, D. (ed.). 4th ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 197-198 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Ethnography

Yu, C., 2020, Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies Third Edition . 3rd ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 167-171 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

Ethnography (Communities of Practice: Rules and Theories)

Yu, C., 2020, Becoming a Translator: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation . Robinson, D. (ed.). 4th ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 205-206 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Negotiating identity roles during the process of online collaborative translation: An ethnographic approach

Yu, C., 2019, In : Translation Studies. 12, 2, p. 231-252 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Prizes

Best Poster Award at ARTIS@UCL 2015

Yu, Chuan (Recipient), Jun 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Finalist of the EST Young Scholar Prize

Yu, Chuan (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Other distinction

Mr. Kwok Yat Wai and Madam Kwok Chung Bo Fun Graduate School Development Fund

Yu, Chuan (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Postdoctoral fellowship

Yu, Chuan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Third Prize Case Study Award of Overseas Chinese Teaching and Education

Yu, Chuan (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

  • 3 Contribution to conference
  • 3 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

Creating a Shared History of Learning through Online Collaborative Translation

Chuan Yu (Speaker)

3 Jun 20195 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

(Digital) Ethnography and/in Translation Research

Chuan Yu (Invited speaker)

1 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Translation in the Digital Space: A Social Network Analysis

Chuan Yu (Speaker)

10 Dec 201812 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Communities or Social Networks? Theorizing Translators’ Congregations

Chuan Yu (Speaker)

3 Jul 20186 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

The Ethics of Cyber-ethnography: Researching Citizen Media in China

Chuan Yu (Invited speaker)

15 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course