The Thursday Night Tea Research Group| LATINOAMÉRICA with Wei Ran

November 4, 7-8:15pm China Time

IB 1010 / Zoom ID 298 656 1787

In the second event of our translation series, Prof. Wei Ran will be exploring the “Latin American Thought Translation Series” as a case study for remapping the relations between China and the world. He will discuss the selection and translation of Latin American texts by the contemporary Chinese academic community, which followed a shift from the revolutionary paradigm of translation to the paradigm of modernization since the 1980s. The talk will be followed by a Q&A.

All are welcome to join!

Wei Ran is an Associate Professor of the Institute of Foreign Literature (IFL), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Ph.D. in the Institute for Comparative Literature and Culture at Peking University, he has published and translated widely on cross-cultural humanistic exchanges between China and Latin America, including translations of Walter Mignolo and Gabriel García Márquez, among others.

Nov. 5 Third Space Lab Brown Bag Lunch Research Talk: Joseph Davies

You are cordially invited to attend the TSL Brown Bag Lunch Research Talk by Joseph Davies on Developing Learning-focused Feedback Practices: An Evaluation of English for Academic Purposes Teacher Feedback Literacy at a Sino-Foreign University at 3:30 pm on Friday Nov. 5th, 2021 (China Standard Time).

This talk is hosted online. Join Zoom Meeting:

Please RSVP by 5 pm China Standard Time Thursday Nov. 4th.

Handout and recommended readings are available for interested audience:

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Volunteer for Planet X

Want to be a member of a whole new world? Our game project “Planet X” awaits!

Details of the Project

The project is sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre PETAL lab.

We adopt the model of strategic games to create an “alternative world”, in which one plays as a will of the state on “Planet X”, thus separated from his/her real-life identity & socioeconomic status, and explore people’s possible ethical choices facing the dilemma between development and the need of countering environmental crisis. Continue reading “Volunteer for Planet X”