For the goal of developing DUFL’s academic researches, especially in the field of translation study, Professor Zhou Lingshun from Yangzhou University was invited by the School of English Studies to give three different lectures on November 21st and 22nd, which attracted more than 100 teachers and students.
On the first morning, Professor Zhou delivered a lecture named “Topic Selection · Demonstration · Research from a Bachelor to a Doctor” at the Irish research center of the School of English Studies. He regarded bachelor, master and doctor as knowledge receiver, knowledge thinker and knowledge practitioner, which was further explained through a vivid example. He claimed that a student should make perfection more perfect and have an interdisciplinary concept when doing a research.
In the afternoon, Professor Zhou gave another speech with the theme “How to design researches from the View of Social Science Projects”. He mainly analyzed the problems which teachers needed to pay attention to when applying for social science projects from four aspects. He argued that the research methods should be feasible and operational, the topic selection should be novel and the preliminary results should prove its own strength. Finally, Professor Zhou gave suggestions to several teachers combined with his own experience and answered their questions patiently.
On 22nd, Professor Zhou delivered his third academic lecture—“Prospect of the Heated Issues of Translation Studies”. He believed that translation studies possess a critical nature, and further divided translation criticism into three stages. Later, Professor Zhou elaborated on the key points of translation studies from three aspects. Finally, he analyzed some hot issues from the angle of project application, and proposed potential research types and the future direction of translation criticism.
In the end, Professor Huo Yuehong, director of the Multilingual Translation Center of DUFL, made a summary. Professor Zhou impressed all the teachers and students with his wonderful lectures, providing them with broader academic horizons and more research enthusiasm.
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