Academic Profile

Name: Cui Feng
Present appointment: Lecturer, Chinese Programme;
Guest Lecturer, Master of Arts in Translation and Interpretation, SoH;
Coordinator, Minor in Translation Programme, Chinese Programme;
Coordinator, Han Suyin Scholarship Fund (in Translation Studies), SoH.
School: School of Humanities
Programme: Chinese

Academic education:
Ph.D. in Translation Studies, 2012 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
M.A. in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, 2006 Shanghai International Studies University, China English Language and Literature, 2003 Nantong University, China

Research areas:
1) My main area of research is Translation Studies, focusing in particular on the history of translation, translation theories, and criticism of translation skills. My secondary area of research is Comparative Literature, focusing on the literary relations between China and other Countries.
2) My current research interest is the relationship between politics, literature and translation in the People’s Republic of China from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Main research project:
“Translation and Politics in the People's Republic of China in the 1950s and 1960s: its Significance to Modern Translation Studies”, MOE AcRF Tier 1, March 2017-February 2019, PI.

Honors and awards:
1) The John Cheung Social Media Award, NTU
2) Outstanding Contribution to the Microsite as a Translator for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee
2) Nomited for SOH Lecturers Excellence (LEX) Award
3) Nominated for HSS Nanyang Education Award
4) Nomited for Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award
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Dr Cui Feng
Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities
Deputy Director, Masters of Arts in Translation and Interpretation (MTI) Programme, School of Humanities (SoH)

Translation Studies,
Comparative Literature
  • Cui Feng. (2019). Translation, Literature and Politics: Using World Literature as an Example(1953-1966). Nanjing University Press.

  • Cui Feng, Arista Kuo Szu-Yu. (2018). From Yi Wen to Shijie Wenxue: The Politics in Translation in the People's Republic of China in the 1950s. Studies of Translation and Interpretation, (21), 59–78.

  • Cui Feng. (2018). Thawed Literature” and Chinese Literature in the First Half of the 1950s: Using Yi Wen as an Example. Modern Chinese Literature (Taiwan), (33), 143–170.

  • Cui Feng. (2015). The Translation of Occidental Modernist Literature in Yi Wen during Double Hundred Campaign: The Case of Les Fleurs du mal. East Journal of Translation, 2, 46–54.

  • Cui Feng. (2014). A Cultural Probe into Lu Xun’s 'Hard Translation'. Modern Chinese Literature, 25, 125-144.