Dr LIU, Fung Ming Christy   廖鳳明
Associate Head / Associate Professor
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
Phone No: (852) 2948 7887
Email: liufm@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0002-3090-0339
Phone
(852) 2948 7887
Email
liufm@eduhk.hk
Scopus ID
55752806000
Professional Profile

Dr. Liu Fung Ming Christy obtained her PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies from Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Spain. Her research interests focus on understanding translation practitioners in the workplace, translation pedagogy and translation practices. Her publications have appeared in international peer-reviewed journals such as Meta, Perspectives, Babel and Across Languages and Cultures.​

Dr. Liu received the Faculty Teaching Award in the Faculty of Humanities of EdUHK in 2016. She secured support from the General Research Fund of the Research Grants Council to examine translator professionalism in East Asia.

Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
劉靖之、陳德鴻主編;廖鳳明助理編輯(2011):在蛻變中的中國翻譯研究,香港,香港翻譯學會。

Journal Publications
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2021). Translator Professionalism in Asia. Perspectives: Studies in Translation Theory and Practice (included in SSCI & AHCI), 29(1), 1-19.
LIU, Fung ming Christy (2020). How should Translators be Protected in the Workplace? Developing a Translator Rights Model Inventory. Hermeneus, 22, 243-269.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2020). Motives and Perceived Benefits of Learning Translation: A Preliminary Investigation of Non-native EFL Student Teachers. Belas Infiéis, 9(1), 73-87.
Tsoi, Ling Yu Debbie & Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2019). Networked Individualism in Chinese Translator Online Communities: A Case Study of Facebook. Studia Translatorica, 10, 357-367.
Tsoi, Ling Yu Debbie & Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2019). Translation, Culture and Politics: Implications of Political Slogans in Hong Kong. Translation Spaces, 8(2), 280-299.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2019). Translator Professionalism: Perspectives from Asian Clients. International Journal of Translation, Interpretation, and Applied Linguistics, 1(2), 1-13.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2017). A Longitudinal Study of Translators in Greater China. Hermeneus (included in ERIH), 19, 121-138.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2017). Perception of Translation Graduates on Translation Internships with Mixed-research Methods. Babel (included in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index), 63(4), 580-599.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy & Chan Lung Jan Andy (2014). Learning and Teaching Translation in an Age of Mass Higher Education: A Preliminary Quantitative Survey of the Sub-Degree Translation Program Graduates in Hong Kong. FORUM: Journal of Interpretation and Translation, 12(1), 23-39.
Chan, Lung Jan Andy & Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2013). The translator status, the translation market and developing economies: A preliminary study of ASEAN countries. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (included in the Journal Citation Reports: JCR Social Sciences Edition), 31(4), 435-445.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2013). Revisiting the Translator's Visibility: Does Visibility Bring Rewards?. Meta: Translators’ Journal (included in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index), 58 (1), 29-61.
Chan, Tak-hung, Leo & Liu, Fung Ming, Christy (2013). An Empirical Study of Perceived Benefits of Final-year Translation Projects to Undergraduate Translation Studies. FORUM: Journal of Interpretation and Translation, 11(2), 19-42.
LIU, Fung Ming Christy (2013). A Quantitative Enquiry into the Translator’s Job-related Happiness: Does Visibility Correlate with Happiness. Across Languages and Cultures, 14(1), 123-147.
Liu, Fung Ming Christy (2011). “On Collaboration: Adaptive and Multimodal Translation in Bilingual Inflight Magazines. Meta: Translators’ Journal (included in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index), (56:1), 200-215.

Project

The Development of an Innovative Mobile Application “TransMap” for Enhancing Student Engagement and Learning Translation in Real-life Contexts
This project aims to develop an innovative mobile application called “TransMap” that can not only foster the learning of translation anytime, anywhere in real-life contexts but also facilitate peer learning and cultural exchange.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): LIU, Fung Ming Christy 廖鳳明
 
Preliminary Investigation into Translator Status Signalling Mechanisms in Online Communities
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Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): LIU, Fung Ming Christy 廖鳳明
 
Translator Professionalism in East Asia: Perspectives From Practitioners and Clients
This GRF project aims to empirically investigate how non-literary translation practitioners and translation clients perceive translator professionalism, which is understood as not only involving knowledge and expertise but also the virtues of trustworthiness and altruism. The regions in East Asia to be studied are China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
Project Start Year: 2017, Principal Investigator(s): LIU, Fung Ming Christy 廖鳳明
 
Translator Professionalism in East Asia: Perspectives from Practitioners and Clients
The objective of this research project is to empirically investigate how non-literary translation practitioners and translation clients perceive translator professionalism, which is understood as not only involving knowledge and expertise but also the virtues of trustworthiness and altruism. The regions in East Asia to be studied are China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): LIU, Fung Ming Christy 廖鳳明
 
Translator Professionalism in Japan and Singapore: Perspectives from practitioners
The objective of this research project is to empirically investigate how non-literary translation practitioners in Singapore and Japan perceive translator professionalism
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): LIU, Fung Ming Christy 廖鳳明
 
Perception of graduates and practitioners on translation internships: The Case of Hong Kong
The objective of this research project is to investigate the learning experience of translation graduates about their internships.
Project Start Year: 2014, Principal Investigator(s): LIU, Fung Ming Christy 廖鳳明
 
Prizes and awards

The Faculty Teaching Award 2015-16

Date of receipt: 1/9/2016, Conferred by: The Education University of Hong Kong