Mr Poon, Hon Kwong Joseph 潘漢光
Joseph Poon has taught at the School of Chinese since 1989 and is now Associate Professor and Translation Undergraduate Programme Coordinator. He teaches mainly Translation, specializes and has published on literary translation, classical literature, literary criticism and language education. He has taken up a great amount of administrative duties over the years from University to Faculty and to School levels. While they have been reduced in recent years, his current memberships include the Faculty’s Budget and Planning Committee and the Higher Arts Degrees Committee, and, at the School, the School Management and Development Committee and the Departmental Research Postgraduate Committee. For the School’s Bulletin of Ming-Qing Studies, he serves as an editor. He is also a Vice-President of the Hong Kong Translation Society, and the founding editor of its academic journal Translation Quarterly, for which he now serves as an Executive Editor.
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|09/1988 - present||Member||British Assocication for Chinese Studies|
|09/1994 - present||Executive Committee member & Life Member||Hong Kong Translation Society|
|06/2002 - present||Member||China's Shijing Studies Association|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, Cantonese, Putonghua||英語、粵語、普通話|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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