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Research interests

My research interests mainly lie in three areas.

  • The role of translators in the written interaction. I have invesitgated how translators relay expert-lay interaction in the genre of popular science by focusing on the patterns of interactive linguistic features, such as hedges, deixis, conjunctions, personal pronouns. The research also further relates the translation strategies to how the genre, the translation of the genre, and the science translators are perceived in the society.
  • Interactive features in Chinese. I am conducting a diachronic study of how English or the translations from the English have influenced the interactive features in the Chinese popular science texts by following the development of the genre for four decades, with the focus on speech acts and politeness features in the Q&A column in Taiwanese science magazines.
  • Translation of cultural objects in the multimodal museum space. The research investigates how the translators interact with other participants in the museum communication, and argues the discursive power of translations in interpreting and shaping the value of cultural objects from a different perspective.

Biography

PhD in Translation Studies, Heriot-Watt University.
MAS in Interpreter Training, University of Geneva
MA in Applied Translation Studies, University of Leeds
BA in Foreign Literature and Languages, National Tsing-Hua University

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Research Output

Translating Trauma: Time Journey in a Memorial Museum

Liao, M-H., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Translation and Time: Exploring the Temporal Dimension of Cross-cultural Transfer. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, p. 126-141 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Open Access
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  • 31 Downloads (Pure)

    Museums and Creative Industries: The Contribution of Translation Studies

    Liao, M-H., 1 Jan 2018, In : The Journal of Specialised Translation. 29, p. 45-62 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
    554 Downloads (Pure)

    The “Second” Bride: The Retranslation of Romance Novels

    Lee, Z-Y. & Liao, M-H., 2018, In : Babel. 64, 2, p. 186-204 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 169 Downloads (Pure)

    Tourism Translation

    Liao, M-H., Aug 2018, An Encyclopaedia of Practical Translation and Interpreting. Chan, S. (ed.). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, p. 271-296 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Activities

    • 11 Participation in conference
    • 7 Invited talk
    • 3 Other

    Invited Talk at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

    Min-Hsiu Liao (Invited speaker)

    5 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    IATIS 6th International Conference 2018

    Min-Hsiu Liao (Speaker)

    3 Jul 20186 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Guest Lecturing at University of Stirling

    Min-Hsiu Liao (Invited speaker)

    22 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Invited Talk at Roehampton University

    Min-Hsiu Liao (Invited speaker)

    10 Dec 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Invited Talk at TH Köln

    Min-Hsiu Liao (Invited speaker)

    6 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk