LUNG Wai Chu Rachel, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 35 Scopus Citations
  • 4 Scopus h-Index
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Rachel Lung received a Higher Diploma in Translation and Interpreting at the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong, before working as a translator in the government for two years. She then pursued four years of full-time study and earned her doctoral degree in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Essex in England. After that, she worked as a Research Assistant Professor in the City University of Hong Kong for three years. She then was employed as Assistant Professor at the School of Projessional and Continuing Education at the University of Hong Kong until 2003. She joined the Department of Translation at Lingnan University in the same year. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2006 and Professor in 2014. Her research interest is in the historical study of interpreting in China. She published a research monograph titled Interpreters in Early Imperial China in 2011, and her research articles appeared in various international translation and interpreting journals.

Research interests

Interpreting Studies, Translation Studies

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Projects 2012 2021

Research Output 1997 2018

Beyond tally : cultural and spatial meanings of ‘interpreting’ in Ancient China

LUNG, R., 4 Jul 2018.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Other Conference Paperpeer-review


Metamorphosis of a Diplomatic Interpreting Event in Ancient China

LUNG, W. C., 6 Jul 2017.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Researchpeer-review

Ancient China

Rhetorical patterns in ancient Chinese texts on interpreting

LUNG, W. C. R., 9 Mar 2017.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsPresentationPresentation

Communicative Function

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Seminar / Talk / Other Presentation

Auspicious Connotations of Interpreting in Ancient Chinese Texts

Wai Chu Rachel LUNG (Keynote speaker)
11 Nov 2017

Activity: Seminar / Talk / Other Presentation


美國詩歌的中文編譯, 1934-1961

Author: SONG, Z. C., 1 Nov 2018

Supervisor: 孫藝風, (Supervisor) & 龍惠珠, (Supervisor)

Student thesis: PhD Thesis (Lingnan)