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讲座题目:An Italian view of China: the letters of Matteo Ricci
主讲嘉宾:Prof. Wilhelm Snyman
主持人:程倩教授
讲座时间:20151210日下午3:00
讲座地点:第二文科楼100会议室
主办单位:外国语学院
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嘉宾介绍
Professor Wilhelm Snyman is currently a senior lecturer in Italian and German, Language, Literature & Film Studies and free-lance journalist/critic at University of Cape Town, South Africa. Professor Snyman is an expert in the field of Italian Language and Literature. He used to work as a Hansard Reporter and Translator at the Parliament of South Africa. Professor Snyman received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English, History and Italian from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, and later achieved his PhD degree in the field of literature of impasse: A Comparative Analysis of Joseph Roth’s Radetzkymarsch, Giorgio Bassani’s Gli occhiali d’oro and Henri Fauconnier’s Malaisie. 2013. Professor Snyman has delivered a series of lectures and seminars about linguistics, literature, culture and translation as well, and has also submitted quite a few papers to International conferences. In addition, he has a very remarkable record of peer reviewed publication in both Italian and English. Even though his academic focus is on the relationship between African literature and Italian literature, Professor Snyman has never stopped his exploring of other nations such as China, German and Japan. He has undertaken a huge amount of translation works from Italian, German and Afrikaans into English, including Persuasion and Rhetoric by Carlo Michelstaedter, A History of Africa by Lutz van Dijk, The Great Escape of the Boer Pimpernel - Christiaan de Wet - The Making of a Legend, by Fransjohan Pretorius, Hans Ludwig Katz – A Life of a little-known Expressionist and so on. His Forthcoming works contain The Enigma of the Garden – An Analysis of the Three English Translations of Giorgio Bassani’s The Garden of the Finzi Contini and Translation into English of Radelose Rebellie, by Albert Grundlingh and Sandra Swartz, Protea Boekhuis, Pretoria.
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