I·CARE Salon (26th Session) – Rebuilding the Tower of Babel: Overcoming the Cultural Barriers in Film and TV Subtitle Translation


22 Sep 2023


7:00 – 9:00 pm


Lecture Theatre 7, Lee Shau Kee Building


Speaker: Dr. Wong Kim-fan

Host: Dr. Lau Po-hei (Department of Philosophy)

Biography of Speaker:

Dr. Wong Kim Fan received his Ph.D. in translation studies from Hong Kong Baptist University. He is currently a lecturer of translation, philosophy and general education courses in different Universities, including The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He is also a freelance copywriter and translator, specialised in subtitle translation and social media translation. His research interests include contemporary translation theories, translation of subtitles, philosophy of travel, etc.


I·CARE Centre for Whole-person Development
Student Experience and Development Section
Office of Student Affairs

Tel: 3943 8621


‧Free seating is made on a first-come-first-served basis.
‧Visitors without a CU Link card are still required to register details of their Hong Kong ID cards (or other identification documents). Alumni can present CUHK Library Cards or CUHK Alumni Credit Cards at the campus entrance.
‧Admission for registered participants will start 30 minutes before the event. Please reserve ample time for registration at the University entrance (if necessary).
‧Hand sanitiser will be provided at the venue entrance for participants.
‧Walk-in registration is not available.