Clement Tong

Visiting Assistant Professor
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 100, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

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Dr. Clement Tong is Visiting Assistant Professor of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University, as well as a lecturer of Greek and Hebrew languages at the Vancouver School of Theology. Having worked as a certified translator in Canada for many years, he is interested in translation theories and practices as well as how they are related to the notions of identities and transcultural communication. He also has strong research interests in the history of China, Hong Kong, and the Cantonese Worlds. His recent publications include Authority and Breakthrough - Chinese Bible translations in the modern time, Revelation and Text – Story of the Chinese Bible (1807-1919), as well as several Hong Kong-themed works including “The Hong Kong Week of 1967 and the Emergence of Hong Kong Identity Through Contradistinction” and “Translating Memories — The Fight over Pikachu in Hong Kong.”

 

Dr. Clement Tong teaches History of Later Imperial China (HIST 379) and History of Cantonese Worlds (HIST 377) at UBC.


Clement Tong

Visiting Assistant Professor
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 100, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Dr. Clement Tong is Visiting Assistant Professor of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University, as well as a lecturer of Greek and Hebrew languages at the Vancouver School of Theology. Having worked as a certified translator in Canada for many years, he is interested in translation theories and practices as well as how they are related to the notions of identities and transcultural communication. He also has strong research interests in the history of China, Hong Kong, and the Cantonese Worlds. His recent publications include Authority and Breakthrough - Chinese Bible translations in the modern time, Revelation and Text – Story of the Chinese Bible (1807-1919), as well as several Hong Kong-themed works including “The Hong Kong Week of 1967 and the Emergence of Hong Kong Identity Through Contradistinction” and “Translating Memories — The Fight over Pikachu in Hong Kong.”

 

Dr. Clement Tong teaches History of Later Imperial China (HIST 379) and History of Cantonese Worlds (HIST 377) at UBC.

Clement Tong

Visiting Assistant Professor
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 100, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Dr. Clement Tong is Visiting Assistant Professor of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University, as well as a lecturer of Greek and Hebrew languages at the Vancouver School of Theology. Having worked as a certified translator in Canada for many years, he is interested in translation theories and practices as well as how they are related to the notions of identities and transcultural communication. He also has strong research interests in the history of China, Hong Kong, and the Cantonese Worlds. His recent publications include Authority and Breakthrough - Chinese Bible translations in the modern time, Revelation and Text – Story of the Chinese Bible (1807-1919), as well as several Hong Kong-themed works including “The Hong Kong Week of 1967 and the Emergence of Hong Kong Identity Through Contradistinction” and “Translating Memories — The Fight over Pikachu in Hong Kong.”

 

Dr. Clement Tong teaches History of Later Imperial China (HIST 379) and History of Cantonese Worlds (HIST 377) at UBC.