East Asian Languages and Literatures
The Serial City: A Translation of The Wandering Life of Sanmao, 1947-1948
This project aims to create an experimental, digitized translation of the 250 installments of the Chinese comic strip The Wandering Life as it appeared in the Shanghai newspaper Dagong bao in 1947-1948.
The assistant for this project must be able to read traditional Chinese characters with native-speaker facility, and be either conversant with or ready to learn digital image editing and publishing technologies. The ideal candidate will have a flair for the artistic and a keen interest in modern Chinese history.
Number of Student Researchers
Applications open on 01/03/2022 and close on 02/04/2022