Project Overview

The Serial City: A Translation of The Wandering Life of Sanmao, 1947-1948

Faculty Sponsor

John Crespi (jcrespi@colgate.edu)

Department(s)

East Asian Languages and Literatures
Asian Studies

Abstract

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. 

Student Qualifications

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

1 student

Project Length

8 weeks


Applications open on 01/03/2022 and close on 02/04/2022


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