Working languages:
Chinese to English

Carl Robertson
Precision translation by scholar-teacher

United States
Local time: 20:41 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyHistory
Poetry & LiteratureReligion

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education PhD - University of Oregon
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at May 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, GIMP Photo Editiing, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Carl Robertson endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I am an experienced translator, editor, teacher and scholar of Chinese language and literature with a strong background in both traditional and modern translation.

Precision in meaning and translation is vital to my work.

- PhD, MA Comparative Literature, University of Oregon
- MA, Chinese Literature, Washington University-in-St. Louis.

- published articles in scholarly journals
- editing and review of articles
- 20 years' experience teaching

Translation projects include:

- contemporary Chinese novella (MA thesis),
- working translation of ancient commentary to The Journey to the West 西游记
- assisting in editing/translation of scholarly articles on Chinese calligraphy
- contemporary Chinese short story
- a volume of Chan aphorisms accompanying Chinese painting and calligraphy

I have also translated the following to prepare teaching projects utilizing various media

- journalism, news and articles
- business publications
- children's stories
- comic book
- modern poetry
- modern stories and essays
- Classical poetry
- Classical prose
This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

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Keywords: Chinese, translation, general, short deadline, precision, introductory projects, literature, pedagogy, copy-editing, editing, US audience, Classical Chinese, formal Chinese, current events, articles, news, report, media, trends, information, communication

Profile last updated
Mar 15, 2016

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