Taiwan Sign Language Interpreting: Theoretical Aspects and Pragmatic Issues (Hardcover)
This book describes issues related to interpreting Taiwan Sign Language (TSL) used in deaf communities.
Dr. Riccardo Moratto 莫冉, nom de plume 韋佳德 (韦佳德 in simplified Chinese characters), courtesy name 遠復 (远复 in simplified Chinese characters), is a scholar of Translation and Interpreting Studies. He is an expert member (专家会员) of the Translators Association of China (TAC, 中国翻译协会). He is the author of Introduzione alla sinografia, Taiwan Sign Language Interpreting: Theoretical Aspects and Pragmatic Issues, two books in Chinese, and the chief editor of several other academic volumes. He has published in various professional magazines, conference proceedings, edited books, and international leading indexed journals, such as AHCI-listed (Arts and Humanities Citation Index-listed) journals. He has also been a manuscript reviewer for many prestigious, international journals. Dr. Moratto has published widely in the fields of translation and interpreting studies, Taiwan sign language, Chinese studies, Chinese language, and Chinese literature. In 2013, he obtained his Ph.D. from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). Over the years, he has taught at several universities including Hunan Normal University, Fujen Catholic University, Taipei National University of the Arts, Shih Chien University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and National Taipei University of Business. He is a professional interpreter and a literary translator. His most recent work focuses on Chinese modern and contemporary literature, interpreting history in China, translation and cultural identities, public service interpreting, media interpreting, and the interdisciplinary nature of interpreting studies.