Prof. Yang Mingxing’s Curriculum Vitae
Yang Mingxing serves as the Director of Center for Chinese Diplomatic Discourse Studies, and the distinguished professor, Ph.D. Supervisor as well as Academic Leader of Translation Studies for School of Foreign Languages at Zhengzhou University. Yang received his Ph.D. in International Relations in Shanghai International Studies University(SISU), and was granted the postdoctoral fellowship in Translation Studies at Nanjing University. Now, he works as a Chief expert of Major Project of National Social Science Fund, National Second-level Professor and a senior translator. He is also a national expert enjoying the State Council special allowance treatment, the Henan Provincial Distinguished Professor of institutions of higher learning, a Zhongyuan Cultural Master (one of the Leading Talents in Recruitment Program of Provincial Experts) as well as the Provincial Academic and Technical Leader of the555 Talent Project. He boasts other academic titles including Deputy Director of the Translators Association of China Foreign Discourse System Committee and the Deputy Secretary-General for the International Association of Eco-Translatology Research (IAETR). Yang, once engaged in foreign affairs for long, has presided over 4 state-level projects such as the major bidding projects of the National Social Science Fund, and 12 provincial-level projects funded by Ministry of Education and China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration. Yang successively won more than 10 national or provincial awards, including Grand Prize of Henan Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award, the third-prize of China’s University Humanities and Social Sciences Award of Ministry of Education, State Council Information Office Best Thesis Award, the second-prize for outstanding achievements of the National Social Science Fund Project and the second-prize for Provincial Social Science Achievement, the third-prize of Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award and the Provincial Excellent Teaching Team. More than 30 papers written by Yang Mingxing have been published in the authoritative core journals such as Babel(SSCI, A&HCI). His consultation reports have been adopted twice by the People's Daily Internal Reference.As a leading scholar in the field of Diplomatic Discourse and Translation Studies of foreign affairs. Yang was the first scholar who put forward the theory of “Political Equivalence”, which should be taken as a principle or doctrine for guiding diplomatic translation and communication. He is one of the founders in the field of Diplomatic Discourse and Translation studies, and has been actively engaged in constructing new interdisciplinary disciplines involving Diplomatic Linguistics (Diplomatic Discoursology), Diplomatic Translatology and Diplomatic Communication. The Center founded by him is dedicated to telling the story of China, the historical and cultural story of Henan as well as the story of “Double-First Class” construction of Zhengzhou University.
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