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Mr Don Starr

Assistant Professor (Teaching) / Director of Studies (Chinese and Japanese) / Co-Director MA in Translation Studies


Affiliations
AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Assistant Professor (Teaching) / Director of Studies (Chinese and Japanese) / Co-Director MA in Translation Studies in the School of Modern Languages and CulturesA25, Elvet Riverside I+44 (0) 191 33 43225
Member of the Centre for Intercultural Mediation +44 (0) 191 33 43225

Research interests

  • Chinese literature
  • Classical and modern Chinese language

Research groups

  • Translation/Linguistics/Pedagogy

Esteem Indicators

  • 2013: Editor of JBACS (Journal of British Association of Chinese Studies):
  • 2005: President of the British Association for Chinese Studies [until 2008]:

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • International: Language, literature, culture: Chinese
  • Asia (excluding Middle East): China

Publications

Authored book

  • Starr, Don, Barnes, Archie & Ormerod, Graham (2009). Du’s Handbook of Classical Chinese Grammar. Oxford: Alcuin Academics.

Chapter in book

  • Starr, Don (2010). Eight Album Leaves Attributed to Gong Xian (1618-1689). In Treasures of the Oriental Museum Durham University. Barclay, Craig, Grocke, Rachel & Armstrong, Helen Durham University and Third Millennium Publishing. 36-39.

Journal Article

  • Starr, Don (2013). 新闻中的孔子:近三百年来英国报纸中的孔子形象 (Confucius in the News: Images of Confucius in Three Centuries of British Newspapers). World Sinology 12: 42-54.
  • Starr, Don (2012). 理雅各及其翻译艺术:以《孟子》译本为例 (English title “James Legge and the Art of Translation”). World Sinology 8: 124-134.
  • Starr, Don (2012). A Taste of Chinese. Liaison Magazine (7): 38-40.
  • Starr, Don (2012). China and the Confucian Education Model. Universitas21 1-27.
  • Starr, Don (2009). Chinese Language Education in Europe: The Confucius Institutes. European Journal of Education 44(1): 65-82.

Supervision students