Events


 

2017


An American Ancestor: Minor Settler Belonging in Maxine Hong Kingston's China Men and Hawai'i One Summer
by Dr. Huang Yu Ting (Amherst College)
27 February, 2017 {more}

The HKU Black Box presents:
Hansel & Gretel
24, 25 February, 3, 4, March, 2017 {more}

Map-able: The Turn to the Map in Contemporary Fiction and Culture
by Dr. Elizabeth Ho (Lingnan University)
22 February, 2017 {more}

Articulating Alternative Cultural Identities: Kuo Pao Kun's Multilingual Theatre Praxis in Singapore
by Dr. Lim Wah Guan (Bard College)
21 February, 2017 {more}

"Would it Get Some Wind for the Sailboat": Christopher Knowles and Robert Wilson, Toward a Theatre of Neurological Difference
by Dr. Leon Hilton (University of Pennsylvania)
17 February, 2017 {more}

Feeling One's Self: Onania and Eighteenth-Century Networks of Desire
by Dr. Leah Benedict (Washington State University)
13 February, 2017 {more}

Open House for The MFA in Creative Writing in English at The University of Hong Kong
10 February, 2017 {more}

Samuel Johnson, the Journey (1775), and the Terror of Sight
by Dr. Anne M. Thell (National University of Singapore)
8 February, 2017 {more}

Destiny Their Choice: Consent and Subjection in the Eighteenth Century Domestic Novel
by Dr. Brandon Chua (University of Queensland)
7 February, 2017 {more}

Performing Afro Asian Martial Arts
by Dr. Zachary Price, Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)
4 January, 2017 {more}

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2016


 

2nd International Colloquium on Integrational Linguistics
Language, Mind & Society: Semiological Perspectives

2 - 3 December, 2016 {more}

An Evening with Professor Ellen W. Kaplan
21 November, 2016 {more}

Livy in the Garden
19 November, 2016 {more}

Wish Lanterns in the Umbrella City: A Conversation with Alec Ash
9 November, 2016 {more}

HKU Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2016
29 October, 2016 {more}

An Introduction to Theatre: History and Practice
Tuesdays: October 11, 18, 25, November 1
Fridays: October 14, 21, 28, November 4
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The Victorians and the Democratic Imagination
13-14 May, 2016 {more}

Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos 2016
7-12 March, 2016 {more}

The HKUBB Presents: An Evening of Poetry with Sally Wen Mao
2 February, 2016 {more}

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2015


Public Reading by Distinguished Poet, Li-Young Lee
19 November, 2015 {more}

The HKU International Poetry Prize: A Night of Celebration
17 November, 2015 {more}

HKU Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2015
7 November, 2015 {more}

The HKUBB Presents: An Evening of Fiction
5 November, 2015 {more}

Sociolinguistics Today and Tomorrow: Postgraduate Perspectives
2 - 3 October, 2015 {more}

Introduction to Theatre and Stagecraft in the HKU Black Box
Thursdays: 17, 24 September, 8, 15, 22 October, 5, 12, 19, 26 November, 2015
Fridays: 18, 25 September, 9, 16, 23 October, 6, 13, 20, 27 November, 2015

Joint Presentation
School of English and the Emerging Strategic Research Theme in "Law, Literature, Language"
Shakespeare's Testamentary Performance
by Professor Gary Watt (The University of Warwick)

10 September, 2015 {more}

Siting Postcoloniality: Colloquium and Workshop
25 - 27 June, 2015 {more}

Communication, Medicine, and Ethics 2015 (COMET)
25 - 27 June, 2015 {more}

The Sociolinguistics of Globalization:
(De)centring and (de)standardization

3 - 6 June, 2015 {more}

The MFA Creative Writers, HKU Class of 2015: Original Work and Readings
15, 22, 29 April, 2015 {more}

"In Public: Writers and the Law": A Roundtable Discussion
Speakers: Art Spiegelman, Peter Godwin, Susan Orlean, (USA PEN), Chan Koonchung (HK / Beijing)

Co-organized with Faculty of Arts, Centre for Comparative and Public Law, Emerging Strategic Research Theme in Law, Literature, Language
15 January, 2015 {more}

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2014


Celebrating Hong Kong Writing:
A Colloquium among Friends

17 November, 2014 {more}

Celebrating Hong Kong Writers:
A Literary Evening

16 November, 2014 {more)

HKU Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2014
8 November, 2014 {more}

Voices Through Hong Kong
6 November, 2014 {more}

Only Through Time: Minding the Gap
19 - 21 September, 2014, HKU Black Box Theatre {more}

"Think in English, speak in English and dream in English"
English and local constructions of the transnational Ismaili Muslim community

by Dr. Brook Bolander (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany)
11 September, 2014 {more}

Interactional Straining and the Neoliberal Self:
Learning English in the Biggest English Corner in China

by Dr. Shuang Gao (National University of Singapore)
10 September, 2014 {more}

Mediation and mediatization of Chinese gender ideology through female kung-fu practitioners in films
by Dr. Mie Hiramoto (National University of Singapore)
10 September, 2014 {more}

KCL-HKU 2014 PhD Summer School in Sociolinguistics
14 - 16 July, 2014 {more}

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Annual Conference
Victorian Transport
10 - 12 July, 2014 {more}

Blitz-Time Cartographies
by Dr. Beryl Pong (University of Toronto)
6 June, 2014 {more}

Overpaid, Oversexed, and Over There: James Bond in America
by Dr. James Byatt (University of St Andrews)
4 June, 2014 {more}

Quintus Slide's One-Man Show:
Newspapers & Publicity in Anthony Trollope's Palliser Novels
by Dr. Jessica Valdez (Shanghai New York University)
3 June, 2014 {more}

Culture, Literature and the Capitalization of Humanity
by Professor Pheng Cheah (Visiting Research Professor)
29 May, 5 & 19 June, 2014 {more}

A Tale of Two Englishes: Everybody needs Good Neighbours
by Professor Allan Bell (Visiting Research Professor)
8 May, 2014 {more}

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2013


Herri Cole: A Master Poet
19 & 20 November, 2013 {more}

HKU Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2013
9 November, 2013 {more}

The 15th Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region
Elegance and Messiness in the Age of Risk
10 - 12 June, 2013 {more}

In Conversation with the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize Shortlisted Writers
13 March, 2013 {more}

International Colloquium on Integrational Linguistics
17 - 19 January, 2013 {more}

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2012


HKU Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2012
10 November, 2012 {more}

PUBLIC LECTURE:
Modernism and the Problem of the Unfinished Novel
GRADUATE SEMINAR:
Secularism and Post-Secularism

By Professor Wlad Godzich
18 & 24 October, 2012 {more}

PUBLIC LECTURE:
Ahab/Pip and Melville' s Novel Governmentality
GRADUATE SEMINAR:
Re-Imagining the Pacific: Mimetic Rivalries, Exceptional Interventions

By Professor Donald Pease (Dartmouth College)
24 - 25 September, 2012 {more}

A Postgraduate Workshop on
Politics of Interpretation: (Con)Text and Power
14 - 15 June, 2012 {more}

Symposium on
Oceanic Archives and Transnational American Studies
4 - 6 June, 2012 {more}

Two Seminars in the School of English
Issues in multicultural professional discourse in Hong Kong:
Decision-making in prenatal screening
Talk by Dr. Olga A. Zayts, the University of Hong Kong
Early Celtic Influence on English: A Summary of Arguments
Talk by Dr. Stephen Laker, Kyushu University, Japan

25 May, 2012 {more}

Making Worlds in Contemporary Globalization:
Politics, Normative Force, Literature
by Professor Pheng Cheah (Visiting Research Professor)
17, 24 May & 14 June, 2012 {more}

Arts Farewell to the Main Building: A New Chapter in Our History
22 April, 2012 {Photo Gallery}

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2011


Bob Dylan in China:
Visions of Beatitude
31 May, 2011 {more}

Meet the HKU Creative Writers
24 May, 2011 {more}

Oceania as Peril and Promise:
Towards a Transpacific Ecopoetics
12 May, 2011 {more}

Discourse, Mobility, Globalisation – Tourists, Hosts, Places
Talk by ADAM JAWORSKI, Cardiff University
9 May, 2011 {more}

Worlding the Pacific Rim:
Reframing Asia & Pacific Poetics
May-June, 2011 {more}

Urban Textscapes:
A Sociolinguistics Symposium on Work-in-Progress

30 April, 2011 {more}

An Evening of Poetry in Hong Kong:
Presenting Kit Fan, Winner of the International HKU Poetry Prize 2010

15 March, 2011 {more}

C entenary Distinguished Lecture
Poetry in Life by Professor Sir Andrew Motion

10 March, 2011 {more}

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2010


Law and Literary Studies Colloquium
The Legal Case: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

23-25 June, 2010 {more}

Faculty Open Day
18 May, 2010 {more}

Linguistic Theory in the 21st Century: Integrational Perspetives
6-8 May, 2010 {more}

When Novelists and Naturalists Travel: Art, Science, Politics
21 April, 2010 {more}

"Poetry and Passion"
Louis de Bernières

19 March, 2010 {more}


Man Distinguished Lecture 2010
"South African Fiction after Apartheid"
André Brink

12 March, 2010 {more}

The Language and Communication Programme
The 11th International Mother Language Day

21 February, 2010 {more}

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2009


Graduate Seminar: "Guoxue/National Learning in the Age of Global Modernity"
Professor Arif Dirlik

4 November, 2009 {more}

Book Party
3 September, 2009 {more}

"Misprisions of Utopia: Messianism, Apocalypse, and Allegory"
Professor Paul Bove

10 June, 2009 {more}

Where Are We Now? A Symposium on Postcolonial Collections and Archives
4-6 June, 2009 {more}

China and Global Modernity Lecture Series (27 November 2008 - 3 June 2009)
"Chinese Cinemas and Global Modernity"
Drs Esther Cheung, Gina Marchetti and Esther Yau

3 June, 2009 {more}

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Last updated: 20 February 2017