Recent RGC-funded Projects

 

General Research Fund

Dr. Katherine Chen
Coming home as strangers: A sociolinguistic ethnography of transnational bilinguals in Hong Kong

$610,142

September 2011
– February 2016

 

Dr. Katherine Chen
Indonesian Chinese as rootless transnationals: A sociolinguistic ethnography of their 60-year journey from Indonesia to China and Hong Kong

$401,336

October 2015
– September 2017

 

Dr. Wendy Gan
Middlebrow China: Imagining China in early 20th century Britain

$344,228

January 2012
– December 2014

 

Dr. Otto Heim
John Kneubuhl and Pacific Theatre

$326,000

January 2016
– December 2017

 

Professor Elaine Ho
Anglophone Hong Kong Literature: Texts and Contexts

$420,850

January 2012
– December 2015

 

Professor Chris Hutton
Transgender jurisprudence: self-classification and the law

$290,204

January 2013
– December 2015

Professor Adam Jaworski
Word as Image: The Sociolinguistics of Art

$599,000

June 2016
– December 2018

Professor Douglas Kerr
Orwell and Asia

$426,920

January 2014
– December 2015

Dr. Julia Kuehn
The German Influence on Victorian Fiction: Idea, Form, Genre

$287,000

January 2014
– June 2017

Dr. Janny Leung
Bilingualism and Legal Discourse in Hong Kong

$443,907

January 2013
– April 2015

 

Dr. Lisa Lim
The ecology and evolution of Asian Englishes

$416,262

January 2012
– April 2015

 

Dr. Dirk Noël
Constructional attrition in a (contrastive) diachronic construction grammar perspective

$340,000

June 2014
– May 2016

 

Dr. Page Richards
Rita Dove and the History of the Chorus

$366,566

January 2013
– December 2014

 

Early Career Scheme

 

Dr. Frederick Blumberg
Working Words: Poetry, Rhetoric, and Heresy in Early Modernity

$208,754

January 2015
– December 2017

 

Dr. Jessica Valdez
Mediating Englishness: Newspapers and National Identity in the Victorian Novel

$428,268

January 2016
– December 2018

 

Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme

 

Professor Chris Hutton
Defining Fundamental Concepts: The Legal Personhool of Animals

$582,700

June 2015
– June 2016

 


Last updated: 1 September 2016