Seminar Series


2017-2018 Second Semester

Unless otherwise specified, all seminars are on Thursdays and will begin at 4:30 pm in Room CRT-7.45, 7/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU. Questions, corrections, or comments to Dr Hannah Shipman.

   

1 February 2018

Dr. Johan Siebers, Religious Studies Unit, Middlesex University London

 

Saying and Renunciation in Chang Chung-yuan's Commentary to the Dao De Jing

 

 

8 February 2018

Dr. Adeline Johns-Putra, School of Literature and Languages, University of Surrey

 

Literary Realism in the Anthropocene

 

 

1 March 2018

Dr. Chris Patterson, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, Hong Kong Baptist University

 

Transitive Cultures: Anglophone Literature of the Transpacific

 

 

15 March 2018  

Dr. des. Nicole Eberle, School of English, The University of Hong Kong

 

Bermuda on the Move: Origins and Typological Affinities of Bermudian English

 

 

22 March 2018  

Prof. Deborah Cameron, Faculty of English Language & Literature, University of Oxford

 

Language and The Problem of Women’s Authority

 

17.30 - 19.00
Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, Jockey Club Tower
Pre-talk reception 17.00 - 17.30

 

 

29 March 2018

Dr. Otto Heim, School of English, The University of Hong Kong

 

Samoan ghost stories: John Kneubuhl and oral history

 

 

12 April 2018 

Dr. Joanna Mansbridge, Department of English, City University of Hong Kong

 

Building Memory: Digital Place-Making in Zuni Icosahedron's Architecture of the City

 

 

19 April 2018 

Dr. Harriet Hulme, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, The University of Hong Kong

 

'An act of welcome': writing as hospitality in Refugee Tales (2016)

 

 

26 April 2018

(1) Ms. Xu Lingyi Olivia,  RPg, School of English, The University of Hong Kong

 

"At Last It Arrested Her": The Historical Portrait in Pride and Prejudice

 

(2) Mr. Chan Man Long Johnson, RPg, School of English, The University of Hong Kong

 

Why Verse? Aurora Leigh and the Rise of the Verse-Novel

 

 

 


Last updated: 17 April 2018