Seminar Series


2011-2012 First Semester

Unless otherwise specified, all seminars are on Thursdays and will begin at 5:00 pm in Room CRT-7.45, 7/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU.

15 September 2011
Professor Douglas Kerr, The University of Hong Kong
Conan Doyle and the Fairies: an Elegy

22 September 2011 (17.30 pm)
Dr Marco Wan, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Reading the Legal Case: Towards a Dialogue between Law and the Humanities

6 October 2011 (17.30 pm)
Professor Douglas Robinson, Lingnan University
Speech Acts as Extended (Body-Becoming-)Mind

13 October 2011
(co-organised in conjunction with the Center for the Humanities and Medicine, HKU)
Professor Christa Jansohn, Otto-Friedrich University, Bamberg
Confronting Plague through Literature: New Perspectives on an Old Theme

27 October 2011
Dr Jennifer McMahon, The University of Hong Kong
'The Mirror's Cracked World Was Safe No Longer': Nick Joaquin's The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Its Reflections on Early Philippine Literature in English

3 November 2011
Dr Haewon Hwang, The University of Hong Kong
The Filth and the Fury: London's Victorian Sewers and the Literature of Contagion

10 November 2011
Ms Vivian Ding, The University of Hong Kong
Wilde's aesthetic ideal in Chuang Tzu: Intentions

Ms Sze Tin Tin, The University of Hong Kong
Pastoral Peter Pan: J. M. Barrie's Peter and Wendy

17 November 2011
Professor Elaine Ho, The University of Hong Kong
Everyday Law in the Court Writing of Sybille Bedford

24 November 2011
Dr Thomas McLean, University of Otago, New Zealand
Jane Porter and the Wonder of Lord Byron

28 November 2011 (Monday 17 pm)
Professor Nigel Love, University of Capetown
The future of Integrational Linguistics


Last updated: 24 February 2017