Seminar Series


2011-2012 Second 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.

9 February 2012
Professor Robert Hampson, Royal Holloway, University of London
Trade Secrets: Conrad's Heart of Darkness and The Inheritors

23 February 2012
Professor Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Auckland
Problems in stability and change: variation, migration and the linguistic system

1 March 2012 (CANCELLED)
Professor Julian Wolfreys, Loughborough University
Dickens, our contemporary? Or, towards a phenomenology of the Urban

15 March 2012
Mr Noël Christe, The University of Hong Kong
From language to cognition and identity: critical reflections

Mr Wang Dongqing, The University of Hong Kong
Despotism of Law: the Lady Hughes Case and the Sino-British Legal Encounter
at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

20 March 2012 (TUESDAY)
(co-sponsored with the School of Humanities)
Professor David Eng, University of Pennsylvania
Reparations and the Human

22 March 2012 (CANCELLED)
Professor Agnieszka Soltysik-Monnet, University of Lausanne
Batman as Gothic Icon

29 March 2012
Professor Andrew Gibson, Royal Holloway, University of London
James Joyce and the Irish University Question: A Portrait of the Artist Chapter 5

12 April 2012
Dr Michael Hadzantonis, Sungshin University, Seoul, South Korea
Manipulating Ethnolinguistic Vitality through a (neo)Vygotskian theoretical framework

17 April 2012 (TUESDAY)
Ms Giovanna Tang Yuen Man, The University of Hong Kong
Language and Identity Positionings of Southeast Asian Sojourn Students in Hong Kong

Mr Ricky Chan Ka Wai, The University of Hong Kong
Implicit Learning of L2 word stress rules

19 April 2012 (CANCELLED)
Professor John Corbett, University of Macau
Online Scottish corpora: exploring language and variety

26 April 2012
Professor Pamela Gilbert, University of Florida
Blushing to think: faces of shame and desire in the nineteenth century


Last updated: 24 February 2017