Seminar Series


2014-2015 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. Questions, corrections, or comments to Dr Jessica Valdez.

18 September 2014
Professor Neal Norrick, Saarland University, Germany
Aggression in Conversational Storytelling Performance

25 September 2014
 Dr Marco Wan, The University of Hong Kong
Literary Theory, Legal Texts: An Encounter

9 October 2014
Ms Caroline Jianqiao Huang, The University of Hong Kong
Implicit Learning of the L2 Overt Pronoun Constraints

23 October 2014
Dr Nirmal Selvamony, Central University of Tamil Nadu
Ecocriticism, Envirocriticism and tiNai Criticism

30 October 2014
Dr Janny Leung, The University of Hong Kong
Societal Multilingualism and the Law

Friday 7 November 2014
Dr Lucas Klein, The University of Hong Kong
Here’s Looking at Yu: Chinese Silences and the Trope of China in Contemporary American Poetry

13 November 2014
Dr Nan Zhang, Fudan University
Bloomsbury, the Crescent Moon Society, and Transnational Modernism

Friday 21 November 2014
conjointly organized with the Department of Fine Arts, HKU
Professor Peter McNeil, University of Technology Sydney and Stockholm University
Beauty in Search of Knowledge’: Eighteenth-Century Fashion and the Uses of Print
(4:30 pm in Fine Arts Room)

27 November 2014
Dr Lauren Van Alsenoy, The University of Hong Kong
On the Frequency of Negative Concord

Early December 2014 (Cancelled)
Dr John Williams, University of Cambridge


Last updated: 24 February 2017