Seminar Series


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

Friday 6 February 2015
Dr Richard Fitzgerald, University of Macau
Exposing mediatization: Visualizing sound-bite politics from production through commentary to social media reaction

12 February 2015
Dr Otto Heim, The University of Hong Kong
Locating Guam: The Cartography of the Pacific and Craig Santos Perez's Re-mapping of Unincorporated Territory

Tuesday 17 February 2015
Dr Robert Sullivan, Manukau Institute of Technology
Moanan Poetics: Maori and Pacific Islands Poetry

5 March 2015
Professor Allan Bell, Auckland University of Technology
Falling in love again and again:
Marlene Dietrich and the iconization of non-native English

19 March 2015
Mr Aaron Anfinson, The University of Hong Kong
The Writing on the Wall: the Umbrella Movement, Language and Revolution
Ms Daozhi Xu (Claire) , The University of Hong Kong
The Gift and the Ethics of Writing Aboriginality in Australian Children’s Literature

26 March 2015
Dr Jessica Valdez, The University of Hong Kong
‘The Part of Mr. Pickwick’s Biographer’: Charles Dickens, George W. M. Reynolds, and the Construction of Authorship

2:30pm, Tuesday 31 March 2015
Dr Marcelle Freiman, Department of English, Macquarie University
Cognitive thought and externalised cognition in the writing and revision in Coleridge's Poems on
Various Subjects (1796-7) and the sonnet 'To the Rev. W.L Bowles' (1794-6)

2 April 2015
Dr Damian Shaw, University of Macau
The Fair Chinese Maid: A Tale of Macao. Or, the First English Poetry of Hong Kong.

9 April 2015
Ms Janet Jin, The University of Hong Kong
Changing Views of America’s Global Economic Expansion in Alice Tisdale Hobart’s Memoirs and Novels
Ms Kitty Wong, The University of Hong Kong
Crossing Borders: A study of the circulation of The Orphan of the House of Zhao

16 April 2015
Dr Jeffrey Clapp, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Hospitality and Dataveillance

23 April 2015
Professor Monica Heller, University of Toronto
Language in Late Capitalism: Pride and Profit

30 April 2015
Professor Janet Wilson, University of Northampton
Wavering ‘between two worlds’: liminality in diaspora fiction


Last updated: 24 February 2017