Seminar Series


2015-2016 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.

10 September 2015 (joint presentation between English and the ESRT in Law, Literature, Language)
Professor Gary Watt, University of Warwick
Shakespeare’s Testamentary Performance
Faculty of Arts Conference Room, Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower

˜ 17 September 2015
Professor John Joseph, The University of Edinburgh
Vibrations: Language Memory/Knowledge, Iconicity and Individual Response
Faculty of Arts Conference Room, Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower

˜ 24 September 2015
Professor Douglas Kerr, The University of Hong Kong
Conrad and the Immigrant

˜ 29 October 2015
Dr. L. Gattass, The University of Hong Kong
Of Presence, Language and Screens: Virtual Reality and the Non-Hermeneutic Field

˜ 5 November 2015
Dr. Nick Luke, The University of Hong Kong
Shakespearean Arrivals: The Birth of Character

˜ Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Dr. Emily Ridge, Hong Kong Institute of Education
The Skeleton in the Suitcase: Modernism, Portability, and Suspicion

˜ 26 November 2015
Lise Lotte Frederiksen,
Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Dickens

˜ Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Dr. Emma Newport, King’s College London
Women, Interiors and Interiority: The Effects of the Chinese Taste on Domestic Space


Last updated: 24 February 2017