Seminar Series


2016-2017 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 Luciana Gattass.

15 September 2016
Prof. Andrew Biswell, International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Anthony Burgess and Modernism

22 September 2016
Prof. Douglas Kerr, School of English, HKU
George Orwell and the Police

29 September 2016
Dr. Jessica Valdez, School of English, HKU
The Newspaper Novel: Sensation, Realism, and Imagined Community

13 October 2016
Dr. Alfie Bown, Hang Seng Management College
Retroactive Jokes: Kafka's Literary Laughter

27 October 2016
Prof. Emeritus Eugene Eoyang, Indiana University Bloomington/Lingnan University
When I find myself, what did I find, and who did the finding?

3 November 2016
Prof. Matias Martinez, Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Enacted Narratives

10 November 2016
Dr. Eli Park Sorensen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Transnational Adoption Literature: History, Genre, Representation

17 November 2016
Prof. Adam Jaworski, School of English, HKU
Writing as spectacle

24 November 2016
Dr. Dirk Noël, School of English, HKU
Radically usage-based diachronic construction grammar and the development of non-deontic be bound to

1 December 2016
Dr. Hannah Shipman, School of English, HKU
When is consent not consent? Medical Ethics-in-Interaction

8 December 2016 (CANCELLED)
Ms. Caitlin Vandertop /Mr. Aaron Anfinson, School of English, HKU
TBC


Last updated: 24 February 2017