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Current and Recent Projects
RGC General Research Fund (GRF) Exercise
Year   Lecturer Project Title Amount (HK$)
2021/22 (24 months)   Dr Anya Adair

The 'Statuta Vetera' Manuscript, c. 1280-1520: Production and Use of a Medieval Legal Bestseller

599,209

2021/22 (24 months)   Dr Elizabeth Ho

Contemporary self-reflexive map-texts and the empowerment of thepostcolonial subject

195,209

2020/21 (24 months)   Dr Dirk Noël

Researchingand theorizing constructional attrition in a radically usage-based diachronicconstruction grammar perspective

300,000

2020/21 (36 months)   Dr Jessica Valdez

Despots and Democrats: China and America in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

424,868

2020/21 (36 months)   Dr Daniel Weston

Gatekeeping elite universities: a case study of the Cambridge Admissions Interview

377,600

2019/20
(36 months)
  Professor Christopher Hutton Between race science and ordinary language: naturalization case law in the United States from 1875 to 1945 170,000
2019/20
(36 months)
  Professor Kendall Johnson Shades of Chinese Extraterritoriality in Nineteenth-Century American Diplomacy and Literature 376,000
2019/20
(36 months)
  Dr Brian King Language use and the intersex body: Communicating sex variations in multilingual Hong Kong 450,980
2019/20
(36 months)
  Professor Julia Kuehn From Here to There: Travel Writing and the Novel Form in the Nineteenth Century 484,332
2017/18
(36 months)
  Professor Janny Leung Crime and Communication on New Media 373,760
2017/18
(24 months)
  Dr Olga Zayts Communicating Genetic Risk and Uncertainty across an Individual's Lifespan vis-à-vis Family: A Discourse Analytic Study of Genetic Counselling in Hong Kong 496,465
RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) Exercise
Year   Lecturer Project Title Amount (HK$)
2021/22
(36 months)
  Dr Anjuli Gunaratne Flowering Ossuary: Garden Form and Postcolonial Literature 373,000
2021/22
(36 months)
  Dr Nicholas Luke

Resurrection Events in Shakespeare's Late Plays

291,800

2021/22
(36 months)
  Dr Rashna Nicholson

American Foundations, the Indian Performing Arts, and the Origins of Cultural Development

409,311

2019/20
(24 months)
  Dr Anya Adair The Literary Composition of Early English Law, c. 600-1066 356,120
2018/19
(24 months)
  Dr. Ricky Chan Evidential value of voice quality acoustics in forensic voice comparison 450,000
2018/19
(24 months)
  Dr Brandon Chua Managing Diversity: Representing Religious Toleration in the Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century 326,100