Seminar Series 2012-2013 (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 Olga Zayts.

7 February 2013
Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, University of Adelaide
Revivalistics (Revival Linguistics)

21 February 2013
Mr Cheng Fai Goh, Zach, School of English, HKU
Hurting from Remembered Pain: Reincarnation, Memory and Trauma in
Tan Twan Eng’s “The Gift of Rain

25 February 2013 (Monday)
Professor Theo van Leeuwen, University of Technology Sydney
title tba

28 February 2013 (4:30 pm) (co-organized with Department of History, HKU)
Dr Anne Witchard, University of Westminster
Lao She’s Sojourn in London (1924-1929)

7 March 2013 (co-sponsored by the Women’s Studies Research Centre, HKU)
Dr M. Agnes Kang and Dr Katherine Chen, School of English, HKU
The Making of the “Kong Girl” (港女) and the Heterosexual Marketplace

21 March 2013
Mr Nicholas Webber, School of English, HKU
title tba

28 March 2013
Lawrence Williams
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century travel accounts to Sakoku-era Japan

11 April 2013
Professor Michael Keevak, National Taiwan University
How Did East Asians Become Yellow?

18 April 2013
Vanessa Collingridge, University of Glasgow
title tba

25 April 2013
Dr Simon Alderson
title tba

2 May 2013
Ms Cathy Zhang and Mr Matthew Yeung, School of English, HKU
title tba