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Seminar Series
2012-2013 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.

27 Sep 2012
Professor Janet Ainsworth, Seattle University
Anatomy of a False Confession: The Lin guistic and Psychological Characteristics of False Confessions and Reforms to Prevent Conviction of the Innocent
11 Oct 2012
Professor Peter Wagner, University of Koblenz-Landau
Oscar Wilde: 19th-Century English Poetry and Art
*CANCELLED*
18 Oct 2012
Professor Wlad Godzich, UC Santa Cruz
Modernism and the Problem of the Unfinished Novel
06 Nov 2012
Dr Anne M. Thell, National University of Singapore
Dampier's 'Mixt Relation': Narrative versus Natural History in A New Voyage Round the World (1697)
08 Nov 2012
Professor Douglas Kerr, The University of Hong Kong
Joseph Conrad at the Music-Hall
15 Nov 2012
Professor Crispin Thurlow, University of Washington, Seattle
Why I Hate Facebook: A Critical Discourse Analysis of “Web 2.0”
22 Nov 2012
Dr Devyani Sharma, Queen Mary, University of London
Title tba
29 Nov 2012
Seminar by research postgraduate students Speakers and titles tbc