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Seminar Series
2014-2015 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 Jessica Valdez.

18 Sep 2014
Professor Neal Norrick, Saarland University, Germany
Aggression in Conversational Storytelling Performance
06 Feb 2015
Dr Richard Fitzgerald, University of Macau
Exposing mediatization: Visualizing sound-bite politics from production through commentary to social media reaction
12 Feb 2015
Dr Otto Heim, The University of Hong Kong
Locating Guam: The Cartography of the Pacific and Craig Santos Perez's Re-mapping of Unincorporated Territory
17 Feb 2015
Dr Robert Sullivan, Manukau Institute of Technology
Moanan Poetics: Maori and Pacific Islands Poetry
05 Mar 2015
Professor Allan Bell, Auckland University of Technology
Falling in love again and again: Marlene Dietrich and the iconization of non-native English
19 Mar 2015
Ms Daozhi Xu (Claire), The University of Hong Kong
The Gift and the Ethics of Writing Aboriginality in Australian Children’s Literature
19 Mar 2015
Mr Aaron Anfinson, The University of Hong Kong
The Writing on the Wall: the Umbrella Movement, Language and Revolution
26 Mar 2015
Dr Jessica Valdez, The University of Hong Kong
The Part of Mr. Pickwick’s Biographer’: Charles Dickens, George W. M. Reynolds, and the Construction of Authorship
31 Mar 2015
Dr Marcelle Freiman, Department of English, Macquarie University
Cognitive thought and externalised cognition in the writing and revision in Coleridge's Poems on Various Subjects (1796-7) and the sonnet 'To the Rev. W.L Bowles' (1794-6)
02 Apr 2015
Dr Damian Shaw, University of Macau
The Fair Chinese Maid: A Tale of Macao. Or, the First English Poetry of Hong Kong
09 Apr 2015
Ms Janet Jin, The University of Hong Kong
Changing Views of America’s Global Economic Expansion in Alice Tisdale Hobart’s Memoirs and Novels
09 Apr 2015
Ms Kitty Wong, The University of Hong Kong
Crossing Borders: A study of the circulation of The Orphan of the House of Zhao
16 Apr 2015
Dr Jeffrey Clapp, The Hong Kong Institute of Education Hospitality and Dataveillance
Hospitality and Dataveillance
23 Apr 2015
Professor Monica Heller, University of Toronto
Language in Late Capitalism: Pride and Profit
30 Apr 2015
Professor Janet Wilson, University of Northampton
Wavering ‘between two worlds’: liminality in diaspora fiction