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Seminar Series
2011-2012 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.

15 Sep 2011
Professor Douglas Kerr, The University of Hong Kong
Conan Doyle and the Fairies: an Elegy
22 Sep 2011
Dr Marco Wan, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Reading the Legal Case: Towards a Dialogue between Law and the Humanities
(17.30 pm)
06 Oct 2011
Professor Douglas Robinson, Lingnan University
Speech Acts as Extended (Body-Becoming-)Mind
(17.30 pm)
13 Oct 2011
Professor Christa Jansohn, Otto-Friedrich University, Bamberg
Confronting Plague through Literature: New Perspectives on an Old Theme
(co-organised in conjunction with the Center for the Humanities and Medicine, HKU)
27 Oct 2011
Dr Jennifer McMahon, The University of Hong Kong
'The Mirror's Cracked World Was Safe No Longer': Nick Joaquin's The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Its Reflections on Early Philippine Literature in English
03 Nov 2011
Dr Haewon Hwang, The University of Hong Kong
The Filth and the Fury: London's Victorian Sewers and the Literature of Contagion
10 Nov 2011
Ms Vivian Ding, The University of Hong Kong
Wilde's aesthetic ideal in Chuang Tzu: Intentions
10 Nov 2011
Ms Sze Tin Tin, The University of Hong Kong
Pastoral Peter Pan: J. M. Barrie's Peter and Wendy
17 Nov 2011
Professor Elaine Ho, The University of Hong Kong
Everyday Law in the Court Writing of Sybille Bedford
24 Nov 2011
Dr Thomas McLean, University of Otago, New Zealand
Jane Porter and the Wonder of Lord Byron
28 Nov 2011
Professor Nigel Love, University of Capetown
The future of Integrational Linguistics
(Monday 17 pm)