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Seminar Series
2011-2012 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.

09 Feb 2012
Professor Robert Hampson, Royal Holloway, University of London
Trade Secrets: Conrad's Heart of Darkness and The Inheritors
23 Feb 2012
Professor Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Auckland
Problems in stability and change: variation, migration and the linguistic system
01 Mar 2012
Professor Julian Wolfreys, Loughborough University
Dickens, our contemporary? Or, towards a phenomenology of the Urban
*CANCELLED*
15 Mar 2012
Mr Noël Christe, The University of Hong Kong
From language to cognition and identity: critical reflections
15 Mar 2012
Mr Wang Dongqing, The University of Hong Kong
Despotism of Law: the Lady Hughes Case and the Sino-British Legal Encounter at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
20 Mar 2012
Professor David Eng, University of Pennsylvania
Reparations and the Human (co-sponsored with the School of Humanities)
22 Mar 2012
Professor Agnieszka Soltysik-Monnet, University of Lausanne
Batman as Gothic Icon
*CANCELLED*
29 Mar 2012
Professor Andrew Gibson, Royal Holloway, University of London
James Joyce and the Irish University Question: A Portrait of the Artist Chapter 5
12 Apr 2012
Dr Michael Hadzantonis, Sungshin University, Seoul, South Korea
Manipulating Ethnolinguistic Vitality through a (neo)Vygotskian theoretical framework
17 Apr 2012
Ms Giovanna Tang Yuen Man, The University of Hong Kong
Language and Identity Positionings of Southeast Asian Sojourn Students in Hong Kong
17 Apr 2012
Mr Ricky Chan Ka Wai, The University of Hong Kong
Implicit Learning of L2 word stress rules
19 Apr 2012
Professor John Corbett, University of Macau
Online Scottish corpora: exploring language and variety
*CANCELLED*
26 Apr 2012
Professor Pamela Gilbert, University of Florida
Blushing to think: faces of shame and desire in the nineteenth century