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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.

07 Feb 2013
Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, University of Adelaide
Revivalistics (Revival Linguistics)
21 Feb 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 Feb 2013
Professor Theo van Leeuwen, University of Technology Sydney
Kinetic Typography
28 Feb 2013
Dr Anne Witchard, University of Westminster
Lao She’s Sojourn in London (1924-1929)
(4:30 pm) (co-organized with Department of History, HKU)
07 Mar 2013
Dr M. Agnes Kang, School of English, HKU
Dr Katherine Chen, School of English, HKU
The Making of the “Kong Girl” (港女) and the Heterosexual Marketplace
(co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Research Centre, HKU)
21 Mar 2013
Mr Nicholas Webber, School of English, HKU
Off we all go to Port Manteau: frame stretching, uncertainty and the ethics of reading
28 Mar 2013
Lawrence Williams
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century travel accounts to Sakoku-era Japan
11 Apr 2013
Professor Michael Keevak, National Taiwan University
How Did East Asians Become Yellow?
18 Apr 2013
Vanessa Collingridge, University of Glasgow
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25 Apr 2013
Dr Simon Alderson
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02 May 2013
Ms Cathy Zhang, School of English, HKU
Mr Matthew Yeung, School of English, HKU
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