Seminar Series

2016-2017 Second Semester

Unless otherwise specified, all seminars are on Thursdays and will begin at 4:30 pm in Room CRT-7.45, 7/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU. Questions, corrections, or comments to Dr Luciana Gattass.

2 March 2017
Professor Saskia Witteborn, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Migration, Hyperlocality and the Politics of Dislocation

23 March 2017
Dr Nan Zhang, School of English, HKU
“Solemn Progress”: Woolf, Burke, and the Negotiation of Virtue

30 March 2017
Mr James Shea, Hong Kong Baptist University
From Iowa City to Kowloon City: The Cold War Origins of Hong Kong's First Creative Writing Workshop

6 April 2017
Dr Todd L. Sandel, University of Macau
Addressing, Re-accenting, and Othering Utterances on WeChat: A Bakhtinian Analysis

13 April 2017
Dr Otto Heim, School of English, HKU
The arrival of Oceania: ending extractivism, politics of enactment, and Pacific Island representations
of a good life

20 April 2017
Dr Ivan Delazari, Hong Kong Baptist University
Gass - Tolstoy - Marx - Beethoven: A Retroactive Decryption of "Cartesian Sonata”

27 April 2017 (joint session)
Mr Aaron Anfinson, School of English, HKU
'In sha'Allah, Masha'Allah, Hopefully no martial law':
the disciplining of transnationalism and the attempted self-legitimisation of the so-called Islamic State

Ms Jenn Gresham, School of English, HKU
Unauthorized Bonds: Shaw's Bond-type Films and The Problem of Genre


Last updated: 27 April 2017