Seminar Series

2018-2019 First 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 Anya Adair.

20 September 2018

Dr Clara DawsonThe University of Manchester

Modernity and Mechanical Reproduction in Gift-Annual Poetry

27 September 2018

Dr Peter JordanCity University of Hong Kong

Internationalising Drama

11 October 2018

Dr Anya AdairThe University of Hong Kong

The Minutiae of Otiose Strokes in Medieval Scribal Practice

18 October 2018

Professor Balakrishnan AnanthakrishnanUniversity of Hyderabad

Locating the Subject Theatre: Efforts in Southern India during the Colonial Period

25 October 2018

Dr Bobo Wong,  The University of Hong Kong

Listening to Beckett: Sounds and the Event of Literature

1 November 2018

Dr Rashna Darius NicholsonThe University of Hong Kong

On the (Im)Possibilities of a Free Theatre: The Impact of Developmental Funding on Palestinian Drama

5 November 2018

Dr Luisa Mengoni and Ms Alexandra AultThe British Library
Dr Anya Adair
The University of Hong Kong


The British Library, Digital Humanities and Your Research

8 November 2018

Dr Jane ElliottKing’s College London


Iterations of the Microeconomic Mode

15 November 2018

Professor Daniel AnlezarkThe University of Sydney

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and its Afterlives

22 November 2018

Larry Feign, Author and Cartoonist

Cartoons, Creativity, Censorship

*This talk will take place in Run Run Shaw Tower, Room 4.34 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm*

29 November 2018

Book Launch Event

Dr Harriet Hulme, The University of Hong Kong

Ethics and Aesthetics of Translation: Exploring the Work of Atxaga, Kundera and Semprú​n

13 December 2018

Dr. Peter I. De Costa, Michigan State University

Language, Education, and Linguistic Entrepreneurship: A Critical Perspective

Last updated: 6 December 2018