Ms HSU Yuk Kwan, Amanda (許旭筠女士)

MPhil (HKU)
PGDE (CUHK)
BA (HKU)

Lecturer

Tel : (852) 3963 5153
Email : amandahsu@hsu.edu.hk

Ms Amanda HSU received her MPhil in Comparative Literature and BA (First Class Honours; double-major) in English Studies (Special Honours Major) and Comparative Literature from the University of Hong Kong. An experienced English teacher with the PGDE and LPAT qualifications, she has taught EAP and ESP courses, English semantics and pragmatics and literary appreciation courses at various institutions. She is currently a part-time PhD student (Literary Studies) at the Department of English, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research area encompasses Enlightenment Humanism, Posthumanism and contemporary speculative fiction.

Selected Publications

Authored Book & Articles

  • A Bibliography of Hong Kong Literature in Translation (bilingual), sponsored by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, The Centre for Humanities Research, Lingnan University, 2011.
  • “From Nostalgia to Reality: Hong Kong Films of the 1950s.” (bilingual) Hong Kong Memories in Cinema, edited by Prof. Leung Ping-kwan, Winnie Fu and Wu Junyu, Hong Kong Film Archive, 2012.
  • “Liu Yichang as a Method: The ‘Real’ and the ‘Modern’ in Hong Kong Literature.” (in Chinese) Liu Yichang and Hong Kong Modernism, edited by Prof. Leung Ping-kwan, Prof. Tam Kwok-kan, Dr. Mary Wong Shuk-han and Dr. Ben Wong King-fai. OUHK Press, 2010.
  • “Reading Hong Kong Literature from the Periphery of Modern Chinese Literature: Liu Yichang Studies as an Example.” (in English) Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese [refereed bilingual academic journal], vol. 10, no.1: Special Issue on “Center and Periphery”, guest-edited by Prof. Christopher Lupke, 2010.
  • “Restriction, Negotiation and Creativity: On the RTHK’s TV-Film Adaptation of Hong Kong Literature in the ‘Fiction Family’ Series of the 1980s and 1990s.” (in Chinese) Hong Kong Literature & Cinema, edited by Dr. Mary Wong Shuk-han. OUHK Press & HKU Press, 2012.

Edited Works

  • Co-author & Executive Editor. Writing Hong Kong @ Literary Stories (in Chinese), awarded Hong Kong Book Prize 2008, Hong Kong Education Publishing Company, 2008.
  • Co-Editor. Hong Kong Urban Culture & Urban Literature (bilingual), sponsored by HKSAR Home Affairs Bureau for Frankfurt Book Fair 2009 and edited by Prof. Leung Ping-kwan, Amanda Hsu Yuk-kwan and Lee Hoi-lam, Hong Kong Story Association, 2009.
  • Assistant Editor. Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese [refereed bilingual academic journal], vol. 10, no.1: Special Issue on “Center and Periphery”, guest-edited by Prof. Christopher Lupke, 2010.
  • Assistant Editor. Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese [refereed bilingual academic journal], vol. 9, no. 2: Special Issue on “The Obscure Decade: Literary Imagination and Political Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the PRC, 1949-1959”, guest-edited by Dr. Song Mingwei and Dr. Wu Shengqing, 2009.
  • Assistant Editor. Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese [refereed bilingual academic journal], vol. 8, no.1: Special Issue on “King Hu Cinema”, guest-edited by Prof. Thomas Luk Yun-tong, 2007.
  • Assistant Editor. Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese [refereed bilingual academic journal], vol. 7, no. 2: Special Issue on “Cultural Interactions between South China Cities and Tokyo in the Pre-war Period”, guest-edited by Prof. Fujii Shōzō, 2005.

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