The 2nd Undergraduate Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature

22 May 2017 The 2nd Undergraduate Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature was held on 22 May 2017 (Mon) by the Department of English. During the conference, 13 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English (BA-ENG) graduating students presented their senior year projects on various literary and linguistics topics. Dean Thomas Luk, School of Humanities and Social Science and Head…

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19th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Donovan GROSE

23 February 2017 The Department of English hosted their 19th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Donovan Grose on 23 February 2017. The seminar lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 23 February 2017 (Thursday) Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Venue: A315 Speaker:  Dr Donovan GROSE Topic:  Language, Modality and Evolution Dr Donovan Grose…

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Tin Ka Ping Foundation Arts Ambassador Cultural Trip 2017 to Meizhou, China and Singapore

12 January 2017 Between 3 and 12 January  2017, the Tin Ka Ping Arts Ambassadors visited Dabu County, Mei zhou, China and Singapore in order to explore the glocalisation of Hakka culture.  This second cohort of TKP Arts Ambassadors comprises 15 students from different disciplines who have excelled in the Department of English “Glocality” & Cultural Literacy Project events….

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18th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Dan Lu

8 December 2016 On 8 December 2016, the Department of English hosted their 18th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Dan Lu. The seminar lasted an hour and a half with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 8 December 2016 (Thursday) Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 noon Venue: M502 Speaker:  Dr Dan Lu Topic:  English for Specific Purposes…

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Annual Dinner of Tin Ka Ping Foundation

7 December 2016 On 7 December 2016, Dean Thomas Luk, School of Humanities and Social Science and Head of Department of English, and  Dr Amy Kong, the person-in-charge of the project Ting Ka Ping Foundation Arts Ambassador Scheme: Enhancing Students’ Cultural Literacy and “Glocality” sponsored by the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, attended the annual dinner held by the Foundation. Dean Luk…

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17th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Charles LAM

10 November 2016 On 10 November 2016, the Department of English hosted their 17th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Charles LAM. The presentation lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 10 November 2016 (Thursday) Time: 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Venue: M405 Speaker:  Dr Charles LAM Topic:  Functions of grammatical HAVE: a cross linguistic…

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16th English Departmental Seminar, by Prof Tom LUTZ

7 November 2016 On 7 November 2016, the Department of English hosted their 16th Departmental Seminar presented by Prof Tom LUTZ. The presentation lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 7 November 2016 (Monday) Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Venue: M405 Speaker:  Prof Tom LUTZ Topic:  Writing the World Prof Tom LUTZ is a…

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“Glocal” Cultural Weeks

30 September 2016 The Department of English has been running the “Glocality” and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project since 2014. Funded by the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) from the Education Bureau and Tin Ka Ping Foundation, HSMC has been organising an array of activities to promote cultural literacy and the construct of “glocality” among our students. The…

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14th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Rebecca Ong, Dr Heidi Wong and Dr Holly Chung

8 August 2016 On Monday 8 August 2016, the Department of English hosted their 14th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Holly Chung, Dr Rebecca Ong and Dr Heidi Wong. Each presentation lasted thirty minutes with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 8 August 2016 (Monday) Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  Venue: M405 Speaker Topic Dr Holly Chung:  Institutional Order in Curriculum…

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