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Glocality and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project 2014-2016

Department of English proudly announces that “‘Glocality’ and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project 2014-2016” has received a grant from the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS). The QESS was first launched by the Education Bureau (EDB) in 2012 to support projects to enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching and learning in the self-financing post-secondary sector. With the grant,…

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4th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor Stuart Christie

8 May 2014 “William Empson, Bilateral Knowledge Transfer, and China, 1942-1952” by Professor Stuart Christie Date: 8 May 2014 Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm Speaker: Professor Stuart Christie(Department of English and English Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University) Topic: “William Empson, Bilateral Knowledge Transfer, and China, 1942-1952” Venue: Room 502, Main Building Professor Stuart Christie sharing his ideas with our colleagues As…

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Guest Speaker Talk delivered by Louise Ho

24 March 2014  The Department of English invited Louise Ho, Hong Kong’s most recognised contemporary poet, as the speaker of the talk “English? What’s that?” on 24 March 2014. The talk was kicked off with a brief history of the English Language, introducing students to the characteristics of Anglo-Saxon, Middle English and modern English and how English evolved over…

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The first English Summer Course

17 June 2013 The first English Summer Course at Hang Seng Management College officially started at 10am, June 17, 2013. Initiated and offered by the English Department, this four-week dynamic and fun-laden English Summer Course aims to enhance students’ English proficiency, and to develop their logical and critical thinking through examining current issues relating to popular cultures. The summer…

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3rd English Departmental Seminar, by Dr. Maggie Ma

17 April 2013 “The Influence of Learner Beliefs on Student Performance in Criterion-referenced peer review: An Activity Theory Perspective” by Dr. Maggie Ma Date: 17 April 2013 Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm Speaker: Dr. Maggie Ma (Assistant Professor, Department of English) Topic: The Influence of Learner Beliefs on Student Performance in Criterion-referenced peer review: An Activity Theory Perspective Venue: Room…

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1st Symposium on Yiddish Film

9 November 2012 Date: 09 November 2012 Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm Speaker: Dr. Sharon Pucker RivoCo-Founder and Executive Director, National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis UniversityAdjunct Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern & Judaic Studies, Brandeis University Topic: Yiddish Cinema: A Glimpse of Jewish Life(An illustrated presentation by Sharon Pucker Rivo) Venue: Room A401, Conference Hall, Block A…

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