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BA in English Semester 2 Admission Ends on 28 Dec 2021

Admissions for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Programme (Semester 2, 2021/22) is now open. Semester 2 intake of 2021/22 is only applicable to local applicants who have completed the public examination and fulfilled the minimum entry requirement(s) of the University. Admittees of Semester 2 intake shall settle the full-year tuition fee of 2021/22 upon admission and should…

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Publication of Joseph Conrad and Postcritique: Politics of Hope, Politics of Fear

Assistant Professor, Dr Jay Parker has just published a new collection of essays. Edited with President of the Joseph Conrad Society US, Prof Joyce Wexler (Loyola University Chicago), Joseph Conrad and Postcritique: Politics of Hope, Politics of Fear is a collection of essays that challenges the traditional view of Conrad as thoroughly sceptical. The collection “constitutes a paradigm shift in Conrad studies.” Prof. Robert…

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Dr Ken Lau Shared Research Findings in HSUHK English Lecture Series

More than 30 students and staff members attended the first seminar of the HSUHK English Lecture Series on 2 September 2021, where Dr Ken Lau, Senior Lecturer from the Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong, shared his findings on the topic Unpacking Criticality: A Text-Informed Inquiry. Dr Lau introduced his research and explained the implication…

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HSUHK English Lecture Series Event – Unpacking Criticality: A Text-Informed Inquiry

Dear colleagues and students, The Department of English invites you to join the first event of the HSUHK English Lecture Series on 2 September 2021. The details are as follows: Date: 2 September 2021 (Thursday)Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pmVenue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building Topic: Unpacking Criticality: A Text-Informed InquirySpeaker: Dr Ken Lau, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Applied…

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Recruitment: Teach to Learn: HSUHK English Student Coach Project

Are you interested in:  ·  Serving the community by being a student teacher to secondary school students? ·  Learning how to prepare teaching materials and interactive learning activities?   ·  Equipping yourself with teaching and communication skills?  ·  Enhancing your own English-language competencies?  ·  Committing yourself to a semester-long or a year-long service-learning engagement?  If your answer is YES, you…

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Associate Professor Dr. Anna Tso Receives Accolades for Writing

We’re very proud to share that Dr. Anna Tso, Associate Professor of the Department of English, has recently received two accolades for her writing. Her book, 《The Summer of 1997》(2017) received an Honourable Mention in the 2020 Incipere Awards from Entrada Publishing (Utah, USA), and her book, 《Culinary Charades》(2017) was shortlisted in the 2020 Wishing Shelf Book Awards (UK)….

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Online Lecture: Contemporary Greater China Series: Feng Menglong and Ming Short Stories: A comparative approach

The Centre for Greater China Studies (CGCS) and the English Department cordially invites you to join the following online lecture supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No.:UGC/IDS14/17): Date: 24 May 2021 (Monday)Time: 4:30 – 5:45pmVenue: Space4ALL, G/F LibraryRegistration: https://bit.ly/3nTQOOh(Meeting link will be sent to successful registrants one…

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HSUHK Undergraduate Journal: Instructions and Submission Guidelines

Introduction This project aims to recognise the hard work and ingenuity of our students for exercising their critical thinking faculties in giving their voices in academia. With the steadily increasing quality of teaching and learning in HSUHK, it has been observed that students are capable of producing exceptional research writings in their respective fields. That said, while their written…

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BA in English Semester 2 Admission Ends 28 Dec 2020

Admissions for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Programme (Semester 2, 2020/21) is now open until 28 December 2020. Semester 2 intake of 2020/21 is only applicable to local applicants who have completed the public examination and fulfilled the minimum entry requirement(s) of the University. Admittees of Semester 2 intake shall settle full-year tuition fee of 2020/21 upon…

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BA-ENG student is a Highly Commended Entrant of the Global Undergraduate Awards 2020

Ms Choi Wai Ming Lorraine, our Year 4 student 2019/20 has been selected as a Highly Commended Entrant of the Global Undergraduate Awards 2020 in the Literature Category for her Senior Project, ‘’The Death of Chivalry: A Corpus Linguistics Study on Arthurian Legends‘. The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world’s leading undergraduate academic awards programme which recognises outstanding undergraduate…

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