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HSUHK UNDERGRADUATE JOURNAL (2nd Issue) IS NOW AVAILABLE

The second issue of HSUHK Undergraduate Journal is now available! To celebrate the opening of the Creative Humanities Hub this year, the theme of the Journal revolves around creative humanities. In this issue, in addition to the academic writings by our students, creative pieces are also included, for example, shorts stories and artworks. You can view the Journal here. Congratulations and…

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Creative Humanities Fest- Fanfare Homage to Shakespeare: The First Folio 400

The School of Humanities and Social Science held the Creative Humanities Fest on 1 June 2024. The First Folio, arguably the greatest work of English literature, contains 36 Shakespearean plays & 1,233 dramatic characters in 900 pages published 400 years ago. To join the worldwide celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the First Folio, the Department of English at The Hang Seng…

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate Conference 2024: On Language, Linguistics and Literature

The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Conference 2024: On Language, Linguistics and Literature was held on 27 May 2024. Reading and communication, Virginia Woolf notes in The Common Reader, is less about knowledge acquisition than the delights and intimacy one finds in “extend our intercourse beyond our own time and province”. Our first UG-PG conference on Literature and Language accomplished this goal by…

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ENG Departmental Seminar – Using Teacher-supported Peer Feedback for Writing Improvement

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, Using Teacher-supported Peer Feedback for Writing Improvement, to be organized on 18 April 2024 (Thursday). Date: 18 April 2024 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Room A315, S H Ho Academic Building Speaker: Dr Maggie Ma, Associate Professor of Department of English Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a seat. Available on a first-come-first-served basis….

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ENG Departmental Seminar – Generative Artificial Intelligence and Language Teaching and Learning

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, Generative artificial intelligence and language teaching and learning: What teachers and students need to know to use GenAI tools productively and ethically, to be organized on 11 April 2024 (Thursday). Date: 11 April 2024 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Lecture Hall CR002, Creative Humanities Hub Guest Speaker: Dr Benjamin Luke Moorhouse, Assistant…

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ENG Departmental Seminar – Happy people make people happy: Being honest or being positive? That is the online question.

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, Happy people make people happy: Being honest or being positive? That is the online question, to be organized on 7 March 2024 (Thursday). Date: 7 March 2024 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Room A315, S H Ho Academic Building Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a seat. Available on a first-come-first-served basis. Remarks: 1…

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Publication of Critical Reflections on ICT and Education

Dr Anna Tso, Head and Associate Professor of the Department of English, recently published an edited volume called Critical Reflections on ICT and Education with Wendy CHAN, Steven NG, Tiffany BAI, and Noble LO. Book description The book reflects on the transformative power of modern technology in education, examines how teachers are leveraging digital tools to improve student outcomes, and investigates…

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Dean’s List & Best Progress Award Presentation Ceremony 2023

The School of Humanities and Social Science held an Award Presentation Ceremony on 21 November 2023. We are very proud of our 7 BA-ENG students and 2 MA-ELTA students who have been placed on the Dean’s List. CHEUK Long Yi  BA (Hons) in English Year 3  CHEUNG Ka Ka  BA (Hons) in English Year 3  LAU Sin Sin  BA (Hons) in…

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ENG Departmental Seminar – Evolutionary Concepts of the Tragic Hero and Thai Queer Media and the Magazinization of Post-1997 Thai Gay Identity

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, Evolutionary Concepts of the Tragic Hero and Thai Queer Media and the Magazinization of Post-1997 Thai Gay Identity, to be organized on 30 November 2023 (Thursday). Date: 30 November 2023 (Thursday) Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a seat. Available on a first-come-first-served basis. Remarks: 1 iGPS unit will…

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ENG Departmental Seminar – Researching Multimodality: Topics, Theories, Methods

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, Researching Multimodality: Topics, Theories, Methods, to be organized on 23 November 2023 (Thursday). Date: 23 November 2023 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building Speaker: Dr Kaela Zhang, Lecturer of Department of English Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a seat. Available on a first-come-first-served basis. Remarks: 1 iGPS unit will be awarded to…

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