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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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ENG Departmental Seminar – Cognitive Validation of the HKDSE Speaking Exam

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, Cognitive Validation of the HKDSE Speaking Exam, to be organized on 16 November 2023 (Thursday). Date: 16 November 2023 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building Speaker: Dr Amy Kong, Senior Lecturer of Department of English and Coordinator of English Language Centre Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a seat. Available on a…

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Teaching and Learning Seminar -Artificial Intelligence (AI), Language/ Literature, and Culture

The English Department cordially invites you to join our teaching and learning seminar, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Language/ Literature, and Culture, to be organized on 2 November 2023 (Thursday). Date: 2 November 2023 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 4pm Venue: Room A214, S H Ho Academic Building Speaker: Dr Leo Francis Hoye, Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, The University of Hong Kong Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a…

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Departmental Seminar – The Demon of Irony: Rethinking Evil and the Will in Dostoevsky’s Novels

The English Department cordially invites you to join our departmental seminar, The Demon of Irony: Rethinking Evil and the Will in Dostoevsky’s Novels, to be organized on 19 October 2023 (Thursday). Date: 19 October 2023 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building Speaker: Dr Paul Fung, Associate Dean of School of Humanities and Social Science and Associate Professor of…

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Departmental Seminar – Conrad’s Liberal Friendships

The English Department cordially invites you to join our first departmental seminar of this year, Conrad’s Liberal Friendships, to be organized on 12 October 2023 (Thursday). Date: 12 October 2023 (Thursday) Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building Speaker: Dr Jay Parker, Associate Professor of Department of English & MA-GELCS Programme Director Registration: Complete this online form to reserve a seat. Available on a…

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Publication of The Role of the Learner in Task-Based Language Teaching: Theory and Research Methods (1st ed.)

Dr Gavin Bui, Associate Professor of the Department of English, recently co-edited a book called The Role of the Learner in Task-Based Language Teaching: Theory and Research Methods (1st ed.). Book description This comprehensive, forward-looking text is the first holistic research overview and practical methods guide for researching the role that affective and conative factors play in second language learners’ task performance and language…

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Publication of Performance Arts: Research in the Age of Digital Revolution

Professor Kwok-kan Tam, Chair Professor of the Department of English, recently published a book called Performance Arts: Research in the Age of Digital Revolution. The book offers fresh insights into the digital revolution in performance arts, critically examines the power of digital databases for theatre research, and reexamines the relations between digital technologies and stage performance.

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