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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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The 8th Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics Conference

The Department of English at the School of Humanities and Social Science is pleased to announce that the 8th Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics Conference will be held at Hang Seng University of Hong Kong on July 15, 2023 (Saturday). The department will co-organise and sponsor the event. The HAAL 2023 conference welcomes proposals in all areas of…

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Publication of The Post-pandemic Landscape of Education and Beyond: Innovation and Transformation

Dr Anna Tso, Associate Professor of the Department of English, recently published a book called The Post-pandemic Landscape of Education and Beyond: Innovation and Transformation with Steven Kwan Keung NG, Locky LAW and Tiffany Shurui BAI. The book aims to discuss how deep learning can be reached through innovative uses of technology, share experiences and strategies to cope with…

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HSUHK Undergraduate Journal is now available

The first issue of HSUHK Undergraduate Journal is now available! This anthology features our students’ works from artistic reviews to research articles on a wide range of topics, such as the functions of memes in society, neurotechnology, and social media’s effect on mental health. You can view the Journal here. Congratulations to student authors who have had their works published, which…

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Dean’s List & Best Progress Award Presentation Ceremony 2022

The School of Humanities and Social Science held an Award Presentation Ceremony on 17 November 2022. We are very proud of our 8 BA-ENG students who have been placed on the Dean’s List. CHAN Cheuk Yan BA (Hons) in English Year 4  KAUR Arminder BA (Hons) in English Year 1  LAI Ka Wing BA (Hons) in English Year 4  LI Hoi…

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