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17th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Charles LAM

10 November 2016 On 10 November 2016, the Department of English hosted their 17th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Charles LAM. The presentation lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 10 November 2016 (Thursday) Time: 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Venue: M405 Speaker:  Dr Charles LAM Topic:  Functions of grammatical HAVE: a cross linguistic…

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16th English Departmental Seminar, by Prof Tom LUTZ

7 November 2016 On 7 November 2016, the Department of English hosted their 16th Departmental Seminar presented by Prof Tom LUTZ. The presentation lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 7 November 2016 (Monday) Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Venue: M405 Speaker:  Prof Tom LUTZ Topic:  Writing the World Prof Tom LUTZ is a…

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“Glocal” Cultural Weeks

30 September 2016 The Department of English has been running the “Glocality” and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project since 2014. Funded by the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) from the Education Bureau and Tin Ka Ping Foundation, HSMC has been organising an array of activities to promote cultural literacy and the construct of “glocality” among our students. The…

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14th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Rebecca Ong, Dr Heidi Wong and Dr Holly Chung

8 August 2016 On Monday 8 August 2016, the Department of English hosted their 14th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Holly Chung, Dr Rebecca Ong and Dr Heidi Wong. Each presentation lasted thirty minutes with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 8 August 2016 (Monday) Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  Venue: M405 Speaker Topic Dr Holly Chung:  Institutional Order in Curriculum…

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IELTS Talk by British Council

8 September 2016 The Department of English had the honour of inviting Ms Sharon Ho, a representative from the British Council, to deliver an IELTS Talk to our students on 8 September 2016 The IELTS Talk was well-received by our students As a token of appreciation, Mrs Anora Wong, Associate Head of Department of English, presented a souvenir to…

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Intercultural English Summer Camp

20 July 2016 Sponsored by the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of English held an Intercultural English Summer Camp from 18 July to20 July 2016 for HSMC students and students from Tin Ka Ping Secondary School. The aim was to provide students with an opportunity to expand their cultural literacy and “glocal” awareness while boosting English proficiency. Students…

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1st Academic Sharing Session, by Dr Michael Durrant

19 May 2016 1st Academic Sharing Session, by Dr Michael Durrant “Fields in England: The Role and Representation of Civil War Ghosts, Today” by Dr Michael Durrant Date: 19 May 2016 Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Speaker: Dr Michael Durrant(Assistant Professor, Department of English) Topic: “Fields in England: The Role and Representation of Civil War Ghosts, Today” Venue:…

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13th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Sheila Trahar

15 April 2016 “‘The Path is Made by Walking On It’:  Introducing Narrative Inquiry” By Dr Sheila Trahar Date : 15 April 2016 Time : 10:30 am – 11:30 am Speaker : Dr Sheila Trahar(Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK) Topic : “‘The Path is Made by Walking On It’:  Introducing Narrative Inquiry” Venue : Room M405, Block M Dr Sheila…

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