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Bachelor of Arts in English – Programme Orientation Day (2015-2016)

20 August 2015 Bachelor of Arts in English – Programme Orientation Day (2015-2016) Professor Thomas Luk, Dean of School of Humanities and Social Science, Head of Department of English and Programme Director of BA in English Programme, gave the welcome speech to the BA in English Year 1 students Senior student shared his campus life with BA in English…

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English Summer Course 2015

30 June 2015 English Summer Course 2015 The English Summer Course commenced on 1 June2015, offered by the Department of English. This 5-week English Summer Courseis designed for students who strive to improve their English reading, writing,speaking and listening skills. Apart from enhancing students’ Englishproficiency, the course also aims to develop their logical and criticalthinking through examining some current…

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11th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Rebecca Ong and Dr Holly Chung

4 June 2015 11th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Rebecca Ong and Dr Holly Chung“Mid-careerFaculty Networks: A Qualitative Study Exploring Hong Kong Mid-career FacultyCareer Choice and the Role of Developmental Relationships”  by Dr Rebecca Ong “An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis ofEnglish-as-a-second-language (ESL) Teachers’ Motivational Beliefs in DevelopingDifferent Pedagogical Strategies” by Dr Holly Chung Date: 4 June 2015   Time: 2:00pm…

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10th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Sue Yip and Ms Clara Cheng

26 May 2015 10th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Sue Yip and Ms Clara Cheng “Factors Influencing Student Choice of Programmeand University Selection” by Dr Sue Yip “A Case Study of Successful Teacher Followership ina Hong Kong Post-Secondary School”  by Ms Clara Cheng Date: 26 May 2015     Time: 3:30pm – 4:00pm   4:00pm – 4:30pm Speaker: Dr Sue…

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9th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Marius Chan

14 May 2015 9th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Marius Chan “Shakespeare, generic form and imperialism” by Dr Marius Chan Date: 14 May 2015 Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm Speaker: Dr Marius Chan(HSMC) Topic: “Shakespeare, generic form and imperialism” Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building (Block A) Dr Marius Chan shared his views with our teachers and students Group photo of Dr…

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8th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr James Smith

2 April 2015 8th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr James Smith “The Ethics of Literature: from Antigone to The Winter’s Tale” by Dr James Smith Date: 2 April 2015 Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm Speaker: Dr James Smith(the University of Exeter) Topic: “The Ethics of Literature: from Antigone to The Winter’s Tale” Venue: Room A314, S H Ho Academic Building (Block A) Dr James Smith shared his views with…

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New Release of Dr Paul Fung’s Book

10 March 2015 We are very delighted to announce the publicationof Dostoevsky and the Epileptic Mode ofBeing, the new book written by Dr Paul Fung, Assistant Professor of the Departmentof English and Programme Coordinator (Literature Section) of BA in EnglishProgramme. Please refer to the webpage of Legenda, the publisher of the book for more information. Book Cover

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Launch of the HSMC Cultural Hub

2 February 2015 We are very excited to announce that the official website for the “Glocality” and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project is finally ready! Our website is called the HSMC Cultural Hub. Our two current favourite functions are the Cultural Reviews and The Artistic Production (AP) Search Engine. 1) The Cultural Reviews page is a collection of HSMC students’ (that’s from you guys!) reviews on your favourite artistic works. We already have several…

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7th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor David Carless and Dr Ma Jing Jing Maggie

22 January 2015 7th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor David Carless and Dr Ma Jing Jing Maggie “Exploring Learning-orientedAssessment in L2 Writing” by Professor David Carless and Dr Ma Jing Jing Maggie Date: 22 January 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Speaker: Professor David Carless(Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching) of the Faculty of Education at The University of Hong Kong) Dr…

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6th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor Jeremy Tambling

4 December 2014 6th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor Jeremy Tambling “Self-talk and Soliloquy”by Professor Jeremy Tambling Date: 4 December 2014 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Speaker: Professor Jeremy Tambling(Former Professor of Literature at the University of Manchester) Topic: “Self-talk and Soliloquy” Venue: Room 405, Academic and Administration Building (Block M) Professor Jeremy Tambling shared his views with our teachers…

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