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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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5th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor David Parker

16 October 2014 5th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor David Parker “The Importance of TeachingLiterature in Our Second Language Context” by Professor David Parker Date: 16 October 2014 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Speaker: Professor David Parker(Former Chairperson of Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Senior Fellow of Morningside College, CUHK) Topic: “The Importance of Teaching Literature in…

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Bachelor of Arts in English – Programme Orientation (2014-2015)

26 August 2014 Professor Thomas Luk, Dean of School of Humanities & Social Science, Head of Department of English and Programme Director of BA (English) Programme, gave the welcome speech to the BA- ENG Year 1 students Icebreaking Session: Students were having small group discussion with the professors of the programme Group photo of professors and students

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English Summer Course 2014

22 July 2014 Summer course students with the Department of English at the opening ceremony on 9 June, 2014 Mr David Best, our guest speaker from Canada, introduced the cultural difference through interactive activities Mr Raju Lalwani shared with us his childhood in Dubai Mr. Peter Brokenshire introduced us to British life and culture Dean of School of Humanities…

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Glocality and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project 2014-2016

Department of English proudly announces that “‘Glocality’ and Cultural Literacy: HSMC English Enhancement Project 2014-2016” has received a grant from the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS). The QESS was first launched by the Education Bureau (EDB) in 2012 to support projects to enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching and learning in the self-financing post-secondary sector. With the grant,…

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4th English Departmental Seminar, by Professor Stuart Christie

8 May 2014 “William Empson, Bilateral Knowledge Transfer, and China, 1942-1952” by Professor Stuart Christie Date: 8 May 2014 Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm Speaker: Professor Stuart Christie(Department of English and English Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University) Topic: “William Empson, Bilateral Knowledge Transfer, and China, 1942-1952” Venue: Room 502, Main Building Professor Stuart Christie sharing his ideas with our colleagues As…

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Guest Speaker Talk delivered by Louise Ho

24 March 2014  The Department of English invited Louise Ho, Hong Kong’s most recognised contemporary poet, as the speaker of the talk “English? What’s that?” on 24 March 2014. The talk was kicked off with a brief history of the English Language, introducing students to the characteristics of Anglo-Saxon, Middle English and modern English and how English evolved over…

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