Hong Kong Week @ HKBU 2018

Hong Kong Week at Hong Kong Baptist University

The Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University will be organising “Hong Kong Week” from Monday 30 April to Saturday 5 May 2018. There will be film screenings with post-screening discussions, roundtable panels, a book launch at the University Library, and the Backreading Hong Kong 2018 Symposium.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please write to the organiser, Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (tammyh@hkbu.edu.hk).

Venue (unless otherwise noted): HKBU Phonology Lab (OEM 708, Oen Hall Building, Ho Sin Hang Campus)


divider-4▦ Monday 30 April 2018 ▦
Teaching Translation in Hong Kong
Speakers: Lucas Klein and Marija Todorova
Moderator: Tammy Lai-Ming Ho
Time: 4:00-5:15 p.m.
Registration: http://bit.ly/2nnBH1A

 Monday 30 April 2018 ▦
In the Mood for Love: Film Screening and Lecture
Speaker: Jason S Polley
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Registration: http://bit.ly/2DZfaBA

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▦ Wednesday 2 May 2018 ▦
The launch of Cultural Conflict in Hong Kong: Angles on a Coherent Imaginary
(edited by Jason S. Polley, Vinton W.K. Poon and Lian-Hee Wee)
Speakers: Stuart Christie (brief opening remarks), Kum Hoon Ng, Vinton Poon, Marija Todorova and John Wakefield
Moderator: Tammy Lai-Ming Ho
Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Venue: HKBU Library
Registration: http://bit.ly/2E1iQCY

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▦ Thursday 3 May 2018 ▦
窈窕淑女 (“Cantonese Pygmalion”): Film Screening and Discussion
(NOTE: The film is in Cantonese and there are only Chinese subtitles. Post-screening discussion will be in English.)
Speaker: Lian-Hee Wee
Discussants: Magdalen Ki and Vinton Poon
Time: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Registration: http://bit.ly/2DXpv13

▦ Friday 4 May 2018 ▦
Roundtable Discussion: Political Hong Kong
Speakers: Edmund Cheng, Jeffie Lam and Sampson Wong
Moderator: Tammy Lai-Ming Ho
Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Registration: http://bit.ly/2DXptGm

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▦ Friday 4 May 2018 ▦
Roundtable Discussion: Hong Kong Stories
Speakers: Lui Tai-lok and Samson Yuen
Participating Moderator: John Wakefield
Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Registration: http://bit.ly/2nmqAG4

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▦ Saturday 5 May 2018 ▦
Backreading Hong Kong 2018 Symposium
Website: http://backreading.wordpress.com/may-2018
Information & Registration: http://bit.ly/2nm79Ns
{Pictures can be found on the Backreading Hong Kong website}