Current News and Events

2018

Deadline: 1 July 2018
Department of Linguistics
Inaugural issue of HKU working papers in Linguistics and Language Sciences! – LECT

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Seminar | Beyond Discovery: Rethinking the Sino-Western Encounter in Music

Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, 2018, 9:00 AM
Department of History
Spring History Symposium

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 8:00 PM
Department of Music
Sounding Architecture in Concert

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:15 PM
Department of History
Poster Screening: French Ciné Club - Gérard Oury's La Grande Vadrouille

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: The Doctrine of Doing and Allowing and Incomplete Information

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
"We Sing in Dialects Even As We Wander Far From Home": Music, Language, Listening, and Place in Guangzhou’s Independent Music Scenes

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Advanced Music Performance 2017-2018 Spring Recital

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Archives as Sites of Memory & Resistance

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Folk Morality and the Limits of Philosophical Metaethics

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
A Genealogy of Skyrim Modding: Critical Digital Theory and Gaming

Monday, April 16, 2018, 7:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: 1. The Cultural Politics of International Co-production for a ‘small’ National Cinema,
2. Side by Side and Up and Down: Transnational Cinema Studies in the Era of Audiovisual Criticism

Friday, April 13, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of History
Workshop on Korean Studies: Transpacific Aspiration toward Modern Domesticity in Japanese Colonial-era Korea

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:00 PM
Department of History
Film Screening | Shun Hing Salon: Russia and the World Today

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Seminar: The "Eurasian Problem" and Schooling in 19th Century Hong Kong and Shanghai

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Rethinking the Demandingness Objection in Ethics: What, after all, is Moral Demandingness?

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Seminar: Historical Epidemiology and Contemporary Disease Challenges

Monday, April 09, 2018, 7:00 PM
With the support of Department of Comparative Literature
Film Screening: Crossing borders: the many faces of the struggle for a better life in the Iberian American World (film series) - Los que se quedan (Those Who Remain)

Wednesday, April 04, 2018, 7:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert by HKU Chamber Singers and Vocal Workshop Students

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Revisiting Truth, Knowledge, and Idealism in Bertrand Russell

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 2:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: The City and its Double

Monday, March 26, 2018, 7:15 PM
Department of Fine Arts
Behind the Scenes Lecture Series | Guerrilla Girls: Not Ready to Play Nice

Monday, March 26, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Society of Fellows Lecture Series Spring 2018 | Colonialism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Performativity of Music Performance: Chinese Musicians’ Endeavours in Interwar Shanghai

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:00 PM
Department of Fine Arts
Behind the Scenes Lecture Series | V&A: the Civic and the Global

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 12:00 NN
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: An Aesthetic of Disgust: Visceral Visuality in DRUG WAR

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10:00 AM
Department of Philosophy
Conference: The 2018 Hong Kong Conference on Metaphysics, Language, and Logic

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Body and Mind in China and Greece: Perspectives from Philosophy and Medicine

Monday, March 19, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Queer Hong Kong as Method

Friday, March 16, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Gender in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:15 PM
Department of History
Screening: French Ciné Club - Bertrand Tavernier's Capitaine Conan

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Leukocentric Hollywood: Whitewashing, Alohagate, and the Dawn of Hollywood with Chinese Characteristics

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Can a Rational Agent Make a Self-Sacrifice?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Research Colloquia: Nettl’s Something

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 9:30 AM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Copycat China: Fashion, Media, and Chinese Consumer Culture

Thursday, March 08, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: The Principle of Compositionality is False

Tuesday, March 06, 2018, 9:30 AM
Department of History
Présences françaises à Hong Kong (1841-1941)

Friday, March 02, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Book Talk on Against The Grain 《亂世破讀》新書分享會

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Love and Indifference in a Time of Mozart

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 1:00 PM
Department of Fine Arts
Museum of Art on Wheels

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Queerness, the Normative, and the Everyday in Contemporary Japanese Texts

Monday, February 26, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of History
Seminar: Japan, Britain, and the Crisis of Empire in World War II: Wilsonian Empires at War?

Friday, February 23, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Anticolonial Sociology: BR Ambedkar Between Contagion and Solidarity

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: The role of cross-linguistic data in the science of language

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar on Understanding the Role of Phonology in Auditory Illusions

Thursday, February 08, 2018, 6:15 PM
Department of History
Screening: French Ciné Club - Claude Berri's Germinal

Thursday, February 08, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar on Visual Speech Cues in Language Variation and Change

Thursday, February 01, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar on Approaching Linguistic Issues with the Tools of Data Science by Christophe Coupé, CNRS

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:15 PM
Department of History
Screening: French Ciné Club - Patrice Leconte's Ridicule

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar on Anatomy of a grammatical tone: The case of 'Induced Creaky Tone' in Burmese

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: On the Source and Grounds of Han Fei's Political Philosophy

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: Open Door or Sphere of Influence?: The Diplomacy of the Japanese-French Entente and Fukien Question, 1905-07

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 5:00 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: Controlling the Population: From Family Social Science to Family Planning in 20th Century China, Taiwan, and Korea

Thursday - Saturday, January 11-13, 2018
Department of Fine Arts
Symposium: It Begins with a Story: Artists, Writers, and Periodicals in Asia

2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History and Department of Fine Arts
Postgraduate Research Seminar: Migration and the Collecting of Chinese Art in Hong Kong in the 20th Century

Monday, December 18, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: Shifting Horizons of Expectation During the First World War in Japan - 'Postwar Discourses', 1915–1919, as Part of War Experience and Their Consequences for Political Communication Regarding 'Reconstruction' (kaizō)

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Haecceitism vs. Humeanism

Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Paris as Hub for Global Cinema

Friday, December 8, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: Shifting Horizons of Expectation During the First World War in Japan - 'Postwar Discourses', 1915–1919, as Part of War Experience and Their Consequences for Political Communication Regarding 'Reconstruction' (kaizō)

Friday, December 8, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Are religious philosophers less analytic?

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 PM
Department of History
Screening: YP1967 - Hong Kong Ciné Club

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of History
Seminar: Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 3:00 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: Seminar on Phonological Regularity, Perceptual Biases, and the Role of Phonological Grammar in Speech Error Analysis

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7:00 PM
Department of Music
Fall Recital: Advanced Music Performance 2017-2018

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6:15 PM
Department of History
Poster Screening: Coup de Torchon by French Ciné Club

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: Seminar on Englishes, English Creoles and their Negative Indefinites

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: On the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6:30 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Censorship and Self-Censorship in Hong Kong Today: What Can We Do?

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 7:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Yellowing & City of Protest: a Conversation

Monday, November 27, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
RPG seminar: Political Participation of Working Class Marriage Migrants in Hong Kong

Thursday, November 23, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Confluence or Conflict? Plural Identity, Hegemony and Chinese Medicine

Thursday, November 23, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: The Resistible Rise of the Otherwise Neoliberal: On Special Economic Zones and the Making of World-History

Friday, November 17, 2017, 6:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Film Screening: In Dialogue with Ann Hui and Margaret Ng: As Time Goes By (Ann Hui, 1997) 『菠蘿』•『魚蛋』│ 憂思難忘--與許鞍華、吳靄儀談《去日苦多》(許鞍華,1997)

Friday, November 17, 2017, 5:30 PM
Department of Music
Public Screening: In the Mood for Love 花樣年華 (Wong Kar-Wai 王家衛, 2000)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Research Colloquia: Sound Document in Music

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 3:00 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: The Sounds of Indigenous Language Revitalization

Monday, November 13, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: [Masterclass with Prof. Ackbar Abbas] Volatility in Finance, Culture, and Politics

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Aristotle on the Easiness of Philosophy

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Seminar: Un—the World or Ma Un Ma A Composer’s Perception on Gaps, Decoupling and No Messages

Friday, November 3, 2017, 5:30 PM
Department of Music
Public Screening: The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: Is Truth Dead? An Analysis of 'Post-Truth'

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 4:40 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Screening: Screening of Songs from Maidichong (麥地沖的歌聲)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 5:00 PM
School of Humanities / Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Reflexive Experience of the City: Seeing Istanbul Through Hong Kong

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of Fine Arts
Seminar: Craftsmanship and Display in France’s Chinese Museum

Friday, October 27, 2017, 5:30 PM
Department of Music
Public Screening: Amarcord (Federico Fellini)

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: A Conversation with the AsianGlobal Fellows on Gender and Leadership in the Asia-Pacific Region

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: Chimiini and the Phonology-Syntax Interface

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 11:30 AM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: Comparative Literature internships: summer overseas experiential-learning projects

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: France's Long Reconstruction: In Search of the Modern Republic

Friday, October 13, 2017, 7:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Screening: Screening of Still Tomorrow and Q&A

Friday, October 13, 2017, 5:30 PM
Department of Music
Public Screening: American Graffiti (George Lucas, 1973)

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6:00 PM
Department of History
Screening: First screening - Régis Wargnier's 'Indochine,'

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 4:00 PM
Department of Philosophy
Seminar: A theory of conditional assertion

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Seminar: The Prince of Venosa and of Musicians in the Mirror

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:00 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Seminar: QUEER LOVE: Queer/ing TED talks and the LGBT experience in Hong Kong

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Screenings and Sharing: HKLGFF screenings and sharing session

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: The Enlightenment Text: Publishing, Culture and Popular Reading before the French Revolution

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme VIII

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 3:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme VII

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme VI

Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme V

Friday, September 22, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Public Screening: Touch of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958)

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert: 'Music in Words' Talk III - Prof. Daniel Chua & Konstantin Lifschitz

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 4:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: History at Work: Bridging the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 3:30 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: The Role of Iconicity in Sign Language Acquisition - Gerardo Ortega, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:45 PM
Department of Comparative Literature
Screening: Screening of Though I Am Gone 我雖死去

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme IV

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 3:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme III

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 PM
Department of Music
Concert: LThe Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme II

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 6:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert: 'Music in Words' Talk II - Ms. Nancy Loo (羅乃新女士)

Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 PM
Department of Music
Concert: The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme I

Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:30 PM
Department of Music
Concert: 'Music in Words' Talk I - Mr. Yang Zhao (楊照先生)

Friday, September 15, 2017, 5:00 PM
Department of Music
Event: Public Screening: Singin' in the Rain (Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen, 1952)

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 2:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: Adjudicating Madness: Police Records of the Insane in Early Twentieth-Century Beijing - Emily Baum, University of California, Irvine

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 3:00 PM
Department of Linguistics
Seminar: Are individual differences in cue weight strategies contrast-specific? - Professor Alan Yu, University of Chicago