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 Stuart Christie (Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “Notes Toward an Immersive Reading Practice”. Department of English Research Workshop Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 23 April 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Pearl S. Buck’s FBI File”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 8 May 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Poetry Among the Ruins: A.V. Christie’s “The Wonders” and “And I Began to Entertain Doubts”. The 5th CAAP Convention, The Chinese/American Association for Poetry and Poetics. California State University, Los Angeles. 11-14 November 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “William Empson and the Postcolonial”. International Association of University Professors of English: Triennial Conference. University of London, UK. 25-29 July 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The South Goes East: Teaching Welty as World Literature in the Hong Kong Classroom”. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. 6-7 January 2015.
  • Presented a three-part lecture series entitled “Posthumanism, Chinese Ecocriticism, and Post-history”. The University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China. 1-8 June 2014.
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 Winnie Chor (Assistant Professor)

  • Presented a joint-paper (with Foongha Yap) entitled “Stance-markers in Chinese: their discourse functions and grammaticalization”. The 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Universiti Putra Malaysia. 14-16 August 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The needs, practices, and benefits of learning Cantonese for the work contest – case study in Hong Kong”.  The 4th Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL-4), the University of British Columbia. 23-24 June 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “From non-subjective to (inter)subjective: the evolution of jan4dei6人哋 into a first person singular pronoun”. Department of English Research Workshop Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 29 January 2018.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Foongha Yap) entitled “Implicit deiciticity and negative attitudinal marking: The case of nei di and go di in Cantonese discourse”. The 22nd International Conference on Yue Dialects, the Education University of Hong Kong, 8-9 December 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “That’s not “other people” but “me” – the use of jan4dei6 as a first person singular pronoun”. The 22nd International Conference on Yue Dialects, the Education University of Hong Kong, 8-9 December 2017.
  • Presented a joint paper (with Foongha Yap) entitled “From referential to evaluative uses: On the classifier-demonstrative di in Wugang Xiang”. The LSHK Annual Research Forum, Hong Kong Baptist University. 2 December 2017.
  • Presented two papers entitled “Cantonese interrogative particles as (inter)subjective stance markers: A discourse-pragmatic perspective” and “Negative evaluative uses of demonstrative-classifier di in Wugang Xiang”. The 15th International Pragmatics Conference, International Pragmatics Association, Northern Ireland. 16-21 July 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “From referential to non-referential to subjective uses of personal pronouns: The Cantonese 3rd person plural pronoun jan4dei6 as an illustrative example”. Third International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies, Chartered Institute of Linguistics Hong Kong Society. 29-30 June 2017.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Nikko Lai) entitled “An Analysis of the Cantonese Placeholders sing6 and go2di1“. Annual Research Forum of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK ARF). Hong Kong Education University. 3 December 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Sentence Final Particles as Epistemic Modulators in Cantonese Conversations: A Discourse-pragmatic Perspective”. Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HAAL). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 11 June 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Knowing is Seeing: On the Grammaticalization and Subjectification of tai2 “see” in Cantonese”. The 28th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-28). Brigham Young University, Utah,  USA. 5-8 May 2016.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Foongha Yap) entitled “Co-Implicit Deicticity and Negative Attitudinal Marking: The Case of nei di and go di [Demonstrative + Classifier] Constructions in Cantonese Discourse”. The 26th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS-26). Manila, the Philippines. 26-28 May 2016.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Marvin Lam) entitled “A Pragmatic Analysis of mat ’what’ Constructions in Cantonese”. The International Conference on Functional Language Typology. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. 12-16 December 2015.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Foongha Yap) entitled “Ho2 as a Talk Coordinator in Cantonese Conversations: A Discourse-pragmatic Perspective”. The 20th International Conference on Yue Dialects. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 11-12 December 2015.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Nikko Lai) entitled “You ‘fear’ or are just ‘worried’? The licensing conditions for the fear verbs geng1 and paa3 in Cantonese”. Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS). Western Sydney University, Australia. 9-11 December 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Expressing Epistemic and Evidential Meanings in Cantonese: Subjectification of the Perception Verb tai2 ‘see’ and Related Constructions”. The 48th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. 21-23 August 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Epistemic Modulations and Speaker Stance in Cantonese Conversations”. Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS). University of Newcastle, Australia. 10-12 December 2014.
  • Presented a joint paper (with Foongha Yap and Wong Tak-sum) entitled Clause-medial Particles and Stance Marking in Cantonese”. The 14th Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-14) on Grammaticalization. The City University of Hong Kong. 29 March 2014.
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 Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (Associate Professor) [Click here for updated information]

  • Will present a paper at the Annual Association of Hong Kong Studies Conference. The University of Hong Kong. 22 June 2019.
  • Will present a paper at the the 2017/2018 Hong Kong Studies Annual Conference. The Academy of Hong Kong Studies (EdUHK) and Hong Kong Studies Programme (HKU). The University of Hong Kong. 13-14 December 2018.
  • Presented a paper on Hong Kong literature at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Adelaide (in collaboration with OzAsia Festival). Adelaide, Australia. 9-11 November 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Reading the Philippines”. The Forum on Archipelagic Imaginaries in Philippine & Southeast Asian Literary Production. Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 29 October 2018.
  • Presented a guest lecture for the course ”Introduction to Intercultural Communication”. Sun Yat-sen University – SYSU 中山大学. 24 October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Crossing the Cantonese-English Border of a ‘Border Town’”. Borders Inside and Out: Representing the Border Across Cultures Symposium. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 21-22 September 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Holding On To Cantonese, Even In English”.   The 2018 International Conference on Literature (ICL): “Contemporary Perspectives on/in Postcolonial and Diasporic Literature and Theory”. Postgraduate Students Club, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia. 25-26 July 2018.
  • Presented a keynote paper entitled “Poetic Resistance and Empowerment”. The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS). Kobe, Japan. 1-3 June 2018.
  • Presented a keynote paper entitled “Marvels of a City Evoked in Poetry”. International EFL Conference for Creative Writing Instruction. University of Macau. 26 November 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Twin Cities / Twin Cinema”. The Third Global Creative Industries Conference. The University of Hong Kong. 2-3 September 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Writing the Hong Kong Ethos”. The Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL) Biennial Conference “Text, Media, and Transcultural Negotiation”. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 21-23 June 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Pages, Sages and Outrages”. Poetry, Philosophy, Politics: On Art and Education Workshop. National University of Singapore. 24-25 April 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Something Sets Us Looking For A Place: The Representation of Contemporary Hong Kong in Select Fiction and Poetry by Female Writers Published after 2010″. Backreading Hong Kong Junior Scholars’ Symposium. Lingnan University, Hong Kong. 7 January 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled ”Hong Kong Narratives and Magazine Culture”. Writing Hong Kong Post-1997 Symposium. City University of Hong Kong and Wasafiri. 14 September 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Poetic Politics”. A-FESTIVAL Conference. AJAR Press, Hanoi, Vietnam. 26-28 August 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Cultural Revolution in The Incarnations and The Red Violin“. The Cultural Revolution Today: Literature, Film, and Cultural Debates Conference. The University of Hong Kong. 2-3 June 2016.
  • Presented a paper/reading entitled “Poetry and Intimacies”. Kubrick Poetry Series. Kubrick BC, Hong Kong. 29 November 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Trauma in Contemporary Asian Poetics”. Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture Symposium. Hong Kong Shue Yan University. 26-27 November 2015.
  • Presented a talk entitled “Now Now: On Writing Political Poems”. Ragged Claws Collective, Hong Kong. 10 October 2015.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Ghosts in the Machine: Photographs and Poems”. The 54th Silliman University National Writers Workshop. Dumaguete, the Philippines. 11-29 May 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Hong Kong Poetry: the Personal and the Political”. Celebrating Hong Kong Writing Colloquium. The University of Hong Kong. 17 November 2014.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Contemporary Miniature: Interrogating the Verbal Representation of Images”. Academic Week. Eminence — English Language and Literature Society, CCL Seminar, Hong Kong Baptist University. 18-21 November 2014.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Protest and Poetics”. Mirroring Ourselves in Pro-Democratic Movement Lecture Series. Eminence — English Language and Literature Society, Hong Kong Baptist University. 7-10 October 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Stoker’s Authorial Vulnerability”. Victorian and Edwardian Lives and Letters Conference. The University of Hertfordshire and Knebworth House, UK. 10-11 July 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Contesting (Post-)colonialism: Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea and Three Neo-Victorian Rejoinders”. School of English Research Seminar Series. The University of Hong Kong. 24 April 2014.
  • Presented a talk entitled “Betrayal, Mistrust and Contempt: Relationships Between Language and Identity”. The Script Road: Macau Literary Festival. Macau. 20-30 March 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Bitter or Strong When Sipped, but Sweet when Swallowed: the Beginning of a Literary Journal”. Writing Asian Women: A Creative and Critical Symposium. Lingnan University, Hong Kong. 14 March 2014.
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 Ruth Y.Y. Hung (Associate Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “Against Allegory: for the Wolves in Wolf Totem“. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 5 November 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Against Allegory: For the Wolves in Wolf Totem“. China: A European Perspective International Conference. Sun Yat-sen University. Zhuhai, China. 7-9 December 2017.
  • Presented a public lecture entitled “Time Has Begun: Hu Feng’s Poiesis in Socialist China, 1937-50″. China Centre, University of Oxford. 27 October 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Making a Spectacle of China’s “Anti-Japanese War””. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 11 January 2016.
  • Presented a radio talk on Lu Xun (with Leo Ou-fan Lee). The Big Idea (hosted by Douglas Kerr). Radio Television Hong Kong. 7 February 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “How Global Capitalism Transforms Hong Kong”. Public Colloquium. Humanities Center, University of Pittsburgh. 9 April 2014.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Red Nostalgia: Commemorating Mao in Our Time”. Humanities Center, University of Pittsburgh. 7 April 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Commemorating Mao in Our Time”. School of English Research Seminar Series. The University of Hong Kong. 20 February 2014.
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 Hiroko Itakura (Associate Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “Condolences in English an Japanese”. The 20th Annual Meetings of the Pragmatics Society of Japan, The Pragmatics Society of Japan, Japan. 15-17 December 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Compliments and Identity Construction in East-West International EFL Communication”. The 6th International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics. Sydney, Australia. 24-26 November 2016.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with John Wakefield) entitled “The Speech of Mourning: A Contrast between English and Japanese”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 11 April 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Gender and Politeness on Conversational Styles in Intercultural Communication”. Phonetic Society of Japan Annual Conference. Japan. 29-30 November 2014.
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 Magdalen Ki (Associate Professor)

  • Presented a lecture entitled “Celebrating Jane Austen”. Hong Kong Literature Festivals. Hong Kong Library, Hong Kong. 11 July 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled ”Zombies and Pride and Prejudice: Communication or Radicalization”. Department of English Research Workshop Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 16 April 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled ”The Failure of Self-Interest and Care Ethics in The Lady from the Sea and Return SouthThe 42nd Comparative Drama Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA. 5-7 April 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Fighting Poverty and Pride and Prejudice: Chaos or Community”. Immortal Austen: An International Conference, Flinders University, Australia. 13-16 July 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Neighbor Networks and Sense and Sensibility“. The International Symposium on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Education. Japan. 25-27 August 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Jane Austen and Becoming Jane”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 25 April 2016.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “The World of Jane Austen”. Hong Kong Arts Festival. Helena May, Hong Kong. 7 March 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Local Celebrity and the World of Jane Austen”. The 3rd Global Conference—Celebrity: Exploring Critical Issues. University of Oxford, UK. 21-23 July 2014.
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 Jason Eng Hung Lee (Lecturer)

  • Presented a paper entitled “Cosmopolitan Dialectics and the World-Historical Imagination”. Archives of Resistance: Cosmopolitanism, Memory and World Literature Conference. University of Leeds. 20-22 June, 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Cosmopolitan Empathy and Planetary Self-Consciousness”. Modernism and Empathy: An International and Interdisciplinary Conference. The Education University of Hong Kong. 15-16 June, 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Shakespeare and Techno-Cultural Mobility, or, What My Low-Tech Hand-Held Device Taught Me about Shakespeare”. Shakespeare, Traffics, Tropics: Asian Shakespeare Association Conference. Ateneo de Manila University. 28-30 May, 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “”The East is a Career”: Writing the Neoliberal Asian Mega-City in 21st Century Global Anglophone Literature. The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities (ACAH). Kobe, Japan. 30 March – 1 April, 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled ”Cosmopolitan Dialectics and the World-Historical Imagination”. Department of English Research Workshop Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 12 February 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Using Shakespeare for Creative Speech Writing”. International EFL Conference for Creative Writing Instruction. University of Macau. 26 November 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Creative Disjunctures of Twenty-First Century Global Storytelling: Rana Dasgupta’s Tokyo Cancelled”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Chinese University of Hong Kong. 17 February 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Glow of Endless Patterns: Theorizing Data Flows in Contemporary American Fiction”. Surveillance, Form, Affect Conference. The Education University of Hong Kong. 9-11 December 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Critical Cosmopolitanism and Cloud Atlas: A Case Study”. Reconnections: China Across Humanities. Chinese University of Hong Kong. March 2015.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Songs and Poems”. Diocesan Boys School, Hong Kong. May 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Critical Cosmopolitanism and Literary Form”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 31 March 2014.
  • Presented a talk entitled “On Worldly Matters”. Ragged Claws Collective, Hong Kong. February 2014. .
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 Mingxing Li (Assistant Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “L1 Phonotactics and the Perception of L2 Sounds: Cantonese Listeners’ Identification of English Vowels”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 17 September 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Sibilant place contrast: Typology, perception, and sound change”. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. 18 September 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Sibilant place contrast: Perception, production, typology, and sound change. Linguistics Colloquy“. Department of Linguistics, The University of Kansas. 24 February 2017.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Jie Zhang) entitled ”The neutralization of dental and palatal sibilants: A sound change in progress in Xiangtan Chinese”. The 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Austin. 5-8 January 2017.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Annie Tremblay) entitled “L1 Phonotactics also influence the identification of L2 vowels: Cantonese listeners’ perception of [i]-[ɪ] in English”. The 20th Meeting of the Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference(MidPhon20). Indiana University. 11-13 September 2015.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Jie Zhang) entitled “Contrast distinctiveness between dental and palatal sibilants: Typology survey and perceptual experiment”. The 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-27). UCLA. 3-5 April 2015.
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  Jason S Polley (Associate Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “Meandering the Mean Streets of Mong Kok”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 22 October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “‘Let’s Start Over’: Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong, and I”. The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS). Kobe, Japan. 1-3 June 2018.
  • Presented a creative writing workshop entitled “Imagined Letters to Ideal Readers: What I don’t talk about (and think about) when I talk about (and think about) my everyday”. Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Lecture Series. University International College, Zhuhai, 8 May 2018.
  • Presented a talk entitled “Women in Wong Kar Wai”. Hong Kong Week. Hong Kong Baptist University. 30 April 2018 – 5 May 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled ”Popping into your mind’s eye: Multimodality and Comics in David Foster Wallace’s The Soul is not a Smithy”. 2018 International Conference on Narrative, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 18-22 April 2018.
  • Presented a seminar paper entitled “I didn’t think we’d be like them; Or, Wong Kar Wai, Hongkonger.” Centre for China Studies, CUHK. March 2018.
  • Presented a keynote paper entitled “Yes, seriously: L2 leaning through Low-stakes (creative) Writing.” International EFL Conference for Creative Writing Instruction. University of Macau. 26 November 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “(Un)Official Narratives: The Editors: No, Johnny’s No, Zampano’s; No, Navidson’s; No, McLoed’s Kevin Carter in House of Leaves”. MediAsia 2017 The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication”. Art Center Kobe, Japan. 27-29 October 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Burmese Way and the High Way; Or, A Beer a Beer my Freedom for a Beer—A memoir of an aborted deportation”. Research Workshop Series. Department of English, Hong Kong Baptist University. 16 October 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Disconnect to Reconnect: Normalcy as Disease”. Future Leaders Initiative Programme (FLIP). The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 18 July 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Disconnect to Connect”. TEDxHKBU Think Like A Freak. Hong Kong Baptist University. 1 May 2015.
  • Presented a three-part lecture series entitled “Post-Authenticity? Space & Place, Story & Publicity, Self & Privacy” — “The Panopticon of the Everyday; or, the Elision of Public and Private”, “Official Stories: David Foster Wallace and The End of Objectivity” and “How to Be Alone”. University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China. 25 April-1 May 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Notes Toward Notes Toward Notes Toward Is there and Text in this Encyclopedia? Excursus in House of Leaves; or Ekphrasis in House of Leaves; or “A quarter of an inch”;  or “By a hair”; or “One-sixtieth of a second”; or “Don’t worry I’m just stuffing shadows”; or “A rape of physics”; or “This is not for you”; or “All to tell what?””. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 17 November 2014.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Self, ‘Self,’ and “‘Self’”: “‘Brett Easton Ellis”’ and Others”. Academic Week. Eminence — English Language and Literature Society, CCL Seminar, Hong Kong Baptist University. 18-21 November 2014.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Ga Yau Pengyau: How Now?”. Mirroring Ourselves in Pro-Democratic Movement Lecture Series. Eminence — English Language and Literature Society, Hong Kong Baptist University. 7-10 October 2014.
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 Benedict Rowlett (Assistant Professor)

  • Will present a joint-paper (with Brian W. King) entitled “Sexualities, economies, and emotions: Queer perspectives from Cambodia”. The 1st Conference on Linguistic Anthropology in Asia, Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia. 23-26 January 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled ““He introduced me as his father”: Southern perspectives on male same-sex relationships at an intersection of the Global North and South”. The 10th International Gender and Language Association Conference, the University of Botswana. 20-22 June 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Exploring L2 competencies in Cambodia: Emotion and action. The 3rd Psychology and Language Learning Conference, Waseda University, Tokyo. 7-10 June 2018.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Doing applied linguistics in the margins”. The Japan Association of College English Teachers Language Policy SIG, Tokyo. 18 November 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “They do more things than my family: Mobilizing affect in an ethnographic interview in Cambodia”. The 18th Congress of Applied Linguistics, Rio de Janeiro. 23-28 July 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The lines are blurred: Same-sex relationships and the practice of sponsorship in Cambodia”. The 9th International Gender and Language Association Conference, City University of Hong Kong. 19-21 May 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Sexuality and agency in Cambodia: an exploration of English competence as a local practice. The 9th International Gender and Language Association Conference, City University of Hong Kong. 19-21 May 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Exploring conditions for second language socialization: An identity perspective. Centre for Applied English Studies International Conference, Hong Kong University. 11-13 June, 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Language learning and opportunity in Cambodia: A case study. The 22nd Lavender Languages and Linguistics conference, American University. 13-15 February 2015.
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 John Wakefield (Associate Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “The Syntax of Polar Interrogatives”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 19 November 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A New Approach to Loanword Semantics”. The 4th Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL-4), University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 23-24 June 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The  Challenges of Reading and Writing Cantonese as a Second Language”. Invited talk presented at Cantonese Worlds 2 Workshop, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 21-22 June 2018.
  • Presented the opening speech at the Global Youth Summit – Youth Speak Forum at Hong Kong Baptist University. 19 June 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Semantic Change of English Loanwords in Cantonese”. The Second International Symposium on International and Applied Chinese Linguistics (ISOCTAL-2) University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy. 14-16 December 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “English Loanwords in Cantonese: How Their Meanings Have Changed”. Research Workshop Series. Department of English, Hong Kong Baptist University. 25 September 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Sentence-final Particles and Intonation: Two Forms of the Same Thing”. Speech Prosody 2016. Boston University, USA. 31 May – 3 June 2016.
  • Presented a talk entitled “What Are We?”. TEDx HKBU 2016, The Name They Put On Me. Hong Kong Baptist University. 10 April 2016.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Hiroko Itakura) entitled “The Speech of Mourning: A Contrast between English and Japanese”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 11 April 2016.
  • Spoke as part of a discussion panel titled 非母語者的對談. This panel is part of a themed series of talks at the Chinese University of Hong Kong titled: 粵港粵有趣–粵語研究面面觀. (The discussion was conducted in Cantonese.) 30 March 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Pragmatic Particles and Intonation: A Contrastive Syntactic Analysis”. The 20th International Conference on Yue Dialects. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 11-12 December 2015.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “My Coming of Age”. Academic Week. Effulgence — English Language and Literature Society, CCL Seminar, Hong Kong Baptist University. 2-6 November 2015.
  • Present a paper entitled “Indirectness and Lying: Conrtrasts between Cantonese and English”. The 14th International Pragmatics Conference. Antwerp, Belgium. 26-31 July 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Syntax of Discourse Intonation”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 9 March 2015.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “Disobedience and Democracy / 抗命與民主”. Mirroring Ourselves in Pro-Democratic Movement Lecture Series. Eminence — English Language and Literature Society, Hong Kong Baptist University. 7-10 October 2014.
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 Lian-Hee Wee (Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled ”A Digital Humanities Experience of the Hong Kong Kitchen Shorthand”. Department of English Research Workshop Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 22 January 2018.
  • Presented a paper (with Yang V. Liu) entitled ”Hearing the Inner Voice of Asian English Poets”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 23 January 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Gamified Pedagogy: Examining How a Phonetics App Coupled with Effective Pedagogy can Support Learning”. The 7th CLS International Conference 2016. Singapore. 1-3 December 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Hearing the Inner Voices of Asian English Poets”. The 5th Annual International Conference on Language, Literature & Linguistics. Singapore. 30-31 May 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A Prosodic Essence Conjecture 语言节律成份假想”. The First International Conference on Prosodic Studies. Nankai University and Tianjin Normal University. 12-15 June 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “思“承”恒河三沙粒——減字、琴律、乐理 (Reflecting on three grains of the Ganges sand in Learning the Guqin: notation, temperament, music theory)”. 第一届香港琴学青年论坛 (First Hong Kong Youth Guqin Symposium). Centre for Chinese Cultural Heritage, Hong Kong Baptist University. 5-6 June 2015.
  • Presented a Chinese paper entitled “A Prosodic Essence Conjecture 语言节律成份假想”. The Hong Kong Linguists Lecture Series (3) [中国语言学系香港本地语言学家讲座系列(三)].  Hong Kong Institute of Education. 20 May 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Improvised Game Formats for TESL”. The Language, Culture and the Teaching of English, TESL Conference. BNU-HKBU United International College, Zhuhai. 24 April 2015.
  • Presented a lecture entitled “The Yes-and Principle for Conflict Aversion and Bond Building”. Mirroring Ourselves in Pro-Democratic Movement Lecture Series. Eminence — English Language and Literature Society, Hong Kong Baptist University. 7-10 October 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Comparison of F0 Profiles in Hong Kong Cantonese and Hong Kong English”. Department of English Research Seminar Series. Hong Kong Baptist University. 15 September 2015.
  • (With Kum-Hoon Ng) Presented a talk entitled “Chiaroscuro of the Uncanny: an Unknown Side of Old Master Q”. RPg Student Seminar Series 2013-14. Centre for China Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 16 Jan 2014.
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 Janice W. S. Wong (Lecturer)

  • Presented a joint-paper (with Jung-Yueh Tu) entitled “Native speakers’ perception of Mandarin lexical tones in contemporary pop music.” Hanyang International Symposium on Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences of Language 2018. Seoul, South Korea. 18-19 May 2018.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Jung-Yueh Tu and J.-H. Cha) entitled “Production of Trisyllabic Third Tone Sandhi in Mandarin by L1 and L2 Speakers.” Hanyang International Symposium on Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences of Language 2018. Seoul, South Korea. 18-19 May 2018.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Jung-Yueh Tu) entitled “The Perception of Cantonese Lexical Tones in Popular Music: A Preliminary Report.” Speech Prosody 2018. Poznań, Poland. 13-16 June 2018.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Jung-Yueh Tu and J.-H. Cha) entitled “Trisyllabic Tone 3 Sandhi Patterns in Mandarin produced by Cantonese speakers. The 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2017). Stockholm, Sweden. 20-24 August 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Effects of Training Order and Intensity on the Perception and Production of English /e/-/æ/ by Cantonese ESL learners.” The 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (SST 2016). Sydney, Australia. 6-9 December 2016.
  • Presented a joint-paper (with Simon K. N. Leung). “The Role of Nuclear Stress in Intelligibility: The Case of Cantonese Speakers of English.” The 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (SST 2016). Sydney, Australia. 6-9 December 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Effects of Visual and Production Components in Training the Perception and Production of English Consonant Contrasts by Mandarin Speakers.” The 172nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. 28 November – 2 December 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Perceptual Training Intensity Effects on the Perception and Production of English /ɪ/ and /iː/ by Cantonese ESL Learners.” The 4th International Conference on English Pronunciation: Issues & Practices (EPIP 4). Prague, the Czech Republic. 21-23 May 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Comparing the Perceptual Training Effects on the Perception and Production of English front and back vowels by Cantonese ESL Learners.” The 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 2015). Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. 10-14 August 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Effects High-Variability Phonetic Training on Cantonese ESL Learners’ Production of English Vowel Contrasts – An Acoustic Analysis.” Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference (PTLC 2015). London, U.K. 5-7 August 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Effects of High and Low Variability Phonetic Training on the Perception and Production of English Vowels /e/-/æ/ by Cantonese ESL Learners with High and Low L2 Proficiency Levels.” The 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2014). Singapore. 14-18 September 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Comparing the effects of perception and production training on the learning of English vowel contrast /e/ and /æ/ by Cantonese ESL learners.” Linguistics and Language Conference 2014 (LILA ’14). Istanbul, Turkey. 16-18 June 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Acquisition of English Relative Clause Constructions among Cantonese ESL learners with different English Proficiency Levels.” Linguistics and Language Conference 2014 (LILA ’14). Istanbul, Turkey. 16-18 June 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A Corpus-based View of Lexical Gender in English Used in India and Hong Kong.” The 5th Hong Kong Association of Applied Linguistics Conference (HAAL). Hong Kong. 7 June 2014.
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 Terry Yip (Professor)

  • Presented a paper entitled “Ibsen and the Reshaping of Gender Relations in Modern Chinese Literature”. 14th International Ibsen Conference. University of Oslo, Norway. 5-8 September 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Dis/Re-location of the Self in the Film “Comrades: Almost a Love Story”. Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. The Netherlands. 6-9 July 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Quality ‘Supervision of Postgraduate Students; The Practice at Hong Kong Baptist University”. International Presentation Platform for Outstanding Doctoral Research in the fields of Performing Arts and Cultural Management, Sibiu, Romania. 8-18 June 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Shaping of the Self in Twentieth Century Chinese Literature”. Canadian Comparative Literature Association (CCLA) Congress 2017. Ryerson University in Toronto. 27-30 May 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Fate or Destiny in the Matrimony Inn and Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City“. International Consortium for Research in the Humanities, Germany. 27-28 September 2016.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Chinese-European Literary and Cultural Relations”. International Workshop. Erlangen University, Erlangen. 16-17 October 2015.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Hedda Gabler in Chinese Yue Opera Adaptation”. International Workshop on Modern Theatre in China and Europe: Cross-cultural Links Erlangen University, Erlangen. 11-12 April 2014.
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