Event title

Creative Writing in the Academy: An International Symposium

Event Date

11-12 November 2016


9:00-19:30 for both days


WLB 104 & Podium, The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus (11 November 2016)

Council Chamber, SWT 501 & Podium, Shaw Tower, Shaw Campus (12 November)

Enquiry number and Contact Person

3411 5898 / Mr. James Shea



Hosted by CPW, this event explores English and Chinese-language creative writing as an academic discipline at the tertiary level. Panelists will examine the international rise of creative writing programmes from historical, pedagogical and ideological perspectives by fostering a dialogue with prominent international and local writers who teach creative writing.