Paper titles

2014 May

Prof. Eva Man, Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “A Cross-cultural Reflection on Shusterman’s Suggestion of the ‘Transactional’ Body” at Somaesthetics and China’s Contemporary Aesthetic Culture International Academic Symposium, held from 19 to 21 April 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Prof. Stephen Palmquist, Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Kant’s Religion as a Guidebook for Religious Education” at the American Philosophical Association: 2014 Pacific Division Meeting, held from 16 to 20 April 2014 in California, US.

Dr. Ellen Zhang, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Zheng () as Zheng (): Debates on Punitive Expeditions in Ancient China” at the American Philosophical Association: 2014 Pacific Division Meeting, held from 16 to 20 April 2014 in California, US.

 

2014 February

Dr. Chan Shun Hing, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Changing Church-State Relations in Contemporary China: A Case Study of Wenzhou Diocese, Zhejiang Province” at Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies, held from 2 to 4 December 2013 in Oxford, UK.

Dr. Ge Liang, Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

  • 於二零一三年十月十六日至十八日,在馬來西亞吉隆坡舉行的第二屆「世界華文文學研討會」上發表論文〈鄉關何處由嚴歌苓的文學作品看海外華人的文化認同〉。

Prof. Christopher Keyes, Professor of Music

  • performed a piece of work entitled “Tree of Remembrance” for fur Violine, Video and elektronische Klange at aNOther festival, held from 18 to 19 October 2013 in brut/Konzerthaus Vienna, Austria.

Dr. Wong Kwok Kui, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • 於二零一三年十一月廿一日至廿二日,在北京舉行的「觀物哲學與藝術學術研討會」上發表論文〈尼采關於酒神及象徵性表達〉。

 

2013 December

Prof. Erni John, Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “Visuality and the Making of Ethnic Feelings” at the Multiculturalism and Asia”, held from 21 to 22 November 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Liang Wayne, Assistant Professor of Translation Programme

  • 於二零一三年十一月廿二日至廿三日,在台灣舉行的「台灣文學外譯學術研討會」上發表論文〈譯者的操控:以李昂《殺夫》英文及西文譯本為例〉。

 

2013 November

Dr. Wayne Liang, Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “To Be Loyal or Not to Be? A Study on Translation Ethics, with Special Reference to Patrick Henan’s Translation of Li Yu’s The Carnal Prayer Mat” at the 14th International Conference on Translation, held from 27 to 29 August 2013 in Penang, Malaysia.

Prof. Eva Man, Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “Beauty as A Philosophy of the Mind and the Body: Confucian Aesthetics and Its Feminist Modalities” at the American Society for Aesthetics, held from 30 October to 2 November 2013 in California, USA.

Prof. Stephen Palmquist, Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “What is a Kantian Gesinnung” at the UK Kant Society 2013 Annual Conference, held from 28 to 30 August 2013 in London, UK

Prof. Lauren Pfister, Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Post-Secularity and Its Manifestations in the Works of Zhuo Xinping” at the Christian Faith and Ideological Trends in Contemporary China, held from 20 to 23 August 2013 in Oxford, England.

Dr. Tse Hiu Hung, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • 於二零一三年十月十二日至十三日,在台灣舉行的「全球化下的南方書寫:文化場域與書寫實踐國際學術研討會」上發表論文〈通道的美學-讀西西美麗大廈〉。

 

2013 September

Dr. Phoenix Lam Wai Ying, Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “Pragmalinguistic and socio-pragmatic features of academic email messages: A comparison between academics and students” at Pragmatics on the Go: Teaching and Learning about Pragmatics: Principles, Methods and Practices Conference, held from 17 to 20 June 2013 in Padua, Italy.

Dr. Chow Yiu Fai, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “From Fake to Shanzhai Art: A Tour through Da Fen Village” at the 8th International Convention of Asia Scholars 2013, held from 24 to 27 June 2013 in Macau.

Prof. Douglas Robinson, Dean of Arts

  • presented a paper entitled “Saussure’s Icoses of Language and Translation” at the Translation Process: Integrating Perspectives Seminar on 8 July 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia.
  • presented a paper entitled “Schleiermacher’s Icoses: Social Ecologies of the Different Methods of Translating” at the 2nd Hermeneutics and Translation Studies Symposium held from 11 to 12 July 2013 in Cologne, Germany.

Dr. Yang Suying, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “The Distribution of Aspect Markers in Different Types of Discourse” at the 6th Annual International Conference on Languages & Linguistics, held from 8 to 11 July 2013 in Athens, Greece.

Dr. Lee Chung Kee, Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “The Ascent of Life – Comparing the Life Diagram of Thome Fang and the Life Stage Theory of Soren Kierkegaard” at the Kierkegaard in the World, held from 16 to 18 August 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

 

2013 August

Dr. Ge Liang, Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “Literary Representation of the Lost History” at The 10th Annual Conference of European Chinese Writers’ Association, held from 24 to 26 May 2013 in Europe Chinese Writer’s Association, Germany .

Dr. Tam Yik Fai, Lecturer of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “A Search of Identity: A Probe of the Macau Catholic Church and its Civic Participation” at the Eighth International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 8), held on 24 to 27 June 2013 in University of Macau, Macau.

Dr. Chan Shun Hing, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Civil Society and the Catholic Church in Hong Kong: A Sociological Investigation” at the Eighth International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 8), held on 24 to 27 June 2013 in University of Macau, Macau.

Dr. Kam, Lucetta Y L, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “Desiring T, Desiring Self: T Style Pop Singers and Lesbian Culture in China” at the International Academic Conference on Social Sciences 2013, held on 3 to 5 July 2013 in National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Dr. Chow Yiu Fai, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “From Handover to Leftover – Tatming and the Postcolonial Ruins of Hong Kong” at the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Conference 2013 – Beyond the Culture Industry, held on 3 to 5 July 2013 in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society, Singapore.

Dr. Zhang Ying, Ellen, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Embodied Emotions and Embodied Mind: The Ch’an Notion of Freedom” at the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy and the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Conference 2013, held on 7 to 12 July 2013 in National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Prof. Man Kit Wah, Eva, Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “Influence of Global Aesthetics on Chinese Aesthetics: The Adaptation of Moxie and the Case of Dafen Cun” at the 19th International Congress of Aesthetics: Aesthetics in Action, held on 21 to 27 July 2013 in Jagiellonian University, Poland.

 

2013 June

Dr. Lee Fong Ting, Cynthia, Associate Professor of Language Centre

  • presented a paper entitled “An exploration of self-initiated talk by Cantonese learners of English and tutor’s response in L2 writing tutorials” at The 2013 International Conference and Workshop on TEFL & Applied Linguistics, held from 8 to 9 March 2013 in Taiwan.

Dr. Tam Dic Sze, Daisy, Research Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing

  • presented a paper entitled “World Wide House – Adobo in Hong Kong” at the Food and Immigrant Life, held on 18 to 19 April 2013 in New York, USA .

Dr. John Wakefield, Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “Comparing the Syntax of Discourse Particles: Segmental vs. Suprasegmental” at the Cambridge Comparative Syntax Conference 2013, held on 10 to 11 May 2013 in Cambridge, UK .

 

2013 May

Dr. David Chung, Associate Professor of Music

  • presented a paper entitled “Reinventing BWV 903: A Case Study in Creativity and Composer-Performer Collaboration” at Performance Studies Network Second International Conference, held from 4 to 7 April 2013 in Cambridge, U.K.

Dr. Wayne Liang, Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “Discourse and Translation Agency: A Case Study on the Translation of Modern Chinese Literature” 2013 Hwa Kang International Conference on English Language & Literature, held on 4 May 2013 in Taipei.

 

2013 April

Prof. Stephen Palmquist, Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “Twelve Basic Philosophical Concepts in Kant and the Compound Yijing” at 2013 University of Hawaii Hermeneutics Conference, held from 23 to 24 February 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

2013 March

Prof. Stuart Christie, Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “Pliant Solids: Herbert Read’s The Green Child and Aesthetic Reversal in Selected Sculptures by Moore” at the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM) Conference, held from 7 to 9 September 2012 in Canterbury, U.K.

 

2013 February

Dr. Jonathan Chan, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • 於二零一二年十二月一至二日,在南京舉行的「首屆兩岸邏輯與哲學論壇」上發表論文〈含混悖論(vagueness paradox) - 費爾德(Hartry Field)的解決方案〉。

 

2013 January

Prof. Kathleen Ahrens, Professor of Language Centre

  • presented a paper entitled “Literature for the Very Young: Creative Picture Book Classics” at the 2012 Japan Writers Conference, held from 10 to 11 November 2012 in Kyoto, Japan.

Mr. Wong Wai Ho, Lecturer II of Language Centre

  • 於二零一二年七月十二至十三日,在台北舉行的「新中國六十年的經學研究(1950-2010)第三次學術研討會」上發表論文〈遺新中國以經解,紹馬一浮之學風─吳林伯《論語發微》初探〉。

Dr. David Chung, Associate Professor of Music

  • presented a paper entitled “Interpretation of BWV 903: A Case Study in Creativity and Composer-Performer Collaboration” at the Performer’s Voice 2nd Symposium: Horizons Crossing Boundaries, held from 25 to 28 October 2012 in Singapore.

Dr. Chan Wai Keung, Associate Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

  • 於二零一二年八月十八至二十二日,在新疆舉行的「中國唐代文學學會第十六屆年會暨唐代西域與文學國際學術研討會」上發表論文〈書生與征夫─初唐四傑的邊塞書寫〉。
  • presented a paper entitled “The Intertexts of the “Song of Mulan”” at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society (Western Branch), held from 2 to 3 November 2012 in Arizona, U.S.

Dr. Ge Liang, Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

  • 於二零一二年七月二十五至二十七日,在北京舉行的「北京西山跨文化國際學術研討會」上發表論文〈名伶的啟示─兩部美華文學作品帶來的文化身份思辨〉。

Prof. Lauren Pfister, Professor of Religion and Philosophy

  • presented a paper entitled “‘From Canon-in-Translation to Commentary-in-Translation: Advancing Toward a New Vision of Ruism” at the Third World Conference on Sinology, held from 3 to 5 November 2012 in Beijing, China.

Prof. Helan Yang, Professor of Music

  • presented two papers entitled “From Colonial Modernity to Global Identity: The Transculturation of the Shanghai Municipal Orchestra” and “Patrolling the Internet: Song Censorship in the PRC in 2011” at the American Musicological Society/Society for Ethnomusicology/Society for Music Theory Joint Annual Conference 2012, held from 1 to 4 November 2012 in Maine, U.S.

Dr. Ruth Hung, Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature

  • 於二零一二年七月十四至十五日,在上海舉行的「第八屆中國文化論壇:電視劇與當代文化暨國產革命歷史題材電視劇青年論壇」上發表論文〈國家與市場:以《蝸居》為例〉。
  • 於二零一二年十一月二十三至二十五日,在北京舉行的「紀念胡風誕辰110週年學術研討會」上發表論文〈魯迅和胡風〉。

Dr. Christopher Keyes, Associate Professor of Music

  • presented a paper entitled “The Dynamic Redistribution of Spectral Energies for Upmixing and Re-animation of Recorded Audio” at the 133rd Audio Engineering Society Convention, held from 26 to 29 October 2012 in San Francisco, U.S.
  • performed a piece of work entitled “Minimal Colors” for piano and interactive graphics at the International Interactive Keyboard Symposium, held from 9 to 11 November 2012 in London, U.K.
  • premiered a piece of work entitled ‘Resonant Passages’ for piano, tape, and interactive graphics at the 2011 Workshop on Composition and Audio Technology, on 1 December 2012 in Hsinchu, Taiwan. He was guest composer at the Workshop.

Prof. Hans Ladegaard, Professor of English Language and Literature

  • presented a paper entitled “Demonising the Cultural Other: Legitimising dehumanisation of foreign domestic helpers in the Hong Kong press” at the 11th IALIC International Conference, held from 30 November to 2 December 2012 in Durham, U.K.