Four Fellows to Take up New Positions Despite a difficult job market, the Society of Fellows in the Humanities continues to boast a successful job placement record. Following Yu Zhang's departure last year, to take up a tenure-track position in Chinese Literature at Poly U, this year we saw a record four post-doctoral fellows accept as many positions.... Continue Reading →

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Call for Applications

The applications for the 2019-2020 intake are open. Up to six Post-Doctoral Fellowships will commence on August 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years. Submission deadline is 23:00 on January 7, 2020 (Hong Kong Time). Application Guidelines Eligibility The Society of Fellows invites applications from qualified candidates who... Continue Reading →

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November 16: Nicholas Wong – Manufacturing Childhood in Hong Kong: Literature in the Kingdom of Plastic Toys

November 16, 5PM, online event, please register at Dr. Nicholas WongSociety of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU Manufacturing Childhood in Hong Kong: Literature in the Kingdom of Plastic Toys Organized by Centre for the Study of Globalization and Cultures Information of the event is available on

October 24: Nicholas Wong – Left-wing South–A Workshop

October 24, 9-11PM (HK Time), online workshop, please register here. Co-hostsDavid Wang (Harvard University) Letty Chen (Washington University in St. Louis)Special GuestsWang Anyi (Fudan University) Ng Kim Chew (National Chi Nan University)PresentersTu Hang (Harvard University)Jessica Tan (Harvard University)Kang Ling (Fudan University)Nicholas Wong (HKU)Po-hsi Chen (Yale University)Chung Chih-wei (National Taiwan University) Information of the workshop is... Continue Reading →

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