The Society of Fellows in the Humanities Department of History February 25, 5:00 PM, Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus Sebastian Conrad Greek in their own way: Writing India and Japan into the world history of architecture in the late nineteenth century
School of English The Society of Fellows in the Humanities February 14, 4:30 PM, Room 7.45, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus Beth Harper "'A disease that’s in my flesh which I must needs call mine': Lear, Macbeth and the Fear of Futurity"
February 14: Beth Harper, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, HKU, “A disease that’s in my flesh which I must needs call mine’’: Lear, Macbeth and the Fear of Futurity (Co-sponsored with the School of English), Room 7.45, 4:30 PM February 25: Sebastian Conrad, Freie Universität Berlin, “Greek in their own way: Writing India and... Continue Reading →
The Department of Fine Arts The Society of Fellows in the Humanities January 24, 4:30-6:00 PM, Run Run Shaw Tower 4.34, Centennial Campus Monica Lee Steinberg "The Legal Medium: An Aesthetics of Uncivil Obedience"
Dr. John Gabriel This semester, John gave presentations on the German musical imaginary of China in the 1920s at the annual conference of the German Studies Association, on the role of jazz in the Communist propaganda music of Hanns Eisler at the conference “Machines in the Musical Imagination” at the University of Ottawa, on radio... Continue Reading →
Venue: ACO book store / ACO Art and Culture Outreach 14/F, Foo Tak Building, 365-367 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong Keynote Speaker: Professor Will Straw, James McGill Professor of Urban Media Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Participants Dr. Nathanel Amar (The University of Hong Kong, Society of Fellows), Steve 'Nerve' Hui (Twenty Alpha/ Hong Kong... Continue Reading →
Society of Fellows Lecture Series, Fall 2018 David Pomfret, HKU, Department of History “Springs Eternal: Toward a Global History of Rejuvenation” Human dreams of prolonging the lifetime and conquering death appear trans-historical. This makes it difficult to pinpoint a particular historical moment when the war on aging commenced. However, in recent years scholars have argued... Continue Reading →