Society of Fellows: Spring Programme

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"

November 19: David Pomfret – “Springs Eternal: Toward a Global History of Rejuvenation”

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 →

November 5: Eli Park Sorensen, CUHK: “Monopolizing the Future: Carl Schmitt’s Exception and Sci-fi Movies”

Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lecture Series Fall 2018 Eli Park Sorensen, Chinese University of Hong Kong “Monopolizing the Future: Carl Schmitt’s Exception and Sci-fi Movies” November 5, 2018, 4PM Room 436, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong This paper explores possible affinities between Carl Schmitt’s concept of the... Continue Reading →

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