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"
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 →
From Musical Scenery to Sonic Dramaturgy: Radio Music Theater in Weimar Republic Germany John Gabriel (The University of Hong Kong) WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2018, 5:00PM SEMINAR ROOM 11.01, 11/F RUN RUN SHAW TOWER, CENTENNIAL CAMPUS THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Society of Fellows Lecture Series and Event, Fall 2018: October 22: Zhang Longxi, City U, Comparative Literature, “The Yet-Unknown World Literature”, Room 4.34, 4 PM November 5: Eli Park Sorensen, CUHK, Department of English, “Monopolizing the Future: Carl Schmitt’s Exception and Sci-fi Movies”, Room 4.36, 4 PM November 14: John Gabriel, HKU, The Society of... Continue Reading →
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 →