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 →
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 →