Faculty Highlights Faculty of Arts

November 17, 2017
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The Faculty of Arts enjoys a unique reputation for integrating Eastern and Western learning, teaching and research, and offers various postgraduate programmes. The Master’s Degree (2016-2017) Graduation Ceremony for graduates of the Faculty was held on 17 November 2017 at the University Mall. A total of 914 master’s degrees were conferred at the Ceremony. Professor Dennis Ng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor presided over the Ceremony while Professor Thomas Luk, Dean of School of Humanities and Social Science of Hang Seng Management College, was the Guest of Honour. Currently a senior college tutor at New Asia College, Professor Luk received his Bachelor’s degree and later became a professor in the Faculty’s Departments of English and Cultural and Religious Studies, shared the joyful moments with the graduates at the Ceremony. Over one thousand teachers and guests joined the event to celebrate with the graduates at the Mall.

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September 15, 2017
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A veteran traveler knows better, and an avid reader turns wiser. Three Faculty scholars’ books published by The Chinese University Press received book awards: the 10th Annual Hong Kong Book Prize 2017, the First Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards or was selected among the ‘Ten Best Books of 2017 Hong Kong Book Fair by Economic Observer’. Winning these awards is a recognition of their social impacts in addition to their scholarly accomplishments in different disciplines. Professor Leo Ou-fan Lee has openly encouraged students: “Read a book outside your discipline of studies, think through and condense what you have learnt, you will surpass our accomplishments.” Come and pick your own choice!

 

September 4, 2017
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Miss Carissa Ma, graduate of the Department of English, is awarded the Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship to pursue a Master of Studies in English at the University of Oxford from October this year.

The Faculty is delighted to have invited Carissa to share with us her learning experience and tips.

April 6, 2017
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To showcase the talents of young writers in Chinese literary writing and encourage sharing of experience in creative writing, the Faculty of Arts organised the 6th Global Youth Chinese Literary Award, targeting full-time tertiary students in the region and beyond. We were honoured to have invited eminent scholars as our final adjudicators, namely Professor Lee Ou-fan Leo, Professor Chen Pingyuan and Mr. Chen Fang-ming (Prose Writing) ; Professor Wang Anyi, Mr. Chan Koon-chung, Mr. Lo Yi-chin (Short Story Writing); and Professor Yu Kwang-chung, Professor Jin Sheng-hwa Serena and Professor Perng Ching-hsi (Literary Translation). We were also pleased to have Mr. Li Jing-duan to be our Honorary Advisor.


This year, more than 1,000 entries from over 200 higher education institutions around the world were received. The Award was divided into three categories: prose writing, short story writing and literary translation. Three winners (1st-3rd place) of each category (only the 2nd...

March 11, 2017
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The Ceremony in Honour of Exemplary Teachers and Students on the Dean’s List is an annual event where the Faculty honours teachers and students for their outstanding achievements in teaching and learning. The Ceremony for 2015-16 was held on 11 March 2017 at Lee Shau Kee Building and we were delighted to have Professor Wong Suk Ying, Associate Vice-President, to be our Guest of Honour. A total of 23 teachers received the Faculty’s Outstanding Teaching Award and 286 students earned a place on the Dean’s List. Over 300 guests, families and friends joined the event to share the joy of the awardees.