Faculty Highlights Faculty of Arts

April 7, 2017

The T. T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre at the Institute of Chinese Studies and the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have jointly organized the ‘Maritime Silk Road Suite’, a series of academic activities focusing on the linguistic properties of Chinese spoken in countries and areas along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, from 27 March to 30 April. A theme-based book exhibition is now being held in the University Library, which mainly exhibits the acquisitions related to research into overseas Chinese and Chinese dialects of the regions along the Maritime Silk Road, and the teaching and learning of Chinese for non-Chinese speaking students in Hong Kong. It will last till 30 April, and all members of the public are welcome.


April 6, 2017

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

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.

November 18, 2016

The Faculty of Arts held the Master’s Degree Graduation Ceremony on 18 November at the University Hall. A total of 985 master’s degrees were conferred at the Congregation.

Professor Poon Wai-yin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor presided over the Congregation. Dr. Chen Fong-ching, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK, as guest of honour, gave a speech named “My fifty years with CUHK” at the Congregation. Dr. Chen gave an account of the key changes taken place in the University and in Hong Kong through his personal stories. After the Ceremony, graduates shared the joyful moment with teachers, friends and family members under the blue sky.

Please click here for the full speech delivered by Dr. Chen Fong-ching.


November 5, 2016

CUHK Orientation Day for Undergraduate Admissions held on 5 November attracted about 54 thousand prospective students and visitors. A series of activities, including admissions talks, exhibitions and programme consultations, guided tours and open house activities were organized by our respective departments and teaching units. Secondary school students and parents visited our booths at Esther Lee Building in Chung Chi College to gain the latest information about the Faculty and our major programmes. The admission talks attracted a full house of audience.