Faculty Colloquium (1st term, 2014-15) Faculty of Arts
Speaker: Prof. Leo Lee (Faculty of Arts)
Date: 28 November 2014 (Fri)
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: G24, Arts and Humanities Hub, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK
Language: English
Abstract: Professor Leo Lee shared with colleagues and students his reading experience, which he calls "chance encounters", with a number of literary texts within the circuits of late 19th and 20th century Chinese and world literature. These texts unveiled a dazzling landscape of artistic creativity and imaginative power which we have not thought of. He gave his preliminary thoughts on this "serendipitous" legacy.

 

chance encounters in modern literature 1  chance encounters in modern literature 2

 

Speaker: Prof. Tang Sze Wing (Department of Chinese Language & Literature)
Date: 24 October 2014 (Fri)
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: G24, Arts and Humanities Hub, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK
Language: English
Abstract: The Hong Kong community has a great concern about the language issue and “Teaching Chinese in Putonghua” has been a hot topic recently. Professor Tang gave a detailed account of the background and development of the issue. He analyzed the objectives of “Teaching Chinese in Putonghua” and commented on the rationales against such a teaching method from the perspective of linguistics. He also talked about related topics including the relationship between Cantonese and Putonghua and the difference between spoken and written language.

 

teaching chinese in putonghua 1  teaching chinese in putonghua 2

 

 

For those who would like to review the video archive of the talk, please contact the Faculty Office at 3943 7107.