CGED Events 2018-2019

Closing the Gap: A Cross-Disciplinary Panel Discussion on Gender Equality in Hong Kong

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Closing the Gap: A Cross-Disciplinary Panel Discussion on Gender Equality in Hong Kong

Panelists:
Dr. Benjamin Au Yeung (Scholar in Linguistics & Actor)
Ms. Fion Leung (Co-founder of Time Auction)
Ms. Ansah Majeed Malik (Social Worker)
Ms. Marie Claire Lim Moore (Author & Business Leader)
Ms. Fiona Nott (CEO of The Women’s Foundation)


Hosts & Moderators:
Dr. Elizabeth LaCouture (Gender Studies Programme and History, School of Humanities, HKU)
Dr. Li Chong (German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU)


MC:
Ms. Charlotte Chan (HKU Student)


Date: 25 June 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00pm

Venue: 4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Finding Kukan: A Film Screening, Commentary and Audience Q&A with Dir. Robin Lung

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Finding Kukan: A Film Screening, Commentary and Audience Q&A with Dir. Robin Lung

Speaker: Robin Lung


Date: Monday 20 May 2019

Time: 2:30-4:30pm

Venue: 2.42, 2/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Domestic Helpers on the Screen: Discussing Roma

CGED Research Seminar Series

Domestic Helpers on the Screen: Discussing Roma

Panelists:

Dr. María Mercedes Vázquez Vázquez, Lecturer & Honorary Assistant Professor, HKU

Dr. Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park, Assistant Professor, HKU

Dr. Deborah Shaw, Reader in Film Studies, University of Portsmouth (via video)


Moderator:

Professor Ying Zhu, Professor & Director of Centre for Film and Moving Image Research, Academy of Film, Hong Kong Baptist University


Date: Tuesday 7 May 2019

Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Venue: Rm 4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

#WontBeErased: Protecting LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

#WontBeErased: Protecting LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

Speaker: Sam Brinton 


Moderators: Dr Alvin Wong and Dr Brenda Alegre 


Date: Monday 6 May 2019

Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Venue: Rm4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Framing a Socialist Face: Women in Mao-era Photography

CGED Research Seminar Series

Framing a Socialist Face: Women in Mao-era Photography

Speaker: Professor Nicole Huang, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU 


Respondent: Dr. Vivian Sheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts, HKU 


Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2019 

Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Venue: Rm 4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU 

Melon@HKU Women in Science Fiction

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Melon@HKU Women in Science Fiction

Speakers: Jo Walton, Aliette de Bodard, Regina Kanyu Wang, Rebecca F. Kuang


Moderators:

Dr. Alvin Wong, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU

Mr. William Lau, English Language Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Date: Friday 22 March 2019

Time: 4-6 PM

Venue: 4.36, 4/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Dykes, Camera, Action! Film Screening and Q&A with Director Caroline Berler

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Dykes, Camera, Action! Film Screening and Q&A with Director Caroline Berler

Speaker: Caroline Berler


Moderator: Dr. Alvin Wong


Date: 14 March 2019

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Venue: CPD3.04, Centennial Campus, HKU

Screening of #Female Pleasure and Discussion on Women’s Rights

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Screening of #Female Pleasure and Discussion on Women’s Rights

Speakers:

Ms. Anne Misselwitz (Cinematographer of #Female Pleasure)

Prof. Petula S.Y. Ho (Professor, Department of Social Work and Administration, HKU)

Prof. Mette Hjort (Chair Professor in Humanities, Dean of Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Ms. Rachel Cartland (Board Member, The Women's Foundation)


Moderator:

Dr. Travis Kong (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, HKU)


Speacial Guest:

DJ Gia (HKU alumna)


Date: March 8, 2019 (Friday) 

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm 

Venue: Studio 330, Chong Yuet Ming Cultural Centre, HKU 

Women at the University of Hong Kong, 1911-1995

CGED Research Seminar Series

Women at the University of Hong Kong, 1911-1995

Speaker: Dr. Peter Cunich (Associate Professor, Department of History, HKU)


Respondent: Dr. Staci Ford (Honorary Associate Professor, Department of History, HKU)


Date: 26 February 2019 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Venue: Rm4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Spots of Light: Women in the Holocaust Exhibition

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Spots of Light: Women in the Holocaust Exhibition

Opening Ceremony

Date: 13 February 2019 (Wed)

Time: 18:00

Venue:Centennial Campus Site A (Opposite the BEA), HKU


Exhibition

Period: 13 to 26 February 2019

Venue: Chi Wah Learning Commons Foyer, HKU 

International Women’s Day 2019 - EU & HKU Short Video Competition

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

International Women’s Day 2019 - EU & HKU Short Video Competition

Theme and Objectives: Women and Society 


Share your views and experiences about women and society through a short video. Please make sure to include explicit references to "women" and "society" in your film. 


Selection criteria and jury 


Ms. Ruby Yang, award-winning Chinese American filmmaker, will head a jury composed of other professionals in the fields of film and gender. Judging criteria include: 


a) originality and creativity of the content, as well as its relevance to the theme 


b) artistic merits of the skills displayed, including filming techniques, script, and direction 

Achieving in Academia and Wellbeing

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Achieving in Academia and Wellbeing

Speaker: Professor Dina Iordanova (University of St Andrews)


Date: December 6, 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 12:00 – 14:00

Venue: Room 4.08 (4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU)

Transnational Feminism Reconsidered: A Workshop with Professor Shu-mei Shih

CGED Research Seminar Series

Transnational Feminism Reconsidered: A Workshop with Professor Shu-mei Shih

Speaker: Shu-mei Shih


Date: November 28, 2018

Time: 17:00-18:00

Venue: Room 4.04, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

English Poetry and the Legacies of Colonialism

CGED Research Seminar Series

English Poetry and the Legacies of Colonialism

Speaker: Professor Dorothy Wang (American Studies Program and Department of English, Williams College)


Date: November 26, 2018

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Venue: Room 4.04, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU 

IL BEL PAESE: How a Woman Can Live on One’s Own Terms in Europe Today?

CGED Research Seminar Series

IL BEL PAESE: How a Woman Can Live on One’s Own Terms in Europe Today?

Speaker: Professor Dina Iordanova (University of St Andrews)


Date: November 13, 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 17:00-18:30

Venue: KK101, 1/F, KK Leung Building, HKU

Black in Black and White: African American Independent Filmmaking – History, Politics, and Aesthetics

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Black in Black and White: African American Independent Filmmaking – History, Politics, and Aesthetics

Screening and panel discussion of: Killer of Sheep  (Charles Burnett, 1977)


Opening Remarks: Derek Collins (Dean, Faculty of Arts, HKU)


Moderator: Gina Marchetti (Comparative Literature, HKU)


Panelists: Sam Ho (Film critic and curator); Keith B. Richburg (Journalism & Media Studies Centre, HKU); Jason Petrulis (Department of History, HKU)


Respondent: Tim Gruenewald (American Studies, HKU)


Date: 13 September 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU

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