CGED Events 2020-2021

Listening through the Unheard:
A Reflection on 100 Years of U.S. Women’s Suffrage and its Connections with Asia

Knowledge Exchange Series

Listening through the Unheard:
A Reflection on 100 Years of U.S. Women’s Suffrage and its Connections with Asia

Panelists

Professor Louise Edwards

Emeritus Professor of Chinese History, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Professor Martha S. Jones

Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, Professor of History, and Professor at the SNF Agora Institute, The Johns Hopkins University


Panelist and Moderator

Dr. Brenda Rodriguez Alegre

Lecturer in the Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities, The University of Hong Kong


Date:  Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Time:

10 am to 11 am (Hong Kong time)

12 noon to 1 pm (Sydney time)

10 pm to 11 pm on August 17, 2021 (Baltimore time)

Delivery:  via Zoom

Zoom recording available here

(Erratum: Professor Edwards has advised that the year mentioned at 29.59 of the video should be 1947, not 1937 as shown in the video transcript.)

Queering Chinese Media and the Sinophone Pacific

Global Sexualities Book Launch

Queering Chinese Media and the Sinophone Pacific

Speakers: Hongwei Bao and Howard Chiang

Discussants and Respondents: Jamie Zhao and Alvin K. Wong
Moderator: Grace En-Yi Ting


Date: 16 June 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM Hong Kong Time (GMT +8)

Delivery: via Zoom

The Gendering of the Cultural Revolution: The Barefoot Doctor in High Socialist Narrative Feature Film

CGED Research Seminar Series

The Gendering of the Cultural Revolution: The Barefoot Doctor in High Socialist Narrative Feature Film

Speaker: Angie Baecker, Lecturer, Department of Art History, School of Humanities, HKU

Respondent: Vivian Sheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, School of Humanities, HKU

Moderator: Alvin K Wong, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, HKU


Date: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:30 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Zoom recording available here

WORKSHOP - From Bystanding to Bravery
Practical Dialogue Tools for Challenging Micro-aggressions and Building a Gender-equal Workplace Culture

Knowledge Exchange Series - Gender & Language

WORKSHOP - From Bystanding to Bravery
Practical Dialogue Tools for Challenging Micro-aggressions and Building a Gender-equal Workplace Culture

Facilitator: Sally Dellow, Director, Dramatic Difference

Moderator: Aditi Jhaveri, Lecturer, Centre for Applied English Studies, HKU


Date: 14 May 2021 (Friday)

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Security's Porosity

CGED Research Seminar Series

Security's Porosity

Speaker: Timothy Gitzen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU


Respondent: Alvin K Wong, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, HKU

Moderator: Mercedes Vázquez, Lecturer and Honorary Assistant Professor, Spanish Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


Date: 19 April 2021 (Monday)

Time: 7:30 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Missing Opportunities: A Review of Gender Diversity on Hong Kong Boards

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Missing Opportunities: A Review of Gender Diversity on Hong Kong Boards

Speaker: Mohan Datwani, Solicitor

Deputy Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS), and Member, Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)


Moderator: Jackie Wang, PhD Candidate, Department of History, School of Humanities, HKU


Date: 13 April 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Click here for the Zoom recording.

A Double Minority: Representation, Inculturation, and the Russian Orthodox Community in Hong Kong

CGED Research Seminar Series

A Double Minority: Representation, Inculturation, and the Russian Orthodox Community in Hong Kong

Speakers:

Loretta E. Kim, Associate Professor and Director, China Studies - Arts Stream, School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC), HKU

Chengyi Zhou, PhD candidate (China Studies), SMLC, HKU


Respondent: John Carroll, Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities, HKU

Moderator: Vivien Wei, Assistant Professor, School of Chinese, HKU


Date: 22 March 2021 (Monday)

Time: 7:30 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Gender Equality in Finland and the EU: Successes and Challenges

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Gender Equality in Finland and the EU: Successes and Challenges

Speaker: Johanna Karanko, Consul-General of Finland to Hong Kong and Macao


Moderators:

Teele Rebane and Bidhya Shrestha, Gender Studies Majors, School of Humanities, HKU

Li Chong, German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


Date: 9 March 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Click here for a link to the Zoom recording.

Marginalisation and Empowerment: Voices of Hong Kong Women

CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Marginalisation and Empowerment: Voices of Hong Kong Women

7 March 2021 (Sunday)

2:30pm-4:30pm

Click here for the link to the Zoom recording.


2:30pm: Opening Remarks by Gina Marchetti, CGED Chairperson and Ricky Chu, EOC Chairperson


2:40pm: Panel 1 – Class, Race and Gender: Intersectionality and Women in Hong Kong


Moderator: Alvin K. Wong, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU


Panelists:

Brenda R. Alegre, Lecturer, Gender Studies, HKU

Leeh Ann, photographer and migrant worker

Si-si Liu, Director, Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres


3:40pm: Panel 2 – Visual Storytelling: Photography as Empowerment


Moderator: Roslyn Hammers, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, HKU


Panelists:

Nicole Huang, Chair and Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU

Kawaljot Kaur, photographer and Comparative Literature student

Lydia Kibandi, Global Programme Director, Lensational


4:30pm: Wrap-up by Li Chong, Lead, Knowledge Exchange and Outreach, CGED

Teacher-Student and Student-Student Interaction: Strategies to Promote a Classroom Culture of Inclusion

Professional Development Workshop

Teacher-Student and Student-Student Interaction: Strategies to Promote a Classroom Culture of Inclusion

Facilitators:

Aditi Jhaveri - CAES

Daya Datwani - CAES

Albert Wong - CAES

Benita Chick – Encompass HK


Moderator:

Li Chong, German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


Date: 2 March 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 1:00-2:15 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Imperial Romance: Desire and Intimacy in Korean Literature, 1905-1945

CGED Research Seminar Series

Imperial Romance: Desire and Intimacy in Korean Literature, 1905-1945

Speaker: Su Yun Kim, Associate Professor, Korean Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


Respondent: Lin Pei-yin, Associate Professor, School of Chinese, HKU

Moderator: Brian King, Assistant Professor, School of English, HKU


Date: 24 February 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:30 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Women, Language and the Media: Understanding the issues and taking action to create a gender equal narrative

Knowledge Exchange Series on Gender & Language

Women, Language and the Media: Understanding the issues and taking action to create a gender equal narrative

Speaker: Lisa Moore, The Women’s Foundation

Moderator: Li Chong, German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


Date: 2 February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom


Click here for the Zoom recording.

Gender, Modernity, Nationhood: History of Female Friendship from a Global Perspective

CGED Research Seminar Series

Gender, Modernity, Nationhood: History of Female Friendship from a Global Perspective

Speaker: Dr Ting Guo, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, School of Humanities HKU

Respondent: Professor Nicole Huang, Chair, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, HKU

Moderator: Dr Alvin K Wong, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, HKU


Date: November 25, 2020 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:30 PM

Delivery: Zoom

Link to Zoom recording of the seminar:

https://hku.zoom.us/rec/share/mUKSV1FmwZwYBrpWhhhmcZI67j-IQcRQ9RvR8o9I5QHLb2Z0SOQWu1FrJmzYpl6Y._4AQ9cWWzsc6zs2x?startTime=1606303868000 

The Empire of the Father: The Remaking of Patriarchal Family Government in the Nineteenth Century United States

CGED Research Seminar Series

The Empire of the Father: The Remaking of Patriarchal Family Government in the Nineteenth Century United States

Speaker: Dr Julia Bowes, Assistant Professor, Department of History, HKU

Respondent: Dr Staci Ford, Honorary Associate Professor, Department of History and School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU

Moderator: Dr Nicholas YH Wong, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, HKU


Date: October 27, 2020 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:30 PM

Delivery: Zoom

Progressive or Immoral: Representations of the Modern Girl in Print Media of 1930s Taiwan

CGED Research Seminar Series

Progressive or Immoral: Representations of the Modern Girl in Print Media of 1930s Taiwan

Speaker: Dr Lin Pei-yin, Associate Professor, School of Chinese, HKU

Respondent: Dr Elizabeth LaCouture, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies & History, School of Humanities, HKU
Moderator: Dr Leung Shuk Man, Assistant Professor, School of Chinese and School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU

Date: 23 September 2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:30 PM
Delivery: via Zoom