CGED Events 2020-2021

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

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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

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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


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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