CGED Events 2021-2022

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CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Blurring the Color Line: Screening and Q&A with the Director Crystal Kwok

Speaker:

Crystal Kwok, Director, Producer & Writer, Blurring the Color Line


Introduction by:

Gina Marchetti, Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, HKU


Moderator:

Staci Ford, Affiliated Associate Professor, Department of History and School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Screening: 6:45 pm Hong Kong Time

Q&A: 8:15 pm Hong Kong Time

Click here for the Zoom recording

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Prevention of Sexual Harassment Subcommittee Event

Panel Discussion #MeToo: 5 years on in Hong Kong

Panelists:

Anna Marie Bautista, Lecturer, Gender Studies and American Studies, HKU

Jacey Kan, Advocacy Officer, Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women

Gina Marchetti, CGED Chair and Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU


Moderator:

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


Date: 3 May 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM Hong Kong Time

Delivery: via Zoom


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CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

WORKSHOP | Assertive Dialogue: Holding Your Position Against Gender Oppression and Negative Power Dynamics

Facilitator: Sally Dellow, Dramatic Difference


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


Date: 20 April 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

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CGED Research Seminar Series

“Little Flowers”: Gender, Religion and Epistolary Writing in Rural China

Speaker: Ji Li, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of History, School of Modern Languages and Cultures (China Studies) and Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, HKU


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

Moderator: Pete Millwood, Postdoctoral Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU


Date: 13 April 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

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Art History Seminar

Mapping the Border: Women Artists’ Reconceptions of Space, Gender and Representation

Speaker: Maria Photiou, Research Fellow, University of Derby


Moderator: Vivian Sheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, HKU


Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm Hong Kong Time

Venue: On Zoom

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Art History Seminar

Queer Chinese Feminist Archipelago: Shanghai, Miami, and San Francisco

Speaker: Alpesh Kantilal Patel, Associate Professor, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University


Moderator: Vivian Sheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, HKU


Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Time: 7:30 pm Hong Kong Time

Venue: On Zoom

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CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Making A Positive Difference For All Women: A Virtual Round Table Discussion for Women's Month 2022 #BreakTheBias

Speakers:

Mikee Inton Campbell, Assistant Professor, Department of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, California State University San Marcos

Joscelyn M. Inton Campbell, Researcher at the OMNI Institute, a US-based NGO, and PhD Candidate in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago

Sonia Wong, Lecturer in the Gender Studies Programme, CUHK and co-founder of the Women's Festival HK

Vera Lui, Founder of Sally Coco, the first female-friendly intimate lifestyle store in Hong Kong

Marites Palma, Founder of Social Justice for Migrant Workers and Fellow, Resolve, a HK-based NGO


Respondent: Brenda Alegre, Lecturer, Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities, HKU


Moderator: Yu Ki Yan "Milly," a Year 2 student in Business and Law at HKU


Date: 29 March 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 10am - 12pm

Language: English

Delivery: via Zoom

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CGED Research Seminar Series

Transpacific Celebrity: Xiao Hong, Agnes Smedley, and Eileen Chang

Speaker: Clara Iwasaki, Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Alberta


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

Moderator: Elizabeth LaCouture, Director and Assistant Professor, Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities, HKU


Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Time: 10:00 am Hong Kong Time

Click here for the Zoom recording

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CGED Knowledge Exchange Series

Gender Parity in Germany - Current Situation and Strategies

Speakers:

Stefanie Seedig, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong SAR

Almuth Meyer-Zollitsch, Director, Goethe-Institut Hong Kong


Moderators:

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

Ebbie Ng, HKU Undergraduate Student, minoring in Gender Studies and German


Date: 8 March 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM (Hong Kong Time)

Language: English

Delivery: via Zoom

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CGED Research Seminar Series

Transnationalizing Transgender: Tracey, Queer Globalities, and Regionalism

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


Respondent: Brenda Alegre, Lecturer, Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities, HKU

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


Date: 23 February 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

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CGED Research Seminar Series

Children as Charismatic Conservationists in 1960s Japan

Speaker: Janet Borland, Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU


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

Moderator: Alastair McClure, Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities, HKU


Date: 26 January 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

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CGED Research Seminar Series

Book Talk — Televising Chineseness: Gender, Nation and Subjectivity

Speaker: Geng Song, Associate Professor, School of Chinese, HKU


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

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


Date: 8 December 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

Zoom recording available here.

Publication information available here.

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Knowledge Exchange Series

Panel Discussion: Gender-Based Violence & Marginalised Populations in Hong Kong

Moderator:

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


Panelists:

Anthony, Refugee Artist

Marisol, Migrant Worker

Lynette Nam, Senior Legal Advisor, Justice Centre Hong Kong

Johannie Tong, Community Relations Officer, Mission For Migrant Workers

Syeda Safeena-E-Zahra Zaidi, HKU Undergraduate Student


Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Hong Kong Time

Venue: On Zoom

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Knowledge Exchange Exhibition

Tour through Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize 2021

香港人權藝術獎 2021巡禮


Exhibition period: 16 - 29 November 2021

Venue: Run Run Shaw Tower G/F Gallery, HKU

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Knowledge Exchange Exhibition

Transcendence Journey: Incarnation of Charm and Elegance

Exhibition period: 15 - 30 November 2021

Venue: G/F, Main Library, HKU


Opening Ceremony: 15 November 2021

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: Library Extension 3 (LE3), Main Library, HKU

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Knowledge Exchange Series

Women, Leadership and Technology

Speaker: Flora Ng, Chief Information Officer and University Librarian, The University of Hong Kong


Moderator: Ying Chan, Professor and Founding Director (1999-2016) of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU


Date: 27 October 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom

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CGED Research Seminar Series

“The Heathen Chinee”: Chinese Migration and the American West in "The Way We Live Now" and the Late-Victorian Periodical Press

Speaker: Jessica Valdez, Associate Professor, School of English, HKU


Respondent: Julia Kuehn, Professor, School of English, HKU

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


Date: 29 September 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 PM

Delivery: via Zoom