Gender/Diversity/Democracy

The Gendered Pandemic in China A Feminist Online Ethnographic Study

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

The Gendered Pandemic in China A Feminist Online Ethnographic Study

Speaker: ZHAO Feng Chenzi, PhD Candidate, Western University, Canada

Moderator: Laura Meek, Assistant Professor, Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, HKU


Date: Friday, 14 May 2021
Time: 9 – 10:30 AM (GMT +8)
Delivery: via Zoom

Zoom recording available here

The Atlanta Shootings and the Intersections of Race and Gender: A Hong Kong Perspective

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

The Atlanta Shootings and the Intersections of Race and Gender: A Hong Kong Perspective

Panelists:

Angie Baecker, Lecturer, Department of Art History, HKU

Puja Kapai, Convenor, Women’s Studies Research Centre; Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, HKU

Grace Ting, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, HKU


Moderator:

Alvin Wong, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU


Date: 27 April 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 PM Hong Kong Time

Delivery: via Zoom

Selected Bibliography here

“I’m losing my sanity!”: The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health of ‘Working Mothers’

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

“I’m losing my sanity!”: The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health of ‘Working Mothers’

Speakers: 

Olga Zayts, Associate Professor, School of English, HKU

Zoe Fortune, CEO, City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong


Moderator: 

Brian King, Assistant Professor, School of English, HKU


Date: 21 December 2020 (Monday)

Time: 5:00 PM (GMT +8)

Watch the Zoom recording here

A Book Talk on Hong Kong Protest Culture

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

A Book Talk on Hong Kong Protest Culture

Speakers:

Antony Dapiran, City on Fire: The Fight for Hong Kong

Laikwan Pang, The Appearing Demos: Hong Kong During and After the Umbrella Movement

Eunice Seng, Resistant Cities: Histories, Maps, and the Architecture of Development

Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Urban Arabesques: Philosophy, Hong Kong, Transversality


Moderator:

Gina Marchetti, Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU


Date: 12 October 2020 (Monday)

Time: 5:00 PM (GMT +8)

Delivery: via Zoom

Pepe the Frog and Cuteness Activism Amongst Sinophone Youth

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

Pepe the Frog and Cuteness Activism Amongst Sinophone Youth

Speaker: Dr. Katrien Jacobs, Associate Professor in Cultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Moderator: Dr. Tim Gruenewald, Assistant Professor, American Studies, HKU


Date: 21 September 2020

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Delivery: Zoom 

Arts and Humanities Research During the COVID-19 Crisis

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

Arts and Humanities Research During the COVID-19 Crisis

Speakers: 

Patricia Zimmermann, Mercedes Vázquez, Ria Sinha


Moderator: Gina Marchetti


Date: Monday, 22 June 2020

Time: 8 PM HK Time (GMT +8)

Gender’s Role in Reporting Conflicts

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

Gender’s Role in Reporting Conflicts

Speaker: Luwei Rose Luqiu (Assistant Professor, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University)


Date: 7 November 2019

Time: 6:30-8pm

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

A Protest Poetry Reading with Tammy Ho

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

A Protest Poetry Reading with Tammy Ho

Speakers: Dr. Tammy Ho


Moderator: Dr. Alvin Wong, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU


Date: 24 Oct 2019

Time: 1-2:30 PM

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

Panel Discussion: Political Activism in Higher Education in Hong Kong

Gender/Diversity/Democracy

Panel Discussion: Political Activism in Higher Education in Hong Kong

Speakers:

Liz Jackson (Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, HKU)

Gina Marchetti (Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU)

William Hayward (Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU)

Brenda Alegre (Lecturer, Gender Studies Programme, HKU)


Date: 9 September 2019
Time: 2-4pm
Venue: 4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

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