[News] May Update

May 10, 2019

The HKSI May Update is out!

[CFP] After the Protest: A Vancouver Archive of the Umbrella Movement of 2014

May 1, 2019

HKSI is inviting volunteers to participate in an oral history project that seeks to document the impacts of the Umbrella Movement of 2014.

[Publications] A Case Study of Cantonese as a Foreign Language Curriculum Design in North America: Establishing the Cantonese Language Program at the University of British Columbia

April 29, 2019

Special congratulations to HKSI Associate and Lecturer of Cantonese Raymond Pai on the publication of his chapter in Cantonese as a Second Language: Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning (Routledge, 2019).

[CFP] Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens

April 25, 2019

The first bilingual and interdisciplinary academic journal on Hong Kong, Hong Kong Studies (Chinese University Press), is now accepting articles for a special issue, "Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens," curated with Professor Gina Marchetti (HKU) and scheduled for publication in Spring 2020.

[News] April Update

April 3, 2019

The HKSI April Update is out!

[Canto] Hong Kong comedian Vivek Mahbubani visits UBC

April 1, 2019

Invited by the Cantonese Language Program, Vivek Mahbubani, an award-winning Hong Kong comedian of Indian descent, has gifted UBC and the greater community with countless doses of laughter through a series of events, especially in the Cantonese Comedy Night on March 29 and the encore show on March 30.

[Profiles] Faculty spotlight with Dr. Alison Bailey

March 31, 2019

HKSI Associate Dr. Alison Bailey discusses her current research on the cultural history of filial revenge in Chinese literature and law. Recently appointed Assistant Professor in Pre-modern Chinese Literature, Dr. Bailey hopes she can give students the same sense of respect that she has developed for Chinese culture.

[Media] Hong Kong studies thrives and withers in unexpected places

March 19, 2019

HKSI is one of the initiatives featured in this article published in the newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies.

[CFP] First Annual Conference of the Society for Hong Kong Studies (deadline extended)

March 9, 2019

// To allow more colleagues to present at our 1st Annual Meeting, the deadline for the submission of panel and paper abstracts has been extended to March 15, 2019. The meeting will be free of charge for all registered participants. //

[CFP] Workshop on Cantonese (Polytechnic University of Hong Kong)

March 8, 2019

Workshop on Cantonese (WOC) is an annual event where participants can exchange and interact with each other to explore the interesting properties of Cantonese grammar informally but seriously, regardless of what theoretical background and training they have. WOC began in 2000 and each WOC has a theme.