Research Café on Socialist China Studies (23 Nov 2017)

02/11/2017 to 23/11/2017

Short talk by academic staff
Presentations on research
Exchange ideas among postgraduates
Enhancing presentation skills from feedback…

The tenth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 23 Nov. The theme is Socialist China Studies. Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend! The Café is consist of a talk by Prof. PANG Laikwan of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies on “Culture and Politics in Maoist China”, and three presentations by research postgraduates. Prof. Pang will moderate the presentations and discussion. Dr. Benson Lee of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills.

Date: 23 Nov 2017 (Thu)
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Languages: Chinese and English

   Light refreshment will be provided.

I. Short Talk: Culture and Politics in Maoist China (Talk in Chinese)
  Speaker: Prof. PANG Laikwan
       Professor, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies

II. Presentations:

  • Rural Film Viewing: Mass Mobilization and Film Propaganda in Early Maoist China (Presentation in Cantonese)
    By GUO Yanping, Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Studies, Dept. of Cultural and Religious Studies
  • Politics of Ghosty Reference in Yan'an: Representation and Meaning Contexts of “Ghosts” in the Opera of White-haired Girl (Presentation in Putonghua)
    By YANG Mingchen, Ph.D. Student in Cultural Studies, Dept. of Cultural and Religious Studies
  • Girls as Vulnerable and Boys as Problem: The Gendered Media Construction of Rural Left-behind Children in Mainland China (Presentation in English)
    By XIONG Jin Portia, Ph.D. Student in Gender Studies

  Moderator: Prof. PANG Laikwan
  Feedback on Presentation Skills: Dr. Benson LEE, Lecturer, The Independent Learning Centre

Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

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