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T and C.jpgCo-created by Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (Hong Kong Baptist University) and Chris Song (The University of Toronto Scarborough), “Backreading Hong Kong” is an annual symposium which brings together scholars—emerging and established—to share their cross-disciplinary research and findings on the city that we call home: Hong Kong, and to ignite stimulating and rigorous discussion.

  • The 2021 symposium (Friday 10 December 2021 & Saturday 11 December 2021) will be organised by Tammy Lai-Ming Ho and Chris Song (in collaboration with the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University, the Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough, and the literary journal Cha: An Asian Literary Journal)
  • The 2020 symposium (Friday 18 December 2020) was organised by Tammy Lai-Ming Ho and Chris Song (in collaboration with the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal)
  • The 2019 symposium (Saturday 19 January 2019) was organised by Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (in collaboration with the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal)
  • The 2018 symposium (Saturday 5 May 2018) was organised by Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (in collaboration with the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal)
  • The 2017 symposium (Saturday 7 January 2017) was organised by Chris Song (in collaboration with Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine).

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