Call for Papers

COVID-19 AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH IN HONG KONG

COVID-19 AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH IN HONG KONG—Call for Abstracts (Deadline: 31 October 2020)

The topic of the 2020 edition of Backreading Hong Kong Annual Symposium is “COVID-19 and Humanities Research in Hong Kong”. We welcome presentations on the challenges, discoveries, and developments in any branches of humanities during the pandemic, focusing specifically on Hong Kong.

The 2020 Backreading Hong Kong Symposium, co-organised by the Department of English Language and Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and the literary journal Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, will take place online (unless the pandemic situation has substantially changed) on Friday 18 December 2020 and Saturday 19 December 2020.

Abstracts of 250 words for 20-minute presentations can be sent to Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (tammyh@hkbu.edu.hk) for consideration before Saturday 31 October 2020. Please also send us a bio of no more than 50 words. Scholars whose papers have been selected will be notified by Sunday 15 November 2020.

The languages of the 2020 symposium will be Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English. We welcome both established and early-career academics to take part.

Selection Committee:

Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (HKBU)
Chris Song (Lingnan)

【徵稿】「逆讀香港:新冠肺炎與香港人文」研討會

主辦單位:香港浸會大學英文系、《茶:亞洲文學雜誌》
會議日期:2020年12月18至19日
會議形式:初擬以線上形式進行

注意事項:

  1. 截止日期:2020年10月31日
  2. 論文語言:英文或中文
  3. 口頭發表語言:英文、廣東話、普通話
  4. 投稿方式:請將250字論文摘要以及50字個人簡介寄何麗明博士(tammyh@hkbu.edu.hk
  5. 入選論文公布日期:2020年11月15日
  6. 籌辦委員:何麗明博士(香港浸會大學英文系)、宋子江博士(嶺南大學人文學科研究中心)

歡迎投稿參加,從人文學科的不同領域出發,共同探討疫情下香港人文!

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SELECTION COMMITTEE 籌辦委員

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Tammy Lai-Ming Ho 何麗明 and Chris Song 宋子江