28 December, 2012
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Walking into the Artist’s Studio, visitors are amazed by what the students have accomplished in a semester-long photography course. The collective body of work exhibited is an exploration of a wide array of themes based on each student’s personal interests.

Hong Kong people are slightly less happy than last year, according to Lingnan University’s latest happiness index survey.

An exhibition titled “ArtStorm” was held at the Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery on campus on 13-16 December, showcasing more than 30 pieces of artwork made by students of a digital imaging course at Lingnan University.

About 400 Lingnan staff enjoyed the annual staff party at Gold Coast Hotel on 14 December, during which a total of 30 colleagues received the Long Service Awards.

On 2 December, 34 Lingnan alumni volunteers made roselle jam at the organic farm run by the Produce Green Foundation at Fanling for the residents of the Caritas Lok Wo Hostel.

Research and academic activities

More than 70 historians from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan attended a two-day conference on the history of the Song Dynasty (960-1127) organised by Lingnan’s Department of History on 8-9 December.

Renowned economists around the world attended the 7th Biennial Conference of the Hong Kong Economic Association held at Lingnan campus on 13-14 December.

Dr Karen Fang, Associate Professor of Department of English, University of Houston, was invited by the Centre for Cinema Studies of Lingnan University to share her insights on cinema and the Hong Kong police on 12 December.

Lingnan University’s Centre for Humanities Research held the Hong Kong Literature and Culture of the 1950s Seminar Series (12) and (13) on 7 and 18 December respectively.

Awards and people

Mr Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen has been appointed Deputy Chairman of the Council and an ex-officio member of the Court of Lingnan University from 1 January 2013 to 2 October 2015.

Year 2012 marks an eye-opening journey for our Visual Studies fresh graduate Kasey Wong, who is currently doing an MA in Film Studies at the University of Kent with a Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship.

Lingnan University’s Lion Dance and Martial Arts Team won an outstanding prize at the Hong Kong Open Dragon and Lion Dance Competition held at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre on 25 November.

Publications

A new biography of Dr Robin Y H Chan written by Dr Lau Chi-pang, associate professor of history, has been published.

The 32nd volume of “Cultural Studies@Lingnan” is now published.

Upcoming events

More information on upcoming activities available at http://www.ln.edu.hk/events