30 May, 2013
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Lingnan University’s Department of Visual Studies and Painting On and On co-presented an exhibition on “Intertextuality” on 8-21 May, with Mr Chow Chun-fai, the University’s Artist-in-Residence 2012/13, as the curator.

This summer, 48 Lingnan students will join an eight-week Mainland Summer Internship Programme to Shanghai sponsored by the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.

On 25 April, the Department of Sociology & Social Policy of Lingnan University held an opening ceremony for its Psychology Laboratory.

The Teaching and Learning Centre and the Student Services Centre have completed the Graduate Exit Survey 2012 and Graduate Employment Survey 2012 respectively with a high response rate of over 90%.

Lingnan University’s Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies (HKIBS) and the Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation co-organised “The 33rd Seminar for the Senior Officials of the Minority Nationalities Autonomous Prefectures in China” from 23 May to 4 June.

The Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs of Lingnan University is delighted to present the “One Person One Book” Scheme on Father’s Day.

Research and academic activities

The Centre for Humanities Research hosted an international academic conference on “Hong Kong Literature and Culture of the 1950s” on 21-23 May 2013.

On the evening of 23 May, the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) of Lingnan University and Chung Hwa Book (HK) Limited held an open lecture on “Ye Si’s 1950s – Hong Kong Cultural Identities Seen from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe and America”.

On 25 May, Lingnan’s Centre for Humanities Research and the Hong Kong Central Library co-presented the May session of the Monthly Literary Talk Series 2013 on “True Lies: Evan Yang’s Urban Fiction and Films”.

On 4 May, Prof Xu Zidong, Head of the Department of Chinese of Lingnan University, shared anecdotes of renowned modern Chinese writer Eileen Chang in the US, as revealed in Prof C T Hsia’s latest book The Letters of Eileen Chang, a compilation of correspondences between Prof Hsia and Ms Chang between 1963 and 1994.

On 2 May, Lingnan University invited The Hong Kong Jockey Club Distinguished Visiting Professors between 2009 and 2013 to a forum entitled “In the name of the May Fourth: A Literary Forum” and speak on literary topics relating to mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Awards and people

Office of Service-Learning (OSL)’s Service-Learning and Research Scheme (SLRS) has received an Honorable Mention under the 2013 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship.

Mr Matthew Cheng Ching-hang, of Lingnan’s Centre for Humanities Research, has been presented with the 2012 Award for Best Artist (Art Criticism) from Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

On 3 May, 20 scholarships were awarded by ZeShan Foundation to support students going on exchange overseas or in mainland China for one semester in the academic year 2013/14.

The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony was held at Lingnan Club on 21 May.

Over 400 sports team members, coaches, staff and guests attended the Annual Sports Teams Gathering on 11 April.

Prize Presentation Ceremony of the President’s Cup was held on 27 March.

Lingnan University’s Taekwondo Team came third in the USFHK Inter-collegiate (Men’s) Taekwondo Competition held on 16-17 March at the City University of Hong Kong.

Publications

The 34th Volume of Cultural Studies@Lingnan is now published.

Upcoming events

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