- Math and music seminar
- “Youth and Citizenship” film series closes
- Kick-off Ceremony of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Mainland Summer Internship Programme 2014
- Three-day conference on scientific realism
- Lingnan Visual Studies students and interdisciplinary artists jointly present multimedia art workshops
- Senior management retreat of Lingnan University
- Centre for Humanities Research organises workshop on “Su Tong’s Literary Work, Its Adaptation and Translation”
- Short course on nationalism by Prof Liah Greenfeld
- President Leonard K Cheng calls for more “objective comments and concrete suggestions” from students on courses and teaching
- Veteran insurance professionals Rex Auyeung and Jackie Chun give talk to Lingnan students
- The third Induction Ceremony of the Lingnan University Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma
- Sharing Session of Lingnan University – Chow Tai Fook Student Exchange Scholarships 2014/15
- Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors appointment ceremony
Awards and Achievements
- “President’s Scholar” represents Lingnan as visiting scholar at The University of Leeds
- Prof Mary Wong’s collection of short stories elected one of Secondary Students’ Best 10 Books 2013/14
- Intellectual Carpentry – writer-in-residence Sarah Ann Bower
- Lingnan announces Teaching Excellence Awards 2013/14
- Summer Workshop on Cinema and Human Rights 2014 (9-13 June 2014)
- Seminar on "On the Impact of Uncertain Cost Reduction when Selling to Strategic Customers" (11 June 2014)
- Seminar on "Do Socialties between External Auditors and Audit Committee Members Affect Audit Quality?"
- Detention – non-verbal physical comedy (30 August 2014)
On 23 April, Lingnan’s Core Curriculum and General Education Office (CCGEO) also organised a math and music seminar by Prof David Kung, visiting scholar from St Mary’s College of Maryland this semester.
The showing of the documentary film series entitled “Youth and Citizenship” that spanned across two terms of 2013/14, co-organised by the Core Curriculum and General Education Office (CCGEO) and Centre for Cinema Studies of Lingnan University as well as the CNEX Foundation Limited, came to a close on 24 April.
More than 100 Lingnan students will receive sponsorships to work as interns at 38 prominent corporations, government agencies and museums in Beijing and Shanghai this summer. Thirty-two of them are sponsored by the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) through the Mainland Summer Internship Programme 2014 to work as interns in Shanghai for more than eight weeks.
Distinguished philosophers of science around the world participated in the three-day conference “Science: The Real Thing?” on Lingnan campus to explore scientific realism on 2-4 May.
Lingnan Visual Studies students and interdisciplinary artists Mr Hamlet Lin and Mr Chris Hom-him jointly presented multimedia art workshops on 3 and 10 May.
The Senior Management Retreat of Lingnan University was held on 5 May with a total of 73 participants, including Council and Court members, senior management and departmental representatives.
The Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) of Lingnan University organised a workshop on Chinese Literature and Comparative Literature Research on 5 May, discussing renowned contemporary Chinese novelist Su Tong’s literary works including his full-length novels and short stories as well as their adaptation and translation.
Prof Liah Greenfeld, Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Sociology and Social Policy of Lingnan University, gave a short course on nationalism, its roots and implications on 12-15 May.
“Teaching and learning are mutually beneficial. It is hard to imagine success in university education and in raising the competitiveness of our graduates without students’ opinions, feedback, suggestions and co-operation,” said President Leonard K Cheng in his third letter to Lingnanians issued on 17 May 2014. He called on students to provide more “objective comments and concrete suggestions” for enhancement of the courses and teaching performance of the University.
Lingnan University Council Deputy Chairman Mr Rex Auyeung and Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Hong Kong General Manager Mr Jackie Chun were invited by the Student Services Centre to host a career talk on insurance to Risk and Insurance Management (RIM) students on 17 May. Mrs Loretta Shuen, Council Treasurer, also attended the talk to give encouragement to students.
Twenty-two outstanding Lingnan business students were inducted as lifetime members of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) at the third Induction Ceremony of the Lingnan University Chapter of BGS on 19 May.
On 19 May, Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation awarded scholarships to 47 Lingnan students for their participation in exchange programmes overseas and in mainland China for one semester in the next academic year 2014/15.
The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors appointment ceremony was held at Lingnan Club on 27 May.
Selected as the “President’s Scholar” of Lingnan University for the year 2014/15, Year two social sciences student Kelvin Ching will soon start his third year of study at The University of Leeds in the UK.
Surviving Central, a collection of short stories by Prof Mary Wong Shuk-han of Department of Chinese, has been elected one of Secondary Students’ Best 10 Books 2013/14.
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“Literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood,” quoted by Ms Sarah Ann Bower, the writer-in-residence at Lingnan, from the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Despite more than 10 years’ teaching experience in university settings, Sarah has always tried to approach the teaching of creative writing as craft rather than academic discipline as this is what she believes it is.
Four academic staff will be given Lingnan’s Teaching Excellence Awards for 2013/14, while four others a Certificate of Merit for their enthusiasm for and commitment to quality teaching.
An article on the Chinese translation of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms by Prof Tong Man of Lingnan’s Department of Translation, as well as Department of Chinese visiting professor Shan Te-hsing’s interview with emeritus professor Joseph Lau Shiu-ming on his experience of literary translation, have been published in the latest issue of Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese.
Organised by Centre for Cinema Studies, Lingnan University, with Hong Kong Baptist University and Huston School of Film & Digital Media, National University of Ireland, Galway
Date: 9-13 June 2014
Time: 10:30 am – 6 pm
Venue: Lingnan University campus (9-11 June)
Baptist University campus (12-13 June)
Enquiries: 2616 7433
Enrolment closes on 23 May 2014. For application form, please visit:
|Date||:||11 Jun 2014|
|Time||:||11:00 am - 12:30 pm|
|Venue||:||SEK206, 2/F, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building, Lingnan University|
|Speaker(s)||:||Dr Tong Shilu, Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology|
|Organiser||:||Department of Computing and Decision Sciences and Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University|
|Remarks||:||- Open to public
- Language: English
|Date||:||13 Jun 2014|
|Time||:||11:00 am - 12:30 pm|
|Venue||:||SEK210, 2/F, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building, Lingnan University|
|Speaker(s)||:||Prof Oliver M Rui, Professor of Finance and Accounting, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)|
|Organiser||:||Department of Accountancy and Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University|
|Remarks||:||- Open to public
- Language: English
Date: 30 August 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 7:00 pm – Pre-performance Dialogue on Education – Lingnan University Council Chairman the Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan x Theatre director and drama educator Mr Tang Shu-wing (in Cantonese)
7:30 pm – VIP reception
8:00 pm – Show time
Venue: Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Fee: VIP – HK$500 (or above)
Stall – HK$350 (10% off for two or more tickets)
Circle – HK$200 (10% off for two or more tickets)
Enquiries: 2616 7696 (crd@LN.edu.hk) / 2616 8963 (ocpa@LN.edu.hk)