Event Details

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 to Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Department of Comparative Literature
Event: Dialogue with President Peter Mathieson and the Senior Management Team on Taking Gender Studies Research Seriously in Higher Education


Message from Department of Comparative Literature Event Poster Dialogue with President Peter Mathieson and the Senior Management Team on Taking Gender Studies Research Seriously in Higher Education Date: 8 March 2017 (Wednesday) International Women’s Day Time: 9am-1pm Venue: Academic Conference Room, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU A. Opening Remarks Puja Kapai, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Centre for Comparative and Public Law; and Convenor, Women’s Studies Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong B. Panel 1: Gender Studies: Student Perspectives and Research Chair and Respondent: Dr. Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, The University of Hong Kong - Love and Power in the Kitchen: Balancing the Division of Housework in Shanghai Families CAI Qing, China Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures - Disciplined and Performed Self in Life with Dementia - Re-viewing Social Issues through Gender Lenses Bingyu LI, Department of Social Work and Social Administration - Hong Kong Female Self-identification in Lan Kwai Fong Scarlett NG Yee Man, Department of Comparative Literature - Same-Sex Marriage Legalisation in the United States: Examining News Reports Using Critical Discourse Analysis and Systemic Functional Linguistics CHEUNG Sai Yin, Centre for Applied English Studies - Making the Un-thought Thinkable: New Topics in Gender and Diversity Research Joanne LUK, Department of Sociology C. Panel 2: Obstacles and Issues in Gender Studies Research Chair: Dr. Zeng Jinyan, Department of Social Work & Social Administration - Gender Equality and Diversity Management in the University of Hong Kong Fatima QURESHI, Faculty of Education - What stopped me from pursuing a PhD in Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Hong Kong? TSUI Pui Kwan Pamela, Department of Social Work and Social Administration - The ‘We, too, are HKU’ Project and the Voices of Marginalized Students: Results, Implications and Recommendations Andrew HOANG, Department of Social Work and Social Administration - The Case of the Awful Case Study: Modeling Gender Equity in Research Collier NOGUES, Department of English D. Faculty Roundtable Chair: Dr. Jason Coe, Department of Comparative Literature Featuring: Dr. Briony Mamo, School of Biological Sciences; Dr. Maria Mercedes Vázquez Vázquez, School of Modern Languages and Literatures; Dr. Roslyn L. Hammers, Department of Fine Arts; Dr. Denise Tang, Department of Sociology; and Dr. Brenda Alegre, School of Humanities E. Conclusion F. Closing Remarks All are Welcome For Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/7DRMkok2SxQng7Oi2 Contact: jasoncoe@hku.hk or manmanw@hku.hk The University of Hong Kong In Support of HeForShe UN Women Solidarity Movement for Gender Equality Women's Studies Research Centre (WSRC) Center for the Study of Globalization and Cultures (CSGC) Funded by The Association of Commonwealth Universities International Women's Day

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