CGED & Gender Studies Seminar Series 2018-2019

The Committee on Gender Equality and Diversity at the Faculty of Arts (CGED) and the Gender Studies Programme have released the latest schedule for their Seminar Series 2018-2019 – find what interests you and don’t forget to mark your calendars for these events!* For more information about the events and how to register, please contact […]

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New Gender Studies Programme at the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts will be launching HKU’s first Gender Studies major/minor programme in the upcoming academic year (2018-2019). The Gender Studies programme is an interdisciplinary programme where students may select their core courses from those offered by the Faculty of Arts and also approved ones from across different faculties for their optional courses. The Gender […]

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Equal Opportunity Festival 2017 – Talk on Sexual Harassment

Equal Opportunity Festival 2017 – Talk on Sexual Harassment Delivered by Equal Opportunity Unit, HKU. Date:  November 3, 2017 (Friday) Time:  1:00pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Convocation Room, MB218, 2/F, Main Building Speaker: Ms. Doris Tsui, Policy, Research and Training Officer, Equal Opportunities Commission With the objective to raise awareness of sexual harassment among students and staff, the […]

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Upcoming Event: ‘Women in Architecture’ by Nasrine Seraji and Brigitte Shim

  Department of Architecture’s upcoming event on ‘Women in Architecture’ Date: 31 October 2017 (Tuesday) Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm Abstract: When Virginia Woolf was asked in 1928 to give a series of lectures at Girton College and Newnham College, two women’s colleges at Cambridge University, she titled her lecture; “A room […]

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QUEER LOVE: QUEER/ING TED TALKS AND THE LGBT EXPERIENCE IN HONG KONG

  By inviting queer activists and professions from various backgrounds to share about their real-life experience in formats similar to TED talks, this event aims at breaking the stereotypes and stigmatizations that exist within and outside the LGBTQ community in Hong Kong, and letting students and the general public know more about the situations and […]

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Seminar: “The rights they claim over our bodies”: Intersex experience and biomedical regimes of the normal

“The rights they claim over our bodies”: Intersex experience and biomedical regimes of the normal Dr. Brian W. King City University of Hong Kong   Abstract   This talk focuses on perceptions and attitudes of intersex research collaborators in the USA concerning medicalized language and intersex experience. Intersex people are those who are born with […]

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SEMINAR: GENDER PROPERTY AND IDENTITY IN REPUBLICAN-ERA TIANJIN (17 MAY)

Gender Property and Identity in Republican-era Tianjin Dr Elizabeth LaCouture Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History Colby College, Maine Date: May 17, 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 5.00 pm Venue: Room 434, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus Language: English All are welcome. No registration is required. At the turn of the twentieth century, as […]

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