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Commencing 2021

GRF: Spaces of Precarity: Migration, Spatiality and the Refugee Graphic Narrative (2021, PI: Dr Bidisha BANERJEE)

GRF: A History of Representation of Mainlanders in Hong Kong TV Dramas (2021, PI: Dr ZHOU Lulu)

ECS: Wig: The Global History of a Cold War Commodity, 1958-1979 (2021, PI: Dr Jason PETRULIS)

ECS: Redressing Atrocities: Forms of Reconciliation in Postcolonial Southeast Asian Literature (2021, PI: Dr TSE Yin Nga Kelly)


Commencing Jan 2020

GRF: Remaking Chinese Families: Narratives and Practices of Adoptive Families in Hong Kong (Jan 2020, PI: Dr CHAN, Kit Wa Anita)

GRF: Hong Kong Art Deco: Theatre Buildings and the Rise of Modern Cinema in Transforming the City’s Socio-cultural Landscape (Jan 2020, PI: Dr LAU, Leung Kwok Prudence)


Commencing Jan 2019

GRF: “In local exclusivity lies global inclusion – the relational ontology of asylum-seekers and refugees and local community in a post-colonial Hong Kong village” (Jan 2019, PI: Dr NG, Fung Sheung Isabella)


Cinema and Television

GRF: “Disappearing Voices: An Oral History of Leftist Film Workers during Cold War Hong Kong”

(Jan 2018, PI: Dr HUI, Kwok Wai)


ECS: “Watching Mainland Chinese Television Dramas in Hong Kong: Youth, Identities and Transcultural Consumption”

(Jan 2018, PI: Dr ZHOU, Lulu)


“DongFang Bubai’s Queer Fandom in Contemporary Chinese Cyberspaces”

(May 2015 – Feb 2016, PI: Dr. ZHOU, Lulu)


“Television Drama Consumption in Hong Kong: Audiences, Quality and the Politics of Popular Culture”

(Jun 2015 – Jun 2016, PI: Dr. ZHOU, Lulu)


“Comic Devices and Social Concerns in Michael Hui Kun Man’s Films”

(Mar 2014 – Feb 2015; PI: Prof. YU, Kwan Wai Eric, Co-I: Dr. HAU, Lai Ying)


ECS: “Revolution, Commercialism, Chineseness: The Reception and Appropriation of Socialist Opera Film in Capitalist-Colonial Hong Kong, 1954-1966”

(Jan 2014 – Dec 2016, PI: Dr. HUI, Kwok Wai)




Cultural Studies and Humanities

‘Rap Discourse’: Hip Hop Youth and Seasoned Rap Artists in Hong Kong (Jun 2016 – Jun 2017, PI: Dr PARK Jae Hyung)


ECS: Building a Modern City: First-generation Chinese Architects in Colonial Hong Kong, 1920s – 1950s (Jan 2016 – June 2018, PI: Dr LAU Leung Kwok Prudence)


ECS: “Introducing White-Collar Women to Hong Kong: A Case Study of Sacred Heart Canossian College of Commerce’s Secretarial Training”

(2016, PI: Dr. KANG, Jong Hyuk David)


“The influence of MERS on Korean Popular Culture in Hong Kong.”

(July 2015 – Jan 2016, PI: Dr. KANG, Jong Hyuk David)


“Transfer and Promotion of Historical and Cultural Knowledge”

(PI: Dr. KANG, Jong Hyuk David)


Language and Literature:

ECS: “Whitman on the Grid: Surveillance, Democracy and the Autobiographical Moment in Contemporary American Literature”

(Jan 2017, PI: Dr CLAPP, Jeffrey Michael)


GRF: “Traces of the Real”: The Absent Presence of Photography in Postcolonial and Diasporic Literature

(Jan 2016 – Dec 2017, PI: Dr. BANERJEE, Bidisha)


GRF: Engaging Everyday Modernity: Hong Kong Poetry in the 1970s (日常生活的現代性:一九七零年代香港新詩)

(Jan 2016 – Dec 2017, PI: Prof. YU, Kwan Wai Eric)


GRF: The Identity Construction Experiences of Novice English Language Teachers in Hong Kong (Jan 2016, PI: Dr TRENT John Gilbert)


ECS: Houses of Friction: Late Modernism, the English Novel, and the Problem of Literary Hospitality

(May 2016 – Apr 2018, PI: Dr. RIDGE, Emily)