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2809, 2022

Potential undergraduate students attend Principals’ Recommended Admission talk

We would like to share with you some photos of the Talk for Academic Year 2023/2024 Principal’s Recommended Admission (PRA) hosted by UM on 24 September 2022. PRA is one of the channels for Bachelor’s degree student admission, in AY2022/2023, 35 students were admitted through PRA. The FAH staff and students worked together in preparing the programme consultation booth in FAH learning commons and held guided tours in our faculty building (E21A) for students/visitors to have a sense of the specia ...

1509, 2022

UM students published on Project Macau History (PMH)

Amalia Huang Yuncen, one of UM’s first-year MPhil students in Macao Studies, recently published an essay on an understudied and marginalized group in Macao- Filipino immigrants. Based on an interview with Rodantes V. Quejano, the essay reviews major events— Jackie Chan’s visit in the nineties, the 1999 handover, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the implanting of the House of Dancing Water, that unfolded in Macao over the last three decades from the eyes of a Filipino worker. The lesson is that whi ...

1808, 2022

FAH Orientation Welcomes New Students

FAH Management The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) hosted an orientation for UG programmes to welcome new undergraduate students on 16th August 2022 and to prepare them for a new chapter at the University of Macau (UM). The Faculty Orientation was delivered online through Zoom under the anti-pandemic guidelines of the Macao SAR Government. Professor Jie XU, Dean of FAH, led the orientation with the “Dean’s First Lecture” and congratulated the students on their admission to FAH, UM. At the ...

1208, 2022

FAH Academic Awards Winners 2021/2022

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) presented the FAH Academic Awards to recognize the members’ excellence in teaching, research and service. The Awards are given annually based on students’ and colleagues’ nominations, recommendation by the Academic Award Selection Committees and a final review by the FAH management. We are proud to announce that the 2021/2022 winners are here: Category Winner(s) Best Teacher Mario CAMS Department of History Best Instructor LU Chunhui Department of Portug ...

208, 2022

UM’s 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course ends

  UM’s 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course The 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course, organised by the Department of Portuguese of the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities, has ended with success. In line with the SAR government’s efforts to prevent and control the epidemic, this year’s summer course was held online and attracted 152 students from Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao, with more than 50 per cent of the participants attending language courses at inter ...

907, 2022

UM’s Portuguese Language Summer Course to begin next week, 3 online talks open to public for free

The 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course, organised by the University of Macau (UM) Department of Portuguese, will begin online on 11 July. This year’s summer course has attracted students from Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao. Over 50 per cent of students will enroll in courses at intermediate or advanced levels.   This year’s summer course will be taught by Portuguese professors, researchers, and authors of Portuguese textbooks and reference texts from Macao and around the wo ...

807, 2022

UM scholar publishes two OUP book chapters on Shakespeare and music

Two book chapters on Shakespeare and music, written by Prof. Katrine Wong from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), have been published in a cutting-edge volume, The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Music. Prof. Wong, the only scholar from Asia featured in the 1064-page volume, is responsible for two chapters. In ‘Gender and Music in Shakespeare’, she provides an overview of gendered designs of musical episodes in Shakespearean plays and the corresponding gendered responses within the pl ...

1406, 2022

UM Confucius Institute organizes a Graduation Ceremony for the 2nd Semester of Academic Year 2021/2022 Mandarin Courses

  On May 13th, the Confucius Institute of the University Macau (CIUM) organized a graduation ceremony for the 2nd Semester of Academic Year 2021/2022 Mandarin courses at the E31 Student Activity Centre. Professor Janny M.Y. Leung, College Master of Choi Kai Yau College, Dr. Qi Yaning, Associate Master of Choi Kai Yau College, and Professor Chen Zhong, Deputy Director of UM Confucius Institute, and more than 160 students and teachers attended the Ceremony. At the beginning of the Ceremony, ...

1306, 2022

FAH Professor Honoured by The British Academy

On Thursday 19 May, Prof. Nick Groom of the Department of English (FAH) of the University of Macau delivered one of the 2022 British Academy Lectures. This is the first time that one of these prestigious lectures has been delivered by a member of the UM Faculty. Established in 1902, the British Academy is an elite body for the promotion of scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. The Academy’s lecture programmes showcase the best research in these fields and are delivered by the most ...

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