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2201, 2021

ELC Award Ceremony for English e-lessons and English Festival Video Contests

ELC Award Ceremony for English e-lessons and English Festival Video Contests On 16 December 2020, the ELC Award Ceremony of the i-Learner e-lesson Contest and the English Festival Video Contest was held successfully. In the first session of the ceremony, the Director of ELC, Prof. Katherine Chen gave an opening speech for all the participants and presented the prizes to the winners of the “2020 ELC i-Learner Contest”. She mentioned that successful English learning takes regular and persistent p ...

1701, 2021

UM Open Day – FAH’s “Opening the Door to a World of Possibilities” received great success

This year, FAH featured “Opening the Door to a World of Possibilities” with 11 booth games, including various language, culture, philosophy and history games. Visitors were exposed to the multilingual world as they explored human stories and experienced riches of various cultures. CCHC also takes this opportunity to organize a ceremony to kick off the “Legend of Pen and Ink -Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Celebrities Calligraphy (One of Fu Tianhong’s New Poetry Personal Collection Exhibitio ...

701, 2021

The Final Bentobox Lecture: A Philosophical Inquiry on Self-Deception and the Art of Literary Translation

The Final Bentobox Lecture The final session of the Bentobox Lecture Series was held on the 16th of December 2020. The thoughtful and inspiring presentation by Prof. Nevia Dolcini from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Dr. Raquel Abi-Sâmara were a fitting way to conclude the Bentobox Lecture Series before it transforms into the Macau Humanities Forum. This final Bentobox event was well attended, and a lively discussion that involved both in-person and online participants fo ...

2912, 2020

Professor Shan Li of Beijing Normal University Visited UM’s Chinese Department

On December 11th 2020, Professor Shan Li, Deputy Director of the Research and Communication Center for Excellent Traditional Chinese Culture of Beijing Normal University, visited the Department of Chinese Language and Literature (DCLL) of the University of Macau (UM). Professor Yue Zhang of DCLL accompanied Professor Li during his visit. Professor Defeng Li, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UM talked with Professor Li and Professor Zhang. They exchanged views of the devel ...

2912, 2020

Centre for Japanese Studies – Online Student Exchange Event with University of Fukui in Japan

Centre for Japanese Studies - Online Student Exchange Event with University of Fukui in Japan On 18 December 2020, an online student exchange was held with 26 students from University of Fukui. Our 3rd year Japanese Studies students participated this event. The purpose of the event was to let students to engage with exchange even though they could not go abroad for exchange due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this event, the students from both universities presented presentation introducing home ...

2812, 2020

2020 ELC English Festival Presents: Poetry Writing Workshop – Write Out Loud

2020 ELC English Festival Presents: Poetry Writing Workshop - Write Out Loud The English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), University of Macau (UM), holds the 2020 English Festival. This year, the theme is “Tending to Your Mind”, which aims to raise the UM community’s awareness of mental health. The “Poetry Writing Workshop – Write Out Loud”, the debut event of the English Festival, was successfully held on November 11, 2020. Ms. Carmen Lei, the guest speaker fr ...

2312, 2020

2020 ELC English Festival Presents – Guest Talk: Cultivating Personal Boundaries to Achieve Better Mental Health

2020 ELC English Festival Presents - Guest Talk: Cultivating Personal Boundaries to Achieve Better Mental Health As the 2020 English Festival “Tending to Your Mind” draws to a close, the English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), University of Macau (UM), invited Dr. Esther Hio-Tong Castillo to give a guest talk about mental health via Zoom on November 25, 2020. Dr. Castillo received her PhD in Sociology from Temple University. Her recent projects focus on cultiv ...

2312, 2020

2020 ELC English Festival Presents – Documentary Screening: My Year of Living Mindfully

2020 ELC English Festival Presents - Documentary Screening: My Year of Living Mindfully In the 2020 English Festival “Tending to Your Mind”, the English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), University of Macau (UM), held a documentary screening event on November 18, 2020. The documentary “My Year of Living Mindfully”, produced by Shannon and Julian Harvey, recorded Shannon’s self-experiment of mindfulness. The purpose of this screening event was to raise the UM com ...

2312, 2020

The “Chinese Literary Studies in the Horizon of the Third Eye” Conference Held at UM

The “Chinese Literary Studies in the Horizon of the Third Eye” Conference, organized by Professor Yue Zhang of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature (DCLL), was successfully held at UM on December 13th, 2020. The guests at the conference included Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Professor Jie Xu, along with Professors Chon Chit Tang, Zhong Chen, Mingyu Wang, and In Fat Lo of DCLL. Professor Jie Xu delivered an opening speech to highlight the new features of Sinolog ...

1812, 2020

ELC Student Activity – EWCC Workshop: Learn How to Use Animoto to Make Quick and Effective Videos

ELC Student Activity - EWCC Workshop: Learn How to Use Animoto to Make Quick and Effective Videos On 18 November 2020, the “EWCC Workshop: Learn How to Use Animoto to Make Quick and Effective Videos” was conducted successfully. The facilitator, Ms. Miranda Ma, senior instructor of the English Language Centre (ELC) and coordinator of the English Writing and Communication Centre (EWCC), shared a lot of inspiring ideas about how to create an effective Public Service Announcement (PSA) with studen ...

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