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3005, 2022

UM Centre for Chinese History and Culture receives praises from academic committee members

The first general meeting of the CCHC’s Academic Committee   A group photo The University of Macau (UM) Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) recently established its academic committee and held the first general meeting of the committee. Members of the committee praised the centre of its achievements in various areas, most notably the promotion of the dissemination of Chinese history and culture to Portuguese speaking countries. Xu Qingsen, director of the Department of Social Sciences ...

2705, 2022

Language Education in a Multicultural Context

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtKvbqS5Nrg&feature=emb_title Macao as a Linguistically Diverse Community Macao is a one-of-a-kind city with three primary written languages (Chinese, Portuguese, and English), and four primary spoken languages (Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, and English). Prof Xu Jie, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) and director of the Centre for Linguistics, has often referred to Macao as a ‘living museum of languages’ or a ‘natural laboratory for multili ...

1005, 2022

UM holds 1st Macao Humanities Roundtable to share cutting-edge research findings

To promote academic collaboration and exchange between faculty members and students, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) of the University of Macau (UM) recently held the first Macao Humanities Roundtable on May 4th, with scholars from various FAH departments presenting their latest research findings in disciplines ranging from literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, translation, to education. The event attracted approximately 200 faculty members and students in attendance. The round ...

505, 2022

UM holds Portuguese Language Day to increase students’ understanding of culture of Portuguese-language countries

A folk dance The Department of the Portuguese under the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) recently held the Portuguese Language Day. The event aimed to increase students’ interest in Portuguese language and their understanding of the culture of Portuguese-speaking countries. This year’s event allowed students to engage in Portuguese language activities joining different performances. The Portuguese Language Day is an annual event organised by faculty members and stud ...

405, 2022

UM 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course now open for applications

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-CT36MUZXw “Special thanks to the Brazilian band “Melim”, for we partially referenced their “Ouvi Dizer” music video.” UM’s 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course is now open for applications The University of Macau (UM) is committed to nurturing Chinese-Portuguese bilingual talent and has been offering a variety of courses for many years. One of these courses, the popular Portuguese Language Summer Course, will continue to be offered online this year between 11 ...

1904, 2022

Chinese literary works translated by UM professors and students published in Brazil

Faculty members and students in the Department of Portuguese, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau (UM), have worked together to translate the Chinese literary classic Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio and the poetry collection I Don’t Believe in the Echo of Thunder into Portuguese. The two books have been published in Brazil alongside Beyond the Mountain (Portuguese title O Além da Montanha), a Portuguese prose collection by Yao Jingming, professor in the same department (kn ...

1104, 2022

UM FAH launches state-of-the-art multi-media Smart Classroom to enhance interaction with big data

To enhance interaction between the teacher and the students, and to strengthen students’ autonomy in learning, University of Macau’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) established a multi-media Smart Classroom equipped with the state-of-the-art technology. The fully-interactive Smart Classroom, the first of its kind at UM, began its formal operation in March. Students can now use their own mobile phones, laptop computers, tablets and other electronic devices to connect to the software and the ...

1104, 2022

UM professor awarded 2022 National Rare Books Collation & Publication Grant

Professor Yang Bin, Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau, has participated in the collection, collation and compilation of the Jiangxi Fuliang Sanyinwan Wangshi Wenshu江西浮梁三银碗汪氏文书 (The Wang Documents of the Sanyinwan Village, Fuliang, Jiangxi Province) that has been recently awarded the 2022 National Rare Books Collation and Publication Grant and would be published by The Southwest Jiaotong University Press (https://www.nppa.gov.cn/nppa/contents/279/103705.s ...

2903, 2022

Cross-linguistic collaboration and innovation: The University of Macau establishes Centre for Linguistics

Cross-linguistic collaboration and innovation: The University of Macau establishes Centre for Linguistics The University of Macau officially established the Centre for Linguistics in early 2022, under the administration of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH). On the morning of March 24, FAH held an opening ceremony at the E21-G016 Lecture Hall, with the university leaders, off-campus guests, and related teachers and students attending this particularly meaningful event. The opening ceremon ...

1703, 2022

UM holds Macao Humanities Forum on the mission and responsibilities of translation scholars

The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities recently held the second lecture of the Macao Humanities Forum in the academic year 2021/2022, featuring Prof. Xu Jun, a prominent and highly respected translation scholar from Zhejiang University. Prof. Xu’s lecture, titled “the Responsibility and Mission of Translation Scholars in the New Era,” attracted nearly 320 participants, including academic members and students from UM. The forum was conducted on-site and online concurrently. ...

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