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605, 2021

UM holds Portuguese Language Day to increase language exchange

A Portuguese poetry recital To promote the Portuguese language and the culture of Portuguese-speaking countries, the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities recently held the annual Portuguese Language Day, a language and cultural exchange day for faculty members and students in the Department of Portuguese. The day began with students singing Portuguese songs, followed by several poetry recitals, a drama performance, and a debate competition among the Debating Team students of ...

405, 2021

UM holds Macao Humanities Forum on interdisciplinarity in arts and life

UM holds Macao Humanities Forum on interdisciplinarity in arts and life The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) recently held the second Macao Humanities Forum featuring Prof Pan Gongkai, former president of Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and former president of the China Academy of Art (CAA). During the event, Prof Pan delivered a speech on the pursuit of interdisciplinarity in arts and life. According to Prof Pan, ‘interdisciplinary’ is the way to go in arts. In ...

2704, 2021

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the University of Macau: FAH – Centre for Japanese Studies Lecture on Japanese Studies #1

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the University of Macau: FAH - Centre for Japanese Studies Lecture on Japanese Studies #1 Prof. Pan Jun from the School of Foreign Languages, Peking University was invited to deliver a guest lecture with the title “The Time and Space in Japanese Culture - A Perspective of Iconicity” on 23 April 2021 to our students and academics at UM. Professor Pan has long been committed to the study of cognitive linguistic and he is a renowned scholar in this field. He be ...

3103, 2021

UM History Students Publish Group Projects on ThingsThatTalk.net

Students from the Department of History of UM have contributed to ThingsThatTalk.net, an interdisciplinary digital humanities platform that explores the lives of objects. The platform facilitates storytelling by giving authors the basic visual tools they need to effectively narrate an object in all its dimensions. Three group projects from the course Western Civilizations II (taught by prof. Mario Cams) were selected for publication by the platform’s editors: an expensive box with a portrait of ...

3003, 2021

UM Language and Culture Day kicks off to promote linguistic and cultural diversity

UM Language and Culture Day kicks off to promote linguistic and cultural diversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3CW2FfX-Sg The 3rd UM Language and Culture Day 2021, organized by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) of UM, featured the theme of “Value your own language; Embrace everyone’s cultures” with various cultural and folklore performances and the “International Language and Culture Fair”, as well as language workshops. In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of UM, this signature e ...

2403, 2021

Centre for Japanese Studies – Japanese Poem (Senryu) Contest 川柳コンテスト

Centre for Japanese Studies – Japanese Poem (Senryu) Contest The annual Japanese Poem Contest just completed. Students participating the contest are required to submit their written poem between 8 – 19 March 2021. This year  we received 92 poems. The contest is open to all students who are studying Japanese at UM. The theme for this year is “Love”. Six outstanding poems were selected and the composer will be awarded cash coupons. The lists of winners is as follows: First Prize: Second Prize: T ...

2403, 2021

ELC Student Activity – Spring 2021 EWCC Academic Workshop: Written Communication in Business – How to Write a Complaint Letter

ELC Student Activity - Spring 2021 EWCC Academic Workshop: Written Communication in Business - How to Write a Complaint Letter On 24 March 2021, the English Writing and Communication Centre (EWCC) successfully held an academic workshop “Written Communication in Business - How to Write a Complaint Letter”. In the workshop, students were introduced to the format, language, and content of a complaint letter. They actively engaged with the speaker, Wendy Wen, one of the EWCC consultants, who share ...

1903, 2021

Spring 2021 EWCC Academic Workshop: How to Use LinkedIn for Job Hunting

How to Use LinkedIn for Job Hunting On March 17, the English Writing and Communication Centre (EWCC) successfully held an academic workshop “How to Use LinkedIn for Job Hunting”. With the coming of application season, this workshop aimed to introduce LinkedIn as a powerful job hunting tool to help students grow and maximize their circles of influence. The speaker, Nicole Deng, one of the EWCC consultants, shared her experience as a LinkedIn user and demonstrated how to make good use of differen ...

1903, 2021

UM launches first Macao Humanities Forum

UM launches first Macao Humanities Forum The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) of the University of Macau (UM) recently held the first Macao Humanities Forum. The event provided a platform for renowned scholars in arts and humanities to share their research findings. In addition to scholars, the forum also attracted teachers and students from secondary schools in Macao. Prof Xu Jie, interim dean of the FAH, delivered an opening speech at the event, stressing that as an important part of the ...

1503, 2021

ELC Student Activity – Spring 2021 EWCC Academic Workshop: How to Cite in APA Format

ELC Student Activity - Spring 2021 EWCC Academic Workshop: How to Cite in APA Format On March 10, the English Writing and Communication Centre (EWCC)  successfully held an academic workshop: “How to Cite in APA Format”. The speaker, Regina Zeng, one of the EWCC consultants, shared a lot of helpful and constructive tips about how to format academic writing in correct APA style. Students practiced identifying and using quoting and paraphrasing in APA style. Furthermore, they enhanced APA referenc ...

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