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1012, 2020

UM holds forum on Chinese culture

Guests at the opening ceremony The University of Macau’s (UM) Centre for Chinese History and Culture and the Think Tank of United Citizens held a forum on Chinese culture today (7 December). Experts in the fields of history, philosophy, Chinese thought, culture, literature, and arts attended the forum and had an in-depth discussion on Chinese literature during difficult times within the context of the global challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event adopted a hybrid format, with the ...

412, 2020

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies hosts the on-line Conference on “Receptions of Heidegger’s Philosophy in China and Japan”

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies hosts the on-line Conference on “Receptions of Heidegger’s Philosophy in China and Japan” On November 20-21, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies hosted an international conference on “Receptions of Heidegger’s Philosophy in China and Japan”. 22 scholars from Macau, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, German and Austria gather together in the form of online conference to reflect upon the Heidegger’s historical and philosophical influenc ...

212, 2020

The Second Bentobox Lecture for 2020-2021

The second session of the Bentobox Lecture Series for the 2020-2021 academic year was held last Wednesday, the 25th of November. The session was conducted online and offline simultaneously and was able to attract highly engaged participants who took part in a dynamic Q&A session, following the presentations by Mr. José Pascoal from Department of Portuguese and Prof. Catherine Chan from Department of History. Mr. Pascoal’s presentation entitled “Is my B2 your B2? Is my B2 in Chinese your B2 ...

2311, 2020

FAH hosts International Conference on Yue dialects

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities recently held a two-day 24th International Conference on Yue Dialects. In the online linguistics conference, local scholars and those from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Europe and the United States exchanged research findings and insights on the dialects of Guangdong. The programme included two keynote speeches, three invited speeches, and twenty two presentations. Although there were fewer talks this year due to the pandemic, the quality of the talks ...

511, 2020

Literary Relations: The First Bentobox Lecture for 2020-2021

The first session of the Bentobox Lecture Series for the 2020-2021 academic year was held last Wednesday, the 28th of October. The session was able to attract highly engaged participants who took part in a dynamic Q&A session, following the presentations by Prof. Katrine Wong and Prof. Damian Shaw, both from Department of English. Prof. Katrine Wong Prof. Wong’s presentation entitled “Musical Response to Shakespeare in Greater China: Mandopop and Cantopop of Recent Decades” began with a dis ...

411, 2020

UM receives book donation from renowned poet Fu Tianhong

Yonghua Song(1st from right) and Fu Tianhong (2nd from right) Fu Tianhong (1st from right) and Zhu Shoutong (2nd from right) Fu Tianhong, a renowned poet, writer, collector, and publisher, recently donated his collection of books and documents to the University of Macau (UM) to support the work of the university’s Centre for Chinese History and Culture. The donated books and documents will become part of a collection of contemporary Chinese poems in the UM library for the perusal by faculty mem ...

2910, 2020

Harvard University Professor Xiaofei Tian’s Sinology Lecture Held at UM

Harvard University Professor Xiaofei Tian’s Sinology Lecture Held at UM The Department of Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Macau held a guest lecture entitled “Recent Development of Sinology Studies on Six Dynasties Literature” at 8:30 p.m. on October 27, 2020. Professor Xiaofei Tian from the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University gave a guest lecture in the format of an academic conversation with Associate Professor Yue Zhang from the Dep ...

2710, 2020

Student Activity – EWCC Hosts “Chatroom: Taking Care of Your Emotional Hygiene”

On October 23, the English Writing and Communication Centre hosted “Chatroom: Taking Care of Your Emotional Hygiene”. This Chatroom aimed to improve students’ listening, speaking, and discussion skills using a specific topic. Moreover, this Chatroom intended to raise awareness of emotional hygiene to UM students as well. The attendees, including undergraduates and postgraduates, talked about the possible causes of mental health conditions and shared advice on how to practice emotional hygiene. ...

2310, 2020

Alumna of English Studies wins UM40 Slogan Design

Ms. NG Hio Tong (Andrena), an alumna of UM majoring in English Studies, has won the UM40 Slogan Design to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the University of Macau. Her award-winning slogan is “博雅傳承四十載 仁義禮知信常在“, which, according to Andrena, was inspired by the motto of UM. Andrena is currently engaged in language support and emcee services. FAH prides itself in providing to undergraduate and postgraduate students an education model that incorporates 4 Cs, namely, Creativity, Critical thinking ...

2210, 2020

Student Activity – EWCC Hosts “Crafting Your Personal Statement Workshop”

EWCC Hosts “Crafting Your Personal Statement Workshop” On October 21, the English Writing and Communication Centre hosted “Crafting Your Personal Statement Workshop”. The speaker, Christine Cheng, one of the EWCC tutors, shared tips on how to write an effective personal statement or essay that is important for the application to postgraduate studies. The attendees, including Year 3, 4 and Master’s students aiming to pursue further studies abroad, brainstormed ideas and outlined their interest, ...

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