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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 ...

1812, 2020

UM launches bilingual online column to promote Chinese and Portuguese culture

The Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre (CPC), Department of Portuguese, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau (UM), recently launched a new online column titled ‘Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Theme-based Article Series’. The centre holds activities on a regular basis to promote Portuguese language learning as well as Chinese and Portuguese culture, in order to help Macao play its role as a platform between China and Portuguese-speaking countries. So far, the ...

1612, 2020

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 ...

1412, 2020

2020 Japan and Japanese in Macau Photo Contest

2020 Japan and Japanese in Macau Photo Contest Thank you to all who participated in our “2020 Japan and Japanese in Macau Photo Contest”. We received 49 entries this year. 15 outstanding and prize winning photos were selected on 9 December 2020. The lists of winners is as follows: First Prize: LI XIAOTONG Second Prize: SHEN ZHONGYI FENG YUELIN Third Prize: LIO LAI SEONG MARY (Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM)) Special Prize: REN NING YANG SHIYUAN ZHOU CHUOYING LEONG IONG FAN CHEN YAHU ...

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 ...

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