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2020年第17屆人類學營《人•性──當代性別議題與人類學》

The 17th Anthropology Camp in 2020

  • Registration period:2020-05-15 08:00 ~ 2020-06-21 23:00

性別議題一直具有相當複雜的面貌,尤其在加速社會的現代性情境,城鄉區隔、移動遷徙、全球資本流動以及網際網路無線連結的當代社會情境中,更隨著不同文化脈絡及社會結構的鑲嵌,其多元性與變化性更甚以往。據此,本次營隊邀請相關領域學者,從不同角度探討近代性別議題與人類學之相互遭遇、辯詰及對話,並深入性別認同、性別政治與同志運動、國家形構之間的關聯,非常規性別主體的打造、論述及體現,同性戀正典化,族群與性別的交織與互動等各項主題。營隊研習之內容將環繞「人.性」於社會體系、實踐與象徵符號與資源的各個面向展開其探討,並且反思相關現象與理論的限制,進而思考新的可能性與研究取徑。

 

Date: 25-28 August 2020 (Tue to Fri)

Venue: Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei

Gender Studies Concentration Lecture Series "Love in the Time of Coronavirus"

 

A ZOOM Talk “Sex Variation and Gender: Language and the Biopolitics of Intersex”

 

Date: 13 May 2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 16:30-18:00
Speaker: Dr. Brian KING, School of English, The University of Hong Kong
Moderator: Dr. Benedict ROWLETT, English Language and Literature, HKBU (GSC Member)

ZOOM link: https://hkbu.zoom.us/j/96057353560

ZOOM ID: 960 5735 3560

Language: English

International Conference on Gender, Language and Education (ICGLE)

2 – 4 December 2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Deadline: 30 April 2020 (Thursday)

Proposal submissions are called for the International Conference on Gender, Language and Education (ICGLE). ICGLE seeks to bring together academics, researchers, community leaders, policymakers, education practitioners and research postgraduate students from the worldwide community to explore equality and diversity issues in language and education through a gendered lens. Since gender inequalities have been the focus of heated debate around the world, the ICGLE aims to call for collaborative action to address systemic (gender) inequalities, particularly in the Asian context.

 

Keynote speakers:

  • Ms Zuriel Oduwole, American Education Advocate and Film Maker, The Youngest Person Profiled by Forbes

  • Dr Jane Sunderland, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

  • Professor Theresa Der-lan Yeh, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

 

Date: 2 – 4 December 2020

Venue: The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Conference theme: Gender, Language and Education: Equality and Diversity Issues in Asia

 

Types of submissions: Paper/Poster presentations and themed panels. Please submit your proposals to EasyChair (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icgle2020) by 30 April 2020. For themed panels, abstract submissions should be sent directly to the Conference Secretariat (icgle2020@eduhk.hk) using the application form downloaded from the ICGLE website.

 

For more details, please refer to ICGLE website. For enquiries, please write to us by email at icgle2020@eduhk.hk.

Gender Studies Concentration Lecture Series  "Love in the Time of Coronavirus" 

A ZOOM Talk “East Asian Femininity and Worker-Client Relationship in China’s Commercial Sex Industry"

Moderator: Prof. Stuart CHRISTIE, English Language and Literature, HKBU (GSC Co-Chair) 

 

Speaker: Dr. Eileen Yuk-ha TSANG, Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences,  City University of Hong Kong

 

Date: 16 April, 2020 (Thursday) 

Time: 14:00-15:30
Language: English

https://hkbu.zoom.us/j/141342533

ZOOM ID: 141 342 533

Gender Studies Concentration Lecture Series  "Love in the Time of Coronavirus" 

A ZOOM Panel “Sociality, Affect, and Chinese Dating Apps”

Moderator: Prof. John ERNI, Humanities and Creative Writing (former GSC Co-Chair)

Speakers:

 

Cycles of Uninstalling and Reinstalling: The Ambivalence of Gay App Use Among Urban Chinese Users

Dr. Lik Sam CHAN, Journalism and Communication, CUHK

 

 

The Urban Plot of Female Same-Sex Sociality in Chinese Dating Apps

Dr. Jia TAN, Cultural and Religious Studies, CUHK

Date: 15 April 2020 (Wednesday)

Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ZOOM link: https://hkbu.zoom.us/j/490328252

ZOOM ID: 490 328 252

Language: English

Seminar (CCL recognized): "Securing Temporary Spaces of Belonging in Urban China: How Migrant Domestic Workers Survive the Dislocation"

Speaker: Dr. Fumie Ohashi, Associate Professor, Institute for Gender Studies, Ochanomizu University, Japan

 

Date: 1 November 2019 (Friday)

Time: 12:30 pm

Venue: Room AAB1045, 10/F., Academic and Administration Building, Hong Kong Baptist University

Language: English

Enquiries: 34117131 / soc@hkbu.edu.hk

Job opportunity:

Gender Studies Programme at HKU is hiring a full time Executive Assistant. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.

CNN News 22/03/2019
K-Pop in crisis: Scandal threatens to end the 'Korean Wave' and exposes culture of toxic masculinity
 

Seoul (CNN)South Korea's entertainment industry is a cultural juggernaut that has allowed the East Asian nation to punch well above its weight in terms of global soft power.

But a digital sex scandal that police say involves some of K-Pop's biggest stars has rocked the K-Pop world, leaving it facing a reckoning from which some believe it might not recover.

Gender Studies Book Exhibition and Book Launch 2019.03.14 [CCL]

 

Date: March 14, 2019, Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony | Library 3/F, Shaw Campus
3:45 to 5:00 p.m. Reception and Book Talk | Library 2/F multipurpose room, Shaw Campus

 

(Book talk: "Why Post-Binary Gender?" by Prof. Douglas Robinson, on his book Transgender, Translation, Translingual Address, and "Single, Creative, Woman" by Dr. Chow Yiu Fai, on his book Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai )    

Light refreshments provided  

*Book Exhibition: March 11-30, 2019    

Venue: 3/F, Library, Shaw Campus, HKBU

All are welcome!

BBC News 02/01/2019

Germany adopts intersex identity into law

Intersex people in Germany can now legally identify themselves as such under a new law adopted in December.

People who do not fit the biological definition of male or female can now choose the category "diverse" on official documents.

Staging Gender

(Performances and Accompaniment from Lingnan Cultural Studies)

Date: November 30, 2018 Friday

Time: 6:30 pm

Venue: A Space, Asia Arts Archive

 

All are welcome!

Public Lecture: "When Global History and Women's History Meet"

Date: October 24, 2018

Time: 1:30-3:20pm

Venue: SCM012, HKBU

Speaker: Prof. Bonnie G. SMITH

Paper presentation

Prof. John Erni presented a paper on sexuality studies entitled "How does “Asia” Travel?: Lessons from Comparative Law".

 

Conference: "An Asian Turn? Researching and Theorising from Asia"

Date: October 5-6, 2017. 

Organizer:the National University of Singapore 

(see abstract)

Public Lecture: "Globalizing Universities and Growing Gender Equality"

Date: January 12, 2018

Time: 3:00-5:00pm

Venue: WLB205, HKBU

Speaker: Prof. Myra Marx Ferree

Public Lecture: "Learning to Stand and Speak"

Date: November 24, 2017

Time: 12:30-2:00pm

Venue: SWT501, HKBU

Speaker: Prof. Ellen B Widmer

The Second Forum on Recent Research in Gender and Ming-Qing Culture

Date: November 22, 2017

Time:2:30-6:10pm

Venue: SWT501, Shaw Campus, HKBU

Language: Mandarin,English

Public Lecture “Transnational Feminist Perspectives: Prospects and Challenges” 

Date: June 15, 2017

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Venue: AAB1312, HKBU

Speaker: Professor Bandana Purkayastha, The University of Connecticut 

Language: English

Women holding half of the sky: Oral history of women in China 

Date: 25 April 2017

Time: 5:30-7:00pm

Venue: Multiporpose Room, L2, Library

Language: Putonghua

Speakers

Ms. Li Hongtao, Former Head of China Women’s Library, Principal Expert of China Women’s Library, Director of China Women’s Oral History Research Centre, Principal Expert of Anti-domestic Violence Project of United Nation Women’s Office

Ms. Chen Zhenhong, Librarian, China Women’s Library

Opening Ceremony "My Body My Story"

Date: Mar 27, 2017 (Mon) 

Time: 12-12:30pm

Venue: 6/F Podium, HSH Campus

 

Our bodies tell the stories of who we are, where we come from, what we have been going through and how we like to present ourselves to other people. Bodies tell the stories of our gender, sexuality, ethnicity and more. As part of an on-going project titled “Youth’s Self-Imaging of Body and Gender” (funded by the Institute of Creativity of HKBU), we invited 30 students with various ethnic backgrounds, aged from 15 to 18, from Li Po Chun United World College and Buddhist Fat Ho Memorial College to participate in an art exploration workshop. They were instructed to outline their body on a piece of paper and then fill up their “empty” body with their stories of self and body. In this exhibition, we reproduced the artworks of the youth participants and invite all of you to listen to their voices.

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