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香港中文大學 中國研究中心

「筆尖下的中國」暑期英文寫作工作坊2019

 

 

工作坊簡介

香港中文大學中國研究中心為協助升讀本地或海外知名大學的中學生,舉辦為期四日之「筆尖下的中國」英文寫作工作坊。目的是讓學生率先體驗大學程度的閱讀與寫作,探索以中國為題材之新聞、學術、研究顧問以及小說等不同形式的寫作。本工作坊名額為15個,完成全期活動之參加者,將獲頒證書以資鼓勵。

 

 

日期及時間

2019年8月5至8日(星期一至四),上午9時30分至下午3時30分。

上午︰寫作工作坊,包括學術資料討論及寫作。

下午︰中國研究中心導師主講專題研討會。

 

 

地點

香港中文大學中國研究中心康本國際學術園11樓1118室。

 

 

對象

現就讀中四,對英文寫作及對人文社科、新聞寫作等中國研究範疇感興趣的學生。

 

 

申請方法

 (1) 6月10日或前:由學校推薦#;或

 (2) 6月10日後:網上公開報名 (名額已满),並提交一篇約400字英文寫作樣本*。寫作的命題為「最近一次與中國的相遇」。相遇的契機可以是一首歌、一部電影、一齣劇、一本書、一個地方或一件事件。文體可選擇短篇故事或散文。

 

[#如推薦人數眾多,則以抽籤方式作決]

[*經由學校推薦者毋需提交寫作樣本]

 

 

申請截止日期

 (1) 學校推薦的截止日期為6月10日(星期一)。申請者如被成功錄取,將於6 月15日或之前收到電郵通知。

 (2) 名額已满,不接受網上公開報名。

 

 

費用

費用全免,學生則需自行安排交通及午膳。獲錄取學生(只限網上申請者)須以支票,抬頭寫「香港中文大學」繳交港幣500元作為按金*,全勤出席將獲退還支票。

 

[*經由學校推薦者毋需繳交按金]

 

 

工作坊與研討會主題

 (1) 「筆尖下的中國」︰構思如何就中國著述立論、叙述中國的興衰、從不同的角度論述中國。

 (2) 「記憶」︰紀錄中國的過去、集體回憶與個人歷史。

 (3) 「變遷」︰編寫與報道中國的社會文化變遷。

 (4) 「未來」︰撰寫中國經濟、政治與文化的未來。

 

 

導師

上午寫作坊環節將由陳韻伊小姐指導,陳氏為耶魯大學文學士、香港大學英文創意寫作藝術碩士 (預期於本夏季獲頒學位) 、香港中文大學英文系耶魯 (英語) 教員 (2016-18) 。

 

下午專題研討會的導師為︰

  • 楊凱里教授 (加利福尼亞州大學柏克萊分校,歷史博士) (本科學士課程主任)
  • 高韻聞教授 (南加州大學,文學博士)
  • 黎晨教授 (劍橋大學,經濟博士)
  • 凌旻華教授 (耶魯大學,人類學博士)

 

 

查詢

香港中文大學中國研究中心

電郵︰This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

電話︰3943-1167

網址︰www.ccs.cuhk.edu.hk

 


The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Centre for China Studies

“Writing China” Summer English Writing Workshop 2019

 

 

Preamble

Centre for China Studies (CCS) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is organising a four-day English writing workshop for driven secondary students aspiring to enter well-known universities in Hong Kong or overseas. Participants will experience university-level reading and writing, exploring different fields including journalism, academia, consulting, and fiction writing related to China. Quota for the Workshop is fifteen students. Upon successfully completing the workshop requirements, students will receive a certificate issued by the Centre.

 

 

Date & Time

5 to 8 August 2019 (Monday to Thursday), 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Morning sessions: writing workshops including reading discussion and writing exercises

Afternoon sessions: seminars with CCS professors

 

 

Venue

Room 1118, 11/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  

  

Target Students

Current Form 4 students with strong interest in English writing and exploring China-related topics in humanities, social science and journalism

 

 

Application Method

 (1) On or before 10 June: via school recommendation#; OR

 (2) After 10 June: open for online application (all quotas are filled) with uploading an around 400-word writing sample* in ENGLISH. Content can be a recent encounter with China. The encounter can be a Chinese song, film, drama, book, place, or event. The writing sample can be a short story or an essay.

 

[#If recommended student numbers exceed the quota, result made by drawing lots shall be final.]

[*Students recommended by school are not required to submit the writing sample.]

 

 

 

Application Deadline

  • School recommendation deadline: 10 June 2019 (Monday). Successful applicants will be notified by 15 June via email.
  • Online application deadline: All quotas are filled.

 

 

Fee

The Workshop is free-of-charge. Students are required to cover their own transportation and food expenses. Admitted students who applied online will need to pay a HKD 500 deposit*, which will be refunded once they have attended the workshop in full.

(*Students recommended by school are not required to pay the deposit.)

 

 

Workshop and Seminar Topics

 (1) “Writing China” : The idea of writing about China, the process of nation-making (and unmaking) through writing, different dimensions of China writing

 (2) “Memory” : Writing about China’s past, collective memory and individual history

 (3) “Transformation” : Writing and reporting on sociocultural transformation in China

 (4) “Future” : Writing on China’s economic, political and cultural future

 

 

Teaching Members

Morning writing workshops will be taught by Miss Yunyi “AJ” Chen who holds a BA in history from Yale University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in English from the University of Hong Kong (expected in this summer) and has worked as a Yale-China Teaching Fellow 2016-18 at CUHK’s English Department.

 

Afternoon seminars will be led by members of the CCS faculty, including:

  • Professor Jan Kiely (PhD in history from UC Berkley) (Undergraduate Programme Director)
  • Professor Gao Yunwen (PhD in literature from University of South California)
  • Professor Li Chen (PhD in economics from Cambridge)
  • Professor Ling Minhua (PhD in anthropology from Yale)

 

 

Enquiry

Centre for China Studies, CUHK

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 3943-1167

Website: www.ccs.cuhk.edu.hk

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