Course Code


Course Name

Social-Cultural Immersion


2:30pm – 6:15pm




Elaine Yin Ning KWOK

Teaching Assistant

YANG, Yiwei

HU, Yijun 

Course Description

This course is designed to help Chinese studies majors in their junior years fulfill their immersion studies requirement. There will be in-class project and tutorial activities as well as lectures on Hong Kong’s mixed cultures in order to provide students with artistic-aesthetic learning of a hybrid society like Hong Kong. The class will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese terms to accommodate students’ language proficiency). 

Course Outline

30 May (Mon) : HK’s Cultural Mixture: Chinese ink painting vs Western oil painting 

1 Jun (Wed) : HK’s Cultural Mixture: Visual analysis for traditional oil painting 

2 Jun (Thu) : Group/individual activities for Project-A   

6 Jun (Mon) : HK’s Cultural Mixture: Visual analysis for traditional ink painting  

7 Jun (Tue) : Group/individual activities for Project-B on HK’s visual art field 

8 Jun (Wed) : HK’s Cultural Mixture: Art in and/or of HK 

9 Jun (Thu) : Contemporary Culture I: Chinese art of the global cities in China

13 Jun (Mon) : Contemporary Culture II: Chinese art of the global cities in China

15 Jun (Wed) : Cross-Cultural Interaction I: Chinese art in the world 

17 Jun (Fri) : Cross-Cultural Interaction II: Chinese art in the world 

24 Jun (Fri) : Final essay due 

Assessment & Assignments

1) Participation and Tutorial (30%)  

2) Project-A Presentations (20%)  

3) Project-B Presentations (20%)  

4) Final Essay (30%)  

Honesty in Academic Work

Attention is drawn to University policy and regulations on honesty in academic work, and to the disciplinary guidelines and procedures applicable to breaches of such policy and regulations. Details may be found at