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Publications, Conferences and Professional Experiences

Academic Publications

Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • 'Whither Hong Kong English Poetry?' 131st Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, Austin, Texas, United States of America. 7-10 January 2016. Abstract here
  • 'Multiculturalism and English Literary History: Xu Xi’s History’s Fiction.' International Conference on the History of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Institute of Education and Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong. 10-11 April 2015. Abstract here
  • 'Politics in Hong Kong Literature: Language, Canon and Translation.' British Comparative Literature Association Postgraduate Conference: Alternatives, University of Glasgow, Scotland. 24-25 April 2014. Conference Presentation. Abstract here
  • 'A "Chinese" City: Racism and its Discourse in Post-colonial Hong Kong.' Race. Migration. Citizenship: Postcolonial and Decolonial Perspectives, Birmingham Midland Institute, UK. 4-5 July 2013. Conference Presentation. Abstract here
  • 'In Dialogue: Postcolonial Studies and Hong Kong Literature in English.' The Future of English in Asia, Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 19-21 April 2013. Conference Presentation. Abstract here
  • 'Postmodern Sex and Love in Murakami Haruki's Norwegian Wood.' The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2011. The International Academic Forum, Osaka, Japan. 23-25 March 2011. Conference Presentation. Abstract here
  • 'The System VS The Individual - Postmodern Sex and Love in Murakami Haruki's Norwegian Wood.' Wendesday Gender Seminar Series, Spring 2011. Gender Studies Programme & Gender Research Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 9 March 2011. Seminar talk. Abstract here
  • 'Man's Room Versus Woman's Room - Rethinking the Public and Private in A Doll's House and Trifles.' 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium: Language and Cultural Studies in the Pearl River Delta. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 26 April 2010. Conference Presentation. Abstract here

Teaching Experiences

  • 2017-2018. School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University
    • Introduction to Japanese History and Society
    • Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture
    • Literary and Cultural Expressions in Contemporary Japan
  • 2012-2017. Seminar Tutor - Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, The University of Warwick
    • Modern World Literatures
    • Global City Literature
    • New Literatures in English
    • Modes of Reading
  • 2009-2011. Tutor - Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • Gender and Literature
    • Introduction to Literature
    • Renaissance to Enlightenment


Other Activities and Qualifications