School of Chinese
Major Research Areas
Phonology and etymology of classical Chinese; syntax and semantics of modern Chinese and the Chinese dialects.
Classical, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, including prose, poetry, fiction, drama; Chinese women’s literature and literary criticism.
Political and intellectual Chinese history, China-West historical studies, history of Chinese cartography and historiography.
Traditional and twentieth-century Chinese culture, cross-cultural exchange, overseas sinology, history of Christianity and Chinese civilisation.
Chinese and comparative philosophy, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism.
Translation studies, theories, and criticism; the linguistic and cultural dimensions of the translation practice, translators’ strategies, and translations of the Ming-Qing period.
Students will be required to complete three compulsory courses in the School, including a seminar presentation.
Postgraduate Admissions Advisor
Dr Y.F. Yeung
Tel: 3917 7925
Fax: 2858 1334