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School of Chinese
http://www.hku.hk/chinese

Major Research Areas
Chinese language:
Phonology and etymology of classical Chinese; syntax and semantics of modern Chinese and the Chinese dialects.

Chinese literature:
Classical, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, including prose, poetry, fiction, drama; Chinese women’s literature and literary criticism.

Chinese history:
Political and intellectual Chinese history, China-West historical studies, history of Chinese cartography and historiography.

Chinese culture:
Traditional and twentieth-century Chinese culture, cross-cultural exchange, overseas sinology, history of Christianity and Chinese civilisation.

Chinese thought:
Chinese and comparative philosophy, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism.

Translation:
Translation studies, theories, and criticism; the linguistic and cultural dimensions of the translation practice, translators’ strategies, and translations of the Ming-Qing period.

School Requirement
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
Email: yfyeung@hku.hk

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