Writing Roundtable 2015

Eyes on writing - Discovering creativity across the curriculum - 15 May, 2015

Hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University English Language Centre, The 3rd Writing Roundtable will bring together creative writers, writing teachers, and practitioners for a discussion on how the academic and creative literacy of novice writers and tertiary students could be supported across the curriculum and through different genres. The Writing Roundtable will enable participants to delve deeper and unleash creative forces within writing.


WELCOME


Is there a story lurking somewhere in your mind awaiting its rendering in the printer's ink? Are you considering bringing creative practices into your writing workshops and lessons? The Writing Roundtable at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University aspires once again to assemble the creative souls like yours for an exploration of creative and academic aspects of writing across the curriculum. You are invited to join us and share your insights in an informal setting on the (re)discovery of creativity in writing.


INVITED SPEAKERS


Ms Sarah Brennan Ms Kelly Falconer Mr Jason Ng
Ms Susan Ramsay Mr Nury Vittachi

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Prof Winnie Cheng
Prof Winnie Cheng is Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Professor of English and Director of Research Centre for Professional Communication in English (RCPCE), Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a Founding Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities... [more]


Mr Justin Hill
Mr Justin Hill has lived and worked in China since 1992. His Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon - Green Legend will be published in March 2015. His novel The Drink and Dream Teahouse, a portrait of small-town China, won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and a Betty Trask Award and was banned within the People's Republic of China... [more]

 

POLYU AT A GLANCE


The story of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University can be traced back to the founding of the Government Trade School in 1937. Situated in Wood Road, Wanchai, the School was the first publicly funded, post-secondary technical institution in Hong Kong. Under Mr G. White, the then principal, it ran classes in marine wireless operating, mechanical engineering and building construction... [more]




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