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Dr. SONG Geng 宋耕博士

Translation Programme

Associate Professor, Programme Director of MAT & UG Programme Coordinator of TR

BA (Beijing Foreign Studies University), PhD (HK)

852-39177923

852-28581334

Rm 806, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Chinese Television Culture, Gender and Sexuality, Masculinities in East Asia, Translation and Cross-cultural Studies

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2022

“Book talk: Televising Chineseness: Gender, Nation, and Subjectivity.” University of Kansas, 21 April (online).

2022

“The Matrilocal Husband: Chinese-style Neoliberal Masculinities in the Digital Era.” Keynote lecture for the symposium “Cultural-Moral Governance, Violence, and Masculinities: A Transcultural Perspective,” Texas A&M University, 22 April (online).

2019

“Gendering Chinese Nationalism on the Small Screen.” Invited lecture for Oxford Seminar on Visual Culture in Modern and Contemporary China, University of Oxford, 15 May.

2019

“Translating Chineseness through Popular Culture.” Plenary talk at the conference “The International in a National: Translation as a Factor of the National Evolution,” Durham University, UK, 13 May.

2019

“Translating Memes: A Cross-cultural Perspective.” Invited lecture for the MA in Translation Program, Lancaster University, 9 May.

2019

“Televising Chineseness.” Invited lecture for Lancaster University Confucius Institute/China Centre, 7 May.

2019

“Chinese Governmentality: A Case Study on Television.” Invited lecture for the Institute for Social Futures, Lancaster University, 7 May.

2019

“(Post-)Television in China: Governmentality, Soft Power and Nation Building.” Invited lecture for the Global Media Industries Speaker Series, Department of Radio-Television-Film, the University of Texas at Austin, 25 March.

2018

“Creative Writing in the Era of We-Media.” Keynote speech, the 2018 International Conference and Forum on Creative Writing in Chinese, November 10, Guangzhou.

2018

“Masculinizing the Nation: Heroism in Chinese TV Programs.” Plenary talk at “Mediated Masculinities: Power and Violence” Conference, Sept. 18, University of East Anglia, UK.

2018

“Masculinizing Jianghu Spaces: Homosociality, Nationalism and Chineseness.” Invited lecture for the Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, 6 July.

2017

“Male Images and Identity Construction: Between the Global and the Local” 男性形象與身份建構:在全球與本土之間. Invited lecture for Soochow Academic Forum《東吳學術》大講堂, Changshu, 28 December.

2017

“The Many Faces of Chineseness,” Invited lecture at Xi’an Jiao Tong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, 7 November.

2017

“From Anti-Japanese Drama to Wolf Warrior II: Manhood and Nationhood,” Invited lecture at Xiamen University, 5 November.

2016

“Representing Contemporary China through Film.” Lecture series for the International Summer School, Renmin University of China, July. 

2016

“Transnationalism and East Asian Masculinities.” Invited plenary speech at Transnational Humanities in Korean Studies Conference, organized by Academy of Korean Studies and the Australian National University, 20 May.

2015

“Confrontation and Convergence: Transnationalism and East Asian Masculinities.” Keynote lecture at the symposium “Mediating Transnational East Asian Masculinities,” the University of Westminster, London, May.