We are very pleased to announce that this year, Mr Eric Yin Liu, a PhD candidate in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong, will receive the Fawzia Braine Memorial Award for his paper ‘Corpus insights into the harmonization of commercial media in China: News coverage of migrant worker issues as a case study’ (published in Discourse, Context & Media, June 2021).
In addition, two postgraduate students will receive the HAAL Postgraduate Student Grant for Overseas Conference Presentation. They are Ms Qiuhua Feng (Alice) from the City University of Hong Kong (Department of English) and Miss Yi Lin (Elaine) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Department of English).
Congratulations to all of the awardees! Well Done!
The three award recipients will be delivering short presentations on their papers on 30 May (Monday) at 5 pm via zoom. You are all very welcome to attend. Please refer to the following link to join the webinar:
Topic: Webinar for HAAL awardees
Time: 30 May 2021 05:00 PM Beijing, Hong Kong
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 927 6815 2139
Here is the programme for the event:
5:05 pm-5:15 pm
Introductions and Prize Presentation
5:15 pm-5:40 pm
Eric Yin Liu: Corpus insights into the harmonization of commercial media in China: News coverage of migrant worker issues as a case study
5:40 pm-6:05 pm
Qiuhua Feng (Alice): Customizing Pedagogical Activities for Secondary ESL students from Translanguaging Lens
6:05 pm-6:30 pm
Yi Lin (Elaine): The media representation of fast fashion’s unsustainability: a multimodal critical discourse study of documentaries
President of HAAL
Associate Professor & Associate Head
Director, MA in English Language Teaching and Assessment
Department of English
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong