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Between Words and Images: Linking Cultural Production in Hong Kong and Canada -- symposium

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, YCAR organized a mini-symposium on Hong Kong.

The focus of the September 24 event was Cultural Production -- mass media studies, film studies, education, space design and consumption as well as cultural critiques.

The event was a great success and YCAR, along with event organizer Wendy Wong, would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the symposium.

A special thank you to Bassanio So, Diana Lary, all of the symposium presenters as well as the York China Students' Association for their invaluable assistance.

Mingling before the start of the event

YC Chan from HKETO with student volunteers from the York Chinese Students' Association

 

Organizer Wendy S. Wong
Peter Vandergeest, YCAR Director, welcomes everyone to the event
A great audience turned out to learn more about cultural production in Hong Kong and Canada.
Dr Diana Lary, a History Professor at the University of British Columbia, presented the keynote speech.
Morning presenters: Lucia Lo, Bennett C Lo, Loretta Lam and Doris Sung with Wendy Wong
Loretta Lam and Doris Sung


 

Atarah Huang photographs

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