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Faculty of Humanities

Research Centres

FHM has established four research centres to facilitate the growth of research expertise in the areas of popular culture, linguistics, language studies and literature.


Research Centres
Areas of Expertise
 International Research Centre for Cultural Studies
  • Research that adopts a broad view of popular culture including both the culture of everyday life and its mediation through print, music, cinema, photography and new digital media of various kinds
  • Research that bridges language, literature, culture and new media within the Faculty of Humanities
  • Focus on popular culture in the Humanities from an Asian perspective
Centre for Research on Chinese Language and Education
  • Chinese Linguistics
  • Chinese Language in Education
  • Acquisition and Teaching of Chinese as a Second Language
  • Digital Humanities for Cantonese
  • Multilingual acquisition and multilingual education
  • Child language development and developmental disorders
Research Centre for Chinese Literature and Literary Culture
  • Researches on literary works and their authors, literary thoughts and schools, genres and styles, and literary influences
  • Generation and dissemination of literary texts and literary knowledge
  • Publication and marketing of literary works, literature education, literary historiography, filmic and television adaptations of literature, graphic novels and lyrics of pop songs
  • Hong Kong literature and children’s literature