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Faculty of Humanities

Research Expertise

Since its establishment in 2012, the Faculty of Humanities (FHM) has secured various funding resources, both internal and external, to support research projects on the following areas:

  • Language and literature (Chinese and English)
  • Language education (local and international)
  • Linguistics and language studies
  • History and popular culture
  • Translation

Furthermore, colleagues in FHM also actively participate in projects of knowledge transfer and community engagement with an aim to produce social impact, contribute beyond the university and outreach to the community with their research work.


Areas of Expertise
Department of Chinese Language Studies
  • Chinese language education
  • Chinese linguistics
  • Teaching Chinese as a second language
Department of English Language Education
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
  • Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
  • Teacher education
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies
  • Digital Humanities in Cantonese
  • Language Learning and Second Language Acquisition
  • Language in Society
Department of Literature and Cultural Studies
  • Chinese literature and culture
  • English literature
  • Chinese history and world history
  • Cultural studies