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Professor CHAN, Kwok Kou Leonard
Chair Professor of Chinese Literature; Director of the Research Centre for Chinese Literature and Literary Culture

Professor Leonard Chan Kwok-kou
Area of Expertise
  • Chinese literary criticism
  • Chinese poetry and poetics
  • Chinese literary historiography
  • Hong Kong literature

Professor CHAN, Kwok Kou Leonard
Chair Professor of Chinese Literature; Director of the Research Centre for Chinese Literature and Literary Culture

Professor Leonard K. K. Chan is Chair Professor of Chinese and Director of the Research Centre for Chinese Literature and Literary Culture. He was Professor in the Division of Humanities at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He had served as Head of the Department of Chinese at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is a distinguished scholar in the areas of Chinese literary criticism and Chinese literary history.

The main research of Professor Chan has been in the areas of literary historiography, Chinese and Hong Kong literature. Professor Chan is a member of various educational committees/bodies and an external referee of journals of other tertiary institutions. He has been invited by government departments and renowned universities to deliver lectures and has been active in presenting papers at regional and international conferences.

Professor Chan has also been visiting scholar for a number of universities in the Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Canada and the US.

Contact :
Phone Number (852) 2948 6286