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HKSAR 20th Anniversary Seminar Series

Hong Kong Canada Interrelations:
A Personal Account
Poetry Reading by Andrew Parkin and Jessica Li

Date: Jan 20th, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Venue: Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library,
            Robarts Library 8th Floor, University of Toronto,
           130 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1A5
Speakers:
Prof. Andrew Parkin (Emeritus Professor of English, Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Jessica Li (Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University)

In this event, Professor Emeritus Andrew Parkin will share with the audience his long and celebrated career across the continents, punctuating various moments with his poetic creations that feature subjects from the Kowloon Walled City to the Tolo Harbour overlooked by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Having taught at the English Department of the University of British Columbia and helped facilitate the cultural exchange between Hong Kong and Canada for decades as a Professor of English at CUHK, Prof. Parkin is a living testimony to the rich interrelations between the two places.

Please RSVP by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 416-946-8978 by Jan 17th, 2017.
 

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