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The Third Liberal Arts Forum: The Role of Liberal Arts Education in the STEM Era

 

 

The Third Liberal Arts Forum:

The Role of Liberal Arts Education in the STEM Era

 

 

Co-organised by

School of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University

Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

 

 

Date: 10 February 2023 (Friday)
Venue:  Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery, 2/F Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Registration:  Click here

 

 

Rundown and Speakers

 

Opening / Welcoming Remarks

 

  • Professor Gerard A. Postiglione (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Professor Joshua Mok Ka Ho (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)

 

 

 

The Role of Liberal Arts Higher Education in the STEM-driven Development Context: Presidents’ Dialogue

 

Chair:

  • Professor Gerard A. Postiglione (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

 

Speakers:

  • Professor Leonard K Cheng (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Professor Ruth Hayhoe (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Professor Anthony B. L. Cheung (The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

 

 

 

Repurposing Liberal Arts Higher Education: Asian Perspectives and Experiences

 

Chair:

  • Professor Joshua Mok Ka Ho (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)

 

Speakers:

  • Professor James Miller (Duke Kunshan University, China)
  • Professor Julian Tanner (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Professor Futao Huang (Hiroshima University, Japan)
  • Professor Wenqin Shen (Peking University, China)

 

 

 

Liberal Arts Education and Employability: Student and Faculty Voices

 

Chair:

  • Dr Kai Zhao (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)

 

Speakers:

  • Professor Qiang Zha (University of York, Canada)
  • Professor Weiyan Xiong (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Dr Tom Fong Wing Ho (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Student Representatives: Ms Chloe Siu and Mr Zhou Bowen (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)

 

 

 

Roundtable Discussion: Repositioning Liberal Arts Education in the Stem-dominated Era

 

Chair:

  • Professor Kai Ming Cheng (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

 

Speakers:

  • Professor James Robson (University of Oxford, The United Kingdom)
  • Professor Anthony Welch (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Professor Rui Yang (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Professor Tejaswini Niranjana (Ahmedabad University, India)
  • Dr Jan McArthur (Lancaster University, The United Kingdom)

 

 

 

Closing Remarks

 

  • Professor Lucy Yu Baohua (Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR)
  • Professor Gerard A. Postiglione (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

 

 

 

Programme Rundown

 

 

 

Note: List of speakers may change, subject to final arrangements