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Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Postgraduate Programmes


Lingnan University is an internationally recognized liberal arts university.

The Department welcomes application for Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The period of study of MPhil programmes is normally two years for full-time and three years for part-time students. The period of study for PhD programmes is normally three years for full-time and five years for part-time students with a relevant Master's degree.

Areas of Research Interest of VS Faculty

Prof. Emilie Yueh Yu YEH, Lam Wong Yiu Wah Chair Professor of Visual Studies; BA (NSYSU), MA (UMUC), PhD (USC)

Early film history, Media industry, East Asian cinema, Chinese Wenyi pictures

Prof. Rafael DE CLERCQ, Associate Professor; BA, PhD (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Aesthetics, metaphysics, analytic philosophy

Prof. Michelle Ying Ling HUANG , Associate Professor; BBA, MA (HKUST); MLitt, PhD (St Andrews)

Cross-cultural exchange on art and curating, history of collecting and display of Chinese painting, art of the Chinese diaspora, art and globalization

Prof. Sophia Suk Mun LAW , Associate Professor; BA, MPhil, PhD (HKU)

Art and trauma, modernity in Chinese painting, Hong Kong art and local visual cultures, aesthetics of Chinese painting and calligraphy

Prof. Jonathan Howard FROME , Assistant Professor; BA (Amherst); MA (Florida); MA, PhD (Wisconsin-Madison)

Film studies, videogame studies, media psychology, emotion, aesthetics, documentary


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