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Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Postgraduate Programme


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

Therapeutic nature of art, modernity in Chinese painting, visual cultures of early Twentieth Century China, Hong Kong art and local visual cultures, aesthetics of Chinese painting and Chinese calligraphy, history of Twentieth Century Chinese painting

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

Aesthetics, Metaphysics, Analytic Philosophy

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

Film studies, Videogame studies, Media psychology, Emotion, Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Documentary, Animation

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

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


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