分主题一:批判性文化研究 Critical Cultural Studies

搜寻拓展人文学的研究范围的方法,并通过文化研究创造一个更广大的讨论空间。研究学术学科的关键观点;传统学科是如何回应、又是如何持续地回应当今社会中人与人、人与社会、人与科技以及人与环境之间的关系转变。亦探讨思考模式、概念性架构和研究方法的变化,并提出人文科学研究的新方向。

Exploring ways to broaden the scope of the humanities and creating a wider critical canvas through cultural studies. Examining critical perspectives on academic disciplines; how traditional disciplines remain constant or must respond to changes in humans’ relationships to each other, to society, technology, and the environment. Considering ways of knowing, shifts in conceptual frameworks and research methodologies. Proposing new directions for humanities studies.

  • 跨学科与多学科的人文科学 Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary humanities
  • 人文科学与其他知识领域(科技、科学、经济)的关系 The relationship of humanities to other knowledge domains (technology, science, economics)
  • 创造知识:人文科学研究 Making knowledge: research in the humanities
  • 主观与客观、真理和相对论 Subjectivity and objectivity, truth and relativity
  • 哲学、意识与意义的内涵 Philosophy, consciousness and the meanings of meaning
  • 地理与考古学观点对于人类定位与迁移的观点 Geographical and archeological perspectives on human place and movement
  • 古往今来的人类与人文研究 The study of humans and humanity, past and present
  • 人文科学的未来 The future of humanities

分主题二:传播与语言学研究 Communication and Linguistics Studies

研究人类交流与传播的形式与效果

Examining the forms and effects of human representation and communication.

  • 人类通过艺术、媒体、科技、设计的交流与表达 Human representations and expression through art, media, technology, design
  • 人类互动的交流传播 Communications in human interactions
  • “信息社会”中的新媒体、新信息、新意义 New media, new messages, new meanings in the “information society”
  • 语言与文化多样性:本质与意涵 Linguistic and cultural diversity: its nature and meanings
  • 语言动态:英语全球化、多语化、濒危语言与语言复兴Language dynamics: global English, multilingualism, language death, language revival

分主题三:文学与人文 Literary Humanities

分析文学作品与写作实践法,无论是为了稳固作品的传统性与体裁根基,或撼动既有的表达形式与文化背景。了解概念性架构、学习与阅览的方法在不同时空之下的变化。

Analyses of literatures and literary practices, to stabilize bodies of work in traditions and genres, or to unsettle received expressive forms and cultural contents. Examining changes over time in conceptual frameworks, ways of knowing, and ways of seeing.

  • 文学分析中的批判;批判的角色;批判的不同观点 Critique in literary analysis; the role of the critic; perspectives on criticism
  • 概念性架构(现代、后现代、新自由主义,殖民主义,后殖民主义等) Conceptual frameworks (modern, postmodern, neo-liberal, colonialism, post-colonialism, etc)
  • 文学作品:国际化、全球化和离散化 Literatures: national, global and diasporic
  • 文学作品形式(小说、诗歌、戏剧、记实作品)与体裁 Literary forms (fiction, the novel, poetry, theater, non-fiction) and genres
  • 文学作品的媒体形式:摄影、电影、视频、网路 Literary forms of media: photography, film, video, internet
  • 文学作品的特性与差异性 Identity and difference in literature

分主题四:公民、政治与社区研究 Civic, Political, and Community Studies

人文科学中的社会研究:当人文科学遇上社会科学。两者间的相契和隶属关系,以及两者是如何对一个文化形成影响,又是如何影响不同文化之间的交互。政策、国家治理与人民管理的议题是如何影响一个或多个国家。在全球化的时代中人类所遭遇的情况又是如何。

Social studies in the humanities, where the humanities meet the ‘social sciences’. Affinities and affiliations and their impacts on relationships within and across cultures. Issues of policy, governance, and controls over populations within and across nations. The human condition in an era of globalization.

  • 人类社会的结构:家庭、机关、团体、国家与社会 Human formations: families, institutions, organizations, states and societies
  • 人类的表达方式:价值观、态度、性格、感情 Human expressions: values, attitudes, dispositions, sensibilities
  • 人类的差异性:性别、性向、家庭背景、种族、民族、阶级、能力(失能) Human differences: gender, sexuality, families, race, ethnicity, class, (dis)ability
  • 相契性:公民与其他形式的依附 Affinities: citizenship and other forms of belonging
  • 全球化与负面影响 Globalization and its discontents
  • 多元化:地区与全球的关键话题 Diversity: dialogue as a local and global imperative
  • 文化多变的特性 The dynamics of identity in culture
  • 移民、难民、少数民族与散居者 Immigration, refugees, minorities and diaspora
  • 国际化主义、全球化主义、多元文化主义、都会化主义 Internationalism, globalism, multiculturalism, cosmopolitanism
  • 人权 Human rights
  • 暴力与和平 Human violence and peace
  • 治理与政治 Governance and politics in society

分主题五:人文教育 Humanities Education

人文科学与人文社会科学理论与实践法的教学方法。概括性与特定学科的教学法。

On theories and practices of teaching and learning in the disciplines of the humanities and humanistic social sciences. General and subject-specific pedagogy.

  • 概括性与特定学科的教学法 General and subject-specific pedagogy
  • 语言学习和语言教学 Language acquisition and language instruction
  • 学习新语言(包含第二外语教学、多语学习) Learning new languages (including second language instruction, multilingual)
  • 专业发展与师范教育 Professional development and teacher education
  • 学习者特性对于教育过程的影响 Influence of learner characteristics on the educational process
  • 新人文科学的教育 Education for a new humanity

分主题六:书籍、出版与图书馆 Books, Publishing, Libraries

文字出版与传播由古自今的变化过程,以及数字化、网路与电子书对于出版业的冲击。思考出版者、编辑者、设计师的角色变换,以及由作者转变至读者的过程。

On the changing processes of textual production and distribution from past to present, and the impacts of digitization, the internet, and e-book readers on the future of publishing. Considering the changing roles of publishers, editors, and designers, as well as changes in the workflow from author to reader.

  • 印刷与排版:过去、现在与未来 Typography and typesetting: past, present, and future
  • 纸本书籍:从活版印刷到即时印刷 The printed book: from letterpress to print-on-demand
  • 作者、编辑者、出版者与设计师的角色 Roles of authors, editors, publishers, designers
  • 电子书与移动设备 e-Book readers and mobile devices
  • 以计算机为媒介的写作过程 Computer-mediated writing processes
  • 开放资源、开放获取、独立出版,以及“特别”形式的出版 Open source, open access, self-publishing, as well as “specialized” forms of publishing
  • 多语化的出版:万国码(Unicode)、机器翻译与其他帮助出版业全球化的工具 Multilingual publishing: Unicode, machine translation and other tools of the global publishing trade
  • 多模态的文字:伴随着动画、视频、音频或数据集的书籍 Multimodal texts: books with animation, video, audio or dataset
  • 由读者转变至“使用者”:互动式和引导式的书籍 From reader to ‘user’: interactivity and navigation in books
  • 创意写作:什么是创意?要如何传授“创意”? Creative writing: so what’s creativity, and how is it taught?
  • 在高度竞争的娱乐产业中,针对儿童读者的写作 Writing for children in an era of competing pleasures
  • 多元识读能力:学习环境中的多媒体和多模态文字内容 Multiliteracies: multimedia and multimodal texts in learning environments
  • 文学批判与分析 Literary critiques and analyses
  • 当今社会图书馆、图书馆员角色的转变 The changing role of the library, librarians’ work today
  • 元数据和资源发掘 Metadata and resource discovery
  • 数字化时代的索引与编目 Indexing and cataloguing in the electronic age