Pride of Place: Jessica Siu-yin Yeung

Pride of Place: A series in which teaching staff and students from the English Department reflect on a place in Hong Kong. [Read all entries.] [Revisit the “Pet Sounds” series.] [Revisit the “Headspace” series.] [Revisit the “Ongoing” series.] [Revisit the “Interrogative” series.] Stanley is a spatial sign associated with affluence and expats for Hongkongers. I went there with…

Pet Sounds: Jessica Siu-yin Yeung

Pet Sounds: A series in which teaching staff and students from the English Department reflect on a piece of music or song. [Read all entries.] [Revisit the “Headspace” series.] [Revisit the “Ongoing” series.] [Revisit the “Interrogative” series.] “The ‘Beautiful’ ‘New’ Hong Kong” (2015) It was only recently I found out that the albums I listened…

Headspace: Jessica Siu-yin Yeung

Headspace: A series in which teaching staff and students from the English Department write about a place or space they go to write, read, study or create. [Read all entries.]  [Revisit the “Ongoing” series.] [Revisit the “Interrogative” series.] This is my evening work space. Night is my favourite time for working because it is quiet,…

Ongoing Moments: Jessica Siu-yin Yeung

Ongoing Moments: A series in which teaching staff and students from the English Department respond to a photograph of their choice. [Read all entries.] [Revisit the “Interrogative” series.] Whenever I sign my name or hear that my friends are creating calligraphic artworks or learning Chinese painting, I am reminded of when I practised calligraphy. Long ago,…

“Conference Reflections: The Long Modernist Novel” by Jessica Siu-yin Yeung

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) My Paper In her review “Dragonflies”, Katherine Mansfield describes the seventh volume of Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage, Interim as “a nest of short stories”. She sees the heroine of the novel sequence, Miriam Henderson, as “the box which holds them all, and really it seems there is no end to the number of…