Date and Time18 August 2022 (Thu) 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Activity TitleLanguage Studies in the Digital Age
Form of ActivityWorkshop
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Description and RundownThis workshop provides an opportunity for participants to learn about modern digital technology in language studies. At this workshop, participants will learn more about the use of language in persuasion, and the correlation of rhetoric and psychology. Examples will be extracted from discourses such as political speeches. The instructor will lead the participants through a shared discovery of the art of language and rhetoric integrating problem-solving skills, collaborative learning and presentation.
Introduction to Instructor(s)Dr. Catherine WONG
Assistant Professor
Department of English
Dr. WONG received her PhD from the School of English, University of Liverpool. She specialises in the area of diasporic and postcolonial writing in modern and contemporary period. Her principal research interest centres on the employment of stylistics, literary linguistics and literary criticism theory in exploring the literary style and narrative discourse, as well as the discovery of new dialects of English in these Anglophone writings. She is also interested in Romantic and Modernist poetry.
School / DepartmentDepartment of English – School of Humanities and Social Science
Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English

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