Louis LO
Name Louis LO
Academic Position Associate Professor and Director
Research Interests Film Studies, Cultural and Critical Theory, City and Architecture Writings (Films, Photography, Literature), History of Ideas, Chinese Classical Novels
Email louiswclo@nycu.edu.tw
Office Tel No. 02-2826-7000 ext.67213
Personal Website http://louislo.weebly.com/
Academic Qualifications (學歷)
  • 2006 Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, The University of Hong Kong
  • 2001 M.A. in Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, The University of Hong Kong
  • 1995 B. Engineering (Hons.) in Civil Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Working Experiences (經歷)
  • 2020.2-date   Associate Professor and Chair of Institute, Graduate Institute for Studies in Visual Cultures, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • 2020.2-date   Associate Professor and Chair of International Master's Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS), National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • 2019.8-2020.1  Associate Professor and Acting Chair of Institute, Graduate Institute for Studies in Visual Cultures, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • 2019.8-2020.1     Associate Professor and Acting Chair of International Master's Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS), National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • 2019.2-date   Associate Professor, Graduate Institute for Studies in Visual Cultures, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • 2016.8-2019.1  Associate Professor, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
  • 2011.2-2016.7  Assistant Professor, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
  • 2007.1-2009.8  Assistant Professor, Department of English, Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • 2005.9-2006.9  Department of English, Hong Kong Shue Yan College
Honours & Awards (榮譽與獎勵)
  • 2017 Taipei Tech Sunshine Awards
  • 2016 Taipei Tech Sunshine Awards
  • 2015 Taipei Tech School of Humanitites and Social Sciences Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2014 Taipei Tech Sunshine Awards
  • 2013 Taipei Tech Sunshine Awards
  • 1995 17th Hong Kong Polytechnic University Creative Writing Competition: Runner-Up in Essay
  • 1994 16th Hong Kong Polytechnic University Creative Writing Competition: Runner-Up in Essay
Journal Articles (期刊論文)
  • Louis Lo, ‘Enduring the Long-take: The Dialectical Image and Tsai Ming-liang’s Stray Dogs (郊遊) (2013),’ CLCWeb Comparative Literature and Culture (forthcoming in September 2019) (A&HCI)
  • Louis Lo, ‘Sexual/Textual Tendencies in Selvadurai’s Funny Boy,’ Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (同心圓: 文學及文化研究), vol. 44, no. 2, September 2018, pp. 199-224. (A&HCI)
  • Louis Lo (50%) and Jeremy Tambling (50%), ‘How Excess Structures: On Reading Jin Ping Mei (金瓶梅).’ Textual Practice, vol. 23, no. 1, 2009, pp. 119-140. (22 pages.) (A&HCI)
  • Louis Lo(50%) and Grace Y.S. Cheng(50%), ‘Reading Affect and Politics in Jia Zhang-ke’s 24 City (二十四城記) (2008),’Monde Chinois Nouvelle Asie: Affect et politique dans le cinéma sinophone après 1980, vol. 57, no. 1, 2019, pp. 85-103

Monographs (學術專書)​
  • Louis Lo, Male Jealousy: Literature and Film. London: Continuum, 2008. (188 pages.) ISBN 978-0-8264-9955-4.
  • Louis Lo (50%) and Jeremy Tambling (50%), Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque. Hong Kong: Hong Kong UP, 2009. (259 pages, with 125 colour photographs taken by Louis Lo.) ISBN 978-962-209-938-8.
  • Louis Lo, Justice in Excess: Revenge and Intrigue in Literature. (In process.)

Book chapters (書章)​
  • Louis Lo, ‘A Cinematic Guide to Asian Cities: Taipei, Seoul, and the Cinema of Destruction,’ The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City. Ed. Jeremy Tambling. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 661-672. (12 pages.) ISBN 9781137549105.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Baroque Macao: The City, History and the Dialectical Image,’ Macau – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representation. Eds. Katrine Wong and George Wei. London: Routledge, 2014, pp. 106-120. (15 pages, with four B/W original photographs.) ISBN 978-0-415-62586-9.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Calvino’s and Dickens’s Invisible Cities.’ Dickens and Italy: Little Dorrit and Pictures from Italy. Eds. Michael Hollington and Francesca Orestano. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010, pp. 230-243. (14 pages.) ISBN 978-1-4438-1443-0.
  • Louis Lo (勞維俊), ‘Always Liminal, Always in Transition: Hong Kong as Staircase City (永遠在邊緣永遠在過渡:樓梯城市香港).’ Hong Kong Staircase Archive 香港樓梯資料庫. (In English and Chinese, with 20+ original photographs 中英雙語, 含廿多張攝影作品) (Out for review).

其他作品 (Other Publications including Works Exhibited or Exhibitions Curated)
I. Book Reviews (書評)​
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of Barbara Leckie, Open Houses: Poverty, the Novel, and the Architectural Idea in Nineteenth-Century Britain (U of Pennsylvania P, 2018).’ Modern Language Review (MLR) (forthcoming)
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of Terence Cave, Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism.’ MLR, vol. 112, no. 3, July 2017, pp. 664-665.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of David Palumbo-Liu, The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age.’ MLR, vol. 109, no. 1, January 2014, pp. 229-231.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of David Palumbo-Liu, Bruce Robbins, and Nirvana Tanoukhi (eds.), Immanuel Wallerstein and the Problem of the World: System, Scale, Culture.’ MLR, vol. 107, no. 3, July 2012, pp. 898-900.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of Liviu Papadima et al (eds.), The Canonical Debate Today: Crossing Disciplinary and Cultural Boundaries.’ MLR, vol. 107, no. 3, July 2012, pp. 904-905.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of David Damrosch (ed.), Teaching World Literature (Options for Teaching).’ MLR, vol. 105, no. 3, July 2010, pp. 818-819. 
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of William Calin, The Twentieth-Century Humanist Critics: from Spitzer to Frye.’ MLR, vol. 104, no. 3, July 2009, pp. 828-829.
  • Louis Lo, ‘Review of Jonathan Culler, The Literary in Theory.’ MLR, vol. 103, no. 1 January 2008, p. 176.
II. Published Photography (攝影作品)​
  • 4 black-and-white photographs in Louis Lo, ‘Baroque Macao: The City, History and the Dialectical Image,’ Macau – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representation, eds. Katrine Wong and George Wei, London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 106-120. ISBN 978-0-415-62586-9.
  • 125 colour photographs in Louis Lo and Jeremy Tambling. Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque, Hong Kong: Hong Kong UP, 2009. ISBN 978-962-209-938-8.
  • 75 black-and-white photographs in Jeremy Tambling, Going Astray: Dickens and London, London: Longman, 2008. ISBN 978-1-4058-9987-1.
III. Film Projects (電影相關作品)
  • 2019 《莫失莫忘》(Ways of Losing), 35 min, 彩色Colour, 數碼Digital. 導演Director. Expected March. (In post-production.)
  • 2018.10.15-19 臺北科技大學第一屆電影節:科技與藝術 (1st Taipei Tech Film Festival: Technology and Art. ) 共同策展人(Co-curator). 臺北科技大學藝文中心主辦 (Taipei Tech Art Centre).
  • 2016 《好女子》(Two Women), 35 min, 彩色Colour, 數碼Digital, 導演及編劇Director and screenplay writer. 
  • 2014 《亂語臺北》(Taipei Astray), 33 min, Colour, Digital, Director and screenplay writer. (Invited screening at Nordland Film og Kunstfagskole 20th Anniversary Symposium: The Infrastructure of Life: Media, Milieu, Ethics, Nordland College of Art and Film, Kabelvåg, Lofoton, Norway, 20 Apr 2017.)
  • 2012 《懼城》(Paranoid City), 30 min, 彩色Colour, 數碼Digital, 創作顧問Creative advisor. 
IV. Creative Projects (其他創作作品)
  • 2018 《玩偶之家:步步高升版》,環境劇場,創作總監,臺北科技大學共同科館一至八樓。A Doll’s House: Step-Up Version. A site-specific play, creative adviser, 1st to 8th Floors, General Studies Building, Taipei Tech.,
  • 2011 《42》,微風吹舞蹈劇場,舞者,香港石硤尾賽馬會創意中心。42, Breeze Across Us, dancer, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Shek Kip Mei, HK.
  • 2010 《六翻自己, 第一回合:環境舞蹈:中環》, 舞者,環境舞蹈劇場,Chloe Wong 編舞,香港中環九號碼頭。Positioning, First Round: Central, a site-specific modern dance choreographed by Chloe Wong, dancer, Central Pier No. 9, HK.
  • 2009 《人在旅途灑淚匙》, 雙妹嘜舞蹈劇場, 文學顧問 (aka 勞沒), 香港葵青劇院。 Key to the Strange Realm, Mcmuimui Dance Theatre, literary adviser (aka Mood Lo), Kwai Tsing Theatre, HK.
V.  Translation (翻譯作品)
  • Louis Lo (勞維俊), Chinese Translation Editor (中文翻譯編輯), Step Up: Hong Kong as Productive Public Space (《拾級:活用香港樓梯公共場所》). Ed. Melissa Cate Christ. Hong Kong: transverse studio, 2018.

Conference Papers (研討會論文)​​
  • 21. ‘Ways of Adapting: Logic of Revenge in Damián Szifron’s Wild Tales (2014).’ 2017 International Conference on Cross-Cultural Studies: Intercultural Adaptation, Globalization, and Risk, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, 6-7 Oct 2017.
  • 20. ‘Contemporaneity in Tsai Ming-liang’s Cinema as Video Installation.’ The 3rd ISAT: Collision, Collaboration and the Future of Artsci, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 14-17 Nov 2016.
  • 19. ‘Island Imaginary in Hong Sang-soo’s Hahaha.’ Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos 2016, University of Hong Kong, 7-12 March 2016.
  • 18. ‘Cinema Stripped Bare: The Aesthetics of Vulgar Literalness in Films of Hong Sangsoo.’ Film-Philosophy Conference 2015: The Evaluation of Form, University of Oxford, UK, 20-22 July 2015.
  • 17. ‘The Justice of Deconstruction and the Deconstruction of Justice: Billy Budd Before the Law.’ 4th Derrida Today Conference, Fordham University. New York, USA, 28-31 May 2014.
  • 16. ‘The Theatricality of Revenge: Acting, Being, and Performing in Hamlet.’ Shakespearean Journeys: The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association, organized by Asian Shakespeare Association, Taiwan Shakespeare Association, National Taiwan University, and National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, 15-18 May 2014.
  • 15. ‘Demolition and Deconstruction: Jia Zhang-Ke’s 24 City (2008).’ City Peripheries/Peripheral Cities Conference: The First International Conference of the Helsinki Literature and the City Network (HLCN). Helsinki, Finland, 29-30 August 2013.
  • 14. ‘When Freud Meets Park Chan-wook: Revenge and Psychoanalysis in The Vengeance Trilogy.' Affect, Politics, Psychoanalysis International Conference, National Taiwan University, 21-23 June 2013.
  • 13. ‘Beyond Ressentiment: “Feminine” Revenge in The Wings of the Dove.’ International Henry James Conference. Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey, 9-10 May 2013.
  • 12. ‘What’s Wrong with People of the Same Blood Playing Games Together?’: Queering Revenge in Park Chan-wook’s J.S.A.: Joint Security Area.’ Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference, University of Hong Kong. 18-20 Mar 2012.
  • 11. ‘Taking Revenge as Resistance?: Heinrich von Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas.’ The 1st Macau Philosophy Conference: Rethinking Resistance. Department of History, The University of Macau. 16-18 December 2011.
  • 10. ‘A Tale of Three Cities: Ann Hui’s The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2007).’ Hong Kong: Urban Imagination & Cultural Memory Conference. Organised by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinolog, Hong Kong Institute of Education, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. 17-18 December 2010.  
  • 9. ‘The Psychoanalysis of Revenge’. The 26th International Literature and Psychology Conference. University of Viterbo, Italy. 1-6 Jul 2009.
  • 8. ‘Baroque Macao: The City in History and Photography.’ First International Interdisciplinary Conference on Macau Studies: Intercultural Exchanges between East and West. The History Department, University of Macau. 25-27 May 2009.
  • 7. ‘Reading Dickens, Photographing London.’ Literary London: Representations of London in Literature. Brunel University, Kingston University, and University of Northampton. 2-4 Jul 2008.
  • 6. ‘Folding Architecture, Reading Henry James’s The Aspern Papers.’ Interpreting Architecture: 7th Prague Interpretation Colloquium. Charles University, Prague. Jun 14-15, 2008.
  • 5. ‘Calvino’s and Dickens’s Invisible Cities.’ Dickens, Victorian Culture, Italy. Universities of Genova and Milan, Italy. 13-17 Jun 2007.
  • 4. ‘Fragmenting Sexuality, Queering National Identity: Reading Selvadurai’s Funny Boy.’ Journal of South Asian Popular Culture: 3rd International Conference. University of Manchester, UK. 27-28 Jun 2006.
  • 3. ‘Ethics of Incest: Revenge in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy (2003).’ The Film Scene: Cinema, the Arts, and Social Change. Organized by the Film Culture Project of the Department of Comparative Literature, the Department of Music, and the Centre of Asian Studies, HKU. 21-22 Apr 2006.
  • 2. ‘“Your Life Didn’t Belong to You”: Jealousy in Almodóvar’s Live Flesh (1997).’ Rhetoric, Politics, Ethics. Organized by the Flemish Research Council, and Ghent University, Belgium, 21-23 Apr 2005.
  • 1. ‘Gilda (1946) and Jealousy.’ Hong Kong/Hollywood at the Borders: Alternative Perspectives, Alternative Cinemas. Organized by HK Fulbright Program, the Hong Kong-American Centre, the Hong Kong Film Archive, the Centre for Asian Studies, the American Studies Program, and the Department of Comparative Literature of HKU, 2-5 Apr 2004.
MOST Research Project (科技部計劃)​
  • 2020.08-2021.07    華語電影中的時間性(I) ‘Temporality in Sinophone Cinema (I)
  • 2014-2015    電影剝落:洪尚秀的庸俗字面化美學 ‘Cinema Stripped Bare: The Aesthetics of Vulgar Literalness in Films of Hong Sangsoo’

Other Grants (其他計劃)​
  • 2017-2018    推動「亞太經濟合作組織」區域青年創新創業計畫 ‘Promoting Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Region Program’. 教育部產學計畫案Industry-University Cooperative Research Project, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
  • 2013 - 2014  印象台北短片製作 ‘Framing Taipei’ - a film production project
  • 2014             法律丶公義丶解構: 比利拔於法之前, 臺北科技大學人文與社會科學學院 ‘Law, Justice and Deconstruction: Billy Budd Before the Law’ Research Project, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Taipei Tech.
  • 2013             亨利詹姆的《鴿之翼》中復仇意象, 臺北科技大學人文與社會科學學院 ‘Revenge in Henry James’s The Wings of the Dove’ Reaserch Project School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Taipei Tech.
  • 2012             海因里希·馮·克萊斯特《米迦勒·寇哈斯》中的復仇與公義, 臺北科技大學人文與社會科學學院 ‘Revenge and Justice in Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas’ Reaserch Project School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Taipei Tech.
Courses Taught (教授課程)
(一) 陽明大學
  I. 研究所課程

   1. 影像媒介文化 Visual Media and Cultures
   2. 專題討論:視覺社會史/學(合開)Seminar: Visual Sociology / Social History (co-taught)
  II. 核心通識課程 General Education (Core)
   1. 華語電影導論 Introduction to Sinophone Cinema

(二) 臺北科技大學英文系 Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology
  I. 研究所課程 Postgraduate level

   1. 文學與改篇電影 Literature and Film Adaptation
   2. 閲讀城市文化 Reading the City
   3. 科技與現代文學 Technology and Modern Literature 
   4. 文學與批評理論應用專題: 電影與文學中的復仇 Special Topic in Literary and Critical Theory: Revenge in Film and Literature
   5. 當代文學 Contemporary Literature
   6. 論文寫作導論 Introduction to Thesis Writing 
  II. 大學本科課程 Undergraduate level
   1. 電影與文學 Film and Literature
   2. 英國文學 British Literature
   3. 世界文學與文化 World Literatures and Cultures
   4. 英文進階課程:藝術與人生 Advanced English in Practice: Art and Life
  III. 大學英文課程 Multipurpose English
   1. 英語電影研究 English Film Studies
   2. 英文與城市 English and the City
   3. 英文與批判思考 English and Critical Thinking

Theses Supervised (論文指導)
  • Expected January 2020. Hannah Wang,進行中,臺北科技大學英文研究所。(與 Thomas Wall聯合指導)
  • Expected July 2019. Luke Nolan, ‘Waste, Death, and Abjection in Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend,’ 進行中,臺北科技大學英文研究所。(與 Thomas Wall聯合指導)
  • Expected July 2019. Catherine Lo, ‘Female Voice and a Cinema of Survival in Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Good Man, Good Woman (好男好女) (1995),’ 進行中,臺北科技大學英文研究所。(與Thomas Wall聯合指導)
  • 2018. Sophie Su, ‘Cinematic Gaze and Voyeurism in Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom (1960),’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2017. Serene Lin, ‘Role-Playing, Androgyny, and Gender Identity in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night,’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2016 Jessica Liou, ‘Life is an Opera: Self-reflexivity and Confession in Machado de Assis’s Dom Casmurro,’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2016 Cindy Li, ‘Wounded Photograph: Death and Trauma in Park Chan-wook’s JSA (2000),’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2015 Adeline Lin, ‘The Unwelcome Tenants: Family, Art, and Politics in Visconti’s Conversation Piece (1974),’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2014 Christina Liu, ‘An Anatomy of Sympathy: from Oscar Wilde to Lars von Trier,’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2014 Casey Hsu, ‘Ophelia Reimagined: Representations of Female Suicide in Ibsen’s Plays,’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2014. Belinda Chen, ‘Reading Time in Edward Yang's The Terrorizers (恐怖份子) (1986),’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所
  • 2013. Serena Hsieh, ‘Desiring Narrative, Narrating Desire in Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby,’ 臺北科技大學英文研究所

Academic Services (學術服務)
I. Invited Keynote Speeches and Academic Seminars (獲邀之學術演講)​
  • 12. ‘A Cinematic Guide to Asian Cities: Taipei, Seoul, and the Cinema of Destruction.’ (Seminar talk). Centre of Taiwan Studies, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), Univeristy of London, UK. 5 Nov 2018.
  • 11. ‘Reading the Contagious City: Walter Benjamin, the River, and Tsai Ming-liang’s Cinema.’ (Guest lecture for the graduate seminar ‘Urban Literature’). Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan. 17 Oct 2018.
  • 10. ‘Forum on English and American Literary Studies in Taiwan (I)’ (Discussant), Ministry of Science and Technology Forum. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung-hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan. 12 Oct 2018.
  • 9. ‘Always Liminal, Always in Transition: Reading Hong Kong as a Staircase City’ (Seminar talk). Hong Kong Studies Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 9 Feb 2018. 
  • 8. ‘The Grandmaster (一代宗師) (2017): A Wong Kar-wai Wuxia film?’ (Guest lecture for the course ‘Hong Kong Cinema’). Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 7 Feb 2018.
  • 7. ‘Walking the Folding Landscape’ (Guest lecture for the course ‘Special Topics in Visual Cultural Studies: The City as a Mobile Classroom’). Department of Cultural Studies and Religious Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 22 Jan 2018.
  • 6. ‘Enduring the Long Take: Tsai Ming-liang’s Stray Dogs 郊遊 and the Dialectical Image’ (Seminar talk). Taiwan Studies Group, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 5 Feb 2018. 
  • 5. ‘Taiwanese Cinematic Images’ (Seminar talk). Seminar of Aesthetics. Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo, Norway. 26 Apr 2017. 
  • 4. ‘Traversing the Islands: Setouchi as a Case Study’ (Keynote speech, with Grace Cheng). Nordland Film og Kunstfagskole (Nordland College of Art and Film) 20th Anniversary Symposium: The Infrastructure of Life: Media, Milieu, Ethics. Nordland kunst-og filmfagskole. Kabelvåg, Lofoton, Norway. 20-21 Apr 2017.
  • 3. ‘Revenge and Forgiveness in Hamlet and other Shakespeare’s Revenge Plays’ (Seminar talk). Division of Applied Translation Studies, United International College (Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University), Zhuhai, China. 18 Oct 2013.
  • 2. ‘“Some things you have to do yourself”: Measure for Measure and Dogville’ (Seminar talk). Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. 23 Mar 2009.
  • 1. ‘Jealousy in The Dream of the Red Chamber’ (Seminar talk). Contemporary China Research Centre, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong. 4 Dec 2008.

II. Academic Services (學術服務)
  • 2011-2018 國際學術專題討論會,籌備主任, 臺北科技大學英文系 International Academic Seminars, Chief Organizer
  • 2014 「喜劇與文化產業」國際學術研討會 ,籌備主任, 臺北科技大學英文系 ‘Comedy and Cultural Industry’ International Conference, Chief Organizer, Department of English, Taipei Tech
  • 2013 - date External Examiner for MA dissertations: Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan Normal University; Graduate Institute of European Cultures and Tourism, National Taiwan Normal University; Department of Music, National Chiao-tung University; Department of English, National Chan-hua University of Education 
  • 12/2017 – 1/2018 Jury for the 2017 Labour Documentary Film Festival, TAIPEI TECH
  • 08/2012 – 7/2014 Editing Committee, Journal of National Taipei University of Technology. 

III. Invited Public Talks (公開講座 )
  • 28. ‘ “What’s in a Name”: Tracing the Meanings of “Kong Girls,” ’ English Corner, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, 13 Jun 2018.
  • 27. ‘ “Do you understand your sin?”: Revenge and Justice in Jia Zhanghe’s A Touch of Sin (天注定) (2013),’ Écrans Philosophiques Lecture Series Spring 2018: Resistance and Revolt, organized by the Museum of National Taipei University of Education and Paris Collège International de Philosophie, 8 Jun 2018.
  • 26. ‘Cantonese and English in Post-1997 Hong Kong Cinema: Jonnie To’s PTU (PTU機動部隊) (2003) and Office (華麗上班族) (2015),’ English Corner, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, 27 Dec 2017. 
  • 25. ‘Allegory and the Third Amigos in Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together (春光乍洩) (1997),’ Écrans Philosophiques Lecture Series Fall 2017: Filmer l’autre, organized by the Museum of National Taipei University of Education and Paris Collège International de Philosophie, 1 Dec 2017.
  • 24. ‘Understanding Hong Kong History through Place-names,’ English Corner, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, 8 Jun 2017. 
  • 23. ‘The Sacred and the Secular’ (walking lecture), Exhibition: Always at the Edge of Things and between Places, Kennedy Town and Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 27 May 2017.
  • 22. ‘Take a Festival Walk’ (a shopping mall walking lecture), organized by Wandering Scholars, at Festival Walk, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 30 May 2015.
  • 21. ‘Gender, Politics, Gender Politics,’ Hong Kong Association of University Women, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 28 Mar 2015. (In Chinese 中文演講)
  • 20. ‘Life and Art: How to Live Poetically?’ Public talk held at TAD Art District Festival, Taiwan, 9 Nov 2014. (In Chinese and English)
  • 19. ‘Doing Talking: The Compulsivity in von Trier’s Nymphomaniac,’ Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, 4 May 2014. (In Chinese 中文演講)
  • 18. ‘The Trial: Kafka and Orson Welles,’ English Reading Club, National Taipei University, Taiwan, 7 May 2012.
  • 17. ‘Memory and Time in Angelopoulos’s Ulysses’ Gaze and Eternality and a Day,’ Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, 19 Mar 2012. (In Chinese中文演講) 
  • 16. ‘Dreams of the Dark Chamber: In Memory of Satoshi Kon,’ Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, 30 Nov 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 15. ‘Love and Desire: The Go-Between,’ Philosophy Talk, Hong Kong Central Library, 8 Oct 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 14. ‘The Living Split: Jia Zhang-Ke’s 24 City (二十四城記) (1993).’ HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 28 Aug 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 13. ‘Mourning and Music in Kieslowski’s Blue (1993),’ Contemplating Life and Death, The Society of Life and Death Education, Hong Kong, 8 May 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 12. ‘Time and Death in Angelopoulos’s Eternality and A Day (1998),’ Diploma in Philosophy, HKU SPACE, 24 Apr 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 11. ‘Vampirism: The Return of the Undead,’ Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, 24 Apr 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 10. ‘The Literary in Film and the Filmic in Literature: On Ang Lee’s Lust, Caution (色.戒) (2007),’ Integrated Learning Program. Lingnan University, Hong Kong, 7 Feb 2010. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 9. ‘The Monster and Cultural Studies: On Cheang Pou-soi’s Home Sweet Home (怪物) (2005),’ Cultural Studies Public Lecture. School of Humanities and General Education, CUTW Community College, Hong Kong, 4 Dec 2009. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 8. ‘From Márquez’s Strange Pilgrim to Mcmuimui’s Key to Strange Realm: from Literature to Dance Theatre’. Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 17 Oct 2009. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 7. ‘On Red Balloon and White Mane, Breathless, Labyrinth of Passion, and Blow Up’ (4 post-screening talks). Modern Classics. Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, 21 Dec 2008 -17 Jan 2009. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 6. ‘The Return of the Algierian in Caché (2005)’. Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, 20 Jul 2008. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 5.‘Cinema and Philosophy’. Philosophy, Art and Life. Organized by the Department of Philosophy, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Philosophia Cultural Society. Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 27 Jul 2007. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 4. ‘Being Out of Time in Wong Kar Wai’s 2046’. Technoscience and Films. Organized by The Moving Images Society, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 2 Apr 2007.
  • 3. ‘Lust and Love’. Philosophical Vaccination for Love Influenza. Integrated Learning Program. Lingnan University, Hong Kong, 7 Mar 2006. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 2. ‘Reading Intersection (對倒) Writing’. Writing and Reading. Organized by Hong Kong Central Library and The Young Writers’ Society, 21 May 2005. (In Chinese中文演講)
  • 1. ‘Spike Jonze’s Adaptation (2002): Writing and Cinema.’ Literature and Film. Organized by Hong Kong Central Library and The Young Writers’ Society, 15 May 2004. (In Chinese中文演講)