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Same Tune Played on Different Instruments – Dream and Fate in Chinese and Western Literature

Same Tune Played on Different Instruments – Dream and Fate in Chinese and Western Literature

Date: 2019/1/19 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Sha Tin Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Speaker: Dr. Holly LO (Retired Chief Official Languages Officer, HKSAR)
Organizer: Jointly organized by the Hong Kong Public Libraries and the Hong Kong Translation Society
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese and supplemented with English. Free admission by reservation. Reservations for the talk starts on 29.12.2018 (Saturday) and can be made by calling 2694 3788 or register online at this website. Seats are limited. Each person may reserve only one seat for each talk. First-come-first-served.
Enquiry: 2694 3788

In the talk Dr. LO will discuss common subject materials and themes of Chinese and Western literature, with "dream" and "man's fate" as two examples. From this comparative literary study, the audience will gain a better understanding of universal human concerns and the unique features of Chinese and Western cultural traditions.