CUHK Organizes Third I•CARE Book Festival
The I•CARE Programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will organize the I•CARE Book Festival this March! Stepping into its third year, the event has prepared a series of interesting programmes throughout March with the theme of “Reading Craze”, including lectures by renowned scholars,16 sessions of book sharing, a film screening and a book fair.
The opening lecture entitled “Talks of Three Cities. Finding Home in Books” was held on 7 March. The three speakers, Zhou Guoping from Beijing, Wu Ming-Yi from Taiwan and Margaret Ng from Hong Kong, shared their experiences in reading to embark on a journey of books with the audience. The video of the lecture is now ready for public view.
With 20,000 books donated by teachers and alumni of CUHK, a two-week book fair has started in the Sir Run Run Shaw Hall. Each staff member and student can take away a maximum of 5 books for free. You are also encouraged to join the book sharing sessions to hear insights from noted speakers including Vice-Chancellor Prof. Joseph Sung, Prof. Lee Ou-fan, Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture, Karena Lam, a Hong Kong celebrity and Su Hei, a spiritual therapist and writer. A film screening of the movie Hsien-Yung Pai will be organized in which Prof. Pai Hsien-yung, the Wei Lun Professor of Humanities of CUHK will join the after-screening discussion.
For more details of the programmes, please go to the link below:https://www4.cuhk.edu.hk/icare/index.php/en/projects/university-lecture-on-civility/137?lang=en