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  • 01/04/2015

    《胎內》是日本著名詩人、劇作家三好十郎「戰後三部曲」的最後一部,被譽為他最重要的作品,劇中對戰爭、生存與死亡均有深刻反省,在日本多次公演,深獲好評。「役者和戲」藝術總監林沛濂把它帶來香港,牛棚公演前,先來中大跟同學對談。

    生存困頓,生活窒息,此地彼地,此時那時,《胎內》主角林沛濂、蘇玉華、潘燦良與你從戲裏談到現實人生。

    嘉賓: 林沛濂、蘇玉華、潘燦良
    主持: 鍾小梅
    日期: 2015年4月1日(星期三)
    時間: 下午4 時30分至6時30分
    語言: 廣東話
    查詢: 3943 8733
    電郵: powerofwords@cuhk.edu.hk

    藝文縱談:胎內對談 --劇場與生命的聯繫藝文縱談:胎內對談 --劇場與生命的聯繫藝文縱談:胎內對談 --劇場與生命的聯繫...

  • 31/03/2015

    The 79-day Umbrella Movement has set a record of students’ involvement in movements of this kind in Hong Kong. Walking through the occupied zones with a camera, Birdy Chu witnessed the dreams of youths and the hopes of Hongkongers, and was amazed by the perseverance of the participants. He attempts to use his photography and video images to bring some reflections and retrospective about the future of our city.

    About the speaker
    Birdy Chu is an artist, photojournalist, video director and lecturer. He received training in graphic design in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and continued his studies in film, video production and advanced photography in Canada. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Visual Arts Administration at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Birdy founded...

  • 20/03/2015

    Fredrick Scott Archer (1813-1857) discovered a wet plate photography. A mixture of a bromide, iodide or chloride dissolved in collodion was poured onto a tintype or clean glass plate for a few seconds. Once this reaction was complete, then moved on to expose, develop, fix and finally rinse it. As the glass plate is getting wet throughout the whole processes from adding the chemicals to taking the picture, this process is also known as “Wet Plate Collodion Photography”.

    “I have been a professional for many years in the industry. However, I can no longer feel happiness and satisfaction from the digital photos that I created. This is also the reason that I have started picking up ‘wet plate photography’. To me, the process and the experience of creating a truly original and unique...

  • 12/03/2015 to 09/04/2015

    Ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus held that Pleasure and Pain were the two masters in human life. People make every effort to approach the friendly master of pleasure and avoid the harsh master of pain. In reality, however, people experience more pain than pleasure. This subject talk series, Falling Upwards, attempts to explain the sources of pain and help us transcend it to true happiness.

    1. Heal the pain

    Speaker: Dr. Vincent Tse (謝建泉醫生)
    Date: 12 March 2015 (Thursday)

    Heal the pain 撫平痛苦Heal the pain 撫平痛苦...

  • 12/03/2015 to 09/04/2015

    Permaculture (永續栽培) is a sustainable development concept of merging local food production (agriculture) and wisdom (culture). Everyone can grow their own food and share the food made with traditional recipe.

    The workshops on Farm-to-Table cover a range of topics including permaculture garden, concept of using food from farm to table, preparing seasonal recipes with special local vegetables, traditional food preservation methods and coffee making. Participants will have hands-on experience in canning, preserving, processing and cooking of fresh local vegetables in traditional ways and different coffee making methods.

    1. Traditional Chinese vegetable preservation
    Learn traditional Chinese vegetable preservation methods with different vegetable species...

  • 27/01/2015 to 10/02/2015

    The Library is pleased to offer the following IT workshops in January and February 2015.

    1. Getting Started on 3D Printing and Scanning
    Learn how to design good 3D models for better 3D printing results with demonstration. The latest wireless 3D scanning technology will also be covered. Participants will have a chance to experience and operate the 3D scanner.

    Speaker: Mr. Chris Leung (Dynamic Technologies Services Limited)
    Date: 27 January 2015 (Tue)
    Time: 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F University Library
    Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.
    Quota: 40

    ...

  • 23/01/2015

    Our cognition and emotion are controlling by our brain. For the advancement of neuroscience, we have known much about how the brain mediating memory, planning, language and emotion etc. Recent studied on neuropsychology and neuroscience have showed that there are efficient methods that can change the function of the brain, in turn, improving memory, language, executive function, emotion and mood.

    In this talk, Prof. Chan will share with the audiences on some most advanced studied, including some of her own research findings, on changing the brain to improve our cognition and emotion.

    Speaker: Professor Chan Sui Yin, Agnes (陳瑞燕教授)
    (Clinical Neuropsychologist, Professor of Department of Psychology &
    Director of Chanwuyi Research Center for...

  • 21/11/2014

    Speaker: Mr. Adrian Chow (周博賢先生)
    Host: Dr. Chan Yin Ha (陳燕遐博士)
    Date: 21 November 2014(Fri)
    Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Language: Cantonese
    Enquiry: 3943 8733 or email to powerofwords@cuhk.edu.hk

    Dialogues in the Arts: Ringing Era, Singing Our Songs 藝文縱談: 敲響時代, 唱自己的歌Dialogues in the Arts: Ringing Era, Singing Our Songs 藝文縱談: 敲響時代, 唱自己的歌...

  • 31/10/2014

    Date: 31 October 2014 (Fri)
    Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Language: Putonghua
    Enquiry: 3943 1598

    Organised by The office of Arts Administrator and co-organised by The CUHK Library.

    Arts and Life - Dialogue between Dr. Gao Xingjian and Mr. Leung Man Tao 藝術與人生: 高行健與梁文道對談...

  • 09/10/2014 to 06/11/2014

    Tutor: Venerable Chang Zhan (常展法師)
    Date:
    1. 9 October 2014 (Thur)
    2. 23 October 2014 (Thur)
    3. 6 November 2014 (Thur)
    Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Quota: 40
    Language: Cantonese
    Enquiry: Learning Garden 3943 9730, Email liblc@lib.cuhk.edu.hk  OR
    Dr. Sandy Hoi (許韻馨博士) 3943 1576

    Co-organised by the Dharma Drum Mountain Hong Kong Centre & the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

    Meditation Workshop - A Touch of Chan 「禪的體驗」禪修工作坊...

  • 30/09/2014 to 28/10/2014

    Tutor: Nate Chan (陳芊憓)
    Date: 1. 30 September 2014 (Tue)
    2. 7 October 2014 (Tue)
    3. 14 October 2014 (Tue)
    4. 21 October 2014 (Tue)
    5. 28 October 2014 (Tue)
    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Venue: Multi-purpose Room 2
    Fee: $200
    Quota: 20
    Medium of instruction: Cantonese
    Registration: Complete a registration form, together with the original copy of the deposit receipt and submit it to the ILC General Office, 1/F of United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library
    Deadline: 5:00 p.m. 23 September 2014 (Tue)
    Enquiry: 3943 8733

    The workshop is co-organized by CUHK Library and the Power of Words.

    ...

  • 22/09/2014 to 24/09/2014

    The SMART-Boards are available at Group Study Room 18 and the collaborative zone of the Learning Garden. The Library is pleased to offer 5 identical sessions of IT workshops below to introduce basic functions and features of SMART-Board.

    Date and Time:
    1. 22 September 2014 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (Cantonese)
    2. 22 September 2014 (Mon) 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Cantonese)
    3. 23 September 2014 (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (Putonghua)
    4. 23 September 2014 (Tue) 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Putonghua)
    5. 24 September 2014 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (English)

    Venue: Open Forum

    Topics covered:
    1. Basic functions and features;
    2. SMART Notebook Software: Toolbar and Side-tabs;
    3. SMART Notebook Software: Gallery...

  • 19/09/2014

    Speaker: Yuen Chi Hung (雄仔叔叔)
    Date: 19 September 2014 (Fri)
    Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Language: Cantonese
    Enquiry: 3943 8733 or email to powerofwords@cuhk.edu.hk

    Dialogues in the Arts: Imagination, Where From? 藝文縱談: 想像何來?Dialogues in the Arts: Imagination, Where From? 藝文縱談: 想像何來?...

  • 15/09/2014 to 26/09/2014

    The Library will offer a 2-week free trial on 3D printing for students, staff and faculty.

    Trial period:
    Date: 15 to 26 September 2014 (except Sat and Sun)
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    How to submit a print request:
    1. Bring a complete build model in STL format to the Learning Garden Help Desk during the trial period.
    2. A print quota is set to 5 print requests per day.
    Each build model must not exceed 20 grams of build material.
    3. Staff will add your print request to a printing queue and estimate a pickup time for you.
    4. Users must present their CU Link cards at the Learning Garden Help Desk
    in person to collect their printed objects.

    ...

  • 15/09/2014 to 16/09/2014

    The Library will offer two workshops to introduce 3D printing background, workflow and design of 3D models. Participants will have hands-on experience in creating and printing their own 3D models.

    1. Introduction to 3D Printing
    Date: 15 September 2014 (Mon)
    Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
    Speaker: Mr. Chris Leung (Dynamic Technologies Services Limited)
    Topics covered:
    • Background
    • 3D printing workflow
    • 3D printing demonstration (using UpPlus2 3D printer)

    2. Locating 3D printing resources
    Date: 16 September 2014 (Tue)
    Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
    Speaker: Mr. Ken Lun (Move Hand Workshop)
    Topics covered:
    • Locating 3D files and 3D software resources
    • Preparing for 3D printing...

  • 10/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

    The Library is pleased to offer 6 identical sessions of IT workshops to introduce computing facilities and IT services available at the University Library to assist your learning and research work.

    Date and Time:
    1. 10 September 2014 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (Cantonese)
    2. 10 September 2014 (Wed) 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Cantonese)
    3. 11 September 2014 (Thur) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (Putonghua)
    4. 11 September 2014 (Thur) 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Putonghua)
    5. 12 September 2014 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (Cantonese)
    6. 12 September 2014 (Fri) 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (English)

    Venue: Multi-purpose Room 2

    Topics covered:
    1. Printing service such as Network print, Octopus print, Express print, Wi-Fi print and 3D print...

  • 09/08/2014

    Speaker: Dr. Tao Kwok Cheung (陶國璋博士)
    Date: 9 August 2014 (Sat)
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Medium of Instruction: Cantonese
    Enquiry: 3943 9730 or email to liblc@lib.cuhk.edu.hk
    Co-organised by the Society for Life and Death Education & the CUHK Library

    Yasujiro Ozu - Philosophical implications 小津安二郎的電影哲學Yasujiro Ozu - Philosophical implications 小津安二郎的電影哲學...

  • 23/07/2014

    3D printing is a process of making a physical model. It helps users to rapidly build prototyping of their design concepts or working models. The Library is organising a 3D printers exhibition. The details read as follows:

    Date: 23 July 2014 (Wednesday)
    Time: 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. and 2:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.

    Printer models include:
    3D Systems - ProJet 460Plus
    Arrayz 3D printer
    Fast 3D Printer
    Hong Kong Resin Printer
    ideaPrinter F100
    MakerBot Replicator 2
    MakerBot Replicator 2X
    MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation
    MakerBot Replicator Mini
    Makerbot Replicator Z18
    Stratasys Eden350
    Stratasys uPrint SE
    UP Plus 2 3D Printer
    Wacom product
    WiseMaker 3D Printer

    No...

  • 28/03/2014

    Speaker: Dr. Chui Pui-chee (徐沛之博士)
    Date: 28 March 2014 (Friday)
    Time: 3:30 - 5:00p.m.

    Conducted in Cantonese.
    Enquiries:
    Tel: 3943 8733
    E-mail: powerofwords@cuhk.edu.hk

    Dialogues in the Arts: Calligraphy and Zeitgeist 藝文縱談: 談書法的情感與時代精神Speaker: Dr. Chui Pui-chee (徐沛之博士) 講者: 徐沛之博士...

  • 14/03/2014

    Chronic Stress causes many physical, cognitive and psychological problems including memory and learning problems, sleep problems, diarrhea and abdominal pain (i.e. functional gastrointestinal disorder), lower immune function (e.g. easier to get cold), high blood pressure and aging.

    In this workshop, we will discuss the Fight & Flight Response and Relaxation Response that is the physically response to stress. We will also learn some relaxation techniques from the Shaolin (少林) tradition, namely, Chanwuyi (禪武醫). For more detail please visit http://www.chanwuyicenter.com

    Speaker: Professor Chan Sui Yin, Agnes (陳瑞燕教授)
    (Clinical Neuropsychologist, Professor of Department of Psychology & Director of Chanwuyi...

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