Category Archives: About Dr. Cheung

A Biography

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Thomas Au (Esther Cheung’s husband) Esther’s life was intertwined with the lifeblood of her city. A coincidence; or perhaps even an ineffable bond. Esther was born to a destitute family in 1958. In the late 1950s, Hong Kong was not as metropolitan as it is now. Esther’s family was housed in a squatter area where she lived with her parents, […]

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生平簡述

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區國強(張美君博士丈夫) 美君的一生與這個城市的命脈有很多關連,你可以說這是個巧合,也可以看成一種無名的契約。 美君在1958年出生於香港一個貧困家庭。那時候,香港並非大廈林立的現代城市,美君的家就在一條叫虎尾村的木屋區裡(今天的橫頭磡或富美)。家中有父母親、一個兄長、兩個姐姐。父親曾作地盤工人,後來從事飲食業,主要顧客為低下階層,母親在家裡打理一切。美君和她兩姐姐的感情很好,叫她們二家和三家。

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Remembering Esther Cheung

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Colleagues in the Department of Comparative Literature and Hong Kong Studies Esteemed scholar and award-winning educator, Esther M.K. Cheung passed away on February 9, 2015, in Hong Kong. She was a pioneering figure in the field of Hong Kong studies and an important force in research on Hong Kong film, literature, and cultural studies. A respected poet and essayist, Dr. […]

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