Sexuality, Gender & Intimate Justice
A Dialogue with Petula Sik-Ying Ho
Professor of Social Work, University of Hong Kong
Broadcaster, best-selling author, filmmaker, activist &
one of Hong Kong's leading public intellectuals
Friday, April 28, 2017
Harbour Centre 1600
515 W. Hastings St.
Free & open to the public. Light refreshments provided.
About the speaker
Petula Sik-Ying Ho is a Professor in the Department of Social Work & Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong. Her main research and teaching interests are in the area of gender and sexuality issues, and her current projects include using documentary films to explore the integration of arts and scholarship. She has produced 48 documentary films based on various research projects. They include: 22 Springs: The Invincible; Whatever Will Be Will Be; Hong Kong Calling Tokyo and The “Kong-lo” Chronicles.They represent new ways of collecting data, producing new knowledge and disseminating findings. Her recent books include, Love and Desire in Hong Kong, co-edited with Ka Tat Tsang, published in English and Chinese by Hong Kong University Press and China Social Science Press in 2012. She is also the author of I am Ho Sik Ying, 55 years old (2013), Everyday Life in the Age of Resistance (2015), Intimacy and Erotic Justice (in press) and co-author of Umbrella Politics Quartet (2015). She also hosts a long-running radio show in which she discusses all aspects of sex and sexuality with her listeners. The show earned her the affectionate nickname "Dr. Sex."
Find out more about Prof. Ho's work here.
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This event is co-sponsored by:
Department of Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies, Simon Fraser University
Institute For Transpacific Cultural Research, Simon Fraser University
School of Social Work, University of British Columbia
Hong Kong Studies Initiative, University of British Columbia
Organizing Committee: Helen Leung, Leo Shin, Miu Chung Yan