Centre for Popular Culture
in the Humanities
The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities is a research centre housed in the Faculty of Humanities at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). It adopts a broad view of popular culture that covers both the culture of everyday life and its mediation through print (newspapers, magazines, literature), multimodal media (music, cinema, photography and advertising, visual and material culture), and new digital media.
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Dr. Bidisha Banerjee is Director of the Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities and Assistant Professor of English at the Education University of Hong Kong. She has a M.A. in English from Claremont Graduate University and a PhD from the University of Iowa. She won the Jeffrey Campbell Fellowship which enabled her to teach in the Gender Studies department at St. Lawrence University in New York.
Dr. Jeffrey Clapp teaches literature in English, and is writing a book about surveillance and democracy in contemporary literature in the United States. From 2017-2019, this research will be supported by a grant from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council.
In 2018-2019, Dr. Clapp will be exploring the possibilities of "Open Annotation in Humanities Education" through a teaching development grant.
Dr. Tammy Ho Lai-ming obtained her BA (First-class Honours) and MPhil at the University of Hong Kong. Funded by King’s International Partnership Scholarships and King’s College London Hong Kong Foundation, Dr. Ho completed her PhD studies at King’s College London. Dr. Ho is also a poet, editor and translator.
Dr. Bidisha Banerjee
Dr. Jeffrey Clapp
Dr. Tammy Ho Lai-ming