CHAN Chi Ying Michelle
PhD in English in Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
MA in English in Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
BA (Hons) in English, Hong Kong Baptist University
Women's Writing and Feminist Readings
Textual Analysis of 20th Century Fiction
The Language of Poetry
Critical Analysis of Drama
Victorian Literature and Society
Topic: "The Heteroglossia of the Portrayals of Nature: An Ecocriticism Approach to Victorian Novels"
2022-2023 Co-Investigator, "Gender Role Portrayal of Parents in Hong Kong Children's Literature: Egalitarian or Stereotyping?", University Research Grant. Amount Funded HK$39028.5.
July 2022, "A "Bubbly" Dickens: Exploring the image of Dickens through A Christmas Carol", University Conference Grant. Amount Funded HK$14,919.14.
Chan, M. (forthcoming). The Promised Neverland: a poignant criticism on the exploitation of "others". In. B. Anderson (Ed.) Anime, Philosophy and Religion. Vernon Press.
Chan, M. (forthcoming). "Spatial allocation and human/animal dualism: Shaun Tan's Tales from the Inner City (2018)." Exploration of Current Ecological Issues and Concerns in Graphic Narratives. Edited by B. Akçeşme, B. A. Koçak and K. Koçak. Routledge.
Chan, M. (2023). A Deficient Presence: Translating Old Master Q Chinese Idioms LOL for Edutainment. Babel: International Journal of Translation. http://doi.org/10.1075/babel.00308.cha
Chan, M. (2022). Reiteration of Fairy Tales in the Twenty-first Century for a Global Market. In B. Ayres and S. Maier (Eds.), Neo-Disneyism: Inclusivity in the Twenty-first Century of Disney's Magic Kingdom (pp. 93-114). Peter Lang.
Chan, M. (2021). Bonds and Companionship: the Healing Efficacy of the Picture Books of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. In S. Jayawickrama and R. Gairola (Eds.), Trauma, Memory, and Asia: Recall, Affect, and Orientalism in Contemporary Narratives (pp. 107-121). London and New York: Taylor and Francis Asia Pacific.
Chan, M. (2017). Mapping and Remapping One's Self for Religious Purpose: A Deleuzian reading of George MacDonald's Lilith (1895). Northwind, 36, 71-86.
Publication - Creative Works
Lee, A. and Chan, M. (2021). character/character. Hong Kong: Frenzi Music Limited.
Publication - non-refereed
Chan, M. (2023, March). Korean Picture Books in Hong Kong market (香港童書市場的韓國繪本). Northeast Asian History Foundation News, 196, 4-7.
“Evaluating the distinction between human and non-human: a study on the view of Chinese and Western monsters in fantasy writings”. The Natureculture Crisscrossing: An Emergent Chinese-Western Intersectional Perspective (pp.309-329). Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Hong Kong. 2019
Invited Talks and Seminars
"Korean Picture Books in Hong Kong Picture Book Market", invited talk at Comparative Analysis of Narratives in East Asian Textbooks, Northeast Asian History Foundation, 9 December 2022.
“Picture Books and Children Education", invited talk at Saturday Seminar Series, Department of English Language Education, Hong Kong Education University, 27 November 2021.
"Picture Books and Emotional Learning" invited talk at PCF Parental Conference, PAP Community Foundation, Singapore, 26 November 2021.
“The New Development of Hong Kong Children's Literature", invited talk at Research Institute of Bilingual Learning and Teaching (RIBiLT), School of Education and Languages, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, 15 October 2021.
"Readership and Children's Literature", invited talk at Division of Arts and Languages, College of International Education, HKBU, 7 October 2021.
“Visual and Textual Translation of Comic and Picturebook”, invited seminar at Critical Thinking in Translation of MA Translation, Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, SOAS, University of London, 27 April 2020.
“Local Anime-Comics and Hongkongers”, invited talk at School and Public Policy Studies of College of International Education, HKBU, 7 March 2019.
“Picture Books on Adversity”, invited talk at Early Childhood Education Theatre of the Learning and Teaching Expo (LTE) 2017 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, organized by Hong Kong Education City (HKEdCity), 13 December 2017.
“Develop Empathy and Compassion: Picture Book Reading Workshop” at Tai Pol Methodist School, 13 Jan 2020.
Liu, J. and Chan, M. (2022) “Mediating Heroism through Picturebooks: A Study of the French Translation of the Chinese poem “The Ballad of Mulan” (Mulan Ci <木蘭辭>) in the Form of a Picturebook”, Presented in “The International Conference on Translation, Ideology, Ethics: Response and Credibility” (Department of Translation and Interpretation Studies, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 22–24 September 2022)
“A “Bubbly” Dickens: Exploring the image of Dickens through A Christmas Carol”, The 27th Annual Dickens Symposium, organized by The Dickens Society, London, 2022.
“Childhood with Multitudes: The Dynamic Platforms in the Picture Books of Hong Kong”, The Modernity, Memory, and Asian Childhood International Conference, co-organized by Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association (TCLRA) and Institute of Art Studies, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Nov 2021.
〈繪本與逆境思維: 論述關於死亡的繪本〉，香港兒童文藝協會主辦 ，「滬港兒童文學研討會」，2019年9月28日。
“The Voice of Plants: examining the manifestation of the vegetal life conducted by the visual and verbal literacy of picture books.” Language and Ecology: Towards a Shared Narrative in Interdisciplinary Research 2019, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 2019.
“Evaluating the distinction between human and non-human: a study on the view of Chinese and Western monsters in fantasy writings.” The Natureculture Crisscrossing: An Emergent Chinese-Western Intersectional Perspective, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 2019.
“Translating Hong Kong’s humour for non-Cantonese speakers: A study of the Chinese and English version of Old Master Q.” The 8th Annual Conference: Children’s and Young Adult Literature in Translation, organized by Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association (TCLRA), Taipei, 2018.
“Completing Stories through an Absence of Information: A Study of Omission in the Communication of Picture Books.” Fourth International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies, organized by ICLLS, Hong Kong, 2018.
“The Loss of Trees in Picture Books—Investigating the Visual Literacy of Environmental Issues.” The Anthropocene and Beyond: Towards a Shared Narrativity in Interdisciplinary Research, organized by Hong Kong Shue Yan University, May and June Hong Kong, 2018.
“The Cultivation and Consolidation of National Identity in 21st Century Singaporean Picture Books.” Thammasat University Annual Conference, organized by Thammasat University, Thailand, 2016.
“Trauma, Healing, and Children’s Picture Books.” A Symposium on ‘Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture’, organized by Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong, 2015.
“Home as the Salvation— A study of Hesba Stretton’s children’s fictions.” IRSCL Conference, organized by International Research of Children’s Literature (IRSCL), Brisbane, Australia, 2011.
“Re-Creation and De-Creation of Self in British and Japanese Fantasised World.” Asian Conference of Arts and Humanities, organized by IAFOR (The International Academic Forum), Osaka, Japan, 2010.
“Childishness and Belief: Charles Sturridge’s Fairy Tale: A True Story.” Children’s Film and Literature- Day Conference, organized by University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, 2009.
Invited Book Review (non-refereed)
“Can you see it or not? 《看得到?還是看不到》”, PMQ Seed, 18 Dec 2020, Web.
“Exclamation Mark! 《我是驚嘆號!》”, PMQ Seed, 28 Nov 2020, Web.
“《等待》”, PMQ Seed, 24 Oct 2020, Web.
“Les poings sur les îles《爺爺的花園》”, PMQ Seed, 10 Oct 2020, Web.
“My Unbelievable My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)《我的老師是怪獸》”, PMQ Seed, 26 Sep 2020, Web.
“The Truth About School《我的學校很神奇》”, PMQ Seed, 12 Sep 2020, Web.
“Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, Peter Brown”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 8 Mar 2015.
“Tillie and the Wall, Leo Leonni”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 1 Feb 2015.
“Clown, Michael Rosen”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 18 Jan 2015.
“The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 7 Dec 2014.
“Where’s Grandma?, Edmund Lim”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 23 Nov 2014.
“Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, Michael Rosen”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 9 Nov 2014.
“The Way Back Home, Oliver Jeffers”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 26 Oct 2014.
“Asian Spice Kids- Star Anise, Superstar!, Linn Shekinah”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 12 Oct 2014.
“Phileas’s fortune: a story about self-expression, Valeria Docampo, Agnès De Lestrade”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 28 Sep 2014.
“The Shepherd and His Cloud, Natalie Pang”, Joyful Youth, Kung Kao Po, 21 Sep 2014.