CHAN Chi Ying Michelle

Assistant Professor

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

Courses Taught 

English Usage
English Writing
Woman's Writing and Feminist Reading
The Language of Poetry
Children's Literature
Critical Analysis of Drama
Victorian Literature and Society

Research Interests

19th Century Literature
Fantasy
Children's Literature

Selected Publications

Chan, M. (2020). “Bonds and Companionship: the Healing Efficacy of the Picture Books of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.” Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture. Edited by S. Jayawickrama& R. Gairola. Singapore: Taylor and Francis Asia Pacific.

Chan, M. (2019). “Evaluating the distinction between human and non-human: a study on the view of Chinese and Western monsters in fantasy writings”. Proceeding of The Natureculture Crisscrossing: An Emergent Chinese-Western Intersectional Perspective (pp.309-329). Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Hong Kong. 

Chan, M. (2018). "Completing Stories through an Absence of Information: A Study of Omission in the Communication of Picture Books." Proceeding of ICLLS 2018: Fourth International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies." ICLLS.

Chan, M. (2018). "The Loss of Trees in Picture Books - Investigating the Visual Literacy of Environmental Issues." Proceeding of The Anthropocene and Beyond: Towards a Shared Narrativity in Interdisciplinary Research". Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Hong Kong.

Chan, M. (2017). "Mapping and Remapping One's Self for Religious Purpose: A Deleuzian reading of George MacDonald's Lilith (1895)". Northwind, pp. 71-86.

Selected Conference Presentations

<繪本與逆境思維論述關於死亡的繪本>. 滬港兒童文學研討會.香港兒童文藝協會, 2019.

"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. Hong Kong, 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. Hong Kong, 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. 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. 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. Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Hong Kong, 2018.

"The Cultivation and Consolidation of National Identity in 21st Century Singaporean Picture Books." Thammasat University Annual Conference. Thammasat University. Thailand, 2016.

"Trauma, Healing, and Children's Picture Books." A Symposium on "Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture". Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Hong Kong, 2015.

"Home as the Salvation - A study of Hesba Stretton's children's fictions." IRSCL Conference. International Research of Children's Literature (IRSCL). Australia, 2011.

"Re-Creation and De-Creation of Self in British and Japanese Fantasised World." Asian Conference of Arts and Humanities. IAFOR (The International Academic Forum). Japan, 2010.

"Childishness and Belief: Charles Sturridge's Fairy Tale: A True Story." Children's Film and Literature- Day Conference. University of Leicester. United Kingdom, 2009.