Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5415118 Documentary as Fantasy 1.0 1
Description In this one-credit MA course, students will read journal articles and book chapters from scholarship by Abbas, so as to familiarise themselves with the theoretical framework of Abbas¡¦s cultural critique of Hong Kong as a post-colonial city of disappearance. In addition to reading Abbas¡¦s works, stu-dents will attend the Literary Fantasy and Its Discontents conference on 23-24 November and his keynote speech ¡§Documentary As Fantasy; or, Docu-mentary in the Era of Its Impossibility,¡¨ so as to produce essays by utilising and reflecting on Abbas¡¦s key concepts.