Dr. Rebecca Leung Mo-Ling, received her BA, MPhil, and PhD in Chinese from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and obtained Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Hong Kong. She is currently Head of Creative Arts cum Associate Professor in creative writing and film arts of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at OUHK. She is also the Director of the OUHK Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture. Prior to joining the OUHK, she worked as an Assistant Professor, as the Associate Head of the Department of Chinese and Deputy Director of the Institute for Chinese Language & Culture at Hang Seng Management College. She has published numerous papers in renowned journals such as Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies and Bulletin of the Department of Chinese Literature National Chengchi University. Her research interests lie primarily in the area of Chinese modern literature, Chinese contemporary literature and cultural & film theory. Apart from academic research, she is also enthusiastic in creative writing. She obtained the prestigious “Unitas Award for New Novelists” in Taiwan in 2002.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Chinese Modern Literature
- Chinese Contemporary Literature
- Cultural & Film theory
- Creative Writing
Academic & Professional Experience
以〈故事的碎片〉獲得臺灣《聯合文學》第十六屆小說新人獎短篇小說首獎(Unitas Award for New Novelists) (2002)
Grant & Funding
Principal investigator, Self-financing Post-Secondary Education Fund, Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS), ” Developing Language Proficiency for Post-Secondary Students: Online Assessment and Self-learning of Putonghua through gamification and automation”, Education Bureau, HK$1,995,284 (PI: Dr. Leung Mo Ling Rebecca; Co-I: Prof. Cheung Kwong Yue and Ms Lau Wai), 2013-2014.
Principal investigator, Grant for Publication, ” An Alternate Imagination of China: From Liu Na’ou, Mu Shiying to Eileen Chang“, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, HK$36,400, 2016-2017. (withdrawn)
Principal investigator, Research and Development Grant, FDS project, “Shaping and Being Shaped by Multiple Cultural Fields: An Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Eileen Chang in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan”, Research Grants Council, HK$496, 900 (Ref. no: UGC/FDS16/H02/17), 2017-2018.