Professor FONG Chee Fun, Gilbert (方梓勳教授)
Tel: 3963 5490
|Office of the Provost|
The Office of the Provost oversees all academic affairs and support units in the College to ensure success in the delivery of its academic programmes.
The Provost, as the chief officer in charge of administrative, financial, and academic and research affairs, is responsible for institutional planning and priorities. He also leads the school deans and the team of vice presidents in the areas of curriculum, academic, research and organisational development to ensure that the various operations of the College are aligned with its vision and goals.
Professor Fong is the Provost and Dean of School of Translation of Hang Seng Management College. He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and received his M.As. and Ph.D. from York University (Canada) and the University of Toronto. Afterward, he taught at the University of Toronto and York University in Canada, and was Professor-Reader and Chairman of the Department of Translation at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has written many articles on modern and contemporary Chinese literature and translation.
An acclaimed translator, Professor Fong translated into English many plays by Gao Xingjian, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature. They were published in The Other Shore, Snow in August, Cold Literature: Selected Works by Gao Xingjian (with Mabel Lee), Escape and The Man Who Questions Death, and Of Mountains and Seas. He also translated Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, Jean Genet’s Haute Surveillance, Dale Wasserman’s Man of La Mancha, Antonio Skármeta’s Burning Patience, and Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman into Chinese, all for stage performances in Hong Kong. He was editor and author of several books, including Dubbing and Subtitling in a World Context, On Drama, History of Hong Kong Drama, Studies on Hong Kong Drama, Plays from Hong Kong and others. He is currently editor of Hong Kong Drama Review.
Professor Fong is enthusiastic about community services. He is the Chairman of the Art Form Panel on Community Panel and a member of Programme and Development Committee of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. He is also member of the Arts and Culture Promotion Committee of Shatin District Office.
Ms. HO Lancy (何麗施女士)
Assistant to the Provost
Ms. FUNG Wing Lei, Pamela (馮永莉女士)
Secretary to the Provost