張學明博士 Dr. CHEUNG, Hok Ming Frederick

Academic and Professional Qualifications
B.A. (1976) The Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.A. (1977) The University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
California Community College Teaching Credential in History (1977)
PhD (1983) The University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.

 

Working Experience
Assistant Lecturer (1980-1983), Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecturer (1983-1995), Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Associate Professor (1995-2012), Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Senior Lecture (2012-2015), Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Part-time Lecturer, Department of General Education, Caritas Institute of Higher Education (with effect from 2016)

 

Areas of Interest
History, Mythology, Etymology, Translation, World Politics, Speeches, International Relations and Global Politics
 
Courses Taught
1977 -- 1980 -- Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A., tutoring:
History of Western Civilization [teaching medium: English],
History of China [teaching medium: English],
History of India [teaching medium: English],
Great Minds in World History [teaching medium: English].
 
1980 -- Lecturer (part-time), College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A., teaching:
Medieval World History [teaching medium: English],
Medieval Kingship in England and China [teaching medium: English].
 
1980 -- 1983 -- Assistant Lecturer, Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching:
Ancient Western History,
Medieval Western History,
History of Western Civilization (co-listed with University General Education).
 
1983 -- 1995 -- Lecturer, Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching:
Ancient Western History, 西洋上古史
Medieval Western History, 西洋中古史
History of Western Civilization (co-listed with University General Education),
The Characteristics of Western Culture西方文化的特質 (College General Education).
 
1995 -- 2012 -- Associate Professor, [2012 – 2015 as Senior Lecturer] Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching:
Western History I (Ancient),
Western History II (Medieval),
History of Western Civilization, 西洋文化史
The Characteristics of Western Culture (College General Education),
Tradition & Transformation in Western History西洋歷史的傳統與變革[teaching medium: English],
Tradition & Transformation in Chinese History中國歷史的傳統與變革 [teaching medium: English],
Ancient & Medieval Western History西洋上古、中古史[teaching medium: English],
Comparative Ancient Greek & Chinese Mythology, 中西神話比較
Early English Constitutional History英國早期憲法史[teaching medium: English],
History of Traditional Chinese Thought中國傳統思想史 (co-listed with University General Education)[teaching medium: English]
History for Today通古今之變 [teaching medium: Cantonese and English].
Modern Western Civilization
 
 
Publication
I. Books
1.  Translation of Hajo Holborn, The Political Collapse of Europe. (into Chinese). 《歐洲的沒落》 Taipei: Wen-hsueh, 1978.  205 pages.
2.  Translation of C. Warren Hollister, Medieval Europe.  (into Chinese). 《西洋中古史》Taipei: Lien-ching, 1986.  352 pages.
3.  (Co-edit)  Politics and Religion in Ancient and Medieval Europe and China. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1999.  162 pages.
4.  (Co-edit)  Charitable Services and Social Forces in History.  (in Chinese). 《歷史上的慈善活動與社會動力》Hong Kong: Hong Kong Educational Publishing Co., 2005.  285 pages.
5.  Mythology: Chinese & Western.  (in Chinese) 《中西神話》Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co., Ltd., 2012.  200 pages.
6.  Biographical Notes of the Jesuits in Hong Kong.  Hong Kong: Wonder Press, 2013.  112 pages.
7.  Mythology: Chinese & Western. (in simplified Chinese/Mainland Chinese version) 《中西神话》Beijing: World Books Publishing Company, 2013.  183 pages.
8.  (Edited)  History of the 60th Anniversary of the North Point Methodist Church, 1953-2013 (in Chinese). 《北衛一甲子》Hong Kong: North Point Methodist Church, 2013.  Pp. 258.
9.  Biographical Notes of the Jesuits in Hong Kong.  2nd (Revised) Edition.  Hong Kong: Wonder Press, 2014.  144 pages.
10. 《字源學英文》香港: 商務,2017.  128 pages.
 
II. Articles (refereed)
1. "Conquerors and Consolidators in Anglo-Norman England and T'ang China: a Comparative Study," Asian Culture Quarterly, 13:1(1985), pp. 63-85.
2. "On the Political Role of Christianity in Norman England, 1066-1135," (in Chinese), Shih-huo Yueh-k'an《食貨月刊》, 3-4(1985), pp. 35-42.
3. "The Political Role of Religion in Medieval Empires,"  Asian Culture Quarterly, 13:3(1985), pp. 35-53.
4. "Religion and Politics in Early T'ang China: Taoism and Buddhism in the Reigns of Kao-tsu and T'ai-tsung,"  Journal of the Institute of Chinese Studies, 18(1987), pp. 265-76.
5. "On Henry I's Baronial Policy," (in Chinese), Continent《大陸雜誌》, 76:1(1988), pp. 38-43.
6. "The Impact of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism on Early T'ang Politics,"  Studies on the Sui and T’ang Dynasties.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1993, pp. 36-43.
7. "The Entourage  of William I, William II, and Henry I,"  'ISTORIA《史藪》 (I), (1994), pp. 85-101.
8. "The Episcopal Curiales  in Anglo-Norman Politics," 'ISTORIA 《史藪》 (II), (1996), pp. 81-99.  
9. “On Historians’ Views of Stephen’s Anarchy,” (in Chinese) ‘ISTORIA《史藪》 (III), (1998), pp. 381-397.
10. “On the Relations between Kingship and the Church & Aristocracy in Anglo-Norman England,” (in Chinese),  New History《新史學》,  9:4(1998), pp. 143-160.
11. “Tradition and Change: the Continuity of the Anglo-Saxons and the establishment of the Normans in 1066,” (in Chinese), in The Continuity and Transformation of Cultural Tradition《文化傳統的延續與轉化》.  Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1999, pp.155-161.
12.  “The Role of the Christian Church in the Court Politics of Norman England,” in Politics and Religion in Ancient and Medieval Europe and China.  Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1999, pp.147-162.
13. “On the Various Views of the Anarchy in Stephen’s Reign,” (in Chinese),  World History《世界史研究》,  1(2000), pp. 75-82.
14. “On the Orthodoxy and Heresy of Medieval Christianity, 451-1418,” (in Chinese),  New History《新史學》,  13:2(2002), pp. 203-224.
15.  “On the Development of Witchcraft in Medieval Europe,” (in Chinese),  Beida Shixue (The Historical Journal of Peking University) 《北大史學》,  1(2003), pp. 91-104.
16. “Kings William I, William II, Henry I and the English Church,” (in Chinese), Xi Xue Yan Jiou《西學研究》,  Beijing: The Commercial Press, 1(2003), pp. 329-340.
17. “The Charitable Services of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres in Hong Kong,” (in Chinese), in Charitable Services and Social Forces in History《歷史上的慈善活動與社會動力》y, eds. Cheung Hok-ming and Leung Yuen-sang.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong Educational Publishing Co., 2005, pp. 237-258.
18.  “On the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece,”  (in Chinese), in Succession in History《薪火相傳》.  Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Books, 2005, pp. 357-369.
19.  (and others) “Studies on Ming Dynasty Infectious Diseases,” in Ming Qing Yanjiu.  Rome: University of Napoli Press, 2005, pp. 133 – 150.
20.  “Guiding Notes in Chinese” for Medieval Europe: A Short History《歐洲中世紀簡史》, 10th ed., Beijing: Peking U. Press, 2007, pp. 1 – 9.
21.  “Conquest, Consolidation, and Legitmation of Norman England,” in The Legitimation of New Orders: Case Studies in World History, ed. Leung Yuen-sang.  Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2007, pp. 179-195.
22.  “The Contribution of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres in Hong Kong in the Twentieth Century,” Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 23(2007), pp. 89-98.
23.  “The Jesuits, 1926-1991: A Chronological History,” in History of Catholic Religious Orders and Missionary Congregations in Hong Kong.  Volume I.  Hong Kong: Centre for Catholic Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009, pp. 218-273.
24.  “The Contributions of the Franciscan Missionary of Mary (FMM) in Hong Kong, 1947-2008,” (in Chinese), in History of Catholic Orders in Hong Kong《香港天主教修會及傳教會歷史》.  Hong Kong: Centre for Catholic Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011, pp. 223-241.
25.  “The Jesuits in Hong Kong, 1926-1991,” (in Chinese), in History of Catholic Orders in Hong Kong《香港天主教修會及傳教會歷史》.  Hong Kong: Centre for Catholic Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011, pp. 166-222.
26.  “110 Years of Teaching and Nurturing of St. Mary’s Canossian College” (in Chinese), St. Mary’s Canossian College Magazine《嘉諾撒聖瑪利書院校刊》, 2010-2011, (January, 2012), pp. 56-63.
27.  “Drama Tradition and Spiritual Education – Case Study on St, Mary’s Canossian College”, (in Chinese) Jiu-zhou xue-lin《九州學林》 [Chinese Culture Quarterly] (City University of Hong Kong), 31(April, 2013), pp. 138-162.
 
 
Conferences Attended and Papers Delivered
Academic Talks & Conference Papers by Dr. CHEUNG, Hok Ming Frederick:
1. presented a lecture on "Some Reflections from Three Medieval Individuals" at the Lutheran Middle School   on October 12, 1983.
2. presented a lecture on "Two Kings in Medieval English History --   William I, the Conqueror and Henry I, the Consolidator" at the History Society, Shue Yan College on February 12, 1985.
3. presented a lecture on "King John and Magna Carta , 1215" at the History Society, Shue Yan College on October 17, 1985.
4. presented a paper on "Magna Carta  and the Origins of English  Constitutional Spirit"  at the Symposium on Law and Hong Kong Society organized by the Department of History,  Hong Kong Baptist University on January 16, 1986.
5. presented a paper on "Magna Carta   and the Liberal Tradition  in England" at the Symposium on the Open Society and Its  Enemy organized by the Lingnan College on March 21, 1986.
6. presented a paper on "The Founding and Consolidation of T'ang  and Norman England: a Comparative Study" at the Symposium  on China, the Chinese and the West organized by the  University of Hong Kong on March 17, 1986.
7. presented a paper on "The Individual Identity in Twelfth-Century Europe" at the Conference on Identity: Personal, Cultural,  National organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong on June 3, 1994.
8. presented a paper on "Tradition and Change -- The Continuity of  Anglo-Saxon and the Breakthrough of Norman England, 1066" at the Seminar on Comparative Cultures, organized by the  Research Institute of  Humanities, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on January 31, 1996.
9. presented a paper on "Christianity in Norman England -- The Role the Episcopal Curiales  in Anglo-Norman Politics" at the International Conference on Politics and Religion in Ancient & Medieval Europe & Asia, organized by New Asia College and Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on March 26, 1996.
10. presented a paper on "Recent Publications on Western Archaeology: an Introduction," at the Symposium on Archaeology, organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong on May 30, 1997.
11. presented a paper on “The Charitable Services of the Sisters of St. Paulde Chartres in Hong Kong” at the International Conference on Charitable Services and Social Forces in History, organized by New Asia College and the Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on December 7, 1999.
12. presented a public lecture on “Greek Mythology” at the Museum of History, Hong Kong on July 31, 2004.
13. presented a talk on “Fate -- Reflections from Mythology” at the Rotary Club, Kowloon West District on May 4, 2005.
14. presented a talk on “Mythology and Management” at a Seminar, EMBA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on April 29, 2006.
15. presented a talk on “The World of Mythology in Ancient Greece” at the public forum organized by the Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University, Chung Hwa Book Store, and the Joint Publishing Company on Sept. 9, 2006.
16. responded to Prof. Benjamin Elman’s Golden Lecture, “Who is Responsible for the Limits of Scientific and Technical Transmission from Europe to China after 1600?” at the Hong Kong Baptist University on Nov. 1, 2006.
17. presented a paper, “The Social Contribution of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres in Hong Kong,” at the International Academic Symposium on Daily Lives in Urban Elite in the 20th Century – China and France, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on December 18, 2006.
18. presented a talk on “The Charitable Services in Hong Kong – Case-study on the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres,” at the Rotary Club, Kowloon West District on November 22, 2006.
19. presented a talk on “The History of the Jesuits in Hong Kong since 1926,” at the Centre of Catholic Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on January 30, 2007.
20. presented a talk on “Ancient Greek Wisdom” at a Seminar, EMBA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on March 30, 2007.
21. presented a paper on “The Jesuits in Hong Kong since 1926” at the Conference on History of Catholic Religious Orders and Missionary Congregations in Hong Kong organized by the Centre of Catholic Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on December 14, 2007.
22. presented a talk on “The Making of the Modern World” for secondary history teachers, organized by the Education Bureau, HKSAR on April 7, 2008.
23. presented a talk on “Traditional Chinese Thought” for the Chatteris Education Foundation on April 9, 2008.
24. presented a talk on “Wisdom of Ancient and Medieval Europe” at a Seminar, EMBA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on April 18, 2008.
25. presented a talk on “A Taste of History and Mythology” for the Secondary 6 students during their activities at the CUHK Summer Institute on July 25, 2008.
26. presented two public lectures on (1) “Ancient Greek Mythology and the Olympic Games”, and (2) “Ancient Greek History and Society” at the Hong Kong Museum of Heritage, Shatin on August 9 (Sat.) and October 19 (Sun.), 2008, respectively.
27. was interviewed by ATV to talk about the “History of the Olympic Games” [recorded on July 16, 2008] and the Series #1, 2, and 17 of the “Stories of the Five Rings” Olympic programs were broadcasted in August, 2008.
28. presented a talk on “Wisdom of Ancient Europe” (for the MA History program, CUHK) at the Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsimshatsui on October 18, 2008.
29. presented two talks at the Seminar on “The New Elements in History & Culture” for the New 334 Secondary Curriculum, organized by the Education Bureau on March 2 and on March 16, 2009.
30. presented two talks at the Seminar on “The New Elements in Integrated Humanities” for the New 334 Secondary Curriculum, organized by the Education Bureau on March 2 and on March 16, 2009.
31. presented a talk at the Seminar on “Teaching and Learning from the Data-based Questions in History & Culture” for the New 334 Secondary Curriculum, organized by the Education Bureau on April 8, 2009.
32. presented a talk at the Seminar on “Teaching and Learning from the Data-based Questions in Integrated Humanities” for the New 334 Secondary Curriculum, organized by the Education Bureau on April 8, 2009.
33. presented a talk on Professor C. Warren Hollister’s Medieval Europe at the Book Club, organized by the Office of University General Education, the School of Continuing & Professional Studies, CUHK, and the Second Bookstore, at the Lecture Theater, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, CUHK in Bank of America Tower, Central, Hong Kong on May 8, 2009.
34. presented two papers, titled “The Jesuits in Hong Kong, 1926-1991”, and “The Contribution of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Hong Kong since 1947”, at the Conference on the History of Religious Orders and Missionaries in Hong Kong, organized by the Centre for Catholic Studies, CUHK on May 23, 2009.
35. – presented a lecture “Wisdom of the West (from Ancient to Medieval/Modern)” at a Seminar for the EMBA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on April 23, 2010.
36. – having a dialogue with movie Director Jeffrey Lau on “Surpassing Time and Space in History through Movies,” organized by the MA in Comparative and Public History Alumni Association, CUHK, held at LT4 Esther Lee Building, CUHK on September 18, 2010.
37. presented a lecture “Some Reflections on the Wisdom of the World, from Ancient to Modern” at a Seminar for the EMBA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on April 2, 2011.
38. presented a talk on “Ancient Greek Mythology: a Comparative Perspective” to a group of high school teachers on July 30, 2011 under the Knowledge Transfer Project on Ancient Civilizations.
39. presented a talk on “Understanding the Historical Meaning of Some Terms and Words in Our Daily Life” for the Tai Ping Shan Lions Club on September 8, 2011.
40. presented a talk on “Ancient Greek Mythology: a Comparative Perspective” to a group of high school teachers on July 30, 2011 (Saturday) under the Knowledge Transfer Project on Ancient Civilizations (led by Prof. POO Mu-chou [Principal Investigator]).
41. presented a luncheon talk on “Understanding the Historical Meaning of Some Terms and Words in Our Daily Life” for the Tai Ping Shan Lions Club held on September 8, 2011 (Thursday).
42.  presented a lecture on “Understanding the Wisdom and Historical Meaning of Some Names & Terms in Our Daily Life” at the EMBA, CUHK on May 5, 2012.
43. presented a lecture on Ancient and Medieval European history to the secondary school history teachers (organized by the Education Bureau) on October 18, 2012.
44. delivered 2 talks on the “History of Modern China, 1911-1949” to the freshmen of New Asia College (double-cohort) in the GENA1112 on October 19 and 26, 2012 in LSK LT2 (380 students) and SRRS Hall (800 students), respectively.
45. gave a talk on “Mythology and Our Daily Life” to the History Society, Hong Kong Baptist University, on February 20, 2013 (Wednesday).
46. gave a lecture on “The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia” organized by the History Museum of Hong Kong, Tsimshatsui on March 9, 2013 (Saturday).
47. gave a talk on “Mythology: Past and Present” to the Assembly of Hang Seng Management College on March 21, 2013 (Thursday).
48. gave a lecture on “Learning Management through Speeches, Songs, and Movies” at the Seminar on Current Business and Management Issues, EMBA, the Chinese University of Hong Kong on April 20, 2013 (Saturday).
49. gave a public talk on “Learning History through Names, Songs, Movies and Speeches in Our Daily Life” at the Seminar held by the Education Bureau, HKSAR in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, on June 5, 2014 (Thursday).
50. gave a talk on “Learning Christianity through Songs and Movies” at the Bi-Weekly Meeting of the Serra Club of Hong Kong, on September 16, 2014 (Tuesday).
51. gave a talk on “History in Our Daily Life” at the Assembly in Shatin Methodist College, on November 28, 2014 (Friday).
52. gave a talk on “Learning Mythology through Movies and Songs” at Caritas
Institute of Higher Education, on December 15, 2014 (Monday).
53. gave a talk on “Western Civilization” at Savantas Liberal Arts Academy, on March 7, 2015 (Saturday).
54. gave a talk on 《中西神話》at the Book Club of C.W. Chu College, on March 19, 2015 (Thursday).
55.  gave a talk on “Leadership” based on the book, Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History at the Book Club, Savantas Liberal Arts Academy on April 28, 2015 (Tuesday).
56. gave a talk on “Learning Wisdom in Life and Management through Songs, Movies, Speeches and History” at the Seminar on Current Business and Management Issues, EMBA, the Chinese University of Hong Kong on September 12, 2015 (Saturday).
57. gave a talk “Legacy of Greco-Roman Civilizations and Its Influence on Today’s World” at the Topics of World History for Junior Secondary History(1) on October 15, 2015 (Thursday).
58.  gave a talk on “Plato’s Political Philosophy” at Savantas Liberal Arts Academy, on October 24, 2015 (Saturday).
59.  gave a talk on “Greek Mythology” at the GEUC1011 Freshman Talk, United College, in Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK, on November 13, 2015 (Friday).
60. gave a talk “Life in Medieval Europe and Its Influence on Today’s World” at the Topics of World History for Junior Secondary History (2) on November 18, 2015 (Wednesday).
61.  gave a lecture on Greek Mythology to the Junior Form (F.1 – F.3) Academic Assembly, Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School, Tseung Kwan O on January 26, 2016 (Tuesday).
62.  gave 3 talks on Greek Mythology (Myths & the Greek Origin of English words; Myths and English Literature; and Myths & Culture) at C.W. Chu College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on February 18, 25, and March 3, 2016 (3 Thursday evenings).
63.  gave a talk on Roman Mythology and Its Impacts on Our Culture and Daily Life at the Hong Kong Museum of History on July 30, 2016 (Saturday 3 – 5 pm).
64.  gave a talk on Great Men and Events in Ancient Roman History at the Hong Kong Museum of History on August 27, 2016 (Saturday 3 – 5 pm).
65.  gave 4 talks on Learning History and Culture through Songs, Movies & Speeches at C.W. Chu College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on September 20, 22, 27 and 29, 2016 (4 Tuesday & Thursday evenings).
66.  gave 4 talks on Learning Culture and History through Mythology at C.W. Chu College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on February 21, 23, 28 and March 2, 2017 (4 Tuesday and Thursday evenings).
67.  gave a public lecture on Learning English through Etymology at the Commercial Press, Tsimshatsui Branch on September 24, 2017 (Sunday 5 – 6:30 pm).
68.  gave a talk on Learning English through Etymology at the Assembly, Kowloon True Light Middle School on September 25, 2017 (Monday afternoon).