Dr. FONG Sing Ha



FONG Sing Ha is currently a lecturer of university general education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD in modern Chinese literature at the University of Hong Kong in 2013. As a recipient of the Louis Cha Postgraduate Research Fellowship, she conducted archival study at the Research Center for Modern and Contemporary China, the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University in 2012. She has published widely on modern Chinese fiction and poetry as well as classics teaching. She also published creative writings in various literary journals. She was awarded for Creative Writing in Chinese (literary criticism) by Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2006.

Courses Taught

In Dialogue with Humanity

Selected Publications


  • 2018:
    • Exegesis of Wang Zengqi (Traditional Chinese Edition). Hong Kong: Joint Publishing (Hong Kong) Company Limited, 2018.
    • Exegesis of Wang Zengqi (Simplified Chinese Edition). Hangzhou: Zhejiang People’s Publishing House, 2018.
  • 2016:
    • The Beijing School: Legacy and Innovation Research into the Novels of Wang Zengqi. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2016.

Book Chapters and Articles

  • 2023:
    • “Vocal Music: Opera and Song,” in Chinese Music in Print: From the Great Sage to the Lady Literata, pp. 114-151. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2023.
  • 2021:
    • “Free and Easy Wandering: A Critical Study of Zhuangzi,” in World in Words: Humanities Classics and General Education, edited by Leung Cheuk-hang et al., pp. 123-141. Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2021.
  • 2016:
    • “Loosely but Conscientiously Structured Pattern: A Dominant Feature of Wang Zengqi’s Fiction,” Hong Kong Literary, No. 381 (Sept 2016), pp. 68-77.
    • (with Julie Chiu, Xin Gao, Wai Ming Ho, Samson Kwok, and Andy Yu) “DAIMON—a mobile app for In Dialogue with Humanity at The Chinese University of Hong Kong,” in Teaching and Learning with Technology: Proceedings of the 2016 Global Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT 2016), edited by Wilton Fok and Vivian Wenting Li, pp. 23-38. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co., 2016.
    • “Aesthetic Thought and Pursuits of Jing School’s fictions in the 1930s,” Hong Kong Literature Study, No. 43 (Apr 2016), pp. 30-45.
  • 2015:
    • “Ordinary People and Folk Culture in Wang Zengqi’s Fiction,” Journal of Chinese Literature, No. 6 (Dec 2015), pp. 287-324.
    • “The Jing School Revisited: A Group of Literati Writers in Peking during the 1930s,” Journal of Oriental Studies, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jun 2015), pp. 109-126.

Research Projects

  • “The Prehistory of Music in China,” Cross-national Interdisciplinary Research Grant, Harvard-Yenching Institute.