CCK–APC launched the APC Visiting Scholar Scheme in 2015 to bring renowned scholars in East Asian studies to visit CUHK and give public lectures on Chinese Studies in Southeast Asia. This year, Professor Kwai-cheung Lo of Hong Kong Baptist University was invited to be the APC Visiting Scholar. On 16 February 2017, Professor Lo gave a public lecture called "Mutual Rescue? Republican China's Visual Fascination and Ethnic Images of the Northwest in the 1930s" in which he shared his recent research findings with staff and students of CUHK.
Lo Kwai-cheung is a Professor at the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing and the Director of the Creative and Professional Writing Program at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is the author of Excess and Masculinity in Asian Cultural Productions (State University of New York Press, 2010) and Chinese Face/Off: The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong (University of Illinois Press, 2005) and the editor of a Chinese-language anthology entitled Re-Sighting Asia: Deconstruction and Reinvention in the Global Era (Chinese University Press, 2014). A creative writer in Chinese language, he is currently working on a book on ethnic minority cinema in China and a research project on Asianism.