Latest publications:
Transcultural Body without Organs: From the Abolition of Chinese Foot-Binding to Medical Tourism in East Asia

I discuss the impact of Westernization on East-Asian womanhood and the Eastern perception of bodies as female bodies are voluntarily modified for the want of desirability in the global community.

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Published online: September 13, 2016

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The Relationship between Contemporary Bird Images and People in China: An Integration of Man and Nature

This study examines Chinese contemporary bird images to determine whether they express the Chinese people’s "love of life" and the philosophy that man is an integral part of nature.

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Published online: September 7, 2016

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Of Bodies, Death, and Martyrdom: The Case of Ninoy and Cory Aquino’s Death and the Re-articulations of Philippine Political Narratives

This study examines how the "Aquino Magic" phenomenon is intricately woven in the popular reformist political narrative of the Philippines thru the mediation of media in society.

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Published online: September 7, 2016

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Designing and Evaluating a Serious Game for the Writing Classroom

This study focuses on the development of a serious game to teach rhetorical appeals in a writing classroom, emphasizing pedagogical benefits as well as students’ feedback to the game.

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Published online: September 6, 2016

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Teachers’ Code Switching and English Language Proficiency in Students

This article discusses a study determining the effects of teachers’ code switching on students’ learning and their proficiency in the English language.

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Published online: September 6, 2016

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Text as an Autopoietic System: Possibilities and Limitations of an Autopoietic Account of Digitized Text

The article will discuss how dynamic textual operations can be seen as defining features of textual autopoiesis, whilst discussing the validity of applying such a concept to digitized textual material.

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Published online: September 2, 2016

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Rewriting the Trujillato: Collective Trauma, Alternative History, and the Nature of Dictatorship

This article examines four texts that tackle the era of Dominican dictator Trujillo. It focuses on how these texts highlight the process of turning collective trauma into an alternative history.

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Published online: August 29, 2016

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Must Printed Books Become a Thing of the Past in Academic Libraries?

This article examines current practices in collection development in academic libraries in terms of preferences for print versus e-books.

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Published online: August 4, 2016

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Joseph Michael Gandy: Architectural Solutions to the Political Crisis of the Early Nineteenth-century Britain

Architect Joseph Michael Gandy (1771-1843) proposed architectural solutions to the national crisis of rural enclosures. This article examines those solutions in conjunction with the social reform literature of the day.

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Published online: July 14, 2016

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Libraries Where Life Happens: Nontraditional Settings for Libraries

In an attempt to stay relevant, libraries are placed in areas where one does expect to find them.

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Published online: July 14, 2016

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