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Conjuring the tropical spectres : heavy metal, cultural politics in Singapore and Malaysia
The evolution of moral panics is dependent on the particular social context and the ability of certain issues to trigger concern within society. In this paper, the authors have employed a cross-comparative study of the ...
Reassignment of consonant allophones in rapid dialect acquisition
In an experiment spanning a week, American English speakers imitated a Glaswegian (Scottish) English speaker. The target sounds were allophones of /t/ and /r/, as the Glaswegian speaker aspirated word-medial /t/ but ...
Disagreement, confusion, disapproval, turn elicitation and floor holding : actions as accomplished by ellipsis marks-only turns and blank turns in quasisynchronous chats
This study evidences turn actions done by ellipsis marks-only turns and blank turns as employed in quasisynchronous chats that are not discussed in prior literature. A brief introduction to the research ...
Working with Written Discourse
(SAGE Publications Ltd, 2014)
Addressing the practicalities of research, and embracing the complexity and variety of written forms of language, this book grounds readers in a broad range of concepts, debates and relevant methods focuses on both ...
Irresponsibility and self-knowledge: Mansfield Park as Bildungsroman, satire, and confessional novel
(Cambria Press, 2009)
Abstract not available.
Unresolved World War II animosity dampens empathy toward 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami
The 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami evoked widespread empathy and sympathy. We examine how historical representations of WWII among Chinese and Americans affect their empathy toward the Japanese disaster. In three ...
Special issue on sound art and interactivity in Singapore : SI13 and More
The SI13 NTU/ADM Symposium on Sound and Interactivity in Singapore provided a meeting point for local researchers, artists, scholars and students working creatively with sound and interactivity, as well as the foundation ...
Telephone conversation openings across languages, cultures and settings
(De Gruyter Mouton, 2010)
No abstract available.
Sound art Singapore : conversation with Pete Kellock, Zul Mahmod and Mark Wong
This text is a “constructed multilogue” oriented around a set of questions about sound art in Singapore. I have lived here since 2007 and felt that a “community report” should aim to probe recent history deeper than what ...
Content or context : which matters more in information processing on microblogging sites
With a framework based on the heuristic-systematic model of information processing, this study examined the effects of both content and contextual factors on the popularity of microblogging posts. The popularity of posts ...