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Voices from the streets : trends in naming practices of Singapore odonymy
Past studies on Singapore toponymy have mainly focused on etymological aspects of individual street names as distinct units, overlooking the relevance of naming practices across different languages. Singapore odonymy is ...
Anti-communist films sponsored by the US government in Singapore and Malaya : on the New York Sound Masters Inc
This article examines anti-Communist films made by Hollywood in Cantonese and Malay in Singapore and Malaya in the Cold War context of the “Campaign of Truth.” In the early 1950s, the United State Information Agency, an ...
Lamòling Bèaka: immanence, rituals, and sacred objects in an unwritten legend in Alor
This paper recounts a parallel story of the Lamòling myth. The original analysis of the legend addressed the relationship between two gods, Lamòling and Lahatàla, from the Abui traditional religion. The myth evolved from ...
Functional shortcuts in language co-occurrence networks
Human language contains regular syntactic structures and grammatical patterns that should be detectable in their co-occurence networks. However, most standard complex network measures can hardly differentiate between ...
Guest editor’s introduction : understanding creationism in Korea
Creationism is a system of belief in god’s creation of the world, including humans and other living organisms. Many religions of the world have their own versions of creationism. Yet historians have tracked down the ...