• 29 November, 2016

    Dr Edna Lim (NUS Dept of English Language & Literature) analyses two local films titled ‘Counterperformance: The Heartland and Other Spaces in Eating Air and 15’. The heartlands arose out of Singapore’s urban development plans in the 1960s, which were … Continue reading

  • 16 November, 2016

      Delve into Southeast Asia’s early history with Prof. John Miksic (NUS Dept of Southeast Asia) and Assoc. Prof Goh Geok Yian’s (NTU, School of Humanities and Social Sciences)  latest publication – Ancient Southeast Asia (Routledge, 2016). Launched on 11 … Continue reading

  • 15 November, 2016

    ‘Performing the ‘Lifeworld’ in Public Education Campaigns’ (Pragmatics and Society, 2010) by A/P Michelle M. Lazar (NUS Dept of English Language & Literature) explores the Singapore government’s use of a popular local television character, Phua Chu Kang, to address and … Continue reading

  • 2 November, 2016

    Deepavali is an important event marked by Hindus which symbolises the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, and hope over despair. In the days leading up to Deepavali, Singapore’s vibrant Indian arts scene celebrates the festivity of the … Continue reading

  • 25 October, 2016

    ‘The Reduplication of Chinese Names in Singapore English’ (RASK, 2003), by Dr Jock Wong, Lecturer at the Centre for English Language Communication, discusses how one can find a range of culture-specific address forms in Singapore English that are not found … Continue reading

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