IAFOR Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities

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Jerusalem as a Uniting Factor for Muslims and Christians: Historical and Scriptural Grounds

Author: Kamal-deen Olawale Sulaiman, Ekiti-State University, Nigeria Email: drsulaimanko@yahoo.com Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.04 Citation: Sulaiman, K. O. (2014). Jerusalem as a Uniting Factor for Muslims and Christians: Historical and Scriptural Grounds. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.04 Abstract Jerusalem is perhaps the only city in the world that is considered historically and spiritually

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From Resistance to Participation: Clanship and Urban Modernization in the Wuyi Rural Market Towns During the Republican Era

Authors: Tung-Yiu Stan Lai, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong Weijen Wang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Email: stylai1421@yahoo.com.hk Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.03 Citation: Lai, T.-Y. S., & Wang, W. (2014). From Resistance to Participation: Clanship and Urban Modernization in the Wuyi Rural Market Towns During the Republican Era. IAFOR Journal of

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The Many Faces of Popular Culture and Contemporary Processes: Questioning Identity, Humanity and Culture Through Japanese Anime

Author: Mateja Kovacic, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Email: mateja@life.hkbu.edu.hk Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.02 Citation: Kovacic, M. (2014). The Many Faces of Popular Culture and Contemporary Processes: Questioning Identity, Humanity and Culture Through Japanese Anime. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.02 Abstract In the highly globalized world we live in, popular culture

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Coming Together and Apart While Reading Popular Cultural Texts: Identities in Media Reception

Author: Ewa Glapka, University of the Free State, South Africa Email: ewaglapka_ev@wp.pl, glapkae@ufs.ac.za Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.01 Citation: Glapka, E. (2014). Coming Together and Apart While Reading Popular Cultural Texts: Identities in Media Reception. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1.01 Abstract Although reading is popularly considered to be a solitary experience, in linguistics

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Decision-Making and Disambiguation in Japanese-to-English Literary Translation: An Application of Game Theory

Author: Richard Donovan, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Japan Email: rdonovan@nufs.ac.jp Published: August 2012 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.04 Citation: Donovan, R. (2012). Decision-Making and Disambiguation in Japanese-to-English Literary Translation: An Application of Game Theory. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.04 Abstract Jiří Levý’s 1966 paper “Translation as a Decision Process” applied game theory to translation studies

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The Encounter of Hybridity Through Space in Narratives: Life Stories from Taiwan’s Military Dependants’ Villages

Author: Pei-Ling Lee, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan Email: leeplk@cc.shu.edu.tw Published: August 2012 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.03 Citation: Lee, P.-L. (2012). The Encounter of Hybridity Through Space in Narratives: Life Stories from Taiwan’s Military Dependants’ Villages. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.03 Abstract After the defeat of the Kuomintang (KMT) by the Chinese Communist Party in the

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Exploring Nagusamegusa (1418): The Semiotics of Encounter and Exchange for a Poet-Traveller in Muromachi Japan

Author: Penelope Shino, Massey University, New Zealand Email: p.a.shino@massey.ac.nz Published: August 2012 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.02 Citation: Shino, P. (2012). Exploring Nagusamegusa (1418): The Semiotics of Encounter and Exchange for a Poet-Traveller in Muromachi Japan. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.02 Abstract The paper applies the LibrAsia2012 conference theme of “exchanges and encounters” to a fifteenth-century

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Changing Peripheries: East–West Relations During the Growth of Globalisation

Author: Olavi K. Fält, University of Oulu, Finland Email: Olavi.Falt@oulu.fi Published: August 2012 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.01 Citation: Fält, O. K. (2012). Changing Peripheries: East–West Relations During the Growth of Globalisation. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1.01 Abstract The paper examines why Western culture achieved a position of hegemony in global development in the 1800s and

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: April 5, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1 Articles In Between Angry Rivals: 2017 Prospects for Middle Powers Amidst US-China Relations Er-Win Tan, University of Malaya, Malaysia From Quest to Brothel: The Demise

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editor: Thomas French, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Published: October 2015 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1 Articles Impact of Coal Mining on Environment: A Study of Raniganj and Jharia Coal Field in India Sribas Goswami, Serampore College, India The Idea of the Nation-State as an Obstacle to the

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Editor: Thomas French, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Published: September 2014 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.2.1 Articles Coming Together and Apart While Reading Popular Cultural Texts: Identities in Media Reception Ewa Glapka, University of the Free State, South Africa The Many Faces of Popular Culture and Contemporary Processes:

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 1 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Thomas French, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Published: August 2012 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.1.1 Articles Changing Peripheries: East–West Relations during the Growth of Globalisation Olavi K. Fält Exploring Nagusamegusa (1418): The Semiotics of Encounter and Exchange for a Poet-traveller in Muromachi Japan Penelope Shino The Encounter

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Publication Ethics

Ethics Statement IAFOR aims to ensure that best practice and ethical standards are maintained by journal editors, authors and reviewers. IAFOR editors and reviewers are required to assess manuscripts fairly and maintain confidentiality. Authors must ensure that research submitted to IAFOR journals is their own original work and is not under consideration or accepted for

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Author Guidelines

Articles should be submitted through the online submission form in Microsoft Word format. Before submitting your article please ensure that it is prepared in accordance with the Author Guidelines below. Please note that papers already submitted to or published in IAFOR Conference Proceedings are not accepted for publication in any of IAFOR’s journals. Once an

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Manuscript Submission Form

Submissions Volume 10 Issue 1 SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN Submissions Open: Wednesday March 22, 2023 Submissions Close: Friday June 30, 2023 (9am JST) Target Publication: Friday September 29, 2023 Please read the following before submitting a manuscript. Contributors are expected to submit their work in the structure and style of urbane, academic-quality English. The contributors’ style

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Editors

Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García-Osuna Hofstra University & The City University of New York, Kingsborough New York, USA Alfonso J. García-Osuna has taught at Hofstra University in New York, USA, for over thirty years. He specialises in medieval and early modern literature, receiving his PhD (1989) from the Graduate School of the City University of

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities publishes original articles on all aspects of the arts and humanities; that is to say, we are interested in works that study and document the varied ways in which people methodise and endeavour to decipher the human experience. In seeking to direct the journal’s critical