Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 5 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 5 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: June 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.5.1 Articles Notes on Facing The Biographical Illusion Without Getting Lost in the Process Alex Pereira, The City University of New York, USA The Indivisibility of

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Sense and Senselessness of War: Aggregating the Causes, Gains and Losses of the Nigerian Civil War, 1967–1970

Author: Johnson Olaosebikan Aremu Department of History and International Studies Ekiti State University, Ado- Ekiti, Nigeria Lateef Oluwafemi Buhari Department of History and International Studies Ekiti State University, Ado- Ekiti, Nigeria Email: Johnson Olaosebikan Aremu Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.06 Citation: Arema, J. O., Buhari, L. O. (2017). Sense and Senselessness of War: Aggregating the

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Photography and Visual Representations of the American War in Viet Nam

Author: Er-Win Tan, Senior Lecturer, Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya Ted Engelmann, Independent Scholar, Veteran of the American War in Viet Nam (1968-1969), and Freelance Embedded Photographer in Iraq (2008) and Afghanistan (2009) Email: erwintan@um.edu.my Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.05 Citation: Tan, E-W., Engelmann, T. (2017). Photography and Visual Representations of

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Transgression, Desire, and Death in Mai Al-Nakib’s “Echo Twins” and Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

Author: Shahd Alshammari, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait Email: alshammari.s@gust.edu.kw Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.04 Citation: Alshammari, S. (2017). Transgression, Desire, and Death in Mai Al-Nakib’s “Echo Twins” and Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.04 Abstract This paper addresses the theme of transgression in

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Arthur Hugh Clough’s “Amours De Voyage”: A Poetic Account of the 1849 Siege of Rome

Author: Cora Lindsay, School of Education, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Email: Cora.Lindsay@Nottingham.ac.uk Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.03 Citation: Lindsay, C. (2017). Arthur Hugh Clough’s “Amours De Voyage”: A Poetic Account of the 1849 Siege of Rome. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.03 Abstract In this paper I talk about Arthur Hugh Clough’s

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The First World War and Women as the Victims of War Trauma in Virginia Woolf’s Novels

Author: Mahinur Aksehir-Uygur, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey Atalay Gunduz, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey Eda Burcu Cetinkaya, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey Email: mahinuraksehir@yahoo.com Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.01 Citation: Aksehir-Uygur, M., Gunduz, A., Cetinkaya, E. B (2017). The First World War and Women as the Victims of War Trauma in Virginia Woolf’s Novels. IAFOR

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

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Special Issue Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: December 12, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si Articles The First World War and Women as the Victims of War Trauma in Virginia Woolf’s Novels Mahinur Aksehir-Uygur, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey Atalay

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Life and Death in Verses Case Study: The Writings of Lili Kasticher, the Only Woman who Wrote in Auschwitz

Author: Lily Halpert Zamir, David Yellin Academic College of Education, Israel Email: lilyzami@gmail.com Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.02 Citation: Halpert Zamir, L. (2017). Life and Death in Verses Case Study: The Writings of Lili Kasticher, the Only Woman who Wrote in Auschwitz. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.si.02 Abstract This paper focuses on

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Book received: Curtis L. Carter. (Ed.). (2017). Unsettled Boundaries: Philosophy, Art, Ethics East/West. Milwaukee: Marquette UP

Reviewer: Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Email: ijah@iafor.org Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.08 Citation: García Osuna, A. J. (2017). [Review of the book Unsettled boundaries: Philosophy, art, ethics East/West, by Curtis L. Carter. (Ed.)] IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.08

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The Rhetoric of Racism and Anti-Miscegenation Laws in the United States

Author: Ashok Bhusal, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States of America Email: abhusal@utep.miners.edu Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.07 Citation: Bhusal, A. (2017). The Rhetoric of Racism and Anti-Miscegenation Laws in the United States. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.07 Abstract Systemic discrimination against minority groups in the United States’ justice

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Youth Entrepreneurship Support Interventions in Africa: The Role of the Family: A Critical Review

Author: Bernard Elphas Sakala, Department of Commerce and Development Studies University of Africa (UoA), Lusaka, Zambia Email: bernsakala@yahoo.com Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.06 Citation: Sakala, B. E. (2017). Youth Entrepreneurship Support Interventions in Africa: The Role of the Family: A Critical Review IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.06 Abstract Unemployment Poverty and Inequality

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The Migrant Protagonists in Ignacio del Moral’s La mirada del hombre oscuro and José Moreno Arenas’ La playa

Author: Eugenia Charoni, Flagler College, St. Augustine, United States of America Email: echaroni@flagler.edu Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.05 Citation: Charoni, E. (2017). The Migrant Protagonists in Ignacio del Moral’s La mirada del hombre oscuro and José Moreno Arenas’ La playa IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.05 Abstract The constant movement of populations in

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Different Histories, Different Narratives: ICT Uses As “Habitus”?

Author: Angeliki Monnier, University of Lorraine, France Email: angeliki.monnier@univ-lorraine.fr Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.04 Citation: Monnier, A. (2017). Different Histories, Different Narratives: ICT Uses As “Habitus”? IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.04 Abstract History forms narratives, narratives form media uses? The present paper formulates a theoretical proposal, that of considering the uses of

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Representation of History in the Indian Graphic Novel: An Analytical Study of History through the Frame of Graphic Narratives

Author: Antarleena Basu, Research Scholar, University of Hyderabad, India Email: Antrleena@gmail.com Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.03 Citation: Basu, A. (2017). Representation of History in the Indian Graphic Novel: An Analytical Study of History through the Frame of Graphic Narratives. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.03 Abstract In this research paper I attempt to

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Plato at the Foundation of Disciplines: Method and the Metaxu in the Phaedrus, Sophist, and Symposium

Author: Raphael Foshay, Athabasca University, Canada Email: rfoshay@athabascau.ca Published: \December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.02 Citation: Foshay, R. (2017). Plato at the Foundation of Disciplines: Method and the Metaxu in the Phaedrus, Sophist, and Symposium. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.02 Abstract This paper situates the interpretation of Plato in its 2500-year trajectory toward a

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The Title of This Paper Is ༛༾༶༙༑༒ On Asemic Writing and the Absence of Meaning

Author: Law Alsobrook, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar Email: lcalsobrooki@vcu.edu Published: December 8, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.01 Citation: Alsobrook, L. (2017). The Title of This Paper Is ༛༾༶༙༑༒ On Asemic Writing and the Absence of Meaning. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2.01 Abstract Asemic writing is a wordless form of textual communication, with

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 4 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University, United States of America Published: December 8, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.2 Articles The Title of This Paper Is ༛༾༶༙༑༒ On Asemic Writing and the Absence of Meaning Law Alsobrook, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar

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Implementing the Sorcery National Action Plan (SNAP): The Need for Coordinated Participatory Research and for the Development of Effective Communication Strategies

Author: Alex Agai Botu, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea Email: botua@uog.ac.pg, soliolabotu@hotmail.com Published: April 5, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.05 Citation: Botu, A. B. (2017). Implementing the Sorcery National Action Plan (SNAP): The Need for Coordinated Participatory Research and for the Development of Effective Communication Strategies. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.05 Abstract The Sorcery

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Contradictions in the Representation of Asexuality: Fiction and Reality

Author: Gwendolyn Osterwald, Hofstra University, United States of America Email: gwendolyn.osterwald@gmail.com Published: April 5, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.04 Citation: Osterwald, G. (2017). Contradictions in the Representation of Asexuality: Fiction and Reality. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.04 Abstract This paper discusses an obscure chapter in the history of sexuality, one that has received precious little

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Urban Aspirations: A Field View from the Margins of the City

Author: Yogita Naruka, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India Email: yogitanaruka.88@gmail.com, yogita.naruka2016@tiss.edu Published: April 5, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.03 Citation: Naruka, Y. (2017). Urban Aspirations: A Field View from the Margins of the City. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.03 Abstract Cities in India are transforming rapidly. While there is considerable variation in the level

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From Quest to Brothel: The Demise of the Courtly Love Tradition in La Celestina

Author: Alyssa Acierno, Hofstra University, United States of America Email: aaaci13@gmail.com Published: April 5, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.02 Citation: Acierno, A. (2017). From Quest to Brothel: The Demise of the Courtly Love Tradition in La Celestina. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.02 Abstract Enduring an arduous quest is an important component of the knightly code

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In Between Angry Rivals: 2017 Prospects for Middle Powers Amidst US-China Relations

Author: Er-Win Tan, University of Malaya, Malaysia Email: erwintan@um.edu.my Published: April 5, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.01 Citation: Tan, E.-W. (2017). In Between Angry Rivals: 2017 Prospects for Middle Powers Amidst US-China Relations. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.4.1.01 Abstract Donald Trump’s electoral victory was an unexpected outcome in the 2016 US Presidential Election, and one

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Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman: A Re-evaluation

Author: Gunasekaran Narayanan, Government Arts College, India Published: October 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.04 Citation: Narayanan, G. (2015). Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman: A Re-evaluation. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.04 Abstract Miller, in his “Introduction” to the Collected Plays, says that Death of a Salesman is a play that poses the question … “whose

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Analytical Survey on the Challenges of Teaching and Learning the Arts in the 21st Century and the Way Out

Author: Soyoye Akinyode Solomon, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria Email: soyoye.akinyode@gmail.com Published: October 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.03 Citation: Solomon, S. A. (2015). Analytical Survey on the Challenges of Teaching and Learning the Arts in the 21st Century and the Way Out. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.03 Abstract The concept of “Arts” in the context of

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The Idea of the Nation-State as an Obstacle to the Right to Global Development

Author: Rajesh Sampath, Brandeis University, United States of America Published: October 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.02 Citation: Sampath, R. (2015). The Idea of the Nation-State as an Obstacle to the Right to Global Development. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.02 Abstract A stark question remains with us today. Has the idea of the nation-state always sought

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Impact of Coal Mining on Environment: A Study of Raniganj and Jharia Coal Field in India

Author: Sribas Goswami, Serampore College, India Email: sribasgoswami@gmail.com Published: October 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.01 Citation: Goswami, S. (2015). Impact of Coal Mining on Environment: A Study of Raniganj and Jharia Coal Field in India. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.3.1.01 Abstract Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. On the unstable earth; the

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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