The Crossroads of Disciplines

The Crossroads of Disciplines

The Chinese Programme Academic Salon ANG WEI YANG & LI YUNFEI The Chinese Programme at the School of Humanities offers a diversified Programme in which undergraduate and postgraduate students are exposed to a variety of disciplines such as Literature and Culture,...
Visualising Endangered Stories

Visualising Endangered Stories

Illustrated Bilingual Books Save Oral Languages VANESSA ELLEN NAH What do you get when you put an artist together with a linguist? URECA supervisor Assoc Prof Alexander Coupe from NTU’s Linguistics and Multilingual Studies (LMS) and URECA Co-Supervisor Miss Joan Marie...
Humanities for Health

Humanities for Health

Mediating between the disease, the patient, and the physician Ivy Chua, Izza Haziqah, and Rafiq Ismail What is the Medical Humanities? Medical Humanities is an interdisciplinary endeavour that investigates the social, cultural, philosophical, linguistic and historical...
Meaning

Meaning

The relationship between words and things K.K. Luke That words come with meaning (‘have’ meaning) and stand for or correspond to ‘things’ is an age-old belief. We may even say that it is ‘common sense’. However, this “habitual attitude towards words”, as C.K. Ogden...
Atuk

Atuk

By Natasya Ismail In the morning right after dawn, my mother shook me awake by the shoulders and beckoned towards the plain heliotrope baju kurung, whose sleeves were already two inches too short for me, hanging over the wardrobe on a wire hanger. A black chiffon...