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LANG 3070 - English Communication for Humanities and Social Science Studies II: Search Tools


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Use Items in - Hand - Example Articles - Fall 2022

1. Ancient artefacts and the contemporary world 

A.   He, Zeya, Laurie Wu, and Xiang (Robert) Li. “When Art Meets Tech: The Role of Augmented Reality in Enhancing Museum Experiences and Purchase Intentions.” Tourism Management 68 (2018): 127–39. 

B.       Yeo, Lloyd, Sazryna Lee Samsudin, Cherie Heng, Ezal bin Sani, and Teddy Y. H. Sim. “A Case Study on the Incorporation of Museum and Artifact-Based Fieldtrips in the Teaching of Ancient Singapore History: Teacher Reflections and Student Learning.” In Fieldwork in Humanities Education in Singapore, 221–43. Singapore: Springer, 2021. 

C.   McDonald, Tom. “‘Social’ Money and Working-Class Subjectivities: Digital Money and Migrant Labour in Shenzhen, China.” The China Quarterly 242, (2020): 397–417. 

2. Discourse communities  

A.     Peng, Altman Yuzhu, Chunyan Wu, and Meng Chen. “Sportswomen Under the Chinese Male Gaze: A Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis.” Critical Discourse Studies ahead-of-print, no. ahead-of-print (2022): 1–18.   

B.      Skalicky, Stephen. “Was This Analysis Helpful? A Genre Analysis of the Discourse Community and Its ‘most Helpful’ Product Reviews.” Discourse, Context & Media 2, no. 2 (2013): 84–93.  

C.      McNamara, Thomas. “Do the Chinese Bring Chitukuko? Rural Malawian Understandings of Chinese Development.” Journal of International Development 29, no. 8 (2017): 1149–65. 

3. Utopia and dystopia  
    1. Adams, Matthew. “Communicating Vegan Utopias: The Counterfactual Construction of Human-Animal Futures.” Environmental Communication 16, no. 1 (2022): 125–38.   
    2. Benson, Anya. “The Utopia of Suburbia: The Unchanging Past and Limitless Future in Doraemon.” Japan Forum (Oxford, England) 27, no. 2 (2015): 235–56.  
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