Monthly Archive: May 2017

Open Access Funding Guide

There are numerous research funders and institutions worldwide that  provide authors with the financial support to cover Open Access publishing charges (APCs and BPCs). For an overview of the available funding per country, please...

Nato Fuori Posto: Exploring Placelessness in Dean Serravalle’s “The Buried Tree”

Gianluca Agostinelli Published online: 2017-04-05 | DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.1515/culture-2017-0002 Abstract Building on the seminal scholarship of humanistic geographer, Edward Relph, this paper explores the postmodern notion of placelessness in Canadian-Italian literature. The author argues that...

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Cultural Experiences and Successful Adjustment—A Case Study of Two Foreign Educators in Taiwan

Curtis S. Chu Published online: 2017-04-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0008 Abstract Due to globalisation, Asian countries have been pressed to improve their English skills to maintain international competitiveness. Though foreign educators heeded the call to meet...

Driving, not Losing, the Plot: Narrative Patterns in Implicit and Explicit Fictional Representations of Dementia

Malte Völk Published online: 2017-04-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0006 Abstract This essay examines representations of dementia in literary works. It draws a distinction between those representations of dementia symptoms that can be understood as implicit and...

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