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'Race' On The Japanese Internet: Discussing Korea And Koreans On '2-Channeru', Mark J. Mclelland Dec 2008

'Race' On The Japanese Internet: Discussing Korea And Koreans On '2-Channeru', Mark J. Mclelland

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper investigates discourse about race on the Japanese Internet, particularly regarding resident Koreans and their relationship to the Japanese. One board relating to arguments about Korea on the notorious ‘Channel 2’ BBS, Japan’s most visited Internet site, is investigated, since it is one of the main public forums in which racial vilification takes place, perpetrated by both Japanese and Korean posters. Nakamura’s (Cybertypes) contention that the Internet is ‘a place where race is created as an effect of the net's distinctive uses of language’ is taken as a starting point to investigate the differences between Japanese ...


The Learning-Teaching-Research Nexus At Uow, Anne Mcdougall, Anne Melano, Sandra Wills, Rebecca Albury, Fazel Naghdy, Margaret Christina Wallace, Mark Wilson, Kathie Cooper, Kim Callaway, Roger Lewis, Lisa Kervin, Marcus O'Donnell Dec 2008

The Learning-Teaching-Research Nexus At Uow, Anne Mcdougall, Anne Melano, Sandra Wills, Rebecca Albury, Fazel Naghdy, Margaret Christina Wallace, Mark Wilson, Kathie Cooper, Kim Callaway, Roger Lewis, Lisa Kervin, Marcus O'Donnell

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

Through attention to the connections between learning, teaching and research activities at UOW, we:
- provide students with skills, attitudes and ways of thinking that are valued in both professional and academic careers
- stimulate discussion, debate and dissemination of academic ideas, both within the university and beyond
- promote understanding of the ways in which researchers work in particular disciplines
- encourage students to pursue higher degrees by research.


Pestering Staff Into Online Learning: An Integrated Plan, H. J. Jones Dec 2008

Pestering Staff Into Online Learning: An Integrated Plan, H. J. Jones

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

Universities are striving to provide quality learning experiences for their diverse student population and online learning is one aspect of this changing environment. This paper notes barriers that have been recognised that impede faculty uptake of online learning and examines some of the strategies that can be implemented to overcome these barriers. A plan for integrated implementation of online learning is proposed which consists of Planning & Promotion, Education, Support, Training, Encouragement and Recognition & Reward (PESTER). The elements of the plan are described in detail and an example of an implementation plan is provided.


Australian Consumer Attitudes To Health Claim - Food Product Compatibility For Functional Foods, P. G. Williams, L. Ridges, M. Batterham, B. Ripper, M. C. Hung Nov 2008

Australian Consumer Attitudes To Health Claim - Food Product Compatibility For Functional Foods, P. G. Williams, L. Ridges, M. Batterham, B. Ripper, M. C. Hung

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This study with Australian consumers investigated how appealing different health claims combined with particular food carriers were to Australian consumers, and compared the results of a similar study with Dutch consumers. 149 shoppers considered up to 30 different food concepts, rating how ‘attractive’, ‘believable’, and ‘new and different’ they found each concept and their ‘intention to try’. Each variable was significantly related to intention to try (p<0.001) and together explained 56% of the intention score. Claims and carriers independently had a significant effect on ratings of attractiveness and intention to try but, unlike the Dutch study, the carrier was a more important predictor of intention to purchase than the claim. Implications for regulation of health claims for food are discussed.


Marrying Out - Catholic-Protestant Unions In Australia, 1920s-70s, S. A. Mchugh Aug 2008

Marrying Out - Catholic-Protestant Unions In Australia, 1920s-70s, S. A. Mchugh

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

For over 150 years, until post-war migration diluted the mix, Australia was polarised between the majority Anglo Protestant Establishment and a minority Irish Catholic underclass. Religious differences reflected social and political tensions derived from colonial days. Religious and family protocols strongly discouraged inter-faith marriages - yet until the late 1960s, a quarter of Australian Catholics continued to 'marry out'. ( Mol 1970). Such mixed marriages often caused deep family divisions, from social exclusion to disinheritance. Children brought up in such marriages often suffered a confused identity, not fully accepted by either 'side'. Such sectarian attitudes no longer apply to Catholics and protestants ...


Eating Inside: Food Service Experiences In Three Australian Prisons, P. G. Williams, K. Walton, N. Ainsworth, C. Wirtz Jun 2008

Eating Inside: Food Service Experiences In Three Australian Prisons, P. G. Williams, K. Walton, N. Ainsworth, C. Wirtz

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This study evaluated the menus and food service experience of inmates in three correctional centres in Sydney (one minimum security, one high security, and one for women). Menus were evaluated against recommended dietary intakes, dietary guidelines and nutrition policy statements. Menus generally provided a well varied selection of foods which met the majority of individual nutritional requirements and dietary guidelines - assuming all food provided was consumed. Focus groups and interviews with 35 inmates explored their attitudes about and experiences of the foodservice provision. Sixteen key themes of concern were identified, including: • Complaints about food quality, lack of choice, and insufficient ...


Love, Sex And The Spaces In-Between: Kepri Wives And Their Cross-Border Husbands, Lenore T. Lyons, M. Ford Apr 2008

Love, Sex And The Spaces In-Between: Kepri Wives And Their Cross-Border Husbands, Lenore T. Lyons, M. Ford

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

In the Riau Islands of Indonesia significant numbers of women have entered into marriages with men from the nearby countries of Singapore and Malaysia. In many cases, neither spouse migrates after marriage: instead, husband and wife continue to reside in their country of origin. Their close geographical proximity means that the couples can see each other regularly while at the same time taking advantage of the economic opportunities presented by living on different sides of the border. These cross-border marriages challenge the normative model of the nuclear cohabiting couple/family. Our research into the motivations and desires of these cross-border ...


Cereal Grains, Legumes, And Weight Management: A Comprehensive Review Of The Scientific Evidence, P. G. Williams, S. J. Grafenauer, J. E. O'Shea Mar 2008

Cereal Grains, Legumes, And Weight Management: A Comprehensive Review Of The Scientific Evidence, P. G. Williams, S. J. Grafenauer, J. E. O'Shea

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

There is strong evidence that a diet high in wholegrains is associated with lower BMI, waist circumference and risk of being overweight; that a diet high in wholegrains and legumes can help reduce weight gain; and that significant weight loss is achievable with energy controlled diets that are high in cereals and legumes. There is weak evidence that high intakes of refined grains may cause small increases in waist circumference in women. There is no evidence that low carbohydrate diets that restrict cereal intakes offer long term advantages for sustained weight loss. There is insufficient evidence to make clear conclusions ...


“Objectivity” And “Hard News” Reporting Across Cultures: Comparing The News Report In English, French, Japanese And Indonesian Journalism., Elizabeth A. Thomson, P R. White, P. Kitley Mar 2008

“Objectivity” And “Hard News” Reporting Across Cultures: Comparing The News Report In English, French, Japanese And Indonesian Journalism., Elizabeth A. Thomson, P R. White, P. Kitley

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper is concerned with comparisons of the language of hard news reporting across languages and cultures. Within English-language journalism, authorial “neutrality” and use of the “inverted pyramid” structure are frequently seen to be distinctive features of the modern hard news report and one of the grounds by which journalists assert the “objectivity” of their writing. This paper proposes a framework for investigating these notions linguistically and cross-linguistically, i.e. by reference to systematically observable features of the language and the text organizational structures used in the hard news reporting of different journalistic traditions. The paper reports that what might ...


La Cinematografia Nazionale Australiana Nella Seconda Metà Del Novecento E La Rappresentazione Del Fenomeno Migratorio Non Angloceltico, Gitano Rando Mar 2008

La Cinematografia Nazionale Australiana Nella Seconda Metà Del Novecento E La Rappresentazione Del Fenomeno Migratorio Non Angloceltico, Gitano Rando

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

Although a significant minority of Australia’s population is of non angloceltic origin, Australia’s national cinema has consistently understated the impact and the multiple ramifications of the migration experiences of the many ethnic groups constituting Australia society. Initially geared, in the 1950s, to projecting an image of Australia as an all-accepting earthly paradise, films and documentaries produced up to the end of the 1970s present themes that underscore the superiority of Australian values and the need for the many ethnic groups that have settled in the country to assimilate into mainstream society. It is only in the last part ...


Globalization, Electronic Empire, And The Virtual Geography Of Korea’S Information And Telecommunications Infrastructure, Kwang-Suk Lee Feb 2008

Globalization, Electronic Empire, And The Virtual Geography Of Korea’S Information And Telecommunications Infrastructure, Kwang-Suk Lee

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

The present study focuses on the electronic infrastructural condition for current global capitalism. This study briefly surveys the genealogy of globalization theories, focusing especially on Marxist interpretations of capital accumulation on a global scale. The study situates the historical- geographical condition of South Korea’s informatization in relation to the new world system which Hardt and Negri have described as ‘empire’, the replacement for classical imperialism. Based on this concept of ‘empire’, the article explores how Korea has been rapidly and successfully incorporated into the imperial network by mobilizing its citizens toward high-speed telecom mobility and connectivity across the country ...


The Corporate Assault On Democracy, Sharon Beder Jan 2008

The Corporate Assault On Democracy, Sharon Beder

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

The revolutionary shift that we are witnessing at the beginning of the 21st Century from democracy to corporate rule is as significant as the shift from monarchy to democracy, which ushered in the modern age of nation states. It represents a wholesale change in cultural values and aspirations.


Searching For Asphodels: Artists In The Mediterranean, Elizabeth Jeneid, Maggie Henton, Penelope Lee, Katherine Orton, Lucia Parrella, Diana Wood Conroy Jan 2008

Searching For Asphodels: Artists In The Mediterranean, Elizabeth Jeneid, Maggie Henton, Penelope Lee, Katherine Orton, Lucia Parrella, Diana Wood Conroy

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

An exhibition of artists' books, prints, water colours, sketchbooks and journals by Maggie Henton, Liz Jeneid, Penelope Lee, Kathryn Orton, Lucia Parrella and Diana Wood Conroy, made in response to time spent in the Mediterranean region - specifically Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Spain - over the past ten years.


Cloth And Shell: Revealing The Luminous, Kay Lawrence, John Kean, Diana Wood Conroy, Aubrey Tigan, Butcher J. Nangan Jan 2008

Cloth And Shell: Revealing The Luminous, Kay Lawrence, John Kean, Diana Wood Conroy, Aubrey Tigan, Butcher J. Nangan

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

This everything water 1 is an exhibition of work by Kay Lawrence, Bardi artist Aubrey Tigan from Djaridjin, and Nyigina Law Man, Butcher Joe Nangan. The exhibition, which is part of the 2008 Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts, explores the iridescent and material qualities of pearl shell, and the symbolic meanings attributed to it by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. This everything water is underpinned by research undertaken by Lawrence into shell harvested in the early 20th Century around the Dampier Peninsula, a remote area north of Broome.


Instrumental Relations: Software As Art, Art As Software, Brogan S. Bunt Jan 2008

Instrumental Relations: Software As Art, Art As Software, Brogan S. Bunt

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Software art is characterised by a close concern with the culture of software and the medium of programming. This inevitably demands an engagement with the terrain of the instrumental; software is a sphere of tool-making and programming is governed by conceptions of functional (and generic) utility. Yet where does this leave art? If, in Kantian terms, art is defined by its uselessness (by its lack of any externally grounded necessity) and if, in classical critical theoretical terms, this alienation from function opens up a space of critique, then how can art explore and participate within the instrumental without abandoning its ...


'Voice-Niche-Brand': Marketing Asian-Australianness, Merlinda C. Bobis Jan 2008

'Voice-Niche-Brand': Marketing Asian-Australianness, Merlinda C. Bobis

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

This essay discusses the publishing and marketing issues in Asian-Australian writing. It charts the writer's journey from a distinct voice (and cultural sensibility) with which s/he can create a literary niche, and how this niche is eventually transformed/hijacked into the 'Asian-Australian brand' by the market.


Artwork Exhibited In The 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Jacky Redgate Jan 2008

Artwork Exhibited In The 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Jacky Redgate

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Jacky Redgate teaches in the Faculty of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong. Originally from Adelaide, she has been exhibiting since 1979, working across photography and sculpture. Redgate is fascinated with how spaces operate. This work is a detail from her recent solo exhibition 'Visions From Her Bed' at the IMA Brisbane. Enlarged family portrait photographs from the late nineteenth century are juxtaposed with solids/sculptures. Strangely tense works, there is no priority given to the orientation of the portrait photographs or the solids creating a distorted depth of field .

30TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION There have always been artists living ...


Shadow Reflections: Gordon Bennett, Ian A. Mclean Jan 2008

Shadow Reflections: Gordon Bennett, Ian A. Mclean

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

No abstract provided.


P[A]Ra[Pra]Xis: Poetry In Motion, Josh Dubrau, Mark Havryliv Mh675@Uow.Edu.Au Jan 2008

P[A]Ra[Pra]Xis: Poetry In Motion, Josh Dubrau, Mark Havryliv Mh675@Uow.Edu.Au

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

P[a]ra[pra]xis is an open two-part software suite and Java library (JAR) that facilitates the realtime creation and simultaneous sonification of poetry/prose. It is particularly designed to implement word substitutions based on the psychoanalytical principles of free association and metonymic slippage. The first part, P[a]ra[pra]xis Collection Editor, allows a user to create and maintain a dictionary of words and their grammatical properties (i.e. verb, singular noun, pronoun etc.) and the corresponding properties of user-defined substitutions for those words. The second part, Realtime P[a]ra[pra]xis, executes these substitutions as ...


Alan Peascod - Influences And Dialogue, Amanda Lawson, C. Judd Jan 2008

Alan Peascod - Influences And Dialogue, Amanda Lawson, C. Judd

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Alan Peascod was an influential teacher, mentor and friend to many in the ceramics community of Australia, especially in the places where he lived and worked, the Illawarra, Canberra and later Gulgong. Timed to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the Wollongong City Gallery - an apt moment for reflection on the culture of the region - this exhibition is an investigation of traditions and techniques, creative interaction and influence over three decades, centering on Peascod’s practice. Interestingly, the research we undertook for this exhibition revealed a wealth of ceramics held in private collections throughout the Illawarra and beyond - a source ...


Clarinet Calling [Musical Score], Wendy Suiter Jan 2008

Clarinet Calling [Musical Score], Wendy Suiter

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

[First page of the published musical score is included here]


Reading For Peace? Literature As Activism – An Investigation Into New Literary Ethics And The Novel, Shady E. Cosgrove Jan 2008

Reading For Peace? Literature As Activism – An Investigation Into New Literary Ethics And The Novel, Shady E. Cosgrove

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Literary ethicists like Dorothy J Hale and narratologists like James Phelan have argued that the reading process makes literary novels worthy of ethical investigation. That is, it’s not just a book’s content – which may debate norms and values – but the process of reading that inspires the reader to consider Other points of view. This alterity, new ethicists argue, can lead to increased empathy and thus more thoughtful decision-making within the ‘actual’ world. In fact, Hale (2007: 189) says empathetic literary training is a ‘pre-condition for positive social change’. This may work well theoretically, but what practical issues does ...


An Anechoic Configurable Hemispheric Environment For Spatialised Sound, Christian H. Ritz, Gregory M. Schiemer, Ian S. Burnett, Eva Cheng, Damien Lock, Terumi Narushima, Stephen F. Ingham, Diana Wood Conroy Jan 2008

An Anechoic Configurable Hemispheric Environment For Spatialised Sound, Christian H. Ritz, Gregory M. Schiemer, Ian S. Burnett, Eva Cheng, Damien Lock, Terumi Narushima, Stephen F. Ingham, Diana Wood Conroy

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper reports on the recently completed and significant upgrade of the University of Wollongong’s Configurable Hemispheric Environment for Spatialised Sound (CHESS). The CHESS studio, which housed a 16 speaker hemisphere for creating spatial sound, has been converted into an anechoic chamber and a new 3D speaker system has been designed. The recent work is a continuation of a successful crossdisciplinary research activity between the Faculty of Informatics and the Faculty of Creative Arts. Also reported are new research initiatives that will be taking place in the facility.


Listening Chairs: Personal Acoustic Space In Public Places, Wendy Suiter, Eva Cheng Jan 2008

Listening Chairs: Personal Acoustic Space In Public Places, Wendy Suiter, Eva Cheng

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Creation of a personal acoustic space for listeners of audio works in a public venue, which encourages the listener to focus and engage with the musical work, is the primary goal of this collaboration. Considering the context of this artificially created acoustic space various subsidiary goals are also important. These include visual aesthetics, as well as the audio capacity of the employed technology, while considering the portability of the equipment and the overall cost.


Dirty Princesses, Su Ballard Jan 2008

Dirty Princesses, Su Ballard

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

I have a friend who is a princess. After waiting for years she married a fine prince, bought the dream home, and adopted the designer cat. Some would say she was lucky, but these stories do not always have Disney endings. Not all princesses can get what they want, and the current political and social climate means it is well worth reflecting on the histories and impacts of the role-model princess - after all Brittney Spears made her debut on the Mickey Mouse Club.


The Bon Scott Blog, Lucas M. Ihlein Jan 2008

The Bon Scott Blog, Lucas M. Ihlein

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Ms Stephens says the Bon Scott Project exhibition aims to prove there was more to the diminutive singer than a powerful voice, tight pants, showmanship and sexually suggestive lyrics.

Ms Stephens assigned artists that knew little about the band. "The project is not intended to be sycophantic because those results would tend to be cliched," she said. "I hope it will offer new ideas and perspectives. I wanted to create an exhibition with a wide range of platforms that will interest different people."

Some of the works include personal letters, photographs uncovered from the late Rennie Ellis' collection, Bevan Honey ...


Old Noise, New Sounds: Sonic Explorations In Gallery Spaces, Su Ballard Jan 2008

Old Noise, New Sounds: Sonic Explorations In Gallery Spaces, Su Ballard

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Leon Narbey's electronic sound and light installation Real Time opened . New Plymouth's Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in February 1970. It was a noisy exhibition. Fluorescent and neon lights constructed flickering visual spaces, swathes of black polythene disguised all internal architecture, and recording microphones and movement triggers transferred sounds from one space to another. It was simultaneously disorientating and exhilarating. Real Time was a major installation in a minor location. Outside the centres of an already. peripheral country, Real Time raised the possibility of networked electronic installation transgressing the mainstreams of both "gallery art and media art." It did this ...


Introduction: The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader, Stella Brennan, Su Ballard Jan 2008

Introduction: The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader, Stella Brennan, Su Ballard

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

A sampler containing many voices and visions-histories, critiques and calls to arms- this book has developed out of a particular networked community. A network both evokes and elides. For as Danny Butt asks in his contribution to this book, "How do we think what is not connected?" Or, for that matter, how can we know what (or who)we do not know? Do we as editors have a responsibility to make definitions, despite our awareness that any definition is partisan? Have we not already done so? Can we describe what is digital, what it means to make art on, influenced ...


Cloudland: Digital Art From Aotearoa New Zealand, Su Ballard, Stella Brennan, Zita Joyce Jan 2008

Cloudland: Digital Art From Aotearoa New Zealand, Su Ballard, Stella Brennan, Zita Joyce

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

The Maori name now used for New Zealand is Aotearoa, ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’, a description of the form of islands glimpsed from the ocean, their mountains obscured by the vapour gathering around their peaks. Cloudland draws on this duality of the solid and insubstantial to address the instability of place and its definitions, the permeability of boundaries and the connections between people and place.


Mutable Aesthetics: Emergence In Digital Installation, Su Ballard Jan 2008

Mutable Aesthetics: Emergence In Digital Installation, Su Ballard

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

In order to make the claim that the aesthetic specificities of digital art practices are about more than their technologies, this paper contends that the micro- and macrocosmic realms of information theory are applicable and useful in the field of art history. In his introduction to The Digital Dialectic, Peter Lunenfeld presents the impact of the digital on representational media as the recasting of 'everything' as 'digital information.' Consequently, everything can be 'stored, accessed, and controlled by the same equipment' (Lunenfeld 2000, xvi). For Lunenfeld, the digital does not merely represent an aesthetic, or a process, but operates from 'similarity ...