Culture, language, the arts

  • Adil Johan, “Cosmopolitan Sound and Intimate Narratives in P. Ramlee’s Film Music”, Journal of Intercultural Studies, 40(4) (2019)
  • Kai Ostwald, Elvin Ong and Dimitar Gueorguiev, “Language politics, education, and ethnic integration: the pluralist dilemma in Singapore”, Politics, Groups, and Identities, 7(1):89-108 (2019)
  • Elmo Gonzaga, “Precarious nostalgia in the tropical smart city: transmedia memory, urban informatics, and the Singapore Golden Jubilee”, Cultural Studies, 33(1) (2019)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, The Myths of the Lettered Natives (Ethos Books and Singapore Bicentennial Office, 2019)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “The Colonial Art of Telling Tales” in Tommy Koh and Scott Wightman (eds.), 200 Years of Singapore and the United Kingdom (Straits Times Press, 2019)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “Rindu Rustic: Singapore Nostalgias in Modern Malay Prose”, Journal of Intercultural Studies, 40(4) (2019)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “Introduction: Meditations on Brown Humanity”, in Alfian Sa’at: Collected Plays Three (Ethos Books, 2019)
  • Gui Weihsin, “Braiding Stories and Affordances in the Graphic Novels of Sonny Liew and Koh Hong Teng”, Moving Worlds, 19(1) (2019)
  • Gui Weihsin, “Public transit and urban poetics: Singapore’s Moving Words poetry project and anthology”, Textual Practice (2019)
  • Teri Silvio, “Representing creative labour and identity in Singaporean graphic novels: Sonny Liew and Troy Chin”, Culture, Theory, and Critique, 59(2) (2018)
  • Jini Kim Watson, “Separate Futures: Cold War Decolonization in Mohamed Latiff Mohamed’s Confrontation and Sonny Liew’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock-Chye”, Discourse, 40(2) (2018)
  • S.A. Jones, “Telling cases of bilingual children’s reading and writing for English-medium school: implications for pedagogy and policy”, Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 41(3):166-176 (2018)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “Dari Dai Nippon Teikoku ke Dai Nippon Kawaii” in Sakura Mekar di Bumi Berdarah: Koleksi Cerpen dan Sajak 75 Tahun Penjajahan Jepun di Singapura, Angkatan Sasterawan ’50 (2018)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “To Thrive, Malay Language Needs to Accommodate Taboo, Distasteful Texts from Strange Places” in Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib and Nurul Fadiah Johari (eds.), Budi Kritik (The Literary Centre and The Reading Group, 2018)
  • Cheng N. Y., ““This is my doodle”: Non-participation, Performance, and the Singapore Memory Project”, Performance Paradigm, 14: 64-86 (2018)
  • Philip Holden, “A Building with One Side Missing: Liberal Arts and Illiberal Modernities in Singapore”, SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 33(2) (2018)
  • Suzanne Choo, “Globalizing Literature Education in Singapore: Reviewing Developments and Re-envisioning Possibilities for the Future” in Literature education in the Asia-Pacific: Policies, practices and perspectives in global times (Routledge, 2018)
  • A. Ramalingam Sivakumaran, A Critical Survey of Children’s Tamil Literature in Singapore (Crimson Earth, 2018)
  • M. O’Brien, “English as Racial Embodiment in Shirley Lim’s Joss and Gold,” Postcolonial Text, 12(2) (2017)
  • Wendy Bokhorst-Heng and Rita E Silver, “Reconsidering language shift within Singapore’s Chinese community: A Bourdieusian analysis”, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, (248): 73-95 (2017)
  • Angelia Poon and Angus Whitehead (eds.), Singapore Literature and Culture: Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts (Routledge, 2017)
  • Adil Johan, “Scoring Tradition, Making Nation: Zubir Saids Traditionalised Film Music for Dang Anom”, Malaysian Journal of Music, 6(1) (2017)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “A Tradition of Island Hopping” in Sheila Pakir and Malminderjit Singh (eds.), The Birthday Book 2017: What We Should Never Forget? (The Birthday Collective, 2017)
  • Gui Weihsin, “Short Story Collections and Crowded Selves: Madeleine Thien’s Simple Recipes and Jeremy Tiang’s It Never Rains On National Day”, Singapore UnBound (2017)
  • Gui Weihsin, “Global Modernism in Colonial Malayan and Singaporean Literature: The Poetry and Prose of Teo Poh Leng and Sinnathamby Rajaratnam”, Postcolonial Text, 12(2) (2017)
  • Joanne Leow, “Between Home and Home: Crossings and Coastlines in the Poetry of Boey Kim Cheng”, SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English, 50(1) (2017)
  • Angelia Poon, “Writing Home: Alfian Sa’at and the Politics of Malay Muslim Belonging in Multiracial Singapore”, Interventions, 18(4) (2016)
  • Philip Holden, “Tears and Garlands: Lim Chin Siong, Coldstore, and the End (s) of Narrative”, Life Writing, 13(2) (2016)
  • Philip Holden, “‘Is it manipulative? Sure. But that’s how you tell stories’: The graphic novel, metahistory and the artist in The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye”, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 52(4) (2016)
  • Azhar Ibrahim Alwee, “Resisting Cultural Amnesia: Malay Literature of Dignified Presence” in Majulah! 50 Years of Malay/Muslim Community in Singapore (World Scientific, 2016)
  • Vicente Rafael, “Mutant Tongues: Translating English in the Postcolonial Humanities”, CR: The New Centennial Review, 16(1) (2016)
  • Gui Weihsin, “Renaissance City and Revenant Story: The Gothic Tale as Literary Technique in Fiona Cheong’s Fictions of Singapore”, Interventions, 18(4) (2016)
  • Rizwana Abdul Azeez, Negotiating Malay Identities in Singapore: The Role of Modern Islam (Sussex Academic Press, 2016)
  • Brian Bernards, Writing the South Seas: Imagining the Nanyang in Chinese and Southeast Asian Postcolonial Literature (University of Washington Press, 2016)
  • Robbie Goh, “The anatomy of Singlish: globalisation, multiculturalism and the construction of the ‘local’ in Singapore”, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 37(8) (2016)
  • A. Mani, “Fifty Years of Singapore Tamil Literature” in Gopinath Pillai and K. Kesavapany (eds.), 50 Years of Indian Community, pp.51–55 (World Scientific Publishing, 2016)
  • Philip Smith, “Nation-building, Censorship, and ‘Ill-Will’ in Singaporean Comics”, Journal of Popular Culture, 49(1) (2016)
  • Gopinath Pillai and K. Kesavapany (eds.), 50 Years of Indian Community in Singapore (World Scientific Publishing, 2016)
  • Cheryl Narumi Naruse, “Hwee Hwee Tan’s Mammon Inc. as Bildungsroman; Or, the Coming-of-Career Narrative”, Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture, 49(1) (2016)
  • Angus Whitehead, “‘had to laugh today’: Arthur Yap, Singapore and ‘Blind Faith’”, Asiatic, 10(2) (2016)
  • Cheryl Narumi Naruse, “Bodies That Map: Overseas Singaporeans And The Urban Imagination”, Verge: Studies in Global Asias, 2(1) (2016)
  • Cheryl Narumi Naruse and Weihsin Gui (eds.), “Singapore at 50: At the Intersections of Neoliberal Globalization and Postcoloniality”, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, (18)4 (2016)
  • Joanne Leow, “‘A Delicate Pellet Of Dust’: Dissident Flash Fictions From Contemporary Singapore”, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 51(6) (2015)
  • Elmo Gonzaga, “The Death of the ‘Pasar Malam’: The Counterpoint to Development in the Singapore Story”, Asian Cities: Colonial to Global (2015)
  • Vineeta Sinha, “Mapping Singapore’s Culinary Landscape: Is Anyone Cooking?” in Vineeta Sinha and Lily Kong (eds.), Food, Foodways and Foodscapes; Culture, Community and Consumption in Post-colonial Singapore, pp. 159-184 (World Scientific, 2015)
  • Angelia Poon, “Being in the World: Literary Practice and Pedagogy in Global Times”, Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 46(1-2) (2015)
  • Philip Smith, “The Gaps between Us: Multilingualism and Immigration in Alfian Sa’at’s Cook a Pot of Curry”, Asian Theatre Journal, 32(1) (2015)
  • Nazry Bahrawi, “Incest Performed: The Neocolonial Perversion of Translation in Malaysia” in Uganda Sze-pui Kwan and Lawrence Wang-chi Wong (eds.), Translation and Global Asia: Relocating Cultural Production Network (The Chinese University Press, 2014)
  • Philip Holden, “Cosmopolitan Pedagogies: Revisiting Shirley Geok-lin Lim’s Short Fiction”, Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 8(1) (2014)
  • Lim Eng-Beng, Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias, (New York University Press, 2014)
  • Adil Johan, “Disquieting Degeneracy: Policing Malaysian and Singapore Popular Music Culture from the mid-1960s to early 1970s” in Sonic Modernities in the Malay World (Brill, 2014)
  • Jun Zubillaga-Pow, “The Dialectics of Capitalist Reclamation, Or Traditional Malay Music, in fin de siècle Singapore”, South East Asia Research, 22(1) (2014)
  • Gui Weihsin, “Tactical Objectivism: Recognizing the Object within the Subjective Logic of Neoliberalism in the Fiction of Tash Aw and Lydia Kwa”, Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory, 25(4) (2014)
  • J. S-.Y. Park, “Cartographies of language: Making sense of mobility among Korean transmigrants in Singapore”, Language & Communication, 39: 83-91 (2014)
  • Koh Tai Ann, “It’s Not Just the Singapore Literature Prize, But Also Literature in Singapore That’s in Crisis”, Singapore Challenged: The Uneasy and Unchartered Road Ahead, a special issue of Commentary, 23: 30-42 (2014)
  • P. Rae, “Performing Singapore: City/State” in Performing Cities, pp. 179-198 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
  • Azhar Ibrahim Alwee, “Malay Literature in Singapore: Lines of Thoughts and Conflicting Ideas”, Malay Literature, 27(1) (2014).
  • Koh Boon P., From Identity to Mondialisation: TheatreWorks 25, (Didier Millet, 2013)
  • Quah Sy Ren, Scenes: A Hundred Years of Singapore Chinese Language Theatre 1913–2013 (Drama Box, 2013)
  • Daniel Tham (ed.), A Changed World: Singapore Art 1950s–1970s: Dialogues (Singapore Art Museum, 2013)
  • Tan K. P.  “Forum theater in Singapore: resistance, containment, and commodification in an advanced industrial society”, positions: east asia cultures critique, 21(1): 189-221 (2013)
  • Philip Holden, “Unmaking Sense: Short Fiction and Social Space in Singapore”, The Postcolonial Short Story (2013)
  • Tan E. K., Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World (Cambria Press, 2013)
  • Terence Chong, “Struggling over the Arts and the Artist in Singapore”, A Portrait of the Arts in Singapore, special issue of Commentary, 21: 17-27 (2012)
  • Alfian bin Sa’at, “Hinterland, Heartland, Home: Affective Topography in Singapore Films” in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema (NUS Press, 2012)
  • T. K. Sabapathy (ed.), Intersecting Histories: Contemporary Turns in Southeast Asian Art (Nanyang Technological University, 2012)
  • C.J. W.-L. Wee, “The Arts, Culture and Singapore as a Global City”, A Portrait of the Arts in Singapore, special issue of Commentary, 21: 28-41 (2012)
  • C.J.W.-L. Wee (ed.), special issue “Practising Contemporary Art in the Global City for the Arts, Singapore”, Performance Paradigm (2012)
  • C. J. Wan-ling Wee, Complete Works of Kuo Pao Kun (Practice Performing Arts School and Global Publishing, 2012)
  • Iola Lenzi et. al., Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two Decades of Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia 1991–2011 (Singapore Art Museum, 2011)
  • National Arts Council, Literary Singapore: A Directory of Contemporary Writing in Singapore (National Arts Council, 2011)
  • P. Rae, “Wayang Studies?” in The Rise of Performance Studies, pp. 67-84 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
  • P. Rae, “Freedom of Repression”, Theatre Research International, 36(2): 117-133 (2011)
  • Terence Chong, The Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance (Routledge, 2011)
  • Jini Kim Watson, The New Asian City: Three Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)
  • Lisa Lim, Anne Pakir and Lionel Wee (eds.), English in Singapore: Modernity and Management (Hong Kong University Press, 2010)
  • Koh Tai Ann (ed.), “Reviewing Singapore”, Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 10(1) (2010)
  • Rajeev Patk and Philip Holden, The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English (Routledge, 2010)
  • Koh Tai Ann, Neil Murphy, and Susan Philip (eds.), “Editorial”, SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English, 50(1) (2010/2011)
  • C. J. W.-L. Wee, ‘Culture, the Arts and the Global City’ in Terence Chong (ed.), Management of Success: Singapore Revisited, pp. 489–503 (ISEAS, 2010)
  • Philip Holden, “Interrogating Multiculturalism and Cosmopolitanism in the City‐State: Some Recent Singapore Fiction in English”, Mobilities, 5(2) (2010)
  • R. Langenbach and P. Rae, “’say as I Do’: Performance Research in Singapore” in Contesting Performance, pp. 136-152 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
  • T. K. Sabapathy, Road to Nowhere: The Quick Rise and Fall of Art History in Singapore (The Art Gallery at the National Institute of Education, 2010)
  • Joanne Leow, “The Future Of Nostalgia: Reclaiming Memory In Tan Pin Pin’s Invisible City And Alfian Sa’at’s A History Of Amnesia”, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 45(1) (2010)
  • Angelia Poon, Philip Holden, and Shirley Geok-lin Lim (eds.), Writing Singapore: An Historical Anthology of Singapore Literature (National University of Singapore Press, 2009)
  • Mohammad A. Quayum and Wong Phui Nam (eds.), Sharing Borders: Studies in Contemporary Singaporean-Malaysian Literature I (National Library Board, 2009)
  • Puvenswari Arumugam, Singapore Malay Theatre: Issues of Cultural Identity (VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009)
  • P. Rae, “No Sweat: Performance and the Care of the Singapore Self” in Counsell, C., & Mock, R. (Eds.), Performance, embodiment and cultural memory (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009) 
  • Philip Holden, “Writing Historical Fiction: A Dialogue with Suchen Christine Lim”, Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 3(2) (2009)
  • Gwee Li Sui (ed.), Sharing Borders: Studies in Contemporary Singaporean-Malaysian Literature II (National Library Board, 2009)
  • Y. Mattar, “Popular Cultural Cringe: Language as Signifier of Authenticity and Quality in the Singaporean Popular Music Market”, Popular Music 28(2): 179-195 (2009)
  • Ronald Klein (ed.), Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 8: Interviews II (Ethos Books, 2009)
  • Cheryl Narumi Naruse, “(Un)Shared Values: Alienation, Modernity and Singaporean Identity in Djinn’s Perth”, Graduate Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies, (6)1 (2008)
  • S. Varathan, S. Hamid and Abdul Majeed, Development of Tamil Drama in Singapore (Singapore Indian Artistes Association, 2008)
  • Philip Holden, “Postcolonial Desire: Placing Singapore”, Postcolonial Studies, 11(3) (2008)
  • C. J. Wan-ling Wee, The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore (Hong Kong University Press, 2007)
  • Joanne Leow, “Monolingual Exile: Language, Autobiography and Exteriority in Shirley Lim”, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, 6(2) (2007)
  • Philip Holden,“Rajaratnam’s tiger: Race, gender and the beginnings of Singapore nationalism”, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 41(1) (2006)
  • Ong Zheng Min, A History of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, unpublished Master of Arts thesis (National University of Singapore, 2006)
  • Philip Holden, “Putting the Nation Back into the Transnational: Chinese Self-fashioning and Discipline in Singapore”, Reading Chinese Transnationalisms (2006)
  • Philip Holden, “Histories of the present: Reading contemporary Singapore novels between the local and the global”, Postcolonial Text, 2(2) (2006)
  • Philip Holden, “Writing Conspiracy: Race and Rights in Two Singapore novels”, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 42(1) (2006)
  • Jennifer Lindsay (ed.), Between Tongues: Translation And/Of/In Performance in Asia (Singapore University Press, 2006)
  • Ahmad Mashadi, Telah Terbit (Out Now): Southeast Asian Contemporary Art Practices during the 1970s (Singapore Art Museum, 2006)
  • Seng Yu Jin, The Primacy of Painting: Institutional Structures of the Singapore Art World from 1935 to 1972, unpublished Master of Arts thesis (National University of Singapore, 2006)
  • Quah Sy Ren, “Performing Multilingualism in Singapore” in Jennifer Lindsay (ed.), Between Tongues: Translation and/of/in Performance in Asia, pp. 88–103 (Singapore University Press, 2006)
  • Chitra Sankaran, History of Tamil Literature in Singapore (The Encyclopedia, 2006)
  • Angelia Poon, “Performing National Service in Singapore: (Re)imaging nation in the poetry and short stories of Alfian Sa’at”, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (2005)
  • Rita E. Silver, “The discourse of linguistic capital: Language and economic policy planning in Singapore”, Language Policy, 4(1): 47-66 (2005)
  • George Watt, Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 5: Robert Yeo (Ethos Books, 2005)
  • Peter Nazareth, Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 7: Edwin Thumboo (Ethos Books, 2005)
  • Robbie Goh, Contours of Culture: Space and Social Difference in Singapore (Hong Kong University Press, 2005)
  • J. Shepherd, Striking a Balance: Management of Language in Singapore 12, 113-131 (Peter Lang, 2005)
  • Lim, E. B., “Glocalqueering in new Asia: The politics of performing gay in Singapore”, Theatre Journal, 383-405  (2005)
  • Lee Weng Choy, “Authenticity, Reflexivity, and Spectacle; or the Rise of New Asia is not the End of the World”, positions: east asia cultures critique, 12(3): 643–666 (2004)
  • Jacqueline Lo, Staging Nation: English Language Theatre in Malaysia and Singapore (Hong Kong University Press, 2004)
  • Ban Kah Choon, Anne Pakir and Tong Chee Kiong (eds.), Imagining Singapore (Marshall Cavendish, 2004)
  • Tan Chong Kee and Tisa Ng (eds.), Ask Not: The Necessary Stage in Singapore Theatre (Times Editions, 2004)
  • T. Chong, “Chinese Opera in Singapore: Negotiating Globalisation, Consumerism and National Culture” in Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 34(3), 449-471 (2003)
  • C. J. W.-L. Wee, “Creating High Culture in the Globalized “Cultural Desert” of Singapore”, The Drama Review (TDR), 47(4): 84–97 (2003)
  • William Ray Langenbach, Performing the Singapore State 1988-1995, unpublished Doctor of Philosophy dissertation (University of Western Sydney, 2003)
  • Kenneth Paul Tan, “Sexing Up Singapore”, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 6(4):403–24 (2003)
  • L. Wee, “Linguistic Instrumentalism in Singapore”, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 24(3): 211-224 (2003)
  • Esha Niyogi D. De, “Feminist Agency in Singapore Women’s Literature”, Genders, 36 (2002)
  • Teng Qian Xi, “Gopal Baratham: A Retrospective”, Quarterly Literary Review of Singapore, 2(1) (2002)
  • Ng Siang Ping, “In Search of Singapore Theatre”, trans. Chao Ye Min and Teo Han Wue in Kwok Kian-Woon, Arun Mahizhnan, and T. Sasitharan (eds.), Selves: The State of the Arts in Singapore, pp. 98–120(National Arts Council, 2002) 
  • Wong Yoon Wah, Post-Colonial Chinese Literatures in Singapore and Malaysia (World Scientific Publishing, 2002)
  • Mohammad A. Quayum and Peter Wicks (eds.), Singapore Literature in English: A Critical Reader (Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, 2002)
  • William Lim (ed.), Postmodern Singapore (Select Publications, 2002)
  • Lucy Davis, Making Difference (So easy to Enjoy So Hard to Forget): Looking at Visual Culture, Culturalism and Political Aesthetic Strategies in Singapore, unpublished Magister thesis (Roskilde University, 2001)
  • Ronald Klein (ed.), Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 4: Interviews, (Ethos Books, 2001)
  • William Peterson, Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Singapore (Wesleyan University Press, 2001)
  • Philip Holden, “On the Nation’s Margins: The Social Place of Literature in Singapore”, SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 15(1) (2000)
  • T. K. Sabapathy, “Paradigm Shifts and Histories of Art” in Kwok Kian Woon et. al. (eds.), Selves: The State of the Arts in Singapore, pp. 74–83 (National Arts Council, 2000)
  • Kirpal Singh (ed.), Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 3: Drama (Ethos Books, 2000)
  • Philip Holden, Modern Subjects/Colonial Texts: Hugh Clifford and the History of English Literature in the Straits Settlements and Malaya, 1895-1907 (ELT Press, 2000)
  • Thirunalan Sasitharan, “Kuo Pao Kun and the Theatre of Tensions” in Images at the Margins: A Collection of KuoPaoKun’s Plays (Times Books International, 2000)
  • Lim Yi-En, Women in Bondage: The Stories of Catherine Lim (Times Academic Press, 1999)
  • Phyllis Chew and Anneliese Kramer-Dahl (eds.), Reading Culture: Textual Practices in Singapore (Times Academic Press, 1999)
  • Marco C. F. Hsü, A Brief History of Malayan Art, trans. Lai Chee Kien (Millennium Books, 1999)
  • Apinan Poshyananda, ““Con-Art” Seen from the Edge: The Meaning of Conceptual Art in Southeast Asia”, in Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s–1980s, pp. 143–148 (Queens Museum of Art, 1999)
  • Kirpal Singh (ed.), Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 2: Poetry. Singapore (Ethos Books, 1999)
  • Philip Holden, “Colonial Fiction, Hybrid Lives: Early Singaporean Fiction in the Straits Chinese Magazine”, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 33(1) (1998)
  • Philip Holden, “The Significance Of Uselessness: Resisting Colonial Masculinity In Philip Jeyaretnam’s Abraham’s Promise”, Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 2 (1998)
  • Chua Beng Huat, “World Cities, Globalisation and the Spread of Consumerism: A View from Singapore”, Urban Studies 35(5-6): 981-1000 (1998)
  • Lily Rose Roxas-Tope, (Un)Framing Southeast Asia: Nationalism and Postcolonial Text in English in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. (University of the Philippines, Office of Research Coordination, 1998)
  • Kirpal Singh (ed.), Interlogue: Studies in Singapore Literature, Volume 1: Fiction (Ethos Books, 1998)
  • L. Kong, “Popular music in a transnational world: the construction of local identities in Singapore”, Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 38(1): 19 (1997)
  • Redza Piyadassa, “Early Modern Art Developments in Malaysia and Singapore, 1920–1960” in Masahiro Ushiroshoji and Toshiko Rawanchaikul (eds.), The Birth of Modern Art in Southeast Asia: Artists and Movements, pp. 229–233 (Fukuoka Art Museum, 1997)
  • Philip Holden, “Love, Death and Nation: Representing Amok in British Malaya”, Literature & History, 6(1) (1997)
  • Lynn Gumpert, “Report from Singapore: A Global City for the Arts?” in Art in America, New York, pp. 41–45 (1997)
  • Kuo Pao Kun, “Playwright’s Voice: A Forum on Playwriting” in Sanjay Krishnan (ed.), Nine Lives: Ten Years of Singapore Theatre, 1987–1997, pp. 66–71 (The Necessary Stage Ltd, 1997) 
  • The Necessary Stage, 9 Lives: 10 Years of Singapore Theatre (The Necessary Stage, 1997)
  • Ee Tiang Hong and Leong Liew Geok, Responsibility and Commitment: The Poetry of Edwin Thumboo (Singapore University Press, 1997)
  • Kwok Kian Chow, Channels and Confluences: A History of Singapore Art (Singapore Art Museum, 1996)
  • Hadijah Rahmat, “The Printing Press, and the Changing Concepts of Literature, Authorship and Notions of Self in Malay Literature”, Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 69(1) (1996)
  • Lee Weng Choy (ed.), The Substation Conference 1995: Space: Spaces and Spacing (The Substation, 1996) 
  • Koh Tai Ann, “Sing to the Dawn: Novels in English by Singaporean Women” in Thelma B. Kintanar (ed.), Emergent Voices: Southeast Asian Women Novelists (University of Philippines Press, 1994)
  • Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Writing S.E./Asia in English: Against The Grain, Focus on Asian English-language Literature (Skoob Books, 1994)
  • Robert Yeo, “Theatre and Censorship in Singapore”, Australasian Drama Studies, Special Focus Issue on Theatre in Southeast Asia, 25: 49–60 (1994)
  • Ismail S. Talib, “The development of Singaporean Literature in English”, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 15(5) (1994)
  • Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Nationalism and Literature: English-Language Writing from the Philippines and Singapore (New Day Publishers, 1993)
  • Koh Tai Ann, “Telling Stories, Revealing Values: The Singapore Novel in English”, Tenggara: Journal of Southeast Asian Literature, 25 (1990)
  • Kernial Singh Sandhu and Paul Wheatley (eds.), The Management of Success: The Moulding of Modern Singapore (Westview Press, 1989)
  • Ungku Maimunah Mohd Tahir, Modern Malay Literary Culture: A Historical Perspective (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1987)
  • Liaw Yock Fang, “Malay Language and Literature in Singapore” in Basant K. Kapur (ed.), Singapore Studies: Critical Surveys of the Humanities and Social Sciences, pp.323–326 (Singapore University Press, 1986)