ISSN: 2186-2281 – The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2014 – Official Conference Proceedings

LibrAsia2014, Osaka, Japan
Conference Theme 2014: Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy
Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Sunday, April 6, 2014

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Proceedings Contents

Requiem for a Beast: A Case Study in Controversy
Erica Hateley, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Developing Reading Culture for the Challenges of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria
Clement Ajidahun, Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria

The Recuperation of African History in African Fiction
Nasreddin Bushra Ahmed, Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia

Challenges and Opportunities for Chinese Library to Face SCOAP3's Development
Shuyi He, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ren Wer, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yearning for Identity through Magical realism: Female Protagonists of Girish Karnad
Solomon P. Surendra Bondla, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

FAULTLINES- A Journey Through Meena Alexander’s Life, Conflicts and Adjustments with the Host Society as a Result of Multiple Dislocations
Anjana Sukumary, Mahidol University International College, Thailand

When The Whale Talks Back: An Interspecies Cultural Dialogue in Zakes Mda's The Whale Caller (2005)
Weeraya Donsomsakulkij, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Unacknowledged Matricide in T. S. Eliot’s The Family Reunion
Ken Chang, National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan

Mario Vargas Llosa’s Conversacion en la Catedral: A Paradigm of Corruption
Adelaida Lucero, University of the Phillipines, Phillipines

Terrible Beauty: the Aesthetics of Death in Polish and Japanese War Literature
Olga Bogdanska, University of Lodz, Poland

Considerations on Finnish and Romanian Literary and Cultural Relations within European Context
Paul Nanu, University of Turku, Finland

The Effects of Emotion Regulation on the Intrinsic and Extrinsic Job Satisfaction of University Librarians: An Empirical Study in Taiwan
Yu-Ping Peng, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Death Drive: Vampires in Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles
Chi Tsai, National Normal Taiwan University, Taiwan

Cultural Colonization in Poems by Wallace Stevens
Erik Thompson, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea

Conquering the Winds (Adeliberation on the Psychological Aspect of the Windcatchers, Decorative Elements in Loft harbor)
Somayeh Noorinezhad, Payamenoor University, Iran
Marziyeh Bagheriyannezhad, Payamenoor University, Iran
Seyyedeh Roqieh Ghasemi, Payamenoor University, Iran

Game for None, Game for All: Verbal Contentions and Life Affirmation in De Turkey and De Law
Jungman Park, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea

Protest Literature: Deconstruction of Antebellum Proslavery Ideology in Toni Morrison’s Beloved
Ka Chi Cheuk, HKU SPACE Community College, Hong Kong

Feminism and the Nigerian Female Question: A Feminist Appraisal of Zaynab Alkali's Stillborn
Harry Omilonye Ogbu, College of Education, Nigeria

The Potential of the Museum Collection Management Systems (MCMS) Development in Hong Kong Museum of History (HKMH)
Elaine W.S. Kong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dickson K.W. Chiu, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Patrick Lo, University of Tsukuba, Japan

A Literary Antidote to Dignity-Based Conflict: J. M. Coetzee's Ethics of Natural - Rather than Public-Spiritedness
Malek Mohammad, American University of Kuwait, Kuwait

Flood Management Handling in Malaysia and Indonesia
Fachri Bey Jamaris, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia
Maheran Makhtar, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Challenging Childhoods: Representations of Conflict in Australian Junior Historical Fiction Since 1945
Kylie Flack, Macquarie University, Australia

Atomic Bomb's Survivors' Personal Narratives in Contemporary and Intercultural Contexts: Lessons Yet to Be Learned
Gloria R Montebruno Saller, University of La Verne, USA

Collaboration: Negotiations in Publishing and Project Management
Rachel Franks, State Library of NSW, Australia
Ellen Forsyth, State Library of NSW, Australia

Language of Religious and Secular Text: A Comparative Study
Bushra Siddiqui, Punjab University, Pakistan
Muhammad Inam-ur-Rehman Sajid, Punjab University, Pakistan

Technology and Literacy in a Synergy: Understanding Children Techno-literacy for e-book Design
Noorhidawati Abdullah, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Ghalebandi. G, University of Malaya, Malaysia