Invisibility cloaks are common in folklore and fiction. The notion of hiding or rendering an object transparent strikes the fancy of many, especially writers. In J.K.Rowling’s book “The Tales of Beedle theBard,” one of the three brothers escaped Death by putting on an invisibility cloak that was given by Death himself. The cloak was passed down through generations until it reached the hands of Harry Potter who eventually defeated Voldemort with the help of the same cloak. Even scientists are intrigued by the concept of invisibility. For many years, they have proposed, developed and mounted different optical systems to achieve […]
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HanPil: Studies on Korea and the Philippines is a refereed journal in English published by the Korea Research Center, University of the Philippines. It started as “HanPil: Occasional Paper Series on Korea and the Philippines” that served as repository of the Center’s research outputs from 2015 to 2018. Now a full-fledged academic journal, HanPil aims to foster interest in Korea-related research among Filipino Koreanists and promote the scholarly exchange of ideas in and outside of the Philippines. In its maiden issue as a peer-reviewed journal, HanPil invites potential authors from various fields to contribute manuscripts that touch upon issues on […]
Other lists: | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | AUGUST SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Chemical characterization of bamboo shoots is vital in determining their suitability for various applications and treatments SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Fluttering flags have the potential to improve cooling and mixing of air in thermal and energy systems SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Small flags can serve as turbulence enhancers that improve heat transfer inside a rectangular tube SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This study shows the hydrodynamics of tidal turbines in unsteady flow which is not usually presented because of the complexity of the fluid problem JULY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Although cities in Metro Manila appear to […]
Judy Celine Ick Department of English and Comparative Literature College of Arts and Letters UP Diliman “The Forests of Silence: Global Shakespeare in the Philippines, the Philippines in Global Shakespeare,” Shakespeare Survey 71, 26-34. To use the term “global” alongside “Shakespeare” is just too delicious a temptation for most academics and artists to pass up. The conjuring of the Shakespearean ground zero, of its point of artistic origin, and the simultaneous invocation of its contemporary world-wide influence makes the phrase “global Shakespeare” almost too good to be true. Just how does Shakespeare exist in the production of Global Shakespeare? How […]