Launch of Subjectivities: A journal of Perspectives on Southeast Asia

Subjectivities: A journal of perspectives on Southeast Asia launched its inaugural issue and website on 18 August 2015.

The biannual publication is an undergraduate research journal, run by students and alumni from the Department of Southeast Asian Studies. Each issue tackles a specific theme concerning the region.

Its first issue, titled ‘Undersides’ features the works of 12 contributors from across the region – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines and Indonesia and is available for download here.

Subjectivities is also looking for students to join their team. Students will get the chance to learn more about what it takes to start and maintain an online publication through roles such as:

1) Editors

  • Possess an interest in a wide range of topics relating to Southeast Asia
  • Good time management
  • Able to effectively facilitate communication between contributors, copywriters and other stakeholders effectively
  • Good command of written English
  • Knowledge of a Southeast Asian language is helpful
  • Proficient in MS Word
  • Familiarity with InDesign is a plus
  • Interested applicants are to send a short writing sample. The writing sample can be a recent paper written for a FASS class

2) Designer/Web Manager

  • Good time management
  • Able to manage different platforms (website, social media)
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and website editing
  • Interested applicants are to send in a portfolio of recent works (website design, publicity materials, graphic design, artworks etcetera)

Interested students are encouraged to send in their CVs to

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