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William H. Thornton
After receiving his Ph.d. in humanities from Florida State University in 1985, William Thornton taught two years in Korea and thereafter in Taiwan. He is currently Professor of Literary and Cultural Theory at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan, where he also offers seminars in globalization in the Institute of International Business. In addition to his several dozen academic articles, he is the author of Cultural Prosaics: The Second Postmodern Turn (Research Institute for Comparative Literature/University of Alberta, 1998) and Fire on the Rim: The Cultural Dynamics of East/West Power Politics (forthcoming in 2002 from Rowman and Littlefield.


Publications available on IDEA:

Bridge to Nowhere: Rethinking the Digital Divide
October 7, 2001 Vol.6, no.1