We are delighted to inform our readers that the International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies (IJAPS) Vol. 12, Supp. 1 is now published. This is a special issue spearheaded by Stephen C. Druce (Universiti Brunei Darussalam) on Orality, Writing and History: The Literature of the Bugis and Makasar of South Sulawesi.
The articles, downloadable as open access in dual formats: PDF and EPUB are as follow (you may also view full list here):
- Orality, Writing and History: The Literature of the Bugis and Makasar of South Sulawesi (Introduction to Special Issue), by Stephen C. Druce
- Christian Pelras and His Work: 17 August 1934–19 July 2014, by Campbell Macknight
- Orality and Writing among the Bugis, by Christian Pelras (transl. Campbell Macknight)
- The Media of Bugis Literacy: A Coda to Pelras, by Campbell Macknight
- Transmitting the Past in South Sulawesi: The hikajat Sawitto and Other Bugis and Makasar Historical Works, by Stephen C. Druce
- Family Matters: Bugis Genealogies and Their Contribution to Austronesian Studies, by Ian Caldwell and Kathryn Wellen
- The Inside View on Makassar’s 16th to 17th Century History: Changing Marital Alliances and Persistent Settlement Patterns, by David Bulbeck
- The Pau-paunnaIndale Patara: Sufism and the Bugis Adaption and Transformation of the Hikayat Inderaputera, by Nurhayati Rahman
- Narratives of Sexuality in Bugis and Makasar Manuscripts, by Muhlis Hadrawi
On behalf of the Editor-in-Chief and the publisher, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM Press), we express our appreciation to contributing authors.