Marie rose B. arong
Rose Arong has been unfortunately teaching since 2006. When she is not preparing a lecture or editing student papers, you can find her trying to beat her own baseball record in MLB: The Show on her PS Vita. She has read Toni Morrison’s Beloved about ten times, which is also the same number of times she has seen Titanic.
Assistant Professor 1
English, Communication, and Literature
Narrative studies, Philippine literature, postcolonial fiction, and Gothic fiction
2012–Present PhD, English, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW. Under Examination.
2004–2009 MA, Literature, University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines.
1999–2003 BS, Medical Technology, Velez College, Cebu City, Philippines.
PhD Thesis (Under Examination 2017)
Situating the Philippines in the Postcolonial Landscape: Narrative Strategies of Filipino Novels in English (1946-1980)
Master’s Thesis (2009)
Metarepresentationality of History in Narrative Fiction: A Cognitive Approach in the Study of Literary Characters
in F. Sionil Jose’s Viajero and Ninotchka Rosca’s State of War
“Towards a Philippine Transnation: Dreaming a Philippines in Ninotchka Rosca’s State of War”
Ariel: A Review of International English Literature
ISSN: 1920-1222 The Johns Hopkins University Press
Co-written with Daniel Hempel. Forthcoming 2017.
“Nick Joaquin’s ‘Candido’s Apocalypse’: Re-imagining the Gothic in a Postcolonial Philippines”
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture.
ISSN 2083–2931. eISSN 2084-574X. Lodz University Press. Nov. 2016.
Filipino in Narrative Fiction: Cognitive Character Analysis of F. Sionil Jose's Viajero
Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship: “Ancient and Modern & Journeys of Discovery”.
ISSN: 2186-228. 2011.
2013–Present Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
2011–Present International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN)
2005–Present Modern Language Association (MLA)
Recipient, University International Award (UIPA) 2012-2016, University of New South Wales, Sydney