Jonathan Benda

Lecturer; Ph.D., Syracuse University

Research areas and interests

Cultural rhetorics, ESL/EFL, rhetorical history, second-language writing, Taiwan studies

Selected Publications

“Difficult Writing: Representation and Responsibility in Narratives of Cross-Cultural Encounters,” in Intercultural Communication Studies

“Empathy and Its Others: The Voice of Asia, A Pail of Oysters, and the Empathetic Writing of Formosa,” in Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Google Translate in the EFL Classroom: Taboo or Teaching Tool?Writing & Pedagogy 5.2 (2013): 317-332.

“‘Ye Are Witnesses’: Tunghai University and Taiwan through the Archives of the Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association, 1955-1979.” 臺灣教會史料論集 [Taiwan Churches: Collected Essays on Historical Sources]. Ed. 王成勉. Taipei: National Central UP/Yuan-Liu, 2013. 113-146.