Thanis Bunsom


Thanis

Title : Assistant Professor

Position : Lecturer

Department : Language

Educational background :

Year Degree earned Institution
2001 BA (English) Chulalongkorn University
2008 BA (French) Ramkhamhaeng University
2004 MA (International Relations) University of Durham, UK
2006 MA (Portuguese) University of Bristol, UK
2010 MA (English) Chulalongkorn University
2013 Specialist Certificate in Assessment for English Language Teaching RELC,Singapore

Professional experience :
English Lecturer, October 2007- May 2010 Eastern Asia University

Research interests :
Language and Identity, English in East Asia, Post-colonial Literature

Publications :

Journals

  • Bunsom, T. (2016). State repression, forced compliance and self-justification: A Psychoanalythical reading of Ediriwira Sarachchandra’s Curfew and A Full Moon. Journal of Human Rights and Peace Studies, 2(1), January – June, 168-186.
  • Boonchutima, S., Bunsom, T., & Chin, G.V.S. (2016). Investigating the Representations of the Bruneian Chinese in Contemporary Plays, Thoughts, 1, 58-70.
  • Vidhayasai, T., Bunsom, T., & Keyuravong, S. (2015). Investigating the Use of Google Translate in “Terms and Conditions” in an Airline’s Official Website: Errors and Implications. PASAA, 49, January – June, 137-166.
  • Bunsom, T. (2014). Lost in Transition: an Analysis of Post-colonial Dilemma and National Identity in Three Contemporary Novels from East and Southeast Asia. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(10), July, 615-621.
  • Bunsom, T. (2557). Paradise Betrayed: Investigating the Plights of Female Domestic Workers in Two Contemporary Plays. วารสารศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยอุบลราชธานี (Journal of Liberal Arts, Ubon Ratchathani University), 10(2), 1-16.
  • Khunmontri, S., Trakulkasemsuk, W., & Bunsom, T. (2557). Vocational College English Teachers’ Awareness of Establishment of the ASEAN Community and Its Impact on English Language Teaching. วารสารศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยอุบลราชธานี (Journal of Liberal Arts, Ubon Ratchathani University), 10(2), 77-106.
  • Bunsom, T., Singhasiri, W., & Vungthong, S. (2014). To Wed or not to Wed: Investigating Marriage Proposals in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. NIDA Language and Communication Journal, 19(21), 105-130.
  • Singhasiri, W. & Bunsom, T. (2014). [Review of the book: Literature in Language Education, by Geoff Hall]. rEFLections, 17(2), July, 59-60.
  • Tepsuriwong, S. & Bunsom, T. (2013). Introducing Peer Assessment to a Reading Classroom: Expanding Thai University Students’ Learning Boundaries beyond Alphabetical Symbols. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 4(14), November, 279-286.
  • Bunsom, T. (2555). Emotional Suppression, Female Suffering and Colonization: A Study of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart from Psychoanalytical, Feminist and Postcolonial Perspectives. วารสารศิลปศาสตร์ประยุกต์ (The Journal of Faculty of Applied Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok), 1(5), มกราคม – มิถุนายน, 86-93.
  • Bunsom, T. (2554). No Shelter for Outsiders: Questioning Australian National (Un)Identity in Two Contemporary Novels. วารสารศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยสงขลานครินทร์, 3(2), กรกฎาคม – ธันวาคม, 30-55.
  • Bunsom, T., Vungthong, S., & Singhasiri, W. (2011). Developing Engineering Students’ Critical Thinking Skills through Reading Short Stories. Journal of English Studies, 6, June, 118-140.
  • Bunsom, T. (2008). Brazilian Regional Fiction: Universal Truths. EAU Heritage Journal, 2(1), January – June, 46-59.

Conference proceedings

  • Bunsom, T. & Trakulkasemsuk, W. (2015). Do We Have ‘ASEAN English’? An Investigation of ASEAN English Grammatical Features. CD Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences “ASEAN 2015: Challenges and Opportunities” (pp. 40-61). 5 – 6 June, Thailand: BP Samila Beach Hotel and Resort, Songkhla.
  • Yamsangsung, S., Jimarkon Zilli, P., & Bunsom, T. (2015). Sexism in Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC): The Case of Yingluck Shinawatra in the Media. Proceedings from ICLC 2014: The International Conference on Language and Communication 2014 “Language, Media, and Development in East and South-East Asia” (pp. 327-343). 21 – 22 August 2014, Thailand: National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok.
  • บวรลักษณ์ เปาวสันต์ และ ธนิศร์ บุญสม. (2557). วัฒนธรรมไทยผ่านมุกตลก: ผลการศึกษาละครล้อเลียนชิงร้อยชิงล้านด้วยทฤษฎีอารมณ์ขันและทฤษฎีมิติวัฒนธรรมของ Greet-Hofstede. Proceedings การประชุมวิชาการระดับชาติ ภาษาและวัฒนธรรม 2557 เรื่อง วัฒนธรรมสมัยนิยม (หน้า 261-274). 28 กรกฎาคม, จ.นครปฐม: มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล.
  • Bunsom, T. & Jimarkon, P. (2013). Rohingya? Worse than Dogs: a Discourse Analysis of Thai Online Gay Community’s Racist Attitudes towards Rohingya Immigrants. Proceedings from ICHSS 2013: The 9th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences 2013 (pp. 331-342). 14 – 15 November, Khon Kaen: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University.
  • Bunsom, T. & Watson Todd, R. (2012). India’s Unchanging Social Structures: A Discursive Investigation of Power Relationships in A Passage to India and the White Tiger. CD Proceedings of the 4th Language in the Realm of Social Dynamics International Conference “The Multi-Dimensions in an Era of Language and Teaching” (pp. 23-32). 3 – 4 May, Bangkok: University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
  • Bunsom, T. (2012). Money Matters: Investigating Young Characters’ Anguish of Alienation in Two Contemporary Novels in English. CD Proceedings of the 1st Mae Fah Luang University International Conference 2012 “Future Challenges towards ASEAN Integration” (pp. 1-9). 29 November – 1 December, Chiang Rai: Mae Fah Luang University.
  • Bunsom, T., Singhasiri, W., & Vungthong, S. (2011). Teaching English Literature in Thai Universities: A Case Study at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. Proceedings of the 16th English in South-East Asia Conference: English for People Empowerment (pp. 237-252). 8 – 11 December, Indonesia: Sanata Dharma University, Yogjakarta.
  • Bunsom, T. (2009). ‘Neo-Realist Approaches to Modern Portuguese Fiction: A Reconciliation of Literary Art with a Political Message’. Proceedings of the International Conference in Social Sciences and Humanities: “Unity in Diversity”, 13 – 14 August, Chiang Mai: Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University.

Presentations :

  • บวรลักษณ์ เปาวสันต์ และ ธนิศร์ บุญสม, วัฒนธรรมไทยผ่านมุกตลก: ผลการศึกษาละครล้อเลียนชิงร้อยชิงล้านด้วยทฤษฎีอารมณ์ขันและทฤษฎีมิติวัฒนธรรมของ Greet-Hofstede, การประชุมวิชาการระดับชาติ ภาษาและวัฒนธรรม 2557 เรื่อง วัฒนธรรมสมัยนิยม, มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล, จ.นครปฐม, 28 กรกฎาคม 2557, หน้า 4.
  • Bunsom, T., Tiger Mother, Disappointing Son and Low-class Entertainer: Investigating a Power Play in Refin’s Only God Forgives through Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) Perspectives, The Fifth Asian Conference on the Arts and Humanities, Rihga Royal Hotel, & The Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan, 3 – 6 April 2014, p. 19.
  • Bunsom, T., Paradise Betrayed: Investigating the Plights of Female Domestic Workers in Two Contemporary Plays, The 2014 International Conference on English Studies in the Context of ASEAN (ELSCA), Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani, 29 – 30 March 2014, pp. 54 – 55.
  • Bunsom, T., Literature Meets Culture: Enhancing Thai Engineering Students’ Understanding of Literary Texts with Hofstede’s Theory of Cultural Dimensions, The Asian EFL Journal 10th International TESOL Conference “Global Trends in Language Learning and Teaching”, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, 30 January – 2 February 2014, p. 47.
  • Bunsom, T., Rohingya? Worse than Dogs: a Discourse Analysis of Thai Online Gay Community’s Racist Attitudes towards Rohingya Immigrants, The 9th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences 2013 (ICHSS 2013), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University, 14 – 15 November 2013, pp. 20.
  • Bunsom, T., Lost in Transition: an Analysis of Post-colonial Dilemma and National Identity in Three Contemporary Novels from East and Southeast Asia, The 3rd International Conference on Human & Social Sciences (ICHSS 2013), 20 – 22 September 2013, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, p. 5.
  • Bunsom, T., Encouraging Students to Read Autonomously? Graphic Novels can Help, The 9th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching: Language and Empowerment, National Institute of Education, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 23 – 24 February 2013, p. 31.
  • Bunsom, T., Money Matters: Investigating Young Characgters’ Anguish of Alienation in Two Contemporary Novels in English, The 1st Mae Fah Luang University International Conference 2012 “Future Challenges towards ASEAN Integration”, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, 29 November – 1 December 2012, p. 165.
  • Bunsom, T. and Watson Todd, R., India’s Unchanging Social Structures: A Discursive Investigation of Power Relationships in A Passage to India and The White Tiger, The 4th Language in the Realm of Social Dynamics International Conference “The Multi-Dimensions in an Era of Language and Teaching”, 3 – 4 May 2012, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, pp. 116 – 117.
  • Brannan, P. and Bunsom, T., Interactive Decision Making in a Reading and Discussions Class, The 4th Language in the Realm of Social Dynamics International Conference “The Multi-Dimensions in an Era of Language and Teaching”, 3 – 4 May 2012, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, pp. 88 – 89.
  • Vungthong, S., Singhasiri, W. and Bunsom, T., To Wed or not to Wed : Investigating Marriage Proposals in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, The 3rd International Conference on Language and Communication “Interdisciplinary Discourses in Language and Communication” (ICLC), 15 – 16 December 2011, Bangkok.
  • Bunsom, T., Teaching English Literature in Thai Universities: A Case Study at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, The 16th English in South-East Asia Conference: English for People Empowerment, Sanata Dharma University, Yogjakarta, Indonesia, 8 – 11 December 2011, p. 237 – 252.
  • Bunsom, T., Emotional Suppression, Female Suffering and Colonization: A study of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart from Psychoanalytical, Feminist and Postcolonial Perspectives, The International Conference on ASEAN: Social, Culture, and Economic Dimensions, 20 – 21 August 2011, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, pp. 57 – 58.
  • Bunsom, T., Linguistic Conflict or Cultural Convenience? Englishes in Nigerian and Singaporean Literatures, โครงการสัมมนาเครือข่ายวิชาการ-วิจัยสายมนุษยศาสตร์และสังคมศาสตร์ ครั้งที่ 5 เรื่อง “มนุษยศาสตร์และสังคมศาสตร์ไทย: ศึกษาวิจัยเพื่อพัฒนา ก้าวหน้าสู่ประชาคมอาเซียน”, มหาวิทยาลัยนเรศวร พิษณุโลก, 28 – 29 กรกฎาคม 2554.
  • Bunsom, T., Vungthong, S. and Singhasiri, W.,  Teaching short stories to develop science student’s critical thinking skills, Thammasat ELT Conference: Voices in ELT, Windsor Suites, Bangkok, 10 – 11 June 2011.
  • Bunsom, T., No Shelter for Outsides: Contemporary Australian Literature and the Questioning of Australian National (Un)Identity in Two Recent Novels, The 3rd International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai Campus, 2 April 2011.

Others :

  • วรรณภา ตระกูลเกษมสุข, ธนิศร์ บุญสม, ปุณยภา แสงศรี และ สนธิดา เกยูรวงศ์. ภาษาอังกฤษในอาเซียน: การศึกษาลักษณะร่วมและลักษณะเฉพาะของภาษาอังกฤษในประเทศอาเซียน และนัยต่อการสอนภาษาอังกฤษ (Englishes in ASEAN: shared and country-specific features, and their implications for English teaching). รายงานโครงการวิจัยทุนอุดหนุนวิจัยสำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา ภายใต้โครงการส่งเสริมการเรียนการสอนภาษาอังกฤษและภาษาของประเทศเพื่อนบ้านประจำปีงบประมาณ 2556.

 

Contact Number : 02 470 8756

E-mail : thanis.bun@kmutt.ac.th