This issue has a total of three research articles. The authors and titles of these articles are as follows:

1. Ching-Ying Hsu / Subjectivity Under Construction-Messianism and Masochism in “Circe”
2. Chi-hung Wei / The U.S. Securitization of the 1992 Consensus-Security Speech Acts and Threat Inflation, 2011-2012
3. Norman Y. Teng / New Enlightenment-A Cognitive and Cross-Cultural Analysis of American Political Discourses (in Chinese)