Micro-hegemony, a term introduced by Blommaert and Varis, refers to the dynamic complexity of values, beliefs and perceptions that shape one’s identity. Here I show how hair, beauty and nationality framed my Afro-Black-European identity.
The emergence of the internet has provided us with all kinds of dating communities on websites and social media. This paper discusses how online interracial dating communities function in the 21st century.
Auteur Jeroen Olyslaegers wordt geïnterviewd door literatuurwetenschapper Sander Bax en sociolinguïst Jan Blommaert. Verwacht je aan een boeiend gesprek over Wil, politiek en cultuur.
Hindi Medium: Everyone has a different starting line from birth (Saket Chaudhary)
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The Indian film "Hindi Medium" is a typical realist film in which topics such as education issues, social class issues, rich and poor issues in India are discussed. If you want to get a glimpse of these, this film would be a good starting point.
Euphoria is a new HBO series that follows the lives of a circle of teenagers. In this paper, I describe how Euphoria is unlike any other show about teenagers on TV at the moment thanks to its storytelling techniques.