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.
How much truth can we find in fictional representations of history? This paper explores the real and fictional elements in Chrsitopher Nolan's Dunkirk, and how they work together to immerse its audience in the historical event.
By applying Howard Becker's theory, as well as theories on superdiversity, to a community of fans on Tumblr, this article attempts to shed some light on the internal workings of the JohnLock Conspiracy community in the digital age.
Donald Trump knows very well that mediated visibility can be used as a political instrument and weapon. So instead of trying to control this mediated visibility, he uses mediated controversy as his strategy.
This paper aims to explore how the digital age influences social behavior within the context of online bullying, with case of Amanda Todd as point of reference. The analysis is done from a broad sociological perspective.
This paper aims to explore the linguistic landscape of Twitch.tv. Three different emotes taken from three streams are analysed. The results indicate that the usage of these emotes is universal; that they are highly mobile and complex.
In language policy certain norms and laws should be strictly followed. However, in the Sofia subway this seems not to happen. Four examples of language mistakes are analyzed in this paper, as well as a map with some correctly written names.