"Window of culture" at the Junho Medical Center

Asian Culture and Commodity in the City Centre of Tilburg

Article
Marit van Dijck
17/09/2021
13 minutes to read

This paper is focussed on Asian culture and commodity in the city centre of Tilburg in the form of linguistic and semiotic signs. Therefore we found three shops that represent important aspects of life: health, beauty and nutrition. 

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Reshaping Vegan Masculinity

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
15/09/2021
16 minutes to read

What is vegan masculinity? And what happens if we combine veganism and bodybuilding? 

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Content Moderation on YouTube and its Effects on Users

Article
Elise Stegmann
13/09/2021
9 minutes to read

The effect of the YouTube Adpocalypse on how content is moderated on YouTube, and how content creators are negatively affected by these moderations

The Era of Audio: The rise of podcasts

Article
Savina Karneva
08/09/2021
17 minutes to read

This paper focuses on the growth of the podcast industry and its development over the years. It tackles the role of social media influencers and celebrities in that growth and the social effects of this new trend. 

Does a Fitbit make you healthier and happier?

Paper
Iris Olde Hampsink
06/09/2021
11 minutes to read

This article analyzes the app Fitbit, its aim and its game design elements. What makes Fitbit both successful and unsuccessful. Additionally, the article discusses what role participatory surveillance plays on the app. 

Digital vigilantism in Vietnam: the case of Patient 17

Article
Linh Khanh Tran
23/08/2021
14 minutes to read

In March 2020, a Vietnamese woman tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. It seemed like this was a mere infection, but it creates a digital vigilantism case mainly on Facebook among Vietnamese people.

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Alice in Wonderland and the power of medium

Paper
Rebecca de Jongh
16/08/2021
6 minutes to read

A beloved story like Alice in Wonderland can completely change if the narrative is told through a different medium, such as a video game. 

A Gentleman Jack of All Trades

Paper
Rebecca de Jongh
12/07/2021
15 minutes to read

The case of Anne Lister will show us how difficult it can be for a public figure to control their image. To establish how identity is fashioned, concepts of life writing and self-fashioning have been used to analyse Anne Lister's diaries.

Eurobeat and Para Para Dance: An Italian-Japanese Relationship

Paper
Nathaly Yumi da Silva
05/07/2021
10 minutes to read

This paper presents, from a cultural perspective of globalization, the case study of the relationship between Eurobeat music genre, originated from Italy, and Para Para, a dance style from Japan.