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Seminar Interpretation Today

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31/10/2017

Spiderman and the superpowers of languaging

Column
Janus Spindler Møller
19/10/2017
5 minutes to read

'When we only view language use from the perspective of countable languages, we put ourselves in danger of missing important parts of what goes on language-wise', says Janus Spindler Møller.

Over literatuurwetenschappers die zichzelf onrecht aandoen: 'We hoeven niet te zwelgen in subjectivisme'

Article
Daan Rutten
17/10/2017
7 minutes to read

Daan Rutten reageert op zijn recensent. Niet om de recensent te beïnvloeden, dat zou niet chic zijn, wel om het debat over literatuurwetenschap te verdiepen.

Integratie in de marge

Article
Jan Blommaert
17/10/2017
9 minutes to read

Er zijn heel uiteenlopende vormen van integratie. Integratie in de marge is er één van.

Protecting the Eiffel Tower: It's a wall, not an aesthetic perimeter

Column
Thao Nguyen
16/10/2017
4 minutes to read

The bulletproof glass wall to be built around the Eiffel Tower should not be dismissed as an embellishment. As a security device, it comes with the risk of sacrificing civil liberties in urban space. 

The many faces of Hillary Clinton

Paper
Mark Dierick
13/10/2017
29 minutes to read

This analysis focuses on the many faces Hillary Clinton showed the general public during her run for Presidency in the United States of America. It argues that it might have been this "two-faced" reputation that could have cost her the job.

Hoe Sarah Jessica Parker met een poffertjespan jou terug naar Blokker brengt

Article
Emily Tang
16/10/2017
4 minutes to read

Analyse van de wijze waarop de Amerikaanse actrice Sarah Jessica Parker is ingezet als celebrity commodity in de reclames van Blokker.

Richard Thaler

On Nobel laureate Richard Thaler and science that matters: when "scientific" became a synonym for "unrealistic".

Article
Jan Blommaert
10/10/2017
7 minutes to read

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Richard Thaler's Behavioral Economics marks a returns to a science aspiring to explain the realities of human behavior.

Ethnicity, masculinity, and patriotism in the US: A personal tale

Column
Christian Chun
10/10/2017
4 minutes to read

I ’m the Tony Manero character played by John Travolta in the film, Saturday Night Fever. I may think of myself as a White working-class guy but is it received as such in US society?Now one may ask, what’s the problem? So what if you are?

Learn Dutch or Leave the Country?

Column
Han Dou
09/10/2017
3 minutes to read

Eurpean nations are using their own nation language as the threshold to define what it means to be “one of us”. Relevant language policies in integration tests are far from embracing multiculturalism, but ones that feed intolerance and prejudice.

Over de mediastorm rondom Griet Op de Beecks publieke bekentenis

Article
Sander Bax
05/10/2017
12 minutes to read

Het optreden van de Vlaamse bestsellerauteur Griet op de Beeck in De Wereld Draait Door is ongetwijfeld een van de meest besproken optredens van een literaire schrijver. Literatuurwetenschapper Sander Bax duidt de logica achter de heisa.

How do Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez and Nikki Tutorials become role models?

Paper
Ashna Coster
06/10/2017
10 minutes to read

The following paper will explain how women use social media to voice their thoughts on appearances. Regular women and celebrity women alike use social media to send their message on what the perfect image is.

Over de nieuwe koers van uitgeverij Querido Kind, of waarom variatie in de jeugdliteratuur een groot goed is

Column
Helma van Lierop
04/10/2017
4 minutes to read

Vandaag begint de Kinderboekenweek, normaal gesproken een periode van positieve aandacht voor het kinderboek. Dit jaar wordt dit feest van het kinderboek echter overschaduwd door perikelen binnen de uitgeverswereld.

Nosedive

Nosedive, a vicious take on social media (Joe Wright)

Review
Heleen Dijkhuizen
29/09/2017
3 minutes to read

Black Mirror's Nosedive shows us a vicious take on social media.

Babel Tower

The European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages in Slovakia

Academic paper
Monika Nemcová
09/10/2017
21 minutes to read

An analysis of implementation of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages in Slovakia in pre-school and primary education with a focus on Hungarian, Ruthenian, Ukrainian and Romani languages.

Diggit Magazine wins Teaching Innovation Award 2017: Interview with Ico Maly

Article
The Editors
29/09/2017
2 minutes to read

Yesterday, during the Education Bazaar at Tilburg University, Ico Maly received the annual award for Best Teaching Innovation for his work on Diggit. We caught an overjoyed Maly and were able to ask him some questions.

On the Bride's Side: sharing the refugee's journey

Column
Thao Nguyen
02/10/2017
6 minutes to read

The documentary is both a bold political statement and a direct experience of European borders that helps to shape a more positive attitude toward refugees.