Designers rethink social boundaries with gender-neutral fashion

Paper
Stefan Immens
12/09/2022
14 minutes to read

Society is in constant change adapting to what is happening in the global environment. The fashion industry is getting stronger every day because it has been adapting in unique ways to society such as gender-neutral fashion.

Society is in constant change adapting to what is happening in the global environment. The fashion industry is getting stronger every day because it has been adapting in unique ways to society such as gender-neutral fashion.

De Geest voorbij: geesteswetenschappelijke reflecties op gezondheidszorg

Academic paper
Jenny Slatman
25/07/2022
18 minutes to read

Zowel psychologisering als neurologisering gaan beide uit van een zeer mager begrip van lichamelijkheid. Jenny Slatman pleit voor een ruimere opvatting van lichamelijkheid die ook toegepast kan worden binnen medische praktijken.

Babel Tower

The European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages in Slovakia

Academic paper
Monika Nemcová
25/07/2022
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.

Ravana displayed on a chariot at the Sri Devram Maha Viharaya (Pannipitiya, Sri Lanka)

Ravana: Once a demon, always a demon?

Academic paper
Deborah de Koning
25/07/2022
12 minutes to read

In current post-war Sri Lanka, the story of Ravana is taking new shapes among the ethnic majority of (Buddhist) Sinhalese. In this paper, Deborah De Koning argues that Ravana is not doomed to remain a demon.

Cthulhu

The Theorist’s Fear of the Undefined

Academic paper
Suzanne van der Beek
25/07/2022
7 minutes to read

Many theorists have tried to define the literary fantastic – without great success. Maybe this question should remain unanswered as a reminder of our fear of the theoretically unknowable.

Tatra mountains at Slovak-Polish border

The case of the Slovak minority in Poland

Academic paper
Monika Nemcová
25/07/2022
22 minutes to read

Focusing on education and the media, this article analyses Slovak as a minority language in Poland. It argues that the Polish language policy is inextricably connected to educational and national policies.

De literaire schrijver in het mediatijdperk

Academic paper
Sander Bax
25/07/2022
5 minutes to read

Verschillende wetenschappers betogen dat het literaire bedrijf grondig en fundamenteel aan het veranderen is in het mediatijdperk. Literatuurwetenschapper Sander Bax bouwt met zijn studenten aan dit dossier over dit grote transformatieproces. 

‘Bob freed your mind the way Elvis freed your body’

Academic paper
Sander Bax
25/07/2022
34 minutes to read

Nooit kreeg hij hem en hij zal hem ook wel nooit krijgen. Dat dacht Sander Bax tot vandaag. Een Nobelprijs voor Rock, kan dat? Literatuurwetenschapper Sander Bax analyseert de literaire kwaliteiten van Bob Dylan's werk.

Teaching the language that makes one happy

Teaching the language that makes one happy

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
25/07/2022
5 minutes to read

Language teaching often assumes a generic "language" that needs to be acquired, while in actual fact, specific registers are learned and such registers enable "integration" into highly specific niches in social life.

Peiro

From mobility to complexity in sociolinguistic theory and method

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
25/07/2022
29 minutes to read

A theoretical and methodological paradigm sift is underway in sociolinguistics, in which insights in the mobility of sociolinguistic phenomena leads to a complexity perspective with far-reaching effects.

Agha, Silverstein, Rampton happy hour

Chronotopic identities

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
25/07/2022
15 minutes to read

Most of our identity work is "chronotopic" in nature: it is organized, regimented and ordered by specific timespace conditions. An awareness of this fact has implications for identity and culture theory.