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De crisis van de vrije meningsuiting

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Jan Blommaert
02/11/2018

In 2004 trok zich een golf op gang die tot vandaag doorloopt: een golf van eisen voor "vrije meningsuiting" die selectief en onsamenhangend zijn en de grote woorden niet schuwen. Ik formuleerde destijds wat kritische bedenkingen bij die eisen.

Skeleton Halloween

Death in the face of Halloween

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Janieke Bruin-Mollenhorst
30/10/2018

How is it possible that in Halloween, we can engage playfully with death? 

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'Babel': miracle or mirage?

Blog
Nadine Visser
28/09/2018

Talking about the film Babel and the part is plays in globalization and culture.

Facebook Dating

Is Facebook Dating the new Tinder?

Blog
Irene de Groot
24/09/2018

It is very romantic, meeting your soulmate online. Meeting new people through Facebook has always been quite easy, but Facebook has decided to take this to the next level with Facebook Dating.

Image of a lonely boy, which is Oscar Wao much of the novel.

The Desire to Belong

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Ryan Papetti
11/09/2018

How do marginalization and transnationalism play along? In the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, the impacts of transnationalism and effects of marginalization come to life.