R.M. Drake

More Depth to Instagram

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Ruby van Schaik
23/11/2019

On the popularity of Instapoetry and the controversy it brings. Can Instapoetry be considered art? How Instapoetry's synthetic intermediality is adding to the development of poetry as an art. 

On the popularity of Instapoetry and the controversy it brings. Can Instapoetry be considered art? How Instapoetry's synthetic intermediality is adding to the development of poetry as an art. 

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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? 

Why you should think twice before getting your kid a Batman figurine

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s.dahmane@tilburguniversity.edu Dahmane
28/10/2018

By making us sympathize with billionaire Batman, the superhero genre does a marvellous job in legitimizing powerful neoliberal politicians and American hegemony.  Here is how the soft power of Hollywood superhero movies unfolds:

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'Babel': miracle or mirage?

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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?

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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.