The multicultural individual

This course is part of the BA Online Culture: Art, Media and Society or the MA Online Culture at Tilburg University. Click on the link for more info on the courses and the programme.

In this international program Online Culture: Art, Media and Society (Culture Studies) the focus is on digital culture and (new) media. From disciplines such as cultural studies and media studies you study how digitalization and globalization influence our way of living. You discuss new ways of communication, art expressions as well as (social) media expressions like memes and trolls. You research how such ways of communication and expressions are established and how they manifest in, and have influence on a society that increasingly takes place online. Additionally, you actively contribute to digital culture by writing papers and opinion pieces for our own online platform Diggit Magazine.

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The Help (Movie director: Tate Taylor. Book author: Kathryn Stockett)

Review
Julia van der Staak
23/05/2018
7 minutes to read

The movie 'The Help', first released in 2011, is based on the well known and like-named novel, by Kathryn Stockett. The story is a good portrayal of multiculturalism and inequality within the American society of the 1960s. 

Volunteer Tourism: Still Some Way to Go

Article
Sarah-Maria Geradin
31/10/2018
9 minutes to read

Tourism is now on its way towards sustainability. The following article discusses volunteer tourism, a form of tourism considered sustainable. But is this really the case? 

My Friend is a White Muslim

Article
Bin Chen
29/03/2018
9 minutes to read

With growing sense of negativity and 'othering' of Islam in political sphere, in this article I take the story of a Dutch Muslim convert to explore religious and social factors attributed to his change. 

Is Women’s Emancipation as Far Advanced as We Think It Is?

Article
Julia van der Staak
09/07/2018
14 minutes to read

A critical analysis of women's emancipation in the Dutch situation, posing the question whether emancipation for women is really as far advanced as we think it is.