multiculturalism

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GLOW: Critiquing the Stereotypes of American Identities on TV (Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch)

Review
Marit van Dijck
05/10/2022
8 minutes to read

Glow critiques how stereotypes in the media do not do justice to the complex lived realities of multicultural individuals in America through the juxtaposition of stereotypical performances with the lived realities of individuals.

 

Harry Potter's School Houses and the Analysis of Multiculturalism

Article
Luna-Anastasia Riedel
11/11/2022
11 minutes to read

This article will discuss the multiculturalism shown in the universe of Harry Potter, where group formation and school houses play a big role in self-identification and stereotyping. 

The bilingual Google Assistant: breakthrough or cause of inequality?

Article
Sammy Kossen
09/10/2018
9 minutes to read

Due to globalization, families are likely to speak multiple languages within one household. That is why Google made its voice assistant bilingual. Is this a breakthrough in the super-diverse world or just another cause of inequality?

the help review

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. 

Black Pete and Sinterklaas

Why Black Pete should no longer be black

Column
Roeline Machiels
31/03/2017
5 minutes to read

The character of Black Pete is meant to be inoffensive, according to most Dutch citizens, yet others still find the black-faced character highy offensive. It is time to change the looks of Black Pete once and for all.