Racism

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Orientalism

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Orientalism refers to a long tradition of Western representations of the Orient as exotic and 'non-coeval' with the West.

Coevalness

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The term coevalness refers to sharing the same timeframe. Much like 'medieval' refers to the middle ages, co-eval refers to a shared age.

Linguicism

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Linguicism is language discrimination or language racism, the discrimination of speakers of a certain language.
This paper compares The fire next time by James Baldwin and Between the world and me by Ta-Nehisi Coates to come to a more inclusionary concept of authorship than Barthes’ death of the Author, based on Foucault’s notion of author function.

Baldwin and Coates: Activist postures as ‘live authorship’

Paper
Jop Gillissen
03/02/2023
30 minutes to read

A comparison of Baldwin's and Coates’ public intellectual positions and their works The fire next time and Between the world and me, for a more inclusionary idea of authorship than Barthes’ death of the Author, using Foucault’s author function.

Diversity and representation in TV and movies and why it matters

Paper
Florentine Bakkenes
27/06/2022
10 minutes to read

This paper explores the positive and negative effects of representation that we see in TV programs or movies and discusses Encanto and Emily in Paris as examples that do it right and wrong. 

Being black and queer: TikTok analysis

Paper
Eline Klaessens
18/05/2022
13 minutes to read

Black queer people have different experiences than White queer people. On TikTok, Black queer creators have made videos concerning three topics surrounding the black queer identity: representation, different gender norms and White privilege.

The terror attack on London's Westminster Bridge

Digital vigilantism, Islamophobia and an attack on London

Article
Nathalie Schabio
25/11/2022
13 minutes to read

After London's tragic terrorist attack in 2017, not the perpetrator but an innocent woman breaks news on social media. This article examines how digital vigilantism can distort the truth and unjustifiably punish its victims.

Digital Vigilantism: Justice for a Syrian Refugee Family

Paper
Noa Reijnen
19/05/2021
10 minutes to read

A story about a Syrian refugee family being terrorized by their neighbors went viral on social media, and people demanded justice for the family. This digital vigilantism case will be analyzed in this paper.