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From a symbol of 'Broken Britain', grime has become a voice for the voiceless
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From a symbol of ‘Broken Britain’, grime has become a voice for the voiceless

Written by: Spencer Swain, Lecturer , York St John University Grime music may be one of the most maligned modern musical genres. In Britain, many in political circles and wider society view it as a front for criminal behaviour involving...

The Unfilmable 'Blood Meridian'
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The Unfilmable ‘Blood Meridian’

Written by: Christopher Douglas, Professor of American Literature and Religion, University of Victoria Previous plans to adapt _Blood Meridian_ had envisioned casting Vincent D'Onofrio as "judge Holden." (You Tube)We’re about ten years into the much-rumoured development of a film adaptation...

Les chercheurs en SHS savent-ils écrire ?
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Les chercheurs en SHS savent-ils écrire ?

Written by: Marcello Vitali-Rosati, Professeur agrégé au département des littératures de langue française, Université de Montréal Se mettre à écrire. Visualhunt, CC BY-NC-NDNous nous interrogeons souvent sur les dispositifs de légitimation à l’époque du numérique. Nous avons le sentiment, parfois,...

Seven myths of the social media age
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Seven myths of the social media age

Written by: Angela Phillips, Professor, Goldsmiths, University of London shutterstock The internet was expected to renew democracy, tackle the hegemony of the monopoly news providers and draw us all into a global community. Over the past six months, that idea...

100 years later, the madness of daylight saving time endures
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100 years later, the madness of daylight saving time endures

Written by: Michael Downing, Lecturer in Creative Writing, Tufts University Unfortunately, there's not an unlimited amount of daylight that we can squeeze out of our clocks. igorstevanovic/Shutterstock.comOne hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, lawmakers in Florida...

L’hypothèse des tiers lieux culturels
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L’hypothèse des tiers lieux culturels

Written by: Raphaël Besson, Directeur de l'agence Villes Innovations, Chercheur associé au laboratoire PACTE (Université de Grenoble), Université Grenoble Alpes Au Cent Quatre, à Paris. accelimageL’hypothèse des tiers lieux culturels a été présentée par Raphaël Besson lors d’une Journée organisée...

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