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Debating homogenous human identity in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series

Rowling’s world of fantasy is one of hierarchy and prejudice’ (Mendelsohn, 2002:117)

Leve argues that there is a ‘specificity of assumptions that underlie conventional understandings of-identity’ (Leve, 2011:516). 2,803 more words

Balancing funny with feminine

Think of the top women in comedy. How many of them would you consider to fulfill the cultural expectations of beauty? Most of them, right? 512 more words

Women In Comedy

Motivational Mondays: It was time to make a change

So along with the subject I am learning about, I will be dedicating Monday’s to stories about young adults who have decided to make a change and their stories. 964 more words

Men's Advice

Doing it English-style

The British and the Germans are cousins.  Yet, we do things very differently…  Let me give you a prime example.

A Sunday evening in April.  Anglican (therefore, English-language) evening service in a city in Nordrheinwestfalien, Germany.  201 more words

Ex-pat Life

Readers, viewers and listeners tell journalists how to report poverty

People angered and frustrated by media representations of those living in poverty have inspired a Guide for Journalists on reporting.

The experiences of men and women in receipt of benefits, both in and out of work, were gathered in interviews by the… 579 more words



In popular high school movies or television shows, there is always a social hierarchy consisting of different types of stereotypes. This doesn’t necessarily apply to all movies but some examples are how the cheerleaders are always the popular ones and the jocks are the ones beating up the nerds. 389 more words


the traveling introvert's dilemma, part five

American Stereotypes: An Ode to Cultural Differences

Disclaimer: I have no sources because I am American and I am the Source.

Disclaimer for the disclaimer: That was a joke. 1,312 more words