Language & Culture

Slavery and the Black Presence in Spanish Golden-Age Literature

So far, scholars have had surprisingly little to say about Zaide, a black character that appears in the famous novel Lazarillo de Tormes. So how does the figure of a black slave fit into a canonical work of Spanish Golden-Age letters?

Academic Publishing

The Revenge of the Analogue

The internet has changed our understanding of information and communication forever. What do we lose in the face of the digital era and where lies the future of scientific knowledge?

Language & Culture

“Tatort” And the Politics of Migration on German Prime Time TV

The public broadcaster NDR recently announced the casting of Florence Kasumba as the first Black female investigator in the popular crime series Tatort. Is media scholars’ ongoing criticism of the lack of diversity on German TV screens finally becoming obsolete?

Academic Publishing

6 Writing Productivity Hacks Used By Successful Academics

I interviewed academics about their writing practice – and identified 6 simple strategies you can start using today to reach your writing goals.

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