Essays about: "cultural hybridity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words cultural hybridity.

  1. 1. Eastern Nigeria at the Crossroads of Culture : Cultural Hybridity in Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Micheline Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : cultural hybridity; pre-colonialism; colonialism; post-colonialism; essentializing; alternating; converting; hybridizing;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes the four initial stages in the process of cultural hybridization as put forward by Chan Kwok-bun in his book Cultural Hybridity: essentializing, alternating, converting and hybridizing. These stages are examined in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart through a mapping to show how a cultural hybrid is formed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identity Formation Among Kurds in Sweden: A study on second-generation immigrants

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lawen Karim; [2020]
    Keywords : Identity; ethnicity; culture in-between; belonging; Kurdish; cultural hybridity; diaspora; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns theories of identity formation and feeling of belonging amongst people in Sweden with Kurdish background. The purpose of this thesis is to study the processes of identity and feelings of belonging among second-generation immigrants of Kurds in the Swedish society. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Ingredients of Culture : A Study on Cultural Identity and Cultural Belinging in Relation to Food in Hiromi Goto's Chorus of Mushrooms

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Ämnesforskning

    Author : Linus Calais; [2020]
    Keywords : cultural identity; cultural belonging; food; chorus of mushrooms; Hiromi Goto;

    Abstract : Food is something every human consumes in order to survive. However, cuisine and culinary practices hold more power than the basic biological need. Food can be used as a tool to express cultural identity and cultural belonging. Culinary practices and traditions make crossing cultural borders entirely possible on an everyday basis. READ MORE

  4. 4. K-Pop Idols & Hybridization in the Postcolonial South Korea: A multimodal analysis of cultural hybridity in BTS music video ‘Idol’

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Thea Naree; [2019]
    Keywords : K-Pop; music video; representation; hybridity; postcolonialism; multimodal analysis;

    Abstract : Despite a wide range of research studies on K-Pop and South Korean popular culture, music videos have yet to be in focus. This present study aims to explore and examine BTS’s ‘Idol’ music video due to its richness and relevance for an analysis of cultural hybridity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fashioning Cultural Equity : A study of the materials, practices, products and consumers of fashion company Afriek

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/ModevetenskapStockholms universitet/Centrum för modevetenskap

    Author : Nora Veerman; [2019]
    Keywords : Fashion; cultural difference; fashion company; transnationalism; materiality; materialism; affectivity; agency; Third Space; cultural hybridity; African print cloth; kitenge; fashion production; fashion consumption;

    Abstract : In today’s globalising world, cultural differences are often exacerbated and exploited for commercial purposes. Recently, various transnational fashion companies have arisen that aim to soothe such cultural tensions, establishing cross-cultural dialogue through the production of fashion. READ MORE