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More than Meets the Eye: A Multimodal Approach to Science-Popularizing Discourse and Representation of the ‘Other’ in a Selection of National Geographic Feature Articles

Abstract National Geographic Magazine (NGM) is an American cultural icon renowned for the dissemination of geographic knowledge, the exhilaration of cultural explorations, the popularization of science discourse, and the cultivation of visual imaginaries. Among popular science magazines, its distinctive force in the popular imagination squarely lies in the manipulation and …

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Film Review | Watching “Us” in the Middle East

“Us,” Jordan Peele’s newly released horror film, raises questions about American identity that will appear very different to viewers outside the United States. Peele has claimed that “Us” aims to hold up a mirror to American society, showing “us” how “we are our worst enemies.” But for international viewers, especially …

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Cultural Identity Expressed Through Electronic Platforms of Higher Education Institutions: A Comparative Study (Arabic)

Scroll down for the Arabic abstract. There is substantial cultural diversity in many societies these days. Consequently, the need for cross-cultural institutions to build and present their ethical values ​​and cultural identity within different systems and societies has grown. Most higher education institutions face the challenge of applying their own …

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Participation and National Identity Building through Arab State Electronic Portals: A Comparative Study (Arabic)

Scroll down for the Arabic abstract. This study explores the role of Arab government portals in expressing the state’s construction of national identity and enhancing the platforms and tools of e-participation; including e-information, e-consultation, and e-decision making. The study analyzes 22 portals to explore the types of information and participation …

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