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Hans im Glück: ein Märchen der Gebrüder Grimm

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Hans im Glück Pauline Park   Hans im Glück ist ein Märchen der Gebrüder Grimm; von der Sammlung “Kinder- und Hausmärchen” ist is nicht am tiefsten und vielleicht denken seine Leser daß es ein. Einfaches Kindermärchen ist. An einem Niveau ist es nur eine Geschichte eines Dummkopfs der einen Klopfen Gold für einem Pferd getauscht […]

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2018 retrospective

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If 2017 was the year of travel, 2018 was the year of staying at home. I spent five whole weeks in Europe last year: two in Norway, one in Iceland and two in Spain. This year, I didn’t leave the city even once; but it was a year crowded with incident nonetheless. I continued to […]

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DNA testing & the social construction of race & national identity

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by Pauline Park 23andme tells me I’m Korean, Chinese and Japanese, but in fact, while I was born in Korea, I have no Korean genes or any Chinese or Japanese DNA either; and therein hangs a tale… I came across this curious map (http://brilliantmaps.com/europe-dna-borders/ “If European Borders Were Drawn By DNA Instead of Ethnicity,” 25 […]

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Nancy Pelosi & the LGBT political establishment: the dynamics of community representation in a corrupted political system

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Nancy Pelosi & the LGBT political establishment: the dynamics of community representation in a corrupted political system by Pauline Park After two years of raging against Donald Trump, Democrats retook the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections on 6 November 2018, gaining “a net total of at least 37 seats, 14 more than the […]

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Emmanuel Macron’s preference for Danish Lutherans over recalcitrant Gauls tells us more than one might think…

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Emmanuel Macron’s preference for Danish Lutherans over recalcitrant Gauls tells us more than one might think by Pauline Park Emmanuel Macron won the presidential election in May 2017 in good part because his opponent was the right-wing extremist Marine Le Pen, the candidate of the far right-wing Front National and daughter of the party’s founder, […]