Tag: Cultural Studies
Hobbits, Superman and Godzilla at 2012 Comic-Con
More than 130,000 fans gathered over the weekend for the biggest celebration of US comic book culture in the world. Superheroes and villains are modern icons – and big business too.
Queen celebrates sixty years of incredible change
It is sixty years since Elizabeth II came to the throne. In that time, she has seen the nation change more radically than any King or Queen in British history. How will her reign be remembered?
Archaeologists discover oldest musical instrument
Researchers in Germany have discovered a treasure trove of prehistoric artefacts over 40,000 years old. Among them is a simple flute thought to be the oldest instrument ever discovered.
Treatment of Native Americans investigated by UN
Indigenous rights expert James Ayala yesterday launched the first ever UN investigation into the situation of Native Americans in the USA. Life on the ‘reservations’ is a daily struggle.