Tag Archives: culture

We Need to Talk About Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation is a hot topic that constantly finds itself in the spotlight. But could this be a topic that has been blow out of proportion? SMU law undergraduates, Kara Quek and Emelia Kwa share their opinions. read more

Project Unsung Heroes 2015: showing our gratitude where it counts

Day in and day out, the support staff on our campus work hard to make SMU a clean, comfortable and safe space for us to work and play. This semester, six of the clubs under the Special Interest and Community Service Sodality got together to help the SMU community show our appreciation to our janitors, technicians and security guards. Read all about it here. read more

Kopi Tiams as Creative Incubators?

The humble kopi tiam has enormous potential to facilitate interaction, brainstorming and the creation of new knowledge. In this opinion piece by Prof Thomas Menkhoff, find out more about the kopi tiam's unique role in Singapore society. read more

Seeing through a different lens

A module on the cultural impact of film in society leads to an unexpected award-winning film by our own SMU students! Student writer Karl interviews the winning team's leader, Bing Li, as well as Assoc. Professor Margaret Chan and Pornsak. read more

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