I think this video helps clarify some of the concepts of Orientalism by using examples from Disney movies. These movies were made much later than the concept of Orientalism so a lot of the discrimination is downplayed but we still maintain these stereotypes adapted from Orientalism and discrimination.
In Nayan Shah’s “Public Health and The Mapping of Chinatown,” he comes to the conclusion that “The Chinese were characterized repeatedly in terms of ‘excess’ – of their number, of their living densities, of the diseases they spawned, and of the waste they produced” (173). I do not find this conclusion during the start of the Chinatown […]
The header image for this site is a collage of three photos, sourced from the web, which depict three different aspects of Asian American history. From left to right: People protesting the demolition of the International Hotel (I-Hotel), a predominantly Filipino SRO housing facility in the former Manilatown of San Francisco, CA. Japanese American farm […]
This post will be updated with more details later, but for some basics, check out these two links: How-to guide on creating new posts in wordpress: http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Posts A short video covering the same topic: http://wordpress.tv/2009/01/15/writing-and-publishing-a-post/ To insert media files into your post: http://en.support.wordpress.com/category/media/ To insert a gallery of images: http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/gallery/ Super simple example: To embed a youtube […]