Researcher | Orientalism & Politics of Knowledge

The first photo is a cartoon that depicts the unhygienic, crowded conditions Chinese immigrants had to endure, contrary to other ethnic groups. The caption for the half of the cartoon says  “Why they can live on 40 cents a day” and on the right, the caption is “and they can’t”. I think these captions further elaborate on […]

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About the Header Image

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 […]

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