Researcher 7/3

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/shortsighted-demagogue-who-played-the-race-card-idi-amin-expelled-the-asians-20-years-ago-richard-dowden-africa-editor-explains-why-the-decision-was-supported-by-ugandans-1538196.html The link above is an article about the expelled of Asians in Uganda in 1972 by Idi Amin, it tells us the reason why president Idi Amin explained his reason for the this act is because he thinks Asians in Uganda threaten their economy and encouraging corruption.  He stated an interesting example that Asians […]

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Research 2

My midterm paper mainly focused on the role of media on portraying the  Asians and Asian Americans. I randomly came across this article on hollyhood Yellow peril and this is very interesting. http://mountiewire.com/hollywoods-yellow-peril-how-the-media-portrays-asian-americans/   Mallika Basnet

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Researcher June 24th – “LIFE” Magazine and “Japanese War Bride” film

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/foster/lifemag.htm “The Cold War Origins of the Model Minority Myth” by Robert Lee mentioned on page 147 that Life magazine’s descriptions of using Tojo, as the current Premier of Japan during the World War II to represent the Japanese, and how to use him to identify the difference between Japanese and Chinese.   The link above […]

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Researcher – 3

These are the Anti- Chinese poster during the 19th century.  During the mid 19th century, many Asians started to immigrate to the U.S. and that brought the attention of public.  Anti- Asians racism started to raise up because of the cultural difference and they blamed the Asians for making them to lose jobs and the […]

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How to use the course blog

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 […]

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