Researcher- Week 3 (Lee,Ono, Jun)

Ono and Pham’s article “The Persistence of Yellow Peril Discourse” included studying the media to show examples of how the concept of yellow peril has continued to this day. While looking for a more recent example of yellow peril, I found this article here. It saddens me to realize this article was made in May […]

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Researcher – Discourse of Exclusion (June 12th)

1st Source: http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/yellow_promise_yellow_peril/perils.html, Reading 1: Lee, Erika. 2007. “The ‘Yellow Peril’ and Asian Exclusion in the Americas.” Pacific Historical 76 (4): 537-562.   For “The Yellow Peril’ and Asian Exclusion in the Americas” by Erika Lee, I chose this picture because it makes alot of her argument come to life. I chose this picture because it depicts an Asian […]

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Researcher#04

The Video from PBS – “Do Asian Women Have ‘White Fever?’”   It doesn’t seem not to related to racial hierarchy but according to the video, Asian women are attracted to White men not just because of their looks or confidence, but also because of the Caucasian’s higher social status.         The video […]

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Primary Reader: Discourses of Exclusion

Today’s three reading assignments examine the travails of the Asian American experience from different, complementary angles, which is good, because we don’t want to keep reading the same thing over and again. These 3 readings contribute to our perception of how discourses can coalesce into disciplines, thus increasing our theoretical understanding. For example, readings with […]

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Primary Reader for 6/12

In “The ‘Yellow Peril’ and Asian Exclusion in the Americas,” author Erika Lee investigates the way Asian peoples have immigrated to the Americas since the 19th century and explores anti-Asian sentiment in the Americas, particularly the labeling of South/East Asians, and specifically Japanese people as the “Yellow Peril” in the early 1900s.  What I found […]

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South Asians and Race formation (Research #2)

This link below is a Journal which is related to Omi and Winant’s work and even there research is included in this writing. I think to understand the racial formation in the United State this article is helpful. In general this writing deals with the  racial self- identification of South Asian.    http://as.nyu.edu/docs/IO/1043/S.Asian.Race.ID.JEMS.January.2001.pdf

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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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Researcher#03

Professor Kurashige On The Yellow Peril & Model Minority Stereotypes Of Asians In The U.S. In this video, Professor Kurashige talks about the history of the yellow peril in the US and the stereotypes about Asians in the US.     http://therumpus.net/2013/04/yellow-peril-and-the-american-dream/ The article above is written by Catherine Chung and she tells about a […]

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Researcher: Racial formation, the state, capital

In the piece Racial Formation, the question of the state’s role in providing special treatment for members of races who have faced institutional discrimination in the past is raised. “Neo-conservative” and “liberal” reactions to this dilemma are presented, which nicely sum up the two poles of the American debate: one which aims to propagate institutional […]

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