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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Asian American Studies ES 252 Midterm Study Guide Linda Tuhiwai Smith, “Decolonizing Methodologies” What is Smith’s objection to Western research methods? According to Smith, why is research one of the dirtiest words in indigenous people’s vocabulary? According to Smith what is at stake in the research methodologies? What evidence does Smith provide to justify the following statement: “Research is a significant site of struggle between the interests and ways of knowing of the West and the interests and ways of resisting the Other”? Vijay Prashad, “Of the Mysterious East” and “The Oriental Menagerie” According to lecture and Prashad, what is Orientalism? What perceptions, ideologies, and images constructed US Orientalism? Identify the process/patterns used by Orientalists to control and manage the East. What social and cultural arenas were central to the construction and dissemination of Orientalsim?...
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- Fall '08
- Asian American Studies, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, State College Strike, Japanese American Internment, Asian American immigration