RG_RaceEthnicityFilm - 1/2 Reading Guide #9 OG Part 1,...

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1/2 Reading Guide #9 OG – Part 1, Chapter 17 – “Race, ethnicity, and film” by Robyn Wiegman, pp. 158-167 1. How does the author explain the developing of the study of race and ethnicity in film in the United States? 2. What are these studies paying attention to in films? 3. Can you think of problems in defining race and ethnicity? 4. How does the author presents and divides the main topics in this essay? What are these topics? 5. What does the author mean when he says that race and ethnicity are social constructions? Could it be that these concepts are changing in meaning since people have invented them for political or social reasons in favor of a mainstream system of beliefs? 6. How have race and ethnicity changed in meaning? 7. What does the author say about African American, Jewish, Irish, and Italian identities? 8. What happens political or cultural trends essentialize to physiognomic traits? 9.
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course CS 1371 taught by Professor Stallworth during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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