1.What are Edward Said's four arguments
2.What is the difference between Fanon's concept of national culture and nationalism?
3.Identify and explain a criticism of Laura Mulvey's theory of the male gaze.
4.How does gender theory relate to race in the context of Asian America?
5.List and explain at least three characteristics of pinoy music during the Marcos Regime.
6.Craig Lockard argues that APO Hiking Society's mid-1980's song, "American Junk," was " . . . a frontal assault on neocolonialism (156). What neocolonial relationship is Lockard referring to, and how does the song criticize it?
7.Laura Mulvey's concept of the male gaze argues that mass culture will always objectify women. Explain why she argues this.
8.Jung Hwan Cheon describes his anxiety at watching the South Korean team compete in the 2002 World Cup:
My timid inferiority complex questioned, 'The truth is we're third-rate; should we really be permitted to have such good fortune?' Therein lay the internalized inferiority complex of the colonized. (202)
But, in 2002, Korea was no longer a colony of Japan. What does Cheon's "inferiority complex" say about colonialism?
9.What was the Yangju Tank Incident, and how was it an example of neocolonialism?
10.Alyssa Freedman identifies a shift in how women were portrayed in Japanese television with the debut of Tokyo Love Story in 1991. How were women portrayed in television before 1991, and what was the change?
Recently Asked Questions
- The first samurai government (Kamakura Bakufu)fought against, and won over,the imperial government(Yamato Chotei).The establishment of the Bakufu eliminated
- Japan had cultural contact beyond Chinaduring the Asuka and Nara period. Provide a briefcomment for each statement; clarify how true/false the statement is.
- What problems did the Siamese twins experience when they wanted to marry the Yates sisters? How did they get around anti-miscegenation laws?