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Week 4 - Slaying The Dragon

Slaying the Dragon and Slaying the Dragon Reloaded revealed several insights that I have never thought about before. Growing up I was a blind consumer of the movies and what pop culture had fed me. 563 more words

Weekly Responses

All me, just the way I like it.

Hi there, beautiful people of the internet.

On my blog, you’ll be able to live vicariously through my life. To be honest, I’m just a teenager trying to figure out this wonderfully scary world around me. 139 more words

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Hypersexualized Representation of Asian/American Women, No and Yes.

Look around the images on TV commercials and the Internet, and you will soon realize that women in general and women of color in particular are hyperseuxualized. 432 more words

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20 Facts About Me

II. 20 Facts About Me

Of course I could name more than 20 facts about myself, but these were the first to pop into my head. 189 more words


Asian American Femininity in the Media

This week we read The Hypersexuality of Race: performing Asian/American women on Screen and scene by Celine Parreñas Shimizu. She mentions how David Palumbo-Liu “inserts the slash between Asian and American in order to question how Asian American people persistently occupy questionable status in the United States as Asian or American- and particularly their failure to meet the racial Standards of true citizenship as part of “dynamic, unsettled” process.” I feel like this issue still persists today. 339 more words

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Week 4 Blog Post

“Taming the Dragon” and “Taming the Dragon Reloaded” complemented Shimizu’s work “The Hypersexuality of Race.” I found one part of the screening particularly interesting and pertinent to a quote in the introduction of the reading. 641 more words

Finding a Self Identity

“To know one self as unknowable is to remain open to change and the process of self transformation in both social experience and our engagements with representation.”

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