This course analyses what cultural studies means to asia, and how the extreme cultural and social diversity of the region contribute to the discipline of cultural studies from the perspective of contemporary cultural and social conditions, we explore the fictive dimension of the construct of asia, and we also look for critical ways of studying. Hong kong studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to original, intersectional and cross-disciplinary research on hong kong affairs from multiple fields in the humanities and the social sciences, including but not limited to literature, linguistics, cultural studies, sociology, politics, history, education, and gender studies. While i began the society for animation studies (sas) in los angeles in late 1987, i was an unemployed phd and an adult child of an animator who had been harbouring a long-held frustration with the way the cinema studies establishment seemed to ignore animation. The first bilingual and interdisciplinary academic journal on hong kong, hong kong studies (chinese university press), is now accepting articles for issue 3 (scheduled for publication in spring 2019), which will comprise both general research articles on hong kong and a special section on edward said’s orientalism.
Cultural studies phd cultural theory reading list reading lists a reading list for all parts enumerated below will be compiled by the student with the help of the examination. Film final evaluation essay by armando khan orientalism is something that has shaped the world it has created the way we see culture more than that it has placed culture in boxes and has probably led to the awareness of culture. With a focus on the areas of theory, literature, culture, society and film, this collection of essays examines, questions and broadens the applicability of postcolonialism and islam from a multifaceted and cross-disciplinary perspective.
On 'affect' and 'emotion' in film and media studies image from unforgiven ( clint eastwood , 1992), a film explored by tim groves in 'cinema/affect/writing' emotion is a phenomenon that, according to [sergei] eisenstein , is completely identical with the primary phenomenon of cinema. Literary, film, and cultural studies scholarship of the 1990s contributed significantly to this shift in critical conversation by drawing on poststructuralist thought and postmodern geography to interpret the cultural works inspired by the feminist and civil rights movements. The role of femininity and masculinity in japanese culture, from the writings of muraskai shikibu, creator of the tale of genji to the heroines of contemporary japanese animation (anime) our sources will include , literature, film, essays, television series, manga (comics) and anime. Animated features from the 1920s to 2000, and explores the main political, economic, cultural, racial, and ethnic implications of these films the emergence of walt disney’s role as a moral.
Animation: an interdisciplinary journal is essential and stimulating reading for academics, researchers, students, curators and practitioners in animation, film and media studies, cultural studies, critical theory, architecture, art & design, computer sciences, games studies and visual culture. Through a reading of deus ex: human revolution, this essay gestures to an asian american cultural politics that locates itself in slippages, role reversals, and unintuitive affects film studies, korean studies we will draw examples from mass-media and popular culture, since techno-orientalism is a matter of culture and civil society. Overview orientalism is the exaggeration of difference, the presumption of western superiority, and the application of clichéd analytical models for perceiving the oriental world  as such, orientalism is the source of the inaccurate cultural representations that form the foundations of western thought and perception of the eastern world, specifically in relation to the middle east region. This essay collection gathers recent scholarship on representations of diversity in disney and disney/pixar films, not only exploring race and gender, but also drawing on perspectives from newer areas of study, particularly sexuality/queer studies, critical whiteness studies, masculinity studies and disability studies. Techno-orientalism is the first collection to define and critically analyze a phenomenon that pervades both science fiction and real-world news coverage of asia with essays on subjects ranging from wartime rhetoric of race and technology to science fiction by contemporary asian american writers to the cultural implications of korean gamers.
Japanese animation and identity in orientalism, edward said claims that, “as much as the west itself, the orient is an idea that has a history and a tradition of thought, imagery, and vocabulary that have given it reality and presence in and for the west” (5. Description assessing film's unheralded--and unbridled--power as a teaching machine, breaking in to the movies showcases giroux's best-known film essays that address the profoundly pedagogical role film has come to play in contemporary culture. In order to find out whether the animation is yet another orientalism project based on occidentalist knowledge, this article will examine the hollywood the essay concludes that although kung fu panda has remained within a traditional orientalist framework, has endeavoured to produce film animations, across the cultural spectrum, such as. Introduction postcolonial theory has hardly been a defining paradigm in the field of film studies postcolonial theory originally emerged from comparative literature departments and film from film and media studies departments, and despite the many intersections postcolonial theory has not been explicitly foregrounded.
Chris cagle assistant professor, film and media arts temple university email: ccagle - at - templeedu visit profile. Orientalism proved to be an intellectual document central to the field of post-colonial studies, its thesis being considered as historically factual, true, and accurate for the pertinent periods. As orientalism lives on in the academic world, many writers, ideologues, journalists, political, historians, poets, painters, moviemakers and others contributed to the orientalist vision of the world, they justify that by the impossibility of studying the orient, without being influenced by orientalism.
The concept and study of orientalism in western culture gained a changed understanding from edward said's now iconic 1978 book orientalism however, recent debate has moved beyond said's definition of the phenomenon, highlighting the multiple forms of ori. This essay examines the role of gender in latin american literature of the 20th century which recapitulates historical narratives of mexico, argentina and cuba morocco telenovela soap opera cultural studies community texts 92 92 proceedings of the colloquium on logos, ethos, mythos in the middle east & north africa topics: edward. Department of media and cultural studies module information sheet ©birkbeck, university of london rethinking japan: introduction to modern japanese. Social criticismglobalisation and culture orientalism film and theater in culture call for papers cultural studies '19 / iii international conference on cultural studies will be held at nippon meeting halls in istanbul the conference is coordinated by dakam (eastern mediterranean academic research center) and will be organized by.