Monthly Archives: October 2017

Research Blog Post #1

US Ideals (advertisements) http://rtxuc.blogspot.com/2015/09/chapter-4-hegemony-article-summary.html http://www.units.miamioh.edu/technologyandhumanities/SutJhally.pdf This Axe deodorant commercial exemplifies the hegemonic ideal of both young men and young women.  In the commercial the women are presented as relatively homogenous in their image.  They are all skinny with perfect bodies. … Continue reading

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Research Blog #4 – Mckenzie Deno

These are some of the ways people classify the two different types of marrying styles.

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Research Post #3 – McKenzie Deno

I will be looking at the aspect of arranged marriage that the parents play in it slightly.Most if not all ideas or understandings of arranged marriages is that these two people are being forced into it, or that a much … Continue reading

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Research Blog 3

Rose, Steve. ” Ghost in Shell’s whitewashing: does Hollywood have an Asian Problem?” Guardian News and Media, 31 March 2017 Pictured above is Scarlett Johansson, a Hollywood actress playing the role of an Asian anime character, Motoko Kusanagi in the … Continue reading

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Research Blog 2

“Media.” The Asian American Man Study http://www.theasianamericanman.com/media.html The Asian American Man’s website posted a couple of statics that shows the lack of representation of Asian Man on media. The survey was provided by Asian American Man and was given to … Continue reading

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Sadaf and Sarah Cafe Discussion 3- Benjamin’s Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Sadaf and Sarah After having done our recent papers, Sarah and I have come together to discuss the Walter Benjamin reading once more just because it was such an interesting topic, and one that we both felt we understood better. … Continue reading

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Research Post 2- Structuralism in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is not the only society or culture that has women dressing like men. By looking at countries like the United States, Canada, Denmark, and any other western country it is apparent that women dress like men as well. However, … Continue reading

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Research Blog 5: English as a Colonizing Language

Colonialism also plays a role in the rise of English in music. While it might not be the first factor that comes to mind, it is indeed a factor. England had numerous colonies around the world, such as India and … Continue reading

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Research Blog 1

Yuen, Leanne. “Fighting Asian American Stereotypes.” Women’s Media Center, 27 Nov 2016. Print My research topic is about “Lack of Asian American representation on Media mainly in Hollywood”. I would like to focus mainly on whitewashing roles of Asian Americans … Continue reading

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Research Blog 4

What’s Good LIVE produces Sheng Talk videos, which largely consist of two interviewers speaking in Sheng with Nairobi youth about upcoming trends in fashion, transportation, music, the language Sheng itself, and even topics related to political corruption in Kenya. While … Continue reading

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