There are a number of Asian American cultural producers who are moving and shaking the fields of visual art, music, spoken word, film, theater, sports, and performance, but due to years of systemic racism, racialization and marginalization a number of works by Asian Americans just never get reviewed, analyzed, and sometimes even seen, heard or read. Assignment: You will position yourself as a cultural critic and Asian American studies scholar. You will critically review and analyze the same object of study that you described. You are first going to review it and tell us what makes this object of whatever something to see, hear, or taste its interventions in the world of fashion or genre of romantic comedies et al. Are there any shortcomings and limitations of the work that you feel you should note? Ideally, you are trying to convince us to take the time to check out and see, listen, or taste something. You are not writing a BIOGRAPHY of a person, ad copy for a product, or a summary of a book/movie. You are also engaging in an ANALYSIS of why this cultural object of study matters, contextualizing the artwork or tv show as part of a larger phenomenon. For example, how does your person of interest intervene in the politics of food making, the sport of rock climbing? How is a particular cultural phenomenon reflective of a shifting demographic within the Asian American community? How is an individual performer complicit in perpetuating stereotypes of Filipino Americans or reaffirming a Euro-American standard of beauty? How does the cultural production fit perfectly or fit ambivalently in this category called Asian American? How important is it to mention or point to an individuals Asian American upbringing in discussing his/her accomplishments? How does it change the way we see this persons accomplishments differently if we analyze this work within an Asian American cultural studies framework? What are the oppositional possibilities of the select work, if any? You dont have to answer ALL of these questions, but you should try to address and engage some of these questions. Objective: To encourage you to use your analytical skills and critically engage an Asian American Cultural production as more than just cool, good, bad, interesting, Asian American. Why is this object of study, a work of Asian American culture. What does it do: reflect a form of racist love, resist our understanding of US culture, highlight the importance of self-care when grievances of racism or patriarchy are left unheard?
Write a 3-4 page paper (Times New Roman,12 point font, double spacing) reflecting on what you have learned about Israeli society and culture and your impressions. In your paper relate to at least 5 of the films that you have seen. Try to relate to specific characters or scenes. To obtain technical info about the films you may consult imdb.com but be sure not to use other people’s reviews. Titles of films should be capitalized and italicized. If you choose to use sources other than yourself be sure to cite them in APA format. At the end of your paper include a Works Cited page listing all the films and other sources. Give your paper an original title that reflects your position on the subject.
Cultural Movie PowerPoint Presentation Film is an important way we can learn about other cultures. What counts as entertainment varies greatly by culture. For this assignment, you will watch a intercultural or international/foreign film and will provide a PowerPoint presentation which connects the film with concepts in the course. Perhaps the film showed an example of a intercultural communication concept that helped you understand the characters in the movie. This paper will highlight at least three connections. Visit the local library, or video streaming service and select a cultural-based movies. Movie recommendations can be found in under the Syllabus tab on the Home Page. Create a presentation in PowerPoint summarizing the key intercultural themes and key terms from textbook readings, specifically Chapter 7. The presentation should include between 10-12 slides and a reference slide using APA formatting. Your presentation should include all the various aspects that you learned about intercultural communication while viewing this film . Please include the following in your slide information: Introduction & Explain your the cultures represented in the movie (2-3 slides) Describe the main characters and the (2 slide) Describe what you learned about intercultural communication (2 -3 slides) How can you leverage what you learned from watching this movie to enhance your intercultural communication skills at school, work, or personally. (2-3 slides) Conclusion (1-2 slides) References (1 slide)
Submit a 500-word reflection paper in which you: explore the ways in which you consume, react to, and engage with popular culture. reflect on how studying popular culture has changed or reinforced your beliefs and values and whether or not your choices about popular culture will change. discuss the extent to which your consumption of and attitude about popular culture may or may not change. analyze how you might affect social change through popular culture creation, consumption, and critical analysis.
Read the example below involving Gloria. Then, develop a set of notes you would use to present her case to a team of fellow case management colleagues. Your notes may follow the format of a structured paper, or they may be a list of bullet points with a short paragraph to address each key question. Ensure that your case notes address the following four key questions: What are your initial impressions of Gloria? What do you know about Puerto Rico and its culture? Identify the challenges you think YOU might face in working with Gloria, who has a different cultural background from you. Provide at least two examples of skills you would use to encourage her to share values, preferences, and other information about herself and her situation. Case: Gloria came to the United States from Puerto Rico to study sign language and interpreting. There are very few people in Puerto Rico with these skills. Her husband is disabled, his disability check is not enough to support a family of five, and she wants training so that she can help support her family. From her pastor in Puerto Rico, she learns about a training program at a university in the southeastern United States. In addition, the program pays each participant a stipend for living expenses as well as tuition and fees. Gloria moves to the United States and begins the program. Her husband and three children eventually join her, and they move to a two-bedroom apartment in the university housing complex. In addition to crowded living conditions, neither the husband nor the children speak English. Her husband never leaves the apartment. They are settled one month when the problems begin.
Create an 8- 10 – slide PowerPoint presentation discussing your cultural background. When discussing your culture, consider, components of yourself such as race, ethnicity, religion, spiritual heritage, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, socioeconomic status, traditions, and family heritage . You are you not required to include any information you do not feel comfortable sharing. Include following in your presentation: 1. A title slide, a conclusion slide, and a references slide (in addition to the 8-10 content slides) 2. Communication styles of your culture ( verbal and nonverbal) 3. Part of your culture you are proud of. 4. Parts of your culture that you would like to improve. 5 Stereotypes toward your culture. 6. Stereotypes held within your culture. 7.How your culture perceives mental health and wellness (i.e.,receiving mental health care) 8. How your cultural background will influence your ability to provide mental health services to someone from your culture and someone from another culture.
After reading the articles about architectural designs for the rebuilding of Notre Dame, what do you think the end result should be? Should it replicate what the building looked like pre-fire, or should this be seen as an opportunity to introduce references to contemporary 21st century design theory and cultural issues? What are some of the pros and cons of an updated vision versus a straightforward restoration of what was lost? Keep in mind that medieval cathedrals often took centuries to build and so were always envisioned as organic complexes.What is the connneciton with the course?
write an 8-10 page paper on plantains. I need to include what a plantain is, where it came from, why it is a staple in the Dominican Republic, what are the traditional dishes including plantains in the DR, how immigration to the United States from the Dominican Republic has changed how plantains are a staple and finally what’s next for plantains in United States? Has immigration made plantains the new food to eat? I need an introduction and a closing as well. Please make sure Thesis and concluding sentence of the essay is amazing
In an approximately 1300 word essay develop an argument about a topic discussed using two of the sources listed in files. you MUST use only these sources listed below which again can be found in the files tab: YOU ONLY HAVE TO PICK TWO SOURCES listed here they are all listed FROM the files to do the essay. : -Overview: the Arab World Today by A. Hammond (parts 1 and two) -The Contexts of the Literary Tradition by R. Allen -Introduction to Orientalism by E. Said and Reel Bad Arabs (these count as 1 source) -For a Foreign Audience: The Challenges by M. Al-Naihi -Laughing Through Change by Y. Elsayed and Tickling Giants(VIDEO) these count as 1 source) -On the Meaning of Chewing: The Significance of Qat by D. Varisco Use direct quotes from the texts. Use MLA documentation style, which includes both in-text citations and a Works Cited page. The essay must include a title, an introduction ending with a thesis statement, supporting evidence from the reading, and a conclusion. See syllabus for formatting. DO NOT USE THE PHRASING I IN THE ESSAY
The goal of this paper is to encourage students to reflect on the role that culture plays in various aspects of life, including personal and professional life. The reflection paper must include an APA style cover, reference page, and in-text citations.