Interethnic Intimacies: Production and Consumption

AMES415S

Critical examination of cultural dynamics, political economies, and ethical implications of interethnic intimacies or “intercourse” as represented from and about Asia. Examines shifts within and beyond “Asia,” asking why cultural representations matter in ways societies construct, produce, and consume objects of desire and repulsion. Texts from LITand visual culture read along with theories of critical race studies, gender and sexuality, postcolonialism, globalization, visual culture, and other representative technologies of the Self/Other. Not open to students who have taken the freshman seminar. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

LIT415S
CULANTH415S
AMI415S
VMS416S
ICS415S
WOMENST415S

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ, EI