Category: transpacific racism
Join ‘Japan’s War Brides and Their Legacies – 2018 Symposium’
At USC – Sawyer-Mellon Seminar: Transpacific Approach
Pinayist –Psychology of Discrimination against Filippino/a Amerasians
The contours of colonialism and cultural identity, along with socio-economic class and discrimination, create the uneven and violent relations within nations. Citizenship is only a paper-worked body-armor when it lives everyday in social relations anywhere.
VIDEO: “B-Style” – Blackness in Japan 2009 to the Present – Reflections
OUT NOW! New Book by Walter Hamilton!
BBC clip: Visiting Activists working with Vietnamese Amerasian Struggles
The problem is ….. #2
In the present times, the nation-state and its corporate-military structures hold life into place with discourses. As humans, we respond to it. When we live in resistance to certain rules of language, concepts and positions in relation to identity and place and self and community, we find out that assimilating … Continue Reading The problem is ….. #2
Australia’s Occupation Babies of Postwar Japan: Walter Hamilton’s Study
Dream of the Water Children — Video Series Launch: Episode 1
This is the first in a series of ongoing video projects based on my personal family history, historical memory, Asia-Pacific postwar ethnography and the historical present. It is on my channel at YouTube.
Land, Blood, Humanity: Amerasian Contexts
Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner and the Creation of an Amerasian Identity Category
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) is remembered for her many international literary prizes as well as her activism.
Academy Awards, Racism and Sayonara: Creating the White Pacific
Quick Thoughts: Amerasian? Black Nippon-jin? ブラック日本人
When people use labels, they are used in certain ways. They have certain meanings, certain meanings, certain trajectories, certain assumptions.
Article: Selling Mixed Race Babies: The Koreas Example
This article LINK from the Asia Times from July 17, 2002 by Aidan Foster-Carter entitled: Adopting, Adapting: Korean Orphans is an excellent beginning overview of how mixed-race bodies are used, especially in the context of orphanages.
Vintage Japanese Film – Trailer: Konketsuji Rika 混血児 リカ (1972)
A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption
The link I comment on in this post, is to a site called Transracial Abductees: A Critique of Intercountry Adoption (link at the end of this commentary). It is a particular perspective and gaze, a big-picture gaze, a gaze that includes histories of hierarchy in the global economy, global culture. … Continue Reading A Blog Site: Critique Empire, Race and Transracial Adoption