• "Screening Anti-Asian Racism: Gendered and Racialized Discourses in Film and Television," Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature 19.1 (March 2022): 167-180.

    Author(s):
    Alexa Alice Joubin (see profile)
    Date:
    2022
    Group(s):
    GS Drama and Performance, LLC East Asian, LLC Modern and Contemporary Chinese, MS Screen Arts and Culture
    Subject(s):
    Asian American women, Motion pictures, Television programs, Racism, Misogyny
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    feminism, Critical race studies, disease, covid-19, techno-Orientalism
    Permanent URL:
    https://doi.org/10.17613/x4vn-6978
    Abstract:
    The global pandemic of COVID-19 has exacerbated anti-Asian racism—the demonization of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities as viral origins—in the United States. Offering strategies for inclusion and for identifying tacit forms of misogynistic racism, this article analyzes the manifestation of the ideas of yellow peril and yellow fever in recent films and television series. The spectatorial aspect of racism has both fetishized Asian bodies and erased Asianness from content creators' visual landscapes. These case studies reveal that racialized thinking is institutionalized as power relations in the cultural and political life, take the form of political marginalization of minority groups, and cause emotional distress and physical harm within and beyond the fictional universe. ::::: Keywords: anti-Asian racism, misogyny, tropes of illness, colorblind gaze, techno-Orientalism ::::: DOI 10.1215/25783491-9645962
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    Direct link to journal article https://read.dukeupress.edu/prism/article/19/1/167/304108/Screening-Anti-Asian-RacismGendered-and-Racialized?guestAccessKey=c5a228c5-31cd-4d1d-8f42-5ae3fd7104f6 Full text: https://ajoubin.org/prism/
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