Archive for: Orientalism

Himalayan Quake

Superhero orientalism and the earthquake in Nepal.

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Tibet, Superhero Tourist Destination of the World

Superheroes, Orientalism, and imperialism

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Voices From the Archive: Jason Thompson on Orientalism

The limits of pointing out Orientalism in art.

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Return of the Yellow Peril

Race, nation, and politics in Red Dawn, Olympus Has Fallen, and Iron Man 3

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DWYCK: Open Sesame

Parts of the comics intelligentsia seem to be developing an unhealthy obsession with ideological readings of comics.

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A Conversation about Habibi’s Orientalism with Craig Thompson

“I’m examining American guilt and I’m examining male guilt.”

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A Brief Conversation with Corey Creekmur on Habibi

Thompson’s risky gambit was to create a consciously Orientalist work in a post 9/11 context.

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