The Meaning Of Race And Sexuality In ‘Stranger Intimacy’ By Nayan Shah

Nayan Shah’s book, ‘Stranger Intimacy’ examines the social history and background of South Asian migrant males in Canada and the North West America in the early 20th century. The unclear and fluid ideas of the age of consent, criminality, and human relationships introduces the concept “legal borderlands” and how that played a key role in … Read more

The Trouble With Karma: Close Reading of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Native Americans are often a forgotten minority, in history and in literature. The slaughter of native lives and the obliteration of their culture is an unfortunate American legacy. Luckily, writer Sherman Alexie has attempted to fill the cultural void and illuminate the plight of his people. He does this through a style of writing he … Read more

Danish and Chinese family’s traditions

For my final project, I have decided to write a short story comparing the Danish family life with the Chinese family life. My idea was inspired by a book called East Meets West, it is a book written by a graphic artist Yang Liu. At the age of 13, she moved from Beijing to Berlin. … Read more

South Korea saunas

Other ways to raise our core temperature are saunas, hot baths and steam rooms. Many cultures around the world believe in the healing effects of varying degrees of hot and cold therapy. In South Korea (and in Korean immigrant communities in the Western world), it is a common wellness practice to visit a jjimjilbang. Many … Read more

Interracial Dialogue

Throughout the years, the world has become more globalized in a way that people allaround are communicating with one another. This action, also known as interracial dialogue,has been prospering and flourishing for many years. The promotion of interracial dialogue in-cludes not only the advocation of communication between people of different races, but also theacceptance and … Read more

Comparing and Contrasting the Ideolodies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Du Bois

Immediately following the Civil War, African Americans were faced with great discrimination and suffering. The newly free slaves were faced with the problem of making their stance in society that once looked at them as nothing more than property. During this period, two men became leaders of two different ideas. Booker T. Washington of Virginia … Read more

Evaluation of the Views of Eithne Luibheid and Nayan Shah on Race and Sexual Identity Regulations in America

Immigration has always been a point of contention throughout the history of the United States. Immigrants have been alienated and denied entry to the United States due to a number of reasons, including their race, country of origin, religious beliefs and sexuality. Although policies are always changing America has a long history of hostile treatment … Read more

Korean food culture

According to Oxford dictionary, the definition of culture is the art and manifestations such as humanities, literature, music and painting of human intellectual acquirement considered common. It is also set of learned behaviours, beliefs, values and ideas that are feature of particular population. In culture societies can learn norms, values, knowledge, language and symbols that … Read more

Korean Pop Music

The Korean Pop Music (K-Pop) has its own way to connect to its fans both in Asia and the world. K-Pop is a whole production industry that comes with high profiled artists, variety of music genres, videos and well-choreographed dances. K-Pop is a well packaged industry of music as it contains singing, dances and rapping. … Read more

Stereotypes About Asian-American Students

Time and time again, we see Asian-American students quietly but surely rise above their peers with their quiet, studious, and high tests scores. What is it about these students that separates them from their peers? Keith Osajima, a professor of race ethnic studies at the University of Redlands, dives deeper into this topic in “Internalized … Read more

Imigrants Challenges That Push Them To Seek The American Dream: The Joy Luck Club

Thousands of immigrants arrive in America every year with the hope that a new life, a better life, awaits them. The come in search of “the American Dream,” the hope that there are higher paying jobs, quality public schools to send their children to, and a safer environment filled with opportunities and choices. Typically, immigrants … Read more

What is Beauty?

To some beauty is solely dependent on how a person looks on the outside. However, to others inner beauty is more important than outer appearance. It is difficult to fully define beauty because everyone has their own views about beauty. In my view, beauty has to deal with how one is like in the inside.The … Read more

Racial Profiling

In today’s world we live in a very media driven manner. The media can sway people’s attitudes towards a certain direction depending on the circumstances. Racial Profiling is a very sensitive topic every individual can relate to. It is known as the inclusion of racial or ethnic characteristics in determining whether an individual is considered … Read more

Organizational Citizenship Behavior

In an organization, certain behaviors are anticipated from an employee that is dependent on the organization’s rules and regulations. However, employees tend to do things that are beyond their responsibilities and exhibit these behaviors out of their own desire. This is what we call Organizational Citizenship Behavior. This behavior includes acts like helping others, adding … Read more

Was the American Revolution Important?

How did the war between Britain and America benefit others? The American Revolution took place between 1765 up until 1783. The war was fought over America’s independence from Britain, which they won. Many people died during the war between America and Britain. There were many loses for both sides, but the war also had its … Read more

Racial Profiling in 18 Examples of Racism in the Criminal Justice System, an Article by Bill Quigley

In Bill Quigley’s article, “18 Examples of Racism in the Criminal Justice System,” he introduces the topic of racial profiling by displaying the statistics of criminal offences by the African Americans compared to the whites. The population of the African Americans in the United States, although significantly lower than the whites, has a greater chance … Read more

The 10,000 Year Explosion and Evolution

The 9,000 Year Explosion – An Analysis of the Supporting Evidence in The 10,000 Year Explosion In 2009 Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending utilized their merit as professors of anthropology at the University of Utah to publish a book detailing the recent history of evolution. The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution argues … Read more

The importance of “Black History month”

The relevance of Black History in present day is one which is of greater importance and awareness. The Black History month is one which is annually celebrated with the remembrance of the struggles and achievements gained by the African Americans within history. Van De Mieroop (2016) states that ‘In the twenty-first century, however it is … Read more

The Symbol of the Hurricane in “Every Little Hurricane”

The understanding of the readers is dependent on the manner in which they interpret the symbols used in literary works. Symbolism is a literary device which entails the conveying of specific themes and messages through symbols. The symbols help in relaying deeper meanings in a literary work beyond the ordinary meaning. It requires critical thinking … Read more

The Retreat of the Elephants

Is written and published in 2004 by a well-known Australian professor – Mark Elvin, who specialized in Chinese economic, cultural and environmental history. Chinese environmental history is comparatively tardy not only to the development of other categories of Chinese historiography but also to the western environmental history. Mark Elvin has given out a relatively concrete … Read more

The American Dream

Emily Singer Mr. Condron English III Honors 21 December 2017 Making Your Ideal Life Come True The American Dream is believed to be the character of the United States. This term is coined as a set of ideals where freedom is comprised of the opportunities for prosperity and success. The term defines the end goal … Read more

Yuri Kochiyama’s Biography

Minority groups have suffered and endured much discrimination, oppression, racism, and social injustices in America. Asian and Asian American women are inclusive of this group. In addition to the above, they have experienced sexism, mistreatment, and objectification due to the added fact of being of female gender. Asian women were categorized and grouped as “women … Read more

Narratological Analysis of “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona”

Sherman Alexie uses embedded analeptic narratives throughout the chapter “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” in Tonto and The Lone Ranger Fistfight in Heaven to emphasise the importance of both the characters memories and pasts on their lives. Embedded in the main chronological storyline, non-linear flashbacks follow Victor and Thomas’s pasts, showing … Read more