Apologies for posting this late. My cold got bad again, and I’m still not feeling great. I got nothing done the last couple of days.
In any case, that poses some interesting problems for our class, since you didn’t get your homework until now. So here’s what I’m going to do:
Of course, each of those posts also has links to other related posts and articles, and many of those are also worth checking out. So go wander around the blogosphere for a while.
We will discuss the differences and similarities in context and significance of blackface in Korean media and blackface in American media (especially historical media).
Next week, we will watch and discuss the blackface-related Spike Lee film Bamboozled in class, and discuss it as well; I hope to have accompanying readings prepared for you before we watch the movie.