Readings/Viewings: The Slanted Screen (Video file) (2006) (55:00) (Link) James, Meg and David Ng. “In Hollywood, Asian American actors see few lead roles, and play discrepancies when they land one.” LA Times, July 8, 2017. (Link) Film: An Autumn’s Tale (Link) Ford, Stacilee. Mabel Cheung Yuen-Ting’s An Autumn’s Tale. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008. (CSUDH Library Link) Ch.2 APP 315_41

Readings/Viewings:

  1. The Slanted Screen (Video file) (2006) (55:00) (Link)
  2. James, Meg and David Ng. “In Hollywood, Asian American actors see few lead roles, and play discrepancies when they land one.” LA Times, July 8, 2017. (Link)
  3. Film: An Autumn’s Tale (Link)
  4. Ford, Stacilee. Mabel Cheung Yuen-Ting’s An Autumn’s Tale. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008. (CSUDH Library Link) Ch.2

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NOTE: The instructor reserves the right to make changes to the s

yllabus as needed.  If changes are made,

you will be notified of the changes in class, on blackboard, or by

your university e-mail address.

Readings Response Journals Grading Criteria: Reading journ

als should be at least 350

words in length (approximately one half page, single-spaced) and

should accomplish the

following:

Clear, concise, well-

or

ganized engagement with that lecture

s readings/viewings;

Demonstrate analytical capabilities and creative thinking;

Include a brief overview of the material and a personal critical assessment

or

opinion

Demonstrate completion of that Lecture

s

readings/viewings, usually by citing

sp

ecific examples taken from those materials in your response;

Provide critical reflection on that Lecture

s readings/viewings based on your own

personal thoughts and ideas.

Mere summaries of the readings or lengthy anecdotal tangents will NOT be

accepted

How you organize your response is open, but be sure that you reference

all

of the

readings/viewings somewhere in your response (references can be by title or

author; no

formal citations are needed).  How you demonstrate critical reflection i

s open.  Here are

some questions you might consider: How do the readings/ viewings connect to i

ssues

discussed in that particular Lecture?  What did you find most inter

esting about the

readings/viewings and why?  Do you agree with the ideas presented?  What

issues did

the authors overlook?  How do these issues or ideas relate to your own life or t

o things

you are leaning about in other classes?  Did this reading change your

perspective on

something?