1.01.2011

Advanced Blasian Studies

Consider this a classroom for some of our most serious topics.  A regularly updated page, here are the strongest articles on Blasian history, sociology, and politics compiled for our most dedicated readers' convenience.

The Japanese Perspective on Blackness
by Hateya

America in Yellow, Black, White: Daniel Okimoto Speaks about Racism Against Black Americans
Part I: Uchi (us) vs. Soto (Them)
Part II: Color Symbolism
Part III: Imaging Blacks in Advertising
Part IV: Early Japanese Construction of Blackness (First Contact)
Part V: Early Japanese Construction of Blackness (Rangaku - Dutch Learning)
Part VI: A possible Chinese influence on the Japanese construction of Blackness
Part VII: The Effect of anti-Black Stereotypes and Western Privileging on the Japanese construction of Blackness
Part VIII: Darwinist Thought and the Japanese Construction of Blackness
Part IX: The Pre-War Period and the Japanese Construction of Blackness
Part X: The Occupation, Post-War Period, and the Japanese Construction of Blackness
Part XI: Present-Day Black-Japanese Relations and Russell's Conclusions

Sino-African Historical and Modern Relations
by Eccentric Yoruba

Africans in Ancient China and Vice Versa
The Kunlun Servants and African Merchants in Ancient China
The Asian Presence in South Africa
Zheng He's Star Fleet
In Conclusion, More on Zheng He
Chinese-Descended Kenyans
Some Positivity
On the 'Trend' of Chinese Workers Marrying African Women
The 'Kaffirs' of Sri Lanka
Ruminations on African-Asian History

Documentaries

"Island Livity: The Chinese Experience in Jamaica"
"King Cobra and the Dragon"
"Left by the Ship"

Indigenous Studies
by Hateya

What It Means to be Indigenous: An Introduction
What It Means to be Indigenous: Part I - bob Randall Defines Kanyini

Blasian American History

"Civilization of Blood"  - cross-posted from Abagond
"The Cherokee-Freedman Controversy" - written by GoddessMaverick, posted by Hateya
"Indigenous Thought: Language and Resistance - Poetry by Carver Revard" - Hateya


Women of Color in Japanese Anime & Manga, 
by Cinnamon

Black Women/WoC in Japanese Anime and Manga I
Black Women/WoC in Japanese Anime and Manga II
Black Women/WoC in Japanese Anime and Manga III
Black Women/WoC in Japanese Anime and Manga IV


Additional Articles

"Japan and African Americans: Postwar Brown Babies" by Bcbgrl33
"The Hilarity of the Coin" - BBC Africa and Ankhesen Mié
"Analyzing the Myth of the Asian-American Income" - cross-posted from Abagond
"China's Foray into the Caribbean" - MSNBC and Ankhesen Mié
"Bigotry + Conservative Economic Policy = Defeat" - cross-posted from Scot Nakagawa

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