Dr. Vanessa Amaro & Dr. Sheyla S. Zandonai

The Portuguese calçada in Macau: Paving a new cultural history of place 18/10/2018 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21-G002 This talk examines the ways in which the calçada portuguesa (“Portuguese pavement”) that the late Portuguese administration developed in Macau was converted into a “cultural item” of the city's visual and urban identity. It shows how

Dr. Johnson LIN

The Promise of Technology? Digital Inclusion and Exclusion of Disability in China 15/10/2018 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21-G002 Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are increasingly important for people with disabilities (PWDs), suggesting digital inclusion as a possible social mechanism against the social exclusion of disability. This study suggests a more complicated relationship between ICTs

Prof. David C. Oh

Whitewash: White subjectivity and Asian erasure in Hollywood 11/10/2018 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21-G002 In a current book project, I theorize the popularly used concept of filmic “whitewashing,” differentiating it from White supremacy, White privilege, and Whiteness theory while noting its relationship to all three of these foundational concepts. The presentation, which is based