An Asian fetish is a strong sexual or romantic preference for persons of Asian descent, especially East or Southeast Asian descent as-well as West and South Asian descent. The fetishization of East Asians by people of other ethnicities is sometimes described by the derogatory term yellow fever. Asian women are often stereotyped as being subservient, passive, and quiet. This portrayal persists today, along with the idea of Asian women—and, to a lesser extent, men—being exotic and submissive.
Bachelor of Arts: Asian and Asian American Studies
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An interdisciplinary and comparative field that explores the histories, cultures, and experiences of people of Asian descent in the United States. On Wednesday, April 17th, the Center for Ethnic Studies celebrated the end of the school year by recognizing the work of faculty and students in our programs. The Ohio State University. Slide Text.
While the program focuses on the complex history of individuals of Asian ancestry living in the United States, it also provides students a perspective on the transnational and global linkages embedded within the Asian American experience. As an interdisciplinary minor, it encourages students to pursue Asian American-related issues within fields such as sociology, history, literature, political science, film, and art. A top student in each of her ASAM courses, Nadia was also engaged in community activities aimed at applying and extending the work she did in the classroom.
National Historic Landmarks are often identified through theme studies. Theme studies are an effective way of identifying and nominating properties because they provide a comparative analysis of properties associated with a specific area of American history, such as the fur trade, earliest Americans, women's history, Greek Revival architecture, Man in Space, or labor history. Theme studies provide a national historic context for specific topics in American history or prehistory.