Research Papers

A Study of Orientalist Elements Present in Modern Film: A Case Study of Lost in Translation

 Abstract Orientalism is ever present in our modern culture. It is readily available in the medium of film. This research paper set out to find what type of motifs, imagery, music and symbols were used to convey the meaning of orientalism in a modern film, namely, 2003’s Lost in Translation. Although previous studies have found […]

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The Evolution and Duality of Stereotypes: Bruce Lee to Shy Student

Taipei, Taiwan 08.10.2016 – Stereotypes are awful things. There is no getting around that. Positive, or negative, they create a generalized approach to dealing with entire groups of people. In some sense, they are born out of the human will to want to understand the world around them. To make sense of the unknown or […]

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