East Asian women are often portrayed as one-dimensional stereotypes in Hollywood films, such as Lotus Blossom, Dragon Lady, Minority Models, and so on. However, as more and more East Asian women enter the Hollywood production system in recent years when they take the creative power, they usually make East Asian women the protagonists of the narrative and present a different image of East Asian women from the previous stereotypes. The female voice is extremely important and relates to not only cinemas but also real life.
This panel will explore how East Asian women present themselves in the Hollywood film system after the 21st century, and how they are presented from one-dimensional to three-dimensional roles, and invites papers including and not excluding:
I spent last 12 years studying and practicing Classical Chinese dance and have gained in-depth understanding of this art form. I hope to help the revival of traditional culture in Asia, and to achieve this, I hope to explore the duality in Chinese culture, which in turn influenced the whole Asian hemisphere.I believe there is a deep connection about Chinese Classical Dance and films. Dance and films are both dynamic visual arts, and they both influence people greatly.
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