APA 345 APA345 FINAL EXAM with Answers (ASU)

APA 345 APA345 FINAL EXAM with Answers (ASU)


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  1. When Demitrius’ interracial relationship with Mina is made public, he is shunned by:
  2. Seshagiri argues in her essay, “At the Crossroads of Two Empires” that in Mira Nair’s film, Mississippi Masala,________ influences identity as fundamentally as ethnicity.
  3. Ultimately, Seshagiri’s point is that “that the inescapable legacy of ________ produces a disjuncture between the film’s forward-looking politics and its ambivalent ending.”
  4. In Robert Lee’s essay “Disobedient Citizenship,” he argues that Carlos Bulosan, a Filipino-American scholar, understood America as a contradiction between the promise of __________ and the historical reality of _________.
  5. According to Robert Lee’s essay “Disobedient Citizenship,” the film’s model minority is best embodied in which character?
  6. I have not given or received help on this test.  All of the answers I submit for this exam are solely my own and written solely by me.
  7. The authors, Hom and Eng, argue that the establishment of Asian American Studies in the 1980s displaced _____ into an unanalyzed realm of difference.
  8. According to Alice Hom and David Eng in “Q & A” the rise of Queer Asian American Studies results from one historical reason. What one reason would that be?
  9. When Hom and Eng in “Q & A” talk about the problematic “we” in Asian Pacific America and APA Studies, what are they referring to?
  10. According to authors Hom and Eng in “Q & A” mainstream lesbian and gay organizations in the US must consider:
  11. Acccording to Hom and Eng’s essay “Q & A,” the case of _________ revealed that mainstream US gay organizations like to talk about building cross cultural alliances but do not often apply this rhetoric to political action.
    The increasing national media attention that the Vincent Chin case began to receive was actually detrimental to the cause.
    According to Helen Zia, the decline of the American auto industry was initially blamed on:
    In Helen Zia’s essay “Detroit Blues,” which most closely and comprehensively defines the American Citizens for Justice’s statement of principles?
    The American Citizens for Justice was the first Chinese American organization in Detroit.
    Vincent Chin was attacked and killed because he was thought to be:
    The FOB (fresh off the boat) is created by whom?
    Feng in “Becoming Chinese” refers to “hyphenate identities” as:
    Peter X. Feng suggests in his essay “Becoming Chinese” that Steve’s role-playing throughout the film demonstrates how identity is fluid in a hyphenated American. He is constantly in the process of “becoming.”
    The film Chan Is Missing was a break through for Asian Americans working in the film industry because it showed that Asian Americans could . . .
    Feng suggests in the essay “Being Chinese” that “Asian American” is a cultural term rather than a political term.
    According to Marita Sturken, what is “postmemory” defined as?
    In the documentary History and Memory, the excerpts from the film, Bad Day at Black Rock provides
    Which of the following makes it difficult to enact a memorializing of the Japanese American internment?
    In History and Memory, Rea Tajiri recreates what Marita Sturken calls postmemory. What does Tajiri's film as postmemory fulfill?
    According to Marita Sturken (“Absent Images of Memory”) documentary images of a historical event are necessary to the process of remembering and of memory, particularly in the case of historical trauma such as war or genocide.
    In Gopinath’s “Local Sites/Global Contexts,” Ismat Chughtai’s “The Quilt” invokes female homoeroticism through:
    Fire is premised on the expression of female homosexual desire within the home. According to Gayatri Gopinath, what other story does Fire draw from and cite?
    According to Gopinath’s essay, “Local Sites/Global Contexts,” contemporary Hindu and Muslim nationalism is based on the idea of communal identity through the practice and ideology of _______.
    According to Gopinath, what other critique gets left out in the critique of “woman” as symbol of national and ethnic purity?
    In resisting compulsory heterosexuality, the representation of female queer desire in the film Fire also resists ___________.
    Mark Chiang suggests in his essay “Coming Out into the Global System” that to understand the implications of TheWedding Banquet, the film must be looked at from a Chinese perspective and an American perspective.
    Chiang’s essay “Coming Out into the Global System” describes Wai-Tung’s family, the Gaos, as part of the ________ capitalist class.
    According to Mark Chiang’s essay, “Coming Out into the Global System” the moment that Wei-Wei comes the closest to escaping the domination of the global system, she becomes stigmatized in the film through the act of __________.
    The idea of an “international lesbian and gay movement” risks putting all heterogeneous sexualities under an umbrella “gay identity” that is almost always associated with a specifically Western and bourgeois construction of identity.
    In the film The Wedding Banquet, in opposition to the authentic Chinese identity demanded by his father, Wai-Tung’s __________ stands in for the hybrid, inauthentic state of the Westernized ethnic subject.
    Essay Exam (20 points):  You should write for at least 20 minutes.  Your product should be at least 400 words minimum.
    In Chan’s essay “Negotiating Culture,” American national identity has been based more on ideological principles than on common ethnic or cultural origins
    In Chan’s “Negotiating Culture” Ethnogenesis is described as the construction and ____________ of American ethnicity.
    Most Cambodians struggle with assimilation when it comes to:
    Cambodians use __________ as a source of information on American culture.
    According to Chan’s “Negotiating Culture,” she examines the influential sociological theories of Robert E. Park’s model of “race relations cycle.” This model describes the four successive stages of interaction between immigrants and the host: contact, conflict, accommodation, and assimilation. However, Chan argues that this model is not applicable to what ethnic minorities?

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