Ross Forman & Dee Wu (English) | Anne Gerritsen & Ni Leiyun (History) | Xie Kailing (PAIS) This project has truly been a collaborative effort, bringing together several projects that emerged from different contexts and individuals. Ross Forman and Dee Wu were interested in finding out the ways in which representations of Chinese food cultures … Continue reading About
Audio version: When confronted with racism toward anyone, our instinct should be indignation, not deflection “It is Mainland China, the Chinese government, or the CCP that gave us bad names, and that’s why the world hates us…” They shouted. If China really is gone, do you really think Chinese diaspora’s lives will be improved? Have … Continue reading Internal Racism within the Chinese Community Part 5: Wake up, my fellow people!
Previously: “China in my head is never just a concept or a far-away-mythic country that existed only in my parents’ collection of VCDs.” Audio version: “[i]n the world as it was during most of the 20th century and to this day, to have been born and died as the uncontested citizen of one nation-state, linguistically, … Continue reading Internal Racism within the Chinese Community Part 4: Homeland and Non-hyphenated Identity
Previously “But the anti-China Chinese do not see them as individual cases and generalize that all Chinese from the Mainland are lowly, evil, badly educated, unhygienic mass, etc. They take on what their white masters told them. “You are like us, so you are better than them.” This group of people was delighted by the … Continue reading Internal Racism within the Chinese Community Part 3: Racial PUA
Previously: All because the “model minority” was told, if you work hard enough and behave well enough, you will become “one of us,” said their “white masters.” Thus they not only live extremely careful to ape white people, but also have internalized white racist ideas about other racial groups (Black, Latinx, South Asians, and Arabs), … Continue reading Internal Racism within the Chinese Community Part 2: Ingroup Cringe Obsession
—By a Mainlander during the COVID-19 Pandemic Audio Version: 种族歧视与政见和宗源国毫无关系，你的脸就是原罪 Disclaimer: This is a very subjective thought piece that is fully based on my personal experience and background. I come from Chengdu, a city known for its tolerance of diversity and difference in China, where Catholics and high-profile gays, Muslims and Christians live harmoniously together. … Continue reading Internal Racism within the Chinese Community Part 1: The Lost Chinese Identity