The wonderful world of disneyPresentation Transcript
Who was Walt Disney?
Representations in Disney Carolyn: Representations of race Kailee: Representations of Women David: Representations of Gays and Minorities Rinky: The Commercialization of Disney
Representations of Race in Disney
Question How many Caucasian characters can you name that play lead roles? How many non-Eurocentric characters can you name that play lead roles?
Lady and the Tramp
ALADDIN Song: Arabian Nights sang by the narrator in the intro of the movie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPUAhSGZtvU
“I come from a land…where they cut off your ears if they don’t like your face. It’s barbaric, but hey, it’s home” (Maio, 1999). Tator, Henry and Mattis Pg 42 “The exhibitions liberal use of the quotation marks around the words and phrases charged with meaning such as ‘Darkest Africa,’ ‘the unknown continent’ ‘barbarous’ people” savage customs
The Jungle Book
Tarzan “Strangers like me” Phil Collins Whatever you do, I'll do it tooShow me everything and tell me howIt all means somethingAnd yet nothing to me I can see there's so much to learnIt's all so close and yet so farI see myself as people see meOh, I just know there's something bigger out there I wanna know, can you show meI wanna know about thesestrangers like meTell me more, please show meSomething's familiar about these strangers like me