Media and Collective Identity: Representation of ethnicity… post 9/11 representations of Islam..
Starter <ul><li>Post911 Blues - RizMC (male lead in Britz) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.myspace.com/rizmc </li></ul></ul>
Lesson focus <ul><li>Some language to discuss representation of nations, regions and ethnic / social / collective groups o...
Bhaji  on the  Beach 1993 <ul><li>Character: </li></ul><ul><li>Gender: </li></ul><ul><li>Generation: </li></ul><ul><li>Eth...
East is East 1999 <ul><li>Character: </li></ul><ul><li>Generation: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></ul><ul><li>Values/ ...
Britz 2007 <ul><li>Character: </li></ul><ul><li>Generation: </li></ul><ul><li>Gender: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></...
What similarities/ differences? <ul><li>What’s changed? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the same? </li></ul>
Post 9-11 Representations <ul><li>Continued highlighting of problems between two cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Continuation o...
Representational Shifts post 9-11 Shift from … To… inter-generational conflict (with ‘foreign’ culture as negative, domest...
Plenary <ul><li>&quot;Emergences and Emergencies: New South Asian Film-Making from Britain&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>htt...
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  • Media And Collective Identity Ethnicity And Post 911 Representation

    1. 1. Media and Collective Identity: Representation of ethnicity… post 9/11 representations of Islam..
    2. 2. Starter <ul><li>Post911 Blues - RizMC (male lead in Britz) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.myspace.com/rizmc </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Lesson focus <ul><li>Some language to discuss representation of nations, regions and ethnic / social / collective groups of people British cinema </li></ul><ul><li>How does contemporary representation compare to previous time periods - in particular </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a change in post-911 representations? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Bhaji on the Beach 1993 <ul><li>Character: </li></ul><ul><li>Gender: </li></ul><ul><li>Generation: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></ul><ul><li>Values/ Cultural identification: </li></ul><ul><li>Role in narrative (sympathetic or not?) </li></ul><ul><li>Effect on people? </li></ul>
    5. 5. East is East 1999 <ul><li>Character: </li></ul><ul><li>Generation: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></ul><ul><li>Values/ Cultural identification: </li></ul><ul><li>Role in narrative (sympathetic or not?) </li></ul><ul><li>Effect on people? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Britz 2007 <ul><li>Character: </li></ul><ul><li>Generation: </li></ul><ul><li>Gender: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></ul><ul><li>Values/ Cultural identification: </li></ul><ul><li>Role in narrative (sympathetic or not?) </li></ul><ul><li>Effect on people? </li></ul>
    7. 7. What similarities/ differences? <ul><li>What’s changed? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the same? </li></ul>
    8. 8. Post 9-11 Representations <ul><li>Continued highlighting of problems between two cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Continuation of fragmentation of Black British identity into ethnicities, eg African, (South) Asian – but especially Pakistani and Muslim </li></ul><ul><li>Return to political themes from 80s/ early 90s (eg racism) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Representational Shifts post 9-11 Shift from … To… inter-generational conflict (with ‘foreign’ culture as negative, domestic as positive)… <ul><ul><li>… conflicts within 2 nd generation (both cultures problematic?) </li></ul></ul>harmless/victimised minority … <ul><ul><li>… dangerous/threatening minority </li></ul></ul>“ integration” and breaking down cultural divides… <ul><ul><li>… increased segregation/ “ghettoisation” </li></ul></ul>Authenticity Representation
    10. 10. Plenary <ul><li>&quot;Emergences and Emergencies: New South Asian Film-Making from Britain&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.asiapacificforum.org/downloads/audio/APF20070417_157_ReelDesisB.mp3 </li></ul></ul>

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